Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says

Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf.

UK ‘modern day slavery’ ring that forced 400 victims to work for under 75 cents a day busted

The largest modern-day slavery ring in the United Kingdom that saw more than 400 victims forced to work for less than 75 cents a day and live in squalor while the “masters” made millions was broken up, authorities revealed Friday.

Dominican health minister says drugs, alcohol, medical problems may have killed US couple; lawyer calls it ‘ludicrous’

The Dominican public health minister said in a radio interview Monday that the Maryland couple found dead last month in a hotel room at a luxury resort had pre-existing health problems and may have died after mixing prescription drugs and alcohol.

Dominican tourism minister says autopsy results will reveal causes of deaths, insists island is safe

The minister of tourism in the Dominican Republic insisted that the Caribbean island, which welcomed more than 6.5 million visitors from around the world last year, is safe to travel amid a rash of deaths of American tourists at luxury hotels and resorts.