Edo PDP faults state government over increased crime rate
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Edo PDP faults state government over increased crime rate.
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Italian authorities said the criminal network forced 41 Nigerian women into prostitution while nine were forced to beg for money on the streets. The exploitation stretched outside Italy into Germany and Libya.
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In Israel, the number of gang-related murders is soaring in the Israeli Arab community. A record 128 Israeli Arabs were killed in gang-related violence within their own community last year, including women and children caught in the crossfire. The victims' families accuse the police of inaction, while the government has promised to do more. Our correspondents Gwendoline Debono and Irris Makler report from Qalansuwa, a town in the country's centre, where criminals have formed a state within a state.
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