Gulf Times - hotline
North Korea reopens border hotline as Trump boasts of "bigger" nuclear button

North Korea reopens border hotline as Trump boasts of "bigger" nuclear button

North Korea reopened a long-closed border hotline with South Korea on Wednesday, hours after US President Donald Trump appeared to mock the North's leader by saying he has a "bigger and more powerful" nuclear button than he does.

UK anti-slavery hotline identifies 4,000 potential victims in first year

UK anti-slavery hotline identifies 4,000 potential victims in first year

A British anti-slavery helpline has received 3,000 calls since its launch last year and identified 4,000 potential victims of trafficking, forced labour, domestic servitude and sexual slavery.

Bangladesh graft hotline gets 75,000 calls in first week

Bangladesh graft hotline gets 75,000 calls in first week

Bangladesh's new anti-graft hotline has been overwhelmed with tens of thousands of calls about acts of corruption in its first week, an official said Thursday.

Pakistan, Afghanistan set up military hotline

Pakistan, Afghanistan set up military hotline

Pakistan and Afghanistan have established a hotline between their respective military commanders and made first contact yesterday, the Pakistani military said.