Indonesia raids huge red-light district before Ramadan

Hundreds of police and soldiers raided a huge red-light district in Indonesia`s second-biggest city Friday to close down brothels before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Hong Kong police raid brothels converted from public toilets

Hong Kong police have shut down brothels operating in converted public toilets in a shopping mall, making dozens of arrests in raids on the operation run by triad crime gangs, reports said Friday.

German plan to ban `flat-rate` offers in brothels

Germany`s biggest political parties have agreed to ban so-called flat-rate sex offered by some brothels in the country.

Zarina Wahab to star in a Bengali film

Bollywood actress Zarina Wahab, who was last seen in Hrithik Roshan starrer "Agneepath", is all set to star in a Bengali film that will talk about the still existing brothels in northern part of the city.

Ireland: Police forces raid brothels, arrest 8

Police say several hundred officers in both parts of Ireland are mounting a crackdown on prostitution.

London 2012: `Brothels should be made legal`

Dennis Hof, the Nevada brothel owner, said legal brothels would stop human trafficking by international criminal gangs.

Maldives tourism industry denies spas are brothels

Tourism is a key foreign exchange earner in the Maldives, a popular destination for well-heeled honeymooners.

Sydney brothels to face unsafe sex ban

The Australian state of New South Wales is likely to ban unprotected sex in Sydney brothels.

French MP campaigning to legalise brothels

A French lawmaker from President Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP party is raising demands to legalise brothels, more than 60 years after Paris banned them.

Taliban threaten to bombard brothels in Attock

The Taliban have given brothels in Pakistan`s northern Attock district five days till Tuesday to shut down or face bombardment.