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 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.
Germany`s biggest political parties have agreed to ban so-called flat-rate sex offered by some brothels in the country.
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.
Police say several hundred officers in both parts of Ireland are mounting a crackdown on prostitution.
Dennis Hof, the Nevada brothel owner, said legal brothels would stop human trafficking by international criminal gangs.
Tourism is a key foreign exchange earner in the Maldives, a popular destination for well-heeled honeymooners.
The Australian state of New South Wales is likely to ban unprotected sex in Sydney 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.
The Taliban have given brothels in Pakistan`s northern Attock district five days till Tuesday to shut down or face bombardment.
Day in Pics: 31st October
Showbiz World - October 31, 2014
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