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    Minister Brende emphasizes the importance of clearing landmines in Colombia

    Minister Brende emphasizes the importance of clearing landmines in Colombia

    mines in Colombia."Colombia is one of the countries in the world that is most contaminated...

    New Jersey Governor Christie criticizes Rubio of being scripted

    New Jersey Governor Christie criticizes Rubio of being scripted

    scripted during a televised debate in New Hampshire on Saturday evening. "You have not...

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the UK

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the UK

    rarily detained by Sweden and the United Kingdom since his arrest in London in December 2010, as...

    Syrian refugee numbers double at Turkey border

    Syrian refugee numbers double at Turkey border

    rly doubled, media reports said. According to the Turkish official, the governor of the...

    Polish governing party files libel suit over critical commentary

    Polish governing party files libel suit over critical commentary

    Justice (PiS) party to pursue a libel claim against a leading Polish newspaper that criticised...

    Upholding women’s human rights essential to Zika response: UN

    Upholding women’s human rights essential to Zika response: UN

    ffective, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said, following the advice to...

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arbitrarily detained by Sweden and the UK
    Feb 6, London: The founder of the WikiLeaks website, which published confidential diplomatic... Full article
    Polish governing party files libel suit over critical commentary
    Feb 6, Warsaw: The International Press Institute (IPI) expressed alarm over the decision by... Full article
    UN urges elimination of ‘violent practice’ of female genital mutilation by 2030
    Feb 6, NY: The most senior United Nations officials are urging the world to eliminate female... Full article
    New allegations of sexual abuse emerge against UN peacekeepers in CAR
    Feb 5, Bangui: The United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) reported that it has identified seven new possible victims of sexual exploitation and abuse in the town of Bambari, just days after the UN revealed which countries' troops have been accused of abusing minors. MINUSCA said in a press release that the cases were brought to its attention on 21 January by a team of Human Rights Watch researchers, who passed the information to the Mission in the interest of... Full article
    Saudi Arabia ready to deploy ground troops to Syria
    Feb 5, Riyadh: Saudi Arabia is prepared to deploy ground troops to Syria to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) if US-led coalition leaders agree to the offer, media reports said. Military spokesman Ahmed Asseri said that Saudi's air force has targeted ISIL with air strikes since the campaign began in Syria in September 2014, but the Gulf kingdom is now ready to provide ground forces to defeat the armed group. Brigadier General Asseri said, "We know that air... Full article
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    Feb 1, Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corporation has... Full article

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    Jan 24, Davos: The World Economic Forum in... Full article

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    Jan 23, London: Google will be paying... Full article

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    Feb 5, Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert... Full article

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    Jan 30, Moscow: A Strong 7.0 magnitude... Full article

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    Jan 26, NY: The global average surface... Full article

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    Jan 25, Seoul: More than 50 people have been... Full article

    The dawn of a new Statesman: Indian PM Modi visit to Pakistan brings life to drowning relations
    Dec 30, Delhi: With the changing times the world is witnessing the new world order, a new dawn... Full article
    Donald Trump's Islamphobic statements could fuel hate crimes
    Dec 18,  Oslo: One shouldn’t be surprised with the speech of the Republican US... Full article
    Racism in the rhetoric and action of developed nations
    By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand and tears in her... Full article
    Blood Cotton: Uzbekistan's illegitimate trade
    Has anyone of us ever realized that the clothes we bear, the fabrics we gracefully flaunt in parties, the dresses we desire fully admire to have one of those to outshine our aura, have a fraction of share of blood and cries of those minors and helpless humans who lived under the most repressive regimes in the world, Uzbekistan! As one of the leading exporter of cotton in the world, has become most controversial and deadly producers of our times, who’s every inch of a harvested soil is... Full article
    Thor Halvorssen: A paragon of ‘human rights’
    Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him at the center of a series of international conflicts. It has also made him one of the most polarizing and perplexing figures in the arena of human rights activism. His New York–based Human Rights Foundation has one item on its agenda: to combat oppressive regimes worldwide, whether that means extricating activists from their countries, mounting campaigns to free... Full article

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