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Powerful quake strikes off Japan, no tsunami threat: Official

Powerful quake strikes off Japan, no tsunami threat: Official

May 30, Tokyo:  A powerful and extremely deep earthquake has struck off Japan‘s Ogasawara islands. But officials said ...

Re-elected Fifa president Blatter downplays US indictment

Re-elected Fifa president Blatter downplays US indictment

May 30, Zurich: Re-elected president of Fifa Sepp Blatter has sought to downplay the US criminal proceedings ...

37 Countries Start Process of Protecting Schools and Universities During Conflict

37 Countries Start Process of Protecting Schools and Universities During Co...

May 30, Oslo: Thirty-seven countries on May 29, 2015, joined an international Safe Schools Declaration that commits them to protect ...

Five more years for jailed activists in Uzbekistan: HRW

Five more years for jailed activists in Uzbekistan: HRW

May 30, Brussels: Uzbek authorities should immediately and unconditionally release the imprisoned human rights defender Azam Farmonov, whose sentence ...

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May 30, Oslo: Thirty-seven countries on May 29, 2015, joined an international Safe Schools Declaration that...[ ] Full article
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May 30, Brussels: Uzbek authorities should immediately and unconditionally release the imprisoned human...[ ] Full article
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May 30, Bangkok: The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed the positive outcomes of a regional meeting in...[ ] Full article
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May 29, Geneva: Some 85,000 Iraqis have fled fighting in the central city of Ramadi but as temperatures in the region soar, thousands more still on the move are facing obstacles in reaching safety such as lack of proper shelter and “onerous requirements” for documentation, the United Nations refugee agency warned today. “With thousands on the move and competition for transport, journeys that would normally take a few hours are taking days,” William Spindler,...[ ] Full article
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May 29, Beijing: Chinese authorities have destroyed 662 tons of ivory that was seized after being smuggled in the...[ ] Full article

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May 19, Kuala Lumpur: The Estonia-based Company GameFounders has announced plans to open an Asian hub in Malaysia...[ ] Full article

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May 14, Tehran: Iran has modified its oil contracts with foreign companies in preparation for lifting of the economic...[ ] Full article

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April 30, Washington: The World Bank is seeking to finance development projects in areas in Iraq that the government...[ ] Full article

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May 26, Quito, Ecuador: A volcano in the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in more than 30 years,...[ ] Full article

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May 26, Delhi: More than 700 people are reported to have died in a heat wave that has swept across India in the past week....[ ] Full article

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May 25,London:Since 2009, glaciers along the Southern Antarctic Peninsula have shed a collective 14 trillion...[ ] Full article

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May 22, Honiara: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands early Friday, the US Geological Survey...[ ] Full article

Editorial
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Stop killing “dissent” in Bangladesh Killing bloggers in Bangladesh is killing change Das, a Bangladeshi...[ ] Full article
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Addressing thousands of foreign guests and veterans, Putin chose to ignore the boycott, thanking Britain, France and...[ ] Full article
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by foreign ministries of Iran and the United states provided us much to make us believe the Lausanne deal has hit the snag. Iran has evaded to clarify its nuclear program during twelve years of hide-and-seek, as International community has expressed concerns. The officials have claimed the nuclear program is for medical purpose which has been frequently...[ ] Full article

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