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    Keeping safe from Zika virus

    Keeping safe from Zika virus

    rganization (WHO) took the unusual step of declaring an international public health emergency on...

    Refugee life grows desperate in Turkey border

    Refugee life grows desperate in Turkey border

    egion. Turkish aid workers have been setting up tents and distributing supplies for them kept...

    A tough start to the year: January in the Asia & Pacific region

    A tough start to the year: January in the Asia & Pacific region

    urnalists (CPJ), the International Press Institute (IPI) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF),...

    Terror attack on Somali Airlines actually meant for Turkish airlins

    Terror attack on Somali Airlines actually meant for Turkish airlins

    liner enroute to Djibouti was meant to be onboard a Turkish Airlines flight, which had been...

    Seven arrested for links with IS in spain

    Seven arrested for links with IS in spain

    g to the police, the suspects had been arrested during raids in Valencia and Alicante for...

    Eight women and girls raped by UN peacekeepers in CAR: Rights group

    Eight women and girls raped by UN peacekeepers in CAR: Rights group

    omen and girls between October and December 2015. Among the survivors are a 14-year-old girl and...

    Refugee life grows desperate in Turkey border
    Feb 8, Ankara: Thousands of Syrian refugees that have fled their home country have entered... Full article
    A tough start to the year: January in the Asia & Pacific region
    Feb 8, Kabul: IFEX members including the Afghanistan Journalists Center, Human Rights Watch, the... Full article
    UN Security Council calls emergency meeting following N Korea's rocket launch
    Feb 7, Geneva: As per the request by South Korea, the UN Security Council is to hold an... Full article
    Japan Joins Mercury Treaty – Now Act On It
    Feb 7, Tokyo: This week, Japan took a historic step in tackling the global threat of mercury: it joined the Minamata Convention on Mercury. The treaty is named after the Japanese fishing town of Minamata, where one of the world’s worst mercury poisoning disasters killed about 1,700 people in the 1950s. A survivor once told me how her father and many others suffered spasms and died. No one knew why – until it was discovered that they were poisoned by mercury that a chemicals... Full article
    Migration and multilateralism will be hallmarks of 2016: UN
    Feb 7, NY: The world is facing a political, economic, moral and social crisis as governments and communities struggle to provide effective solutions for the unprecedented numbers of people fleeing war, instability or persecution, the top United Nations migration official said today, calling for deceive multilateral action to tackle “the global issues lurking behind today’s vast movement of people.” The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International... 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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