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    New ambassadors from Afghanistan, Guinea, Niger and Turkmenistan

    New ambassadors from Afghanistan, Guinea, Niger and Turkmenistan

    16. The four new ambassadors to Norway are: Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of...

    The Boy from the Yellow House

    The Boy from the Yellow House

    est” memories of the main character of The Boy from the Yellow House, a journalistic novel...

    Mediterranean migrant and refugee arrivals top 83,000 in 2016

    Mediterranean migrant and refugee arrivals top 83,000 in 2016

    riving in the Greek islands from Turkey, according to International Organization for Migration...

    UN to deliver siege aid within 24 hours in Syria

    UN to deliver siege aid within 24 hours in Syria

    t 24 hours. The move comes shortly after world powers agreed to push for a cessation of...

    Mob attacks Indian journalist's home, threatens her with death: CPJ

    Mob attacks Indian journalist's home, threatens her with death: CPJ

    bramaniam, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. Assailants on Monday pelted...

    Russian PM Medvedev warns against foreign ground action in Syria

    Russian PM Medvedev warns against foreign ground action in Syria

    und action in Syria, saying it would only exacerbate the conflict. Speaking in an interview...

    UN to deliver siege aid within 24 hours in Syria
    Feb 12, Damascus: The United Nations hopes that the aid will be delivered to some besieged areas... Full article
    Jordanian Journalist Held Incommunicado in UAE
    Feb 12, Amman: A Jordanian journalist working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been held... Full article
    Deadly attack on UN peacekeepers camp in Mali leaves two dead
    Feb 12, United Nations peacekeepers camp in northern Mali has been attacked by terrorist killing... Full article
    Whither democracy? Six countries to watch in 2016
    Feb 12, NY: In the coming months, pivotal events will take place in Iran, where moderate reformists face critical February elections; Venezuela, because of the pitched battles between the opposition-controlled National Assembly and President Nicolás Maduro; Myanmar, where Aung San Suu Kyi will attempt to advance a genuine transition from military rule; and Nigeria, where President Muhammadu Buhari seeks to fulfill promises to subdue both corruption and Boko Haram. But six countries... Full article
    Syria: diplomats agree ‘cessation of hostilities'
    Feb 12, Munich: World Powers have agreed to work with Syrian parties to implement a "nationwide cessation of hostilities” within a week. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry early Friday said announcing the ceasefire that the real test would be whether the parties honoured the commitments. The halt will not apply to the battle against jihadist groups Islamic State (IS) and al-Nusra Front. Kerry spoke in Munich, Germany, where top diplomats from more than a dozen countries,... 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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