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    African platform celebrates first International Day for Universal Access to Information

    African platform celebrates first International Day for Universal Access to Information

    nment partners, civil society members, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

    Obama says Congress made mistake with veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill

    Obama says Congress made mistake with veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill

    ough a bill that allows legal action against Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks. He said the...

    Nigeria: Humanitarian emergency reaching catastrophic level in Borno...Doctors without boarders

    Nigeria: Humanitarian emergency reaching catastrophic level in Borno...Doctors without boarders

    p;   humanitarian emergency in northeastern Nigeria is reaching catastrophic level as...

    Syria: Deadly air strikes hit two Aleppo hospitals

    Syria: Deadly air strikes hit two Aleppo hospitals

    vernment onslaught continued and the civilian death toll climbed. A medical association said...

    Repealing anti-abortion laws would save the lives of nearly 50,000 women a year: UN

    Repealing anti-abortion laws would save the lives of nearly 50,000 women a year: UN

    alled on States across the world to repeal restrictive abortion laws and policies, and all...

    MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

    MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

    ay the missile that hit the plane was fired from territory controlled by Russian-backed...

    African platform celebrates first International Day for Universal Access to Information
    Sept.29, NY: The African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) Working Group would like to... Full article
    Latest Somali election delay raises risks of manipulation, more delays
    Sept.28, Geneva: A new delay in Somalia’s elections is a matter of “immediate... Full article
    Palestinians call on FIFA to ban matches in settlements
    Sept.28, Jerusalem: An official from the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Tuesday... Full article
    Vast majority of world – 6.76 billion people – living with excessive air pollution: Report
    Sept.28, Geneva: With some 6.5 million people dying annually from air pollution and 92 per cent of the world’s population living in places where levels exceed recommended limits, the United Nations rolled out its most detailed profile of the scourge ever in a bid to slash the deadly toll. “Fast action to tackle air pollution can’t come soon enough,” top UN World Health Organization (WHO) environmental official Maria Neira said of the new air quality model, which... Full article
    India court urged to let journalists cover proceedings
    Sept. 28, New Delhi: International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Director Barbara Trionfi this week sent a letter to the chief justice of the High Court of Kerala, India expressing concern over continued restrictions on journalists' right to cover court proceedings. In the letter, which was also directed to the chief minister of Kerala's government, Trionfi noted that journalists have been denied access to courts in the southern Indian state for months and must rely on... Full article
    Is the Political Environment of Bangladesh getting progressively sectorial ?
    Feb 27, Dhaka: The British formed Legislative Assembly in the then India in 1936, the... 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 eyes, she had just walked out of her 6th job interview in three months, and this time too, she was rejected, now close to becoming a homeless tram that roams the streets of New York. She rushes to cross the street, forcing herself to accept the one -fact she had never wanted to accept, it wasn’t her college grades or her experience that kept getting her rejected, it was her color. Who says... 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

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