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    Nigerian authorities confirm court martial of 250 personnel

    Nigerian authorities confirm court martial of 250 personnel

    st part of the country over gross acts of indiscipline, cowardice and absence without...

    UN says Aleppo siege could cut off food supplies to 300,000 people

    UN says Aleppo siege could cut off food supplies to 300,000 people

    in Aleppo city are under threat of being cut off from basic food supplies amid expectations of a...

    Weather and drought to blame as food insecurity doubles in Haiti

    Weather and drought to blame as food insecurity doubles in Haiti

    phenomenon, has driven people deeper into poverty and hunger, and doubled the severely...

    Trump and Sanders win New Hampshire primary

    Trump and Sanders win New Hampshire primary

    race with decisive victories in the New Hampshire primary. With 15 percent of precincts...

    250 Army personnel in Nigeria protest against their abrupt dismissal by the Goverment

    250 Army personnel in Nigeria protest against their abrupt dismissal by the Goverment

    untry on Tuesday protested their alleged unlawful dismissal by the Army Authority in the...

    Norway and Mongolia to cooperate on livestock genetics

    Norway and Mongolia to cooperate on livestock genetics

    Wednesday February 3rd had talks with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (MAF), represented...

    UN says Aleppo siege could cut off food supplies to 300,000 people
    Feb 10, Damascus: The United Nations has warned that hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians... Full article
    Weather and drought to blame as food insecurity doubles in Haiti
    Feb 10, Port-au-Prince: Haiti's third consecutive year of drought, exacerbated by the global... Full article
    Government's use of travel bans turns Egypt into "mass jail cell" for rights advocates
    Feb 9, Cairo: The undersigned organisations condemn the recent arbitrary travel bans issued... Full article
    UNHCR calls Turkey to open border for Syrian refugees
    Feb 9, Ankara: The United Nations' Refugee Agency has called on Turkey to open the border to tens of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing a government offensive in Aleppo province, who are stranded near the Bab al-Salam crossing, local media report said. UNHCR spokesman William Spindler in an interview with Al Jazeera on Tuesday praised Ankara for allowing in a number of wounded refugees and for providing humanitarian assistance to those on the Syrian side of the crossing. Turkey... Full article
    Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial
    Feb 9, Tunis: Moroccan authorities should drop the case against a leading independent journalist charged with “harming territorial integrity.” Parliament should amend the draft press law currently before it to abolish this offense, designed to punish anyone who questions Morocco’s claim to Western Sahara. The trial of Ali Anouzla, editor-in-chief of the Arabic news site Lakome2.com, which is due to open on February 9, 2016, is based on an interview in the German daily... 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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