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    Syria: Damascus extends cease-fire by 48 hours

    Syria: Damascus extends cease-fire by 48 hours

    tern suburbs for another 48 hours, state news agency said. The Monday report said that...

    Egypt: Police arrest journalists in raid on press syndicate

    Egypt: Police arrest journalists in raid on press syndicate

    ernment, a syndicate official and reporters said.  The interior ministry denied officers...

    Political prisoner urges Iran’s workers to protest against regime

    Political prisoner urges Iran’s workers to protest against regime

    st of Tehran, issued a statement on the occasion of International Workers’ Day and...

    Philippines: Candidates’ views on rights in spotlight

    Philippines: Candidates’ views on rights in spotlight

    nded to a questionnaire on key human rights issues facing the country. Topics covered include...

    Climbers Lowe and Bridges' bodies found in Tibet after 16 years

    Climbers Lowe and Bridges' bodies found in Tibet after 16 years

    y were killed by a huge avalanche, reports said. World-renowned mountaineer Alex Lowe had...

    Al Jazeera closure in Iraq a blow to free speech

    Al Jazeera closure in Iraq a blow to free speech

    ing but an effort to clamp down on freedom of expression. The commission should promptly reverse...

    Syria: Damascus extends cease-fire by 48 hours
    May 2, Damascus: The military in Syria has extended its cease-fire around Damascus and... Full article
    Political prisoner urges Iran’s workers to protest against regime
    May 2, Tehran: Abolqasem Fouladvand, an Iranian political prisoner in Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr)... Full article
    Philippines: Candidates’ views on rights in spotlight
    May 2, Manila: Two of the five presidential candidates in the Philippines, Mar Roxas and Miriam... Full article
    Journalists under attack in Somalia
    May 2, Nairobi: Both the Somali government and the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab are using abusive tactics to sway media coverage, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Sunday, on World Press Freedom Day. The government should act decisively to end intimidation and violence against journalists by state security forces and Al-Shabab militants. Somalis’ need for a free and vibrant media is especially important in light of the electoral process planned for 2016. The 74-page... Full article
    John Kerry begins new bid to stop fighting in Syria
    May 2, Geneva: US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva to hold urgent talks in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria. Kerry is to hold urgent talks on the situation with the UN envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, and the Saudi and Jordanian foreign ministers, reports said. He said a top priority was ending the violence in the northern city of Aleppo. Earlier, a Russian defence official said that negotiations were taking place to establish a ceasefire... 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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