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IAF pilot in Pakistani custody will be governed under Geneva Convention

IAF pilot in Pakistani custody will be governed under Geneva Convention

New Delhi: Indian Air Force’s Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, in Pakistani custody after his plane was shot down on Wednesday, will ...Read More

Swiss open rape case against Tariq Ramadan

Swiss open rape case against Tariq Ramadan

Geneva: Prosecutors in Geneva have opened a rape and sexual misconduct investigation against Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who has been ...Read More

India regrets Kashmir issue being raised at UNHRC

India regrets Kashmir issue being raised at UNHRC

United Nations: India has expressed regret that the Kashmir issue is being raised at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) after mentions of ...Read More

FB ‘terrorism’ definition ‘overly broad’

FB ‘terrorism’ definition ‘overly broad’

Geneva : Facebook’s definition of what constitutes “terrorism” is “overly broad” and risks leading to censorship and the arbitrary denial...Read More

UN points to possible war crimes in Yemen

UN points to possible war crimes in Yemen

The Yemeni government forces and the rebel Houthi movement made little effort to minimise civilian casualties and pointed to the bombing ...Read More

Try Myanmar military chiefs for genocide: UN

Try Myanmar military chiefs for genocide: UN

Report condemns violation of Rohingya Muslims’ rights

Former UN Secy-Gen Kofi Annan dies

Former UN Secy-Gen Kofi Annan dies

Geneva : Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ran...Read More

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India plans rules to regulate e-commerce

Geneva : India is in the process of framing rules to regulate the e-commerce sector, which is expected to touch $120 billion by 2020, Foo...Read More

Spider silk vaccine may help prevent cancer

Spider silk vaccine may help prevent cancer

Geneva: Scientists have developed microcapsules made of spider silk that can deliver cancer vaccines directly to the heart of immune cell...Read More

PM Modi most-liked world leader on the Facebook: Study

PM Modi most-liked world leader on the Facebook: Study

Geneva/New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most liked world leader and far ahead of others, including US President Donald Tru...Read More

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FIFA forces pace on $25B Club World Cup

Geneva : FIFA is forcing the pace on talks over a USD 25 billion offer to revamp the Club World Cup and create a global national team com...Read More

Dutch give Koeman first win  by cruising past Portugal’

Dutch give Koeman first win  by cruising past Portugal’

Geneva : Ronald Koeman claimed his first win in charge of the Netherlands national team as the Dutch cruised to a comfortable 3-0 friendl...Read More

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Tata Motors looks to roll out new products

Geneva : Tata Motors plans to bring in new products in order to have presence in around 95 per cent of Indian passenger vehicles market b...Read More

BBC appeals to UN over Iran harassing Persian staff

BBC appeals to UN over Iran harassing Persian staff

London: The BBC on Monday said it will make an unprecedented appeal to the UN to stop Iran from harassing its Persian service staff in Lo...Read More

Tata Motors looks to overhaul product portfolio in next 5 yrs

Tata Motors looks to overhaul product portfolio in next 5 yrs

Geneva :Tata Motors plans to completely overhaul its passenger vehicle portfolio over the next five years as part of its plans to grow sa...Read More

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Syria rebels must ‘act’ to make truce work: Russia Minister

Geneva : Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that rebels in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta were responsible for ensuring tha...Read More

India objects to US solar claim at WTO

India objects to US solar claim at WTO

Geneva : India has rejected the United States’ latest legal assault on its solar power policies at the World Trade Organization (WTO), re...Read More

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Possible ‘elements of genocide’ in Myanmar: UN

Geneva : The UN rights chief on Tuesday  for a fresh international investigation into Myanmar’s abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minori...Read More

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US takes India back to WTO in solar row

Geneva : India has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling on solar power, the United States will tell the WTO’s dispute ...Read More

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Syrian opposition seek Russia’s help

The opposition was not seeking President Bashar al-Assad’s removal from office as a precondition for talks

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