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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

Facing criticism by UN over Kashmir

Facing criticism by UN over Kashmir

India’s human rights record in Kashmir is under the scanner of the UN Human Rights Council. It is not that India has not been criticised ...Read More

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, condemns shameless hypocrisy

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council, condemns shameless hypocrisy

Washington: The US withdrew today from the UN Human Rights Council and condemned its “shameless hypocrisy” in absolving wrongdoers throug...Read More

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‘HR Council will decide on a course of action in Kashmir’ UN 

United Nations : Members of the UN Human Rights Council will decide on the future course of action on the human rights chief’s call for a...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

International Women’s Day 2018: 5 safety tips for women

International Women’s Day 2018: 5 safety tips for women

The last decade has seen a tremendous rise in the number of crimes against women, inspite of the formation of various effective rules and...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

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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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Possible elements of genocide in Myanmar, says UN rights chief

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

Rohingya crisis and Suu Kyi’s baffling silence

Rohingya crisis and Suu Kyi’s baffling silence

In an address to the UN human rights council in Geneva two weeks ago, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the top UN human rights official, said that ...Read More

India denounces Pakistan’s bid to raise Kashmir at UN

India denounces Pakistan’s bid to raise Kashmir at UN

United Nations: India has rejected Pakistan’s attempts to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, by denouncing...Read More

More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war: UN

More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war: UN

Geneva: Attacks on hospitals since Syria’s war broke out five years ago have left more than 700 doctors and medical workers dead, many of...Read More

China protests Dalai Lama  presence at UN conference

China protests Dalai Lama presence at UN conference

Beijing: China has lodged a protest with the UN for inviting the Dalai Lama to its conference in Geneva saying that the Tibetan spiritual...Read More

2,000 fleeing Syrians drowned in Mediterranean

2,000 fleeing Syrians drowned in Mediterranean

Geneva: More than 2,000 Syrians have drowned in the Mediterranean while trying to reach Europe since 2011, a UN panel reported today, say...Read More

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