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Young people and politicians to gather to fight extremism in Oslo

Young people and politicians to gather to fight extremism in Oslo

May 27,Oslo: Around 200 young people and representatives of governments and local authorities from throughout Europe will ...

The Oslo Times Exclusive: OFF founder, Thor Halvorssen spills the beans about his life

The Oslo Times Exclusive: OFF founder, Thor Halvorssen spills the beans abo...

May 27, Oslo: The Oslo Freedom Forum began with a bang on Monday as the three day annual ...

Health of Imprisoned Rights Activist Intigam Aliyev at Risk

Health of Imprisoned Rights Activist Intigam Aliyev at Risk

May 27,Washinghton: In response to Azerbaijani authorities’ denial of medical assistance to imprisoned human rights lawyer Intigam ...

Transfer of Political Prisoner Ceballos Raises Concerns for His Safety

Transfer of Political Prisoner Ceballos Raises Concerns for His Safety

May 27,Washinghton: Daniel Ceballos, a former mayor, was arrested in March of 2014 and sentenced to 12 months ...

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May 27,Washinghton: In response to Azerbaijani authorities’ denial of medical assistance to imprisoned...[ ] Full article
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May 27,Washinghton: Daniel Ceballos, a former mayor, was arrested in March of 2014 and sentenced to 12 months in...[ ] Full article
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May 27, Damascus: The European Commission has called on EU member states to take in 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and...[ ] Full article
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May 26,Tehran: The Islamic Republic of Iran executes the second-highest number of people annually in the World.in 2011, for instance, the Islamic Republic of Iran executed 660 people. In Iran, capital punishment can be imposed on appeal, thereby acting as a deterrent to appeals in criminal cases. Juveniles can also be subjected to capital punishment, in violation of peremptory norms. Moreover, capital punishment is not limited to violent crimes. Adultery, drug...[ ] Full article
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May 19, Kuala Lumpur: The Estonia-based Company GameFounders has announced plans to open an Asian hub in Malaysia...[ ] Full article

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May 14, Tehran: Iran has modified its oil contracts with foreign companies in preparation for lifting of the economic...[ ] Full article

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April 30, Washington: The World Bank is seeking to finance development projects in areas in Iraq that the government...[ ] Full article

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April 29 , Milan: Italian refiner Saras (SRS.MI) and Russian energy giant Rosneft (ROSN.MM) have called off plans to...[ ] Full article

Environment News
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May 26, Quito, Ecuador: A volcano in the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in more than 30 years,...[ ] Full article

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May 26, Delhi: More than 700 people are reported to have died in a heat wave that has swept across India in the past week....[ ] Full article

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May 25,London:Since 2009, glaciers along the Southern Antarctic Peninsula have shed a collective 14 trillion...[ ] Full article

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May 22, Honiara: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands early Friday, the US Geological Survey...[ ] Full article

Editorial
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Stop killing “dissent” in Bangladesh Killing bloggers in Bangladesh is killing change Das, a Bangladeshi...[ ] Full article
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Addressing thousands of foreign guests and veterans, Putin chose to ignore the boycott, thanking Britain, France and...[ ] Full article
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by foreign ministries of Iran and the United states provided us much to make us believe the Lausanne deal has hit the snag. Iran has evaded to clarify its nuclear program during twelve years of hide-and-seek, as International community has expressed concerns. The officials have claimed the nuclear program is for medical purpose which has been frequently...[ ] Full article

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