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Greece: Vital Referendum poll comes to an end

Greece: Vital Referendum poll comes to an end

Athens, July 5: After a  long day of voting, millions of Greeks have voted in a crucial ...

Deliberate killing of civilians by ISIS in Syria: HRW

Deliberate killing of civilians by ISIS in Syria: HRW

July 5, New York: Armed militants believed to be members of Islamic State, also known as ISIS, ...

At least 73 people killed in Iraqi army raids in Anbar province

At least 73 people killed in Iraqi army raids in Anbar province

July 5, Baghdad: Dozens of people have been killed in Iraqi government air strikes and artillery fire ...

Some 1,350 residents evacuated as wildfires break out in Spain and Portugal

Some 1,350 residents evacuated as wildfires break out in Spain and Portugal

July 5, Madrid: Spain official said that more than 1,350 residents have been evacuated in northeastern region ...

 
Human Rights
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July 5, New York: Armed militants believed to be members of Islamic State, also known as ISIS, deliberately targeted...[ ] Full article
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July 5, Baghdad: Dozens of people have been killed in Iraqi government air strikes and artillery fire in the the western...[ ] Full article
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July 5, Istanbul: Turkish journalist Mehmet Baransu was handed a 10-month jail sentence by an Istanbul court on June 30...[ ] Full article
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July 5, Homs: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has released a video on Saturday showing 25 men being killed by teenagers in the ancient amphitheatre in the city of Palmyra. ISIL said that those men were Syrian government soldiers captured in the city of Homs in May. The video documented a murder that reportedly happened shortly after the group captured the city on May 21. Several hundred men in civilian clothes are filmed sitting on steps watching the...[ ] Full article
Business News
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June 22, Luxembourg: The European Union has extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep...[ ] Full article

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June 16, New Delhi: Nestle will destroy more than $50m (£32m) worth of its hugely popular Maggi noodles, following a...[ ] Full article

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June 16, Stockholm: Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil said that it will lay off up to 1,500 staff and 500...[ ] Full article

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June 15, Oslo: The number of employed persons in sixteen countries have increased by 1.2 percent between the 4th...[ ] Full article

Environment News
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July 3, Kathmandu: This year’s monsoon to be affected by El Niño as it reassert itself over the upper part of...[ ] Full article

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July 1, New York: One-third of the World’s populations have no access to proper toilets said a newly report released...[ ] Full article

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June 28, Florida: A mission SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station erupted Sunday...[ ] Full article

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June 20, Washington: According to new research published in the journal Science this week, plant and animal...[ ] 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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