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Myanmar’s President signs controversial population law over objections by US, rights groups

Myanmar’s President signs controversial population law over objection...

May 23, Yangon: Myanmar‘s president has signed off on a controversial law requiring some mothers to space ...

At least 230 people died of heat wave in Southeast India in past 5 weeks

At least 230 people died of heat wave in Southeast India in past 5 weeks

May 23, Hyderabad: At least 230 people have died in a heat wave sweeping in two southeast Indian ...

Street children caught up in clashes in Burundi

Street children caught up in clashes in Burundi

May 23, Bujumbura: Homeless children in Burundi’s capital have been caught up in often violent clashes during ...

Nigerian military claim killing of Boko Haram extremists and rescue of 20 more prisoners

Nigerian military claim killing of Boko Haram extremists and rescue of 20 m...

May 23,Abuja: Nigeria‘s military today guaranteed the killing of scores of Boko Haram radicals and rescued 20 ...

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May 23, Yangon: Myanmar‘s president has signed off on a controversial law requiring some mothers to space their...[ ] Full article
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May 23, Bujumbura: Homeless children in Burundi’s capital have been caught up in often violent clashes during...[ ] Full article
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May 23, Sanaa: As the number of civilian casualties in the Yemen conflict tops 1,000, the United Nations human rights...[ ] Full article
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May 23, The U.N. crime prevention agency has revised international standards on treatment of prisoners to focus on greater respect for human rights. The revisions were passed Friday by the Vienna-based U.N. Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. They update standards in effect for 60 years, Associate Press reported. According to Reuters, The so-called Mandela Rules, named for the late South African leader and former political prisoner Nelson Mandela,...[ ] 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 22, Honiara: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands early Friday, the US Geological Survey...[ ] Full article

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May 18, Katmandu: The recent Earthquakes in Nepal became the Nation’s Deadliest Disasters Ever, more than 8,500...[ ] Full article

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May 15,LOS ANGELES: The last intact section of one of Antarctica’s mammoth ice shelves is weakening fast and...[ ] Full article

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May 9, Manila: The Philippines on Saturday evacuated thousands of people in the northeastern part of its main island of...[ ] 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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