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    'Child soldiers are boys and girls we collectively failed to protect': UN envoy

    'Child soldiers are boys and girls we collectively failed to protect': UN envoy

    ruitment and use by armed groups, the United Nations warned today, appealing to the...

    US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

    US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79

    79. Supreme Court Justice Scalia's death could shift the balance of power on the US high...

    Valentines Special: The Dark side of sweetness

    Valentines Special: The Dark side of sweetness

    S alone people spend over $345 million dollars worth of chocolate heart-shaped boxes of...

    University of Sussex to open Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's love letters after 23 years

    University of Sussex to open Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's love letters after 23 years

    o; has been opened by the University of Sussex - 23 years after it was first...

    Norway supports project to reduce environmental risk in the Arctic

    Norway supports project to reduce environmental risk in the Arctic

    n connection with oil and gas activities in northern sea areas. "It is crucial to reduce...

    Australian hospital refuses to discharge baby refugee

    Australian hospital refuses to discharge baby refugee

    ischarge a one-year-old baby who faces deportation to a detention camp. According to...

    'Child soldiers are boys and girls we collectively failed to protect': UN envoy
    Feb 14, NY: An upsurge in global conflicts and brutal war tactics continues to make children... Full article
    Australian hospital refuses to discharge baby refugee
    Feb 13, Brisbane: A group of protestors gathered outside a hospital in Brisbane to support a... Full article
    UN to deliver siege aid within 24 hours in Syria
    Feb 12, Damascus: The United Nations hopes that the aid will be delivered to some besieged areas... Full article
    Jordanian Journalist Held Incommunicado in UAE
    Feb 12, Amman: A Jordanian journalist working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been held incommunicado since the UAE Criminal Investigations Department in Abu Dhabi summoned him on December 13, 2015.  Human Rights Watch asked UAE authorities to immediately disclose where they are holding the journalist, Tayseer al-Najjar, 42, and immediately allow him to contact a lawyer and his family. “Al-Najjar’s case bears all the marks of the UAE’s shameful practice of... Full article
    Deadly attack on UN peacekeepers camp in Mali leaves two dead
    Feb 12, United Nations peacekeepers camp in northern Mali has been attacked by terrorist killing at least two peacekeepers. Some 30 others were wounded attack. The attack came a week after at least four assailants and a Malian soldier were killed in an assault on a UN military camp at Timbuktu. "Our camp at Kidal was attacked by terrorists early Friday morning. We fought back but two peacekeepers were killed and 30 others injured," a source from the UN's MINUSMA mission... Full article
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    Feb 1, Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corporation has... Full article

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    Jan 24, Davos: The World Economic Forum in... Full article

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    Jan 23, London: Google will be paying... Full article

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    Feb 5, Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert... Full article

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    Jan 30, Moscow: A Strong 7.0 magnitude... Full article

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    Jan 26, NY: The global average surface... Full article

    The dawn of a new Statesman: Indian PM Modi visit to Pakistan brings life to drowning relations
    Dec 30, Delhi: With the changing times the world is witnessing the new world order, a new dawn... Full article
    Donald Trump's Islamphobic statements could fuel hate crimes
    Dec 18,  Oslo: One shouldn’t be surprised with the speech of the Republican US... Full article
    Racism in the rhetoric and action of developed nations
    By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand and tears in her... Full article
    Blood Cotton: Uzbekistan's illegitimate trade
    Has anyone of us ever realized that the clothes we bear, the fabrics we gracefully flaunt in parties, the dresses we desire fully admire to have one of those to outshine our aura, have a fraction of share of blood and cries of those minors and helpless humans who lived under the most repressive regimes in the world, Uzbekistan! As one of the leading exporter of cotton in the world, has become most controversial and deadly producers of our times, who’s every inch of a harvested soil is... Full article
    Thor Halvorssen: A paragon of ‘human rights’
    Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him at the center of a series of international conflicts. It has also made him one of the most polarizing and perplexing figures in the arena of human rights activism. His New York–based Human Rights Foundation has one item on its agenda: to combat oppressive regimes worldwide, whether that means extricating activists from their countries, mounting campaigns to free... Full article

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