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AllAfrica.com
2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day OneThe Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) is meeting 3-
2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day One
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) is meeting 3-6 September at the Anglican Communion Office (ACO) in London. All but one member of the Standing Committee, Ms Louisa Mojela, were able to attend this year's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Launches New Round of Libya Peace TalksThe UN says a new round of talks aimed at ending more than a year of violence a
UN Launches New Round of Libya Peace Talks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The UN says a new round of talks aimed at ending more than a year of violence and political chaos in Libya has opened in Geneva. Bernardino Leon, the UN special representative for Libya, was mediating the latest round of talks that opened in the... Read more
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Aljazeera
UN launches new round of Libya peace talksThe UN says a new round of talks aimed at ending more than a year of violence a
UN launches new round of Libya peace talks
Aljazeera / Posted 8 hours ago
The UN says a new round of talks aimed at ending more than a year of violence and political chaos in Libya has opened in Geneva. Bernardino Leon, the UN special representative for Libya, was mediating the latest round of talks that opened in the... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest: UN says Budapest hasn't accepted refugee helpSeptember 03, 2015 1
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 16 hours ago
The Latest: UN says Budapest hasn't accepted refugee helpSeptember 03, 2015 18:10 GMT By The Associated Press The latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT): 1810 GMT The United Nations says municipal... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15The Latest: UN says Budapest hasn't accepted refugee help September 03, 2015 1
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 17 hours ago
The Latest: UN says Budapest hasn't accepted refugee help September 03, 2015 18:10 GMT By The Associated Press The latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT): 1810 GMT The United Nations says municipal authorities in Budapest... Read more
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New Kerala
UN refugee agency delivers aid to non-government controlled area in Ukraine The United Nations refugee agency announced on Tuesday that it managed to del
UN refugee agency delivers aid to non-government controlled area in Ukraine
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
The United Nations refugee agency announced on Tuesday that it managed to deliver humanitarian aid to non-Government-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine for the first time... Read more
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Balita
UN Special Representative for Libya to hold talks in Istanbul, Geneva September 2, 2015 6:01 am GENEVA, Sept. 1 — The Special Representative of th
UN Special Representative for Libya to hold talks in Istanbul, Geneva
Balita / Posted 2 days ago
September 2, 2015 6:01 am GENEVA, Sept. 1 — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Libya, Bernardino Leon, will hold consultations on Tuesday in Istanbul... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Urges Expansion of Safe, Legal Channels of MigrationIn the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside a
Ban Urges Expansion of Safe, Legal Channels of Migration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
In the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside a truck abandoned near Austria's border with Hungary, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the world to come together to provide comprehensive responses to migration... Read more
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Sunday Observer
US-SL resolution after release of HR chief�s reportThe US - Sri Lanka collaborative resolution will be �crafted� after the release
US-SL resolution after release of HR chief�s report
Sunday Observer / Posted 5 days ago
The US - Sri Lanka collaborative resolution will be �crafted� after the release of the UN Human Rights High Commissioner�s report on accountability issues in Sri Lanka in September. A spokesperson at the Ministry of External Affairs said President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Experts Urge Sudan to Overturn 'Outrageous Conviction' for Indecent DressingA group of independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced alarm af
UN Experts Urge Sudan to Overturn 'Outrageous Conviction' for Indecent Dressing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A group of independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced alarm after a female Sudanese student was sentenced to public flogging and a heavy fine for charges of "indecent dressing," while another received a hefty fine for the same... Read more
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New Kerala
UN experts urge Sudan to overturn 'outrageous conviction' for indecent dressing A group of independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced alarm
UN experts urge Sudan to overturn 'outrageous conviction' for indecent dressing
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
A group of independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced alarm after a female Sudanese student was sentenced to public flogging and a heavy fine for... Read more
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New Kerala
UN calls on Colombia and Venezuela to resolve border situation through dialogue Concerned over the situation at the border between Colombia and Venezuela, pa
UN calls on Colombia and Venezuela to resolve border situation through dialogue
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Concerned over the situation at the border between Colombia and Venezuela, particularly reports of human rights violations occurring in the context of deportations of... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban urges expansion of safe, legal channels of migration In the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside
Ban urges expansion of safe, legal channels of migration
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
In the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside a truck abandoned near Austria's border with Hungary, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged the world to... Read more
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Balita
UN refugee agency warns of another Bay of Bengal boat crisis in coming weeks August 29, 2015 5:17 am GENEVA, Aug. 28 — The Office of the United Nations H
UN refugee agency warns of another Bay of Bengal boat crisis in coming weeks
Balita / Posted 6 days ago
August 29, 2015 5:17 am GENEVA, Aug. 28 — The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday called for urgent action before the end of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Libya shipwreck toll hits 76, UN fears 200 dead At least 76 people have died after a ship carrying hundreds of migrants and r
Libya shipwreck toll hits 76, UN fears 200 dead
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
At least 76 people have died after a ship carrying hundreds of migrants and refugees sank off the coast of Libya, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent said Friday. The United Nations refugee... Read more
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The Standard
UN says 300,000 migrants risked voyage to Europe so far(Pictured, migrants disembarking from a Greek government-chartered Eleftherios
UN says 300,000 migrants risked voyage to Europe so far
The Standard / Posted 6 days ago
(Pictured, migrants disembarking from a Greek government-chartered Eleftherios Venizelos ferry which carried them from the the island of Lesbos to the port of Piraeus on August 26) The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva said... Read more
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New Kerala
Concerned by ongoing political violence in Nepal, UN rights office urges peaceful resolution to crisis Voicing concern over continuing political violence and killing of protestors
Concerned by ongoing political violence in Nepal, UN rights office urges peaceful resolution to crisis
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Voicing concern over continuing political violence and killing of protestors in Nepal, the United Nations human rights office on Tuesday called on... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassador and Legal Adviser at the Swiss
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassador and Legal Adviser at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Valentin Zellweger said Switzerland biggest private offshore banking centre in the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassador and Legal Adviser at the Swiss
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassador and Legal Adviser at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Valentin Zellweger said Switzerland biggest private offshore banking centre in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Human Rights Commissioner Urges End of 'Endemic Impunity' in DarfurGeneva — Serious human rights violations and abuses that occurred in Darfur in
UN Human Rights Commissioner Urges End of 'Endemic Impunity' in Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Geneva — Serious human rights violations and abuses that occurred in Darfur in 2014, including killings and sexual violence, have largely gone uninvestigated and unpunished, according to a new report by the UN Human Rights Office. The report, based... Read more
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Salon.com
Hatred is weaponizing Jesus: How violent evangelicals, faith-based con artists & serial abusers are using religion for the purpose of evilI’ve decided that, at least in the United States, the religiously devout really
Hatred is weaponizing Jesus: How violent evangelicals, faith-based con artists & serial abusers are using religion for the purpose of evil
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
I’ve decided that, at least in the United States, the religiously devout really do have the interests of rationalist nonbelievers at heart, at least as far as providing us with (a sick, unseemly sort of) entertainment goes. They strive ceaselessly... Read more
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New Kerala
Azerbaijan: UN rights experts condemn prison sentencing of human rights defenders Condemning the recent prison sentencing of two prominent Azerbaijani human ri
Azerbaijan: UN rights experts condemn prison sentencing of human rights defenders
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Condemning the recent prison sentencing of two prominent Azerbaijani human rights defenders, United Nations human rights experts on Friday expressed concern about the... Read more
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Rappler
UN rights chief slams 'endemic impunity' in Sudan's DarfurDISPLACED. A handout picture released by the United Nations-African Union Missi
UN rights chief slams 'endemic impunity' in Sudan's Darfur
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
DISPLACED. A handout picture released by the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) on June 11, 2014 shows a child walking with her mother to their shelter in a new settlement in Zam Zam camp for Internally Displaced People (IDP),... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security businessScott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in e
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security business
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
Scott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in emergency response kit. Myaree-based Executive Risk Solutions, run by former Special Air Services Regiment corporal Scott Houston was announced in Sydney on Thursday night... Read more
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The Age
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security businessScott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in e
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security business
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Scott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in emergency response kit. Myaree-based Executive Risk Solutions, run by former Special Air Services Regiment corporal Scott Houston was announced in Sydney on Thursday night... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security businessScott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in e
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security business
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Scott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in emergency response kit. Myaree-based Executive Risk Solutions, run by former Special Air Services Regiment corporal Scott Houston was announced in Sydney on Thursday night... Read more
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WA Today
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security businessScott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in e
Meet WA's Jack Reacher and his world-beating security business
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
Scott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters - and, right, in emergency response kit. Myaree-based Executive Risk Solutions, run by former Special Air Services Regiment corporal Scott Houston was announced in Sydney on Thursday night... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Agency Helps Country Upgrade Response to Boats in Distress of Its CoastFollowing a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee ag
UN Agency Helps Country Upgrade Response to Boats in Distress of Its Coast
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee agency has announced that it has set up a forum to improve the country's response to boats in distress its waters by streamlining information sharing and coordination with... Read more
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New Kerala
Libya: UN agency helps country upgrade response to boats in distress of its coast Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee
Libya: UN agency helps country upgrade response to boats in distress of its coast
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee agency has announced that it has set up a forum to improve the country's response to boats... Read more
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Calcutta News
'Each one of us can make a difference,' Ban declares as UN marks World Humanitarian Day 18 August 2015 -- With hundreds of millions of Facebook and Twitter feeds set
'Each one of us can make a difference,' Ban declares as UN marks World Humanitarian Day
Calcutta News / Posted 15 days ago
18 August 2015 -- With hundreds of millions of Facebook and Twitter feeds set to be devoted to stories from survivors of humanitarian crises as part of a massive... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Britain, France announce plan to stop human smuggling through ChannelBritain and France announced new measures on Thursday to prevent undocumented m
Britain, France announce plan to stop human smuggling through Channel
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Britain and France announced new measures on Thursday to prevent undocumented migrants entering the Channel Tunnel, while stepping up joint police operations against the people-smugglers who profit from their desperation to reach Britain. Both... Read more
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Calcutta News
'Each one of us can make a difference,' Ban declares as UN kicks off events for World Humanitarian Day 18 August 2015 -- With hundreds of millions of Facebook and Twitter feeds set
'Each one of us can make a difference,' Ban declares as UN kicks off events for World Humanitarian Day
Calcutta News / Posted 15 days ago
18 August 2015 -- With hundreds of millions of Facebook and Twitter feeds set to be devoted to stories from survivors of humanitarian crises as... Read more
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Daily Mail
Migrants set sail for Greek mainland on board luxury cruise linerFarewell to Kos: Migrants set sail for the mainland on a passenger ferry as Gre
Migrants set sail for Greek mainland on board luxury cruise liner
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Farewell to Kos: Migrants set sail for the mainland on a passenger ferry as Greece struggles to cope with the huge influx of arrivals Ship carrying 1,700 Syrian migrants has acted as a floating accommodation and registration centre since... Read more
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New Kerala
Amid 'dramatic' increase in refugees, UN urges Greece and wider Europe to boost humanitarian response The escalating refugee crisis in Greece is continuing, with migrant arrivals
Amid 'dramatic' increase in refugees, UN urges Greece and wider Europe to boost humanitarian response
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
The escalating refugee crisis in Greece is continuing, with migrant arrivals accelerating "dramatically," the United Nations warned today, urging... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Kicks-Off Global Events for World Humanitarian Day As Ban Declares 'Each One of Us Can Make a Difference'On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-m
UN Kicks-Off Global Events for World Humanitarian Day As Ban Declares 'Each One of Us Can Make a Difference'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is drawing attention to the 100 million people affected by natural disasters, conflict, hunger and disease, whose needs are far outstripping the capacity to help them,... Read more
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Ekklesia
UN urges Greece and wider Europe to boost humanitarian migrant responseThe escalating refugee crisis in Greece is continuing, with migrant arrivals ac
UN urges Greece and wider Europe to boost humanitarian migrant response
Ekklesia / Posted 16 days ago
The escalating refugee crisis in Greece is continuing, with migrant arrivals accelerating “dramatically,” the United Nations has warned, urging the Greek Government to strengthen reception facilities and services and for wider Europe to bolster... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'At the End of the Day, Every Life Saved Is an Achievement in Itself.' - UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'BrienStephen O'Brien has hit the ground running since taking up his post a couple of
'At the End of the Day, Every Life Saved Is an Achievement in Itself.' - UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O'Brien
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Stephen O'Brien has hit the ground running since taking up his post a couple of months ago as Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, having seen first-hand the devastation wrought by ongoing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Human Rights Office Alarmed By Reports of Recurring Violence By ISILThe United Nations human rights office today expressed concern over violence in
UN Human Rights Office Alarmed By Reports of Recurring Violence By ISIL
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The United Nations human rights office today expressed concern over violence in Sirte, Libya, involving militants claiming allegiance to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). "It seems that fighting erupted in the city after a local imam,... Read more
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New Kerala
UN kicks-off global events for World Humanitarian Day as Ban declares 'each one of us can make a difference' On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki
UN kicks-off global events for World Humanitarian Day as Ban declares 'each one of us can make a difference'
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is drawing attention to the 100 million people affected... Read more
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New Kerala
Libya: UN human rights office alarmed by reports of ISIL-led violence, reprisal killings The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday expressed concern over viol
Libya: UN human rights office alarmed by reports of ISIL-led violence, reprisal killings
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday expressed concern over violence in Sirte, Libya, involving militants claiming allegiance to the Islamic State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Daily Press BriefingWashington, DC — August 12, 2015 Index for Today's Briefing EGYPT/CROATIA DE
Daily Press Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Washington, DC — August 12, 2015 Index for Today's Briefing EGYPT/CROATIA DEPARTMENT CHINA/RUSSIA SWITZERLAND/IRAN IRAN/RUSSIA UKRAINE TRANSCRIPT: 2:06 p.m. EDT MR TONER: Hey, everyone, welcome to the State Department. Happy Wednesday. Just... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Humanitarian Work Is Still Dangerous, Aid Worker Statistics ShowWorld Humanitarian Day on August 19, data from the Aid Workers Security Databas
Humanitarian Work Is Still Dangerous, Aid Worker Statistics Show
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
World Humanitarian Day on August 19, data from the Aid Workers Security Database shows that attacks on humanitarian workers in Kenya have been trending downwards since 2012. Attacks in Kenya over the past year dropped by about two-thirds, according... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Machine GunnersDunedin robotics enthusiast and programming consultant Paul Campbell is firmly
Machine Gunners
Otago Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
Dunedin robotics enthusiast and programming consultant Paul Campbell is firmly opposed to the development of killer robot technology. Photo by Craig Baxter. Unexpected tension exists in New Zealand over killer robots. Kiwis are at the forefront of... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Duminda strikes as rebels weigh war crimes immunity or premiershipBehind Closed Doors EC�s body blow The corridors are buzzing over the Electi
Duminda strikes as rebels weigh war crimes immunity or premiership
Sunday Observer / Posted 19 days ago
Behind Closed Doors EC�s body blow The corridors are buzzing over the Elections Commissioner�s request to political parties to desist from accommodating any �defeated candidate� in... Read more
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New Kerala
UN human rights office warns Burundi crisis ‘spiralling out of control’ The situation in Burundi continues to deteriorate amid ongoing killings, arre
UN human rights office warns Burundi crisis ‘spiralling out of control’
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
The situation in Burundi continues to deteriorate amid ongoing killings, arrests and detentions in the latest post-election turmoil to afflict the country, the United Nations... Read more
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New Kerala
Iraq: UN rights office hails reform package following countrywide protests The United Nations human rights office has welcomed the Government of Iraq's
Iraq: UN rights office hails reform package following countrywide protests
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
The United Nations human rights office has welcomed the Government of Iraq's response to mass protests against corruption and social inequality which crippled the country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Human Rights Office Warns Crisis 'Spiralling Out of Control'The situation in Burundi continues to deteriorate amid ongoing killings, arrest
UN Human Rights Office Warns Crisis 'Spiralling Out of Control'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The situation in Burundi continues to deteriorate amid ongoing killings, arrests and detentions in the latest post-election turmoil to afflict the country, the United Nations human rights office has reported. "We urge all sides to resume dialogue... Read more
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Sky News Australia
UN says Burundi 'slipping closer to the edge'The UN human rights office says Burundi is 'slipping closer to the edge' as kil
UN says Burundi 'slipping closer to the edge'
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
The UN human rights office says Burundi is 'slipping closer to the edge' as killings, arrests and detentions increase following last month's disputed re-election of President Pierre Nkurunziza. Ravina Shamdasani, spokesperson for the Office of the... Read more
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Herald Sun
UN: Burundi 'slipping closer to the edge'THE UN human rights office says Burundi is "slipping closer to the edge" as kil
UN: Burundi 'slipping closer to the edge'
Herald Sun / Posted 20 days ago
THE UN human rights office says Burundi is "slipping closer to the edge" as killings, arrests and detentions increase following last month's disputed re-election of President Pierre Nkurunziza. RAVINA Shamdasani, spokesperson for the Office of the... Read more
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Weekly Times
UN: Burundi 'slipping closer to the edge'THE UN human rights office says Burundi is "slipping closer to the edge" as kil
UN: Burundi 'slipping closer to the edge'
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
THE UN human rights office says Burundi is "slipping closer to the edge" as killings, arrests and detentions increase following last month's disputed re-election of President Pierre Nkurunziza. RAVINA Shamdasani, spokesperson for the Office of the... Read more
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