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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Rio 2016: Olympic flame arrives in Brazil ahead of gamesMay to begin a relay route designed to showcase the country's beauty and divers
Rio 2016: Olympic flame arrives in Brazil ahead of games
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted an hour ago
May to begin a relay route designed to showcase the country's beauty and diversity. "Its journey continues," Olympic officials tweeted moments after the plane carrying it from Switzerland landed in the capital, Brasilia. Some 12,000 people will... Read more
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The Jewish Press
UN Watch Helps Release Turkish Human Rights Lawyer from PrisonUN Watch, a Geneva based non-governmental human rights group, welcomed Turkey’s
UN Watch Helps Release Turkish Human Rights Lawyer from Prison
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 hours ago
UN Watch, a Geneva based non-governmental human rights group, welcomed Turkey’s release Monday of human rights advocate and journalist Orhan Kemal Cengiz after four days of detention. The group but urged UN chief Ban Ki-moon and human rights... Read more
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Christian Today
UN report detailing children and the disabled being burned alive in South Sudan is reliable, say country's churchestheir homes in the ongoing civil war in South Sudan. Church sources in Sudan a
UN report detailing children and the disabled being burned alive in South Sudan is reliable, say country's churches
Christian Today / Posted 12 hours ago
their homes in the ongoing civil war in South Sudan. Church sources in Sudan are confirming the veracity of a United National Human Rights (UNHR) report that women and children and the disabled are being subjected to rape and brutality amid the... Read more
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asianage
2016: Worst year for civilians in Afghanand their families brings into agonising focus the tragedy of... This protracte
2016: Worst year for civilians in Afghan
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
and their families brings into agonising focus the tragedy of... This protracted conflict since 2009,” said Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. “The family that lost a breadwinner, forcing the children to leave... Read more
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asianage
2016 Worst year for civilians in Afghanand their families brings into agonising focus the tragedy of... This protracte
2016 Worst year for civilians in Afghan
asianage / Posted 17 hours ago
and their families brings into agonising focus the tragedy of... This protracted conflict since 2009,” said Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. “The family that lost a breadwinner, forcing the children to leave... Read more
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The Courier
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
The Courier / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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The Young Witness
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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Western Advocate
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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Manning River Times
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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New Kerala
Afghan civilian casualties hit half-year record, with 5,166 dead or maimed – UN - newkerala.com #9553863,934 people killed or maimed by this protracted conflict since 2009, said UN
Afghan civilian casualties hit half-year record, with 5,166 dead or maimed – UN - newkerala.com #95538
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
63,934 people killed or maimed by this protracted conflict since 2009, said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein in a press release. This years casualties include 1,509 children, 388 dead and 1,121 injured, a figure Zeid... Read more
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The North West Star
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of deadPhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of dead
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal drugs that has already killed almost 300 people across the island nation since the start of July. Mr Duterte shrugged off alarm over the rising body count in his... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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The Border Mail
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killedThe official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being execut
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte escalates war on drugs after 300 killed
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
The official number of dead doesn't include drug users and pushers being executed and left on streets with cardboard signs allegedly "admitting" their guilt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal... Read more
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The Hill
UN: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan reach record highsthe parents who collected their son’s remains in a plastic bag,” U.N. High Comm
UN: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan reach record highs
The Hill / Posted yesterday
the parents who collected their son’s remains in a plastic bag,” U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said in a statement. “In just the past six months, there have been at least 5,166 such stories – of which... Read more
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WA Today
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of deadPhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of dead
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal drugs that has already killed almost 300 people across the island nation since the start of July. Mr Duterte shrugged off alarm over the rising body count in his... Read more
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The Age
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of deadPhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of dead
The Age / Posted yesterday
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal drugs that has already killed almost 300 people across the island nation since the start of July. Mr Duterte shrugged off alarm over the rising body count in his... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of deadPhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of dead
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal drugs that has already killed almost 300 people across the island nation since the start of July. Mr Duterte shrugged off alarm over the rising body count in his... Read more
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Canberra Times
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of deadPhilippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on
Philippine president escalates war on drugs despite 'shocking' number of dead
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to escalate his war on illegal drugs that has already killed almost 300 people across the island nation since the start of July. Mr Duterte shrugged off alarm over the rising body count in his... Read more
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NBC News
Civilian Death Toll Reaches Record High in Afghanistan: U.N.judge leaders of all parties to this conflict by their actual conduct." U.N. H
Civilian Death Toll Reaches Record High in Afghanistan: U.N.
NBC News / Posted yesterday
judge leaders of all parties to this conflict by their actual conduct." U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Raad Al Hussein,said: "The family that lost a breadwinner, forcing the children to leave school and struggle to make ends meet;... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tensionreached for comment. The pardons come the day after a visit to Congo by U.N. H
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tension
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
reached for comment. The pardons come the day after a visit to Congo by U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein who called on the government to release political prisoners. The director of the U.N. human rights office in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Emir of Qatar Receives Message From President AlKhartoum — The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Thursday receive
Emir of Qatar Receives Message From President Al
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Khartoum — The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Thursday received a written message from the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, inviting him to attend a festival on completion of the implementation of the items of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Written Message From President Bashir to Emir of Qatarin Doha, Qatar, by the Presidential Envoy, the State Minister and the Head of t
Written Message From President Bashir to Emir of Qatar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in Doha, Qatar, by the Presidential Envoy, the State Minister and the Head of the Presidential Office, Gen Taha Osman Al Hussein. The Qatari News Agency said the message dealt with invitation of the Qatari Emir to attend the celebrations... Read more
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Reuters
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tensionreached for comment. The pardons come the day after a visit to Congo by U.N. H
Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tension
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
reached for comment. The pardons come the day after a visit to Congo by U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein who called on the government to release political prisoners. The director of the U.N. human rights office in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Government admits it was wrong to say Saudi Arabia is not targeting civilians or committing war crimesYemen where it has blown up hospitals, schools, and weddings as part of its int
Government admits it was wrong to say Saudi Arabia is not targeting civilians or committing war crimes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Yemen where it has blown up hospitals, schools, and weddings as part of its intervention against Houthi rebels. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the UN’s high commissioner for human rights, has said that “carnage” caused by certain Saudi coalition airstrikes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Rights Chief Warns of Poll Threatsmission to Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations High Comm
UN Rights Chief Warns of Poll Threats
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
mission to Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, today commended the country's efforts to strengthen human rights but cautioned that some of these advances may be... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. demands release of political prisoners in CongoUnited Nations (U.N.) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
U.N. demands release of political prisoners in Congo
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
United Nations (U.N.) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the 31st session of the Human Rights Council at the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, February 29, 2016. KINSHASA The U.N. High Commissioner... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN demands release of political prisoners in CongoDemocratic Republic of Congo as the government cracks down on dissent ahead of
UN demands release of political prisoners in Congo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
Democratic Republic of Congo as the government cracks down on dissent ahead of a contentious electoral period. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said in an interview in the capital Kinshasa he would submit to the government in the coming days a list of people... Read more
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ABC News
Turkey Suspends European Convention on Human Rightsservants and teachers, have been rounded up after Erdogan vowed that "all the v
Turkey Suspends European Convention on Human Rights
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
servants and teachers, have been rounded up after Erdogan vowed that "all the viruses" will be "cleansed." Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, urged Turkey in a statement to "respond [to the coup] by... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey says no return to past repression despite state of emergencyswiftness of the response, urging it to adhere to democratic values. U.N. High
Turkey says no return to past repression despite state of emergency
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
swiftness of the response, urging it to adhere to democratic values. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has voiced "serious alarm" at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow independent... Read more
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Calcutta News
Post-coup, Erdogan declares three months of emergency rule; vows to ‘cleanse’ forces of threats“did not have the right” to call out this decision. Reports added that UN high
Post-coup, Erdogan declares three months of emergency rule; vows to ‘cleanse’ forces of threats
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
“did not have the right” to call out this decision. Reports added that UN high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Raad al Hussein has expressed “serious alarm” at the scale of the clampdown, which Amnesty international also described as “of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergencyin Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. High Com
Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergency
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
in Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein voiced "serious alarm" at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow independent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergency after coup bidin Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High Commi
Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergency after coup bid
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
in Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Tuesday voiced "serious alarm" at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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iol.co.za
Turkey’s Erdogan declares state of emergencyin Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High Commi
Turkey’s Erdogan declares state of emergency
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
in Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Tuesday voiced “serious alarm” at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan declares state of emergencysecurity forces escalated. The scale of the crackdown has prompted the UN high
Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan declares state of emergency
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
security forces escalated. The scale of the crackdown has prompted the UN high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Raad al Hussein, to express “serious alarm”, urging the Turkish authorities to respect the rule of law in the aftermath of the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergency after coup bidcapital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. Hig
Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergency after coup bid
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein voiced "serious alarm" on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN rights boss 'troubled' by conviction of farmers in Paraguay land killings casehighlighted tensions over land rights in the South American country. U.N. High
UN rights boss 'troubled' by conviction of farmers in Paraguay land killings case
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
highlighted tensions over land rights in the South American country. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said he was concerned by reports from rights groups that the investigation into the incident was one-sided and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Turkey prepares emergency measures after post-coup purgethe capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN H
Turkey prepares emergency measures after post-coup purge
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
the capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein voiced “serious alarm” on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey prepares emergency measures after post-coup purgecapital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. Hig
Turkey prepares emergency measures after post-coup purge
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein voiced "serious alarm" on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoilcapital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. Hig
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoil
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, voiced “serious alarm” on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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CNBC
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoilcapital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. Hig
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoil
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, voiced "serious alarm" on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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The Telegraph
Turkey to announce emergency steps to offset effects of post-coup purgecapital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High
Turkey to announce emergency steps to offset effects of post-coup purge
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, voiced “serious alarm” on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoilcapital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. Hig
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoil
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, voiced "serious alarm" on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoilcapital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High
Turkey set for emergency measures to quell post-coup turmoil
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
capital Ankara and the biggest city Istanbul, have also been removed. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, voiced "serious alarm" on Tuesday at the mass suspension of judges and prosecutors and urged Turkey to allow... Read more
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Christian Today
US air strikes kill up to 90 civilians mistaken for ISIS fightersare trapped in Manbij, which is under the control of Islamic State. UN High Com
US air strikes kill up to 90 civilians mistaken for ISIS fighters
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
are trapped in Manbij, which is under the control of Islamic State. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al Hussein has warned the situation there is deteriorating rapidly as opposition Syrian Democratic Forces fighters attempt to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Turkey targets 50,000 after coupby the rule of law amid fears about a worsening state of democracy and human ri
Turkey targets 50,000 after coup
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
by the rule of law amid fears about a worsening state of democracy and human rights. UN rights chief Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein urged a fair trial for the suspects and voiced “serious alarm” over the mass suspension of judges. The coup bid... Read more
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