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UN Chief: Human Rights Violations 'Widespread and Systematic'

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Secretary-General said Tuesday that there is still "an enormous gap" between what the Universal Declaration ...

Trump, Pompeo Meet with Russia's Lavrov

U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are meeting Tuesday in Washington with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei ...

5 human rights issues that defined 2019

As we approach the last days of the decade, it's important to reflect on the fight for human rights, the ...

Testing Tashkent's reforms: Can Uzbekistan attract FDI

Reforms in Uzbekistan have made many headlines in the past three years. From liberalizing the currency to making Uzbekistan a ...

Meet Ali, 25. Boris Johnson's biggest challenger

Ali Milani didn't speak English when he came to Britain from Iran at the age of five. Twenty years later, ...

Hearings Open at UN Court Over Myanmar's Rohingya Crackdown

The International Court of Justice opened a historic three-day hearing Tuesday into accusations of genocide brought against Myanmar over the ...

RBOI-BARMM registers P4.1 billion investments in 2019

COTABATO CITY, Dec. 10 (PIA) -- The Regional Board of Investments of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RBOI-BARMM) ...

West Bengal: SUCI members protest against CAB in Siliguri

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): Members of the Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) here on Monday staged ...

Call To Halt Deportation Of Two Ethnic Kazakhs To China

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Kazakh opposition activists have called on the authorities of the Central Asian nation to halt the deportation ...

Iranian Soccer Fans Storm Club To Protest Departure Of Italian Coach

Dozens of angry fans of Iran's famous Esteghlal soccer team stormed the offices of their club in the Iranian capital ...

Adnan Sami welcomes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI): Artist Adnan Sami on Tuesday welcomed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and said that it ...

"Muslims bigger patriots": Azam Khan

Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) and Lok Sabha MP Azam Khan has said that Muslims ...

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Trip to The Hague Draws Mixed Reviews

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi left for the Netherlands at the weekend to defend her country against charges of ...

Bangladesh Ready to Give ?Technical Support? in ICJ Rohingya Case

Bangladesh is sending a delegation to The Hague, where Dhaka is prepared to give Gambia "technical support" in its case ...

Opposition parties rue passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill in LS

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI): After Lok Sabha cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill past midnight on Monday, leaders of ...

Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Monday night passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which had ...

Rohingyas will never be accepted: Home Minister Amit Shah

New Delhi [India], Dec 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while replying to the discussion on the Citizenship (Amendment) ...

Include persecuted Muslim sects in Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: SAD

New Delhi [India], Dec 9 (ANI): YSR Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) suggested the government to include some Muslim ...

No one has the guts to divide India: RS Prasad to Owaisi

New Delhi [India], Dec 9 (ANI): Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday slammed AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for tearing ...

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill half-hearted: Dayanidhi Maran

New Delhi [India], Dec 9 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Dayanidhi Maran on Monday opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, ...

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Rory McIlroy is the latest top golfer to give Saudi Arabia a wide berth, despite being ...

Mounting alarm over treatment of protesters in Iran

GENEVA, Switzerland - In the wake of recent protests in Iran, the top United Nations human rights official expressed alarm ...

UN Chief: Human Rights Violations 'Widespread and Systematic'

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Secretary-General said Tuesday that there is still "an enormous gap" between what the Universal Declaration ...

5 human rights issues that defined 2019

As we approach the last days of the decade, it's important to reflect on the fight for human rights, the ...

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