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UNHRC unanimously adopts resolution against Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution appealing to international community to provide more active support to African countries fighting Nigerian......

UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

UN agrees to defer Sri Lanka's war crime report

The UN Human Rights Council on Monday agreed to defer by six months the presentation of a report on Sri Lanka's alleged human rights violations during its civil war, following requests by the......

Sri Lanka sabotaging war crimes probe: UNHRC

The United Nations Human Rights Council has accused Sri Lanka of sabotaging a UN-mandated probe into the country's nearly three decades-long brutal civil war, drawing a sharp reaction from Colombo......

India gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council

In a significant victory, India has been re-elected to the UN's main human rights body for the period of 2015-17, receiving the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. India is currently......

Face-off with Sri Lanka could further dent auto exports

India’s diplomatic stand on Sri Lanka’s human rights violations seems to have cost Indian vehicle manufacturers dearly. Last year, after India voted against Sri Lanka in the UN Human......

'India is relatively protected from food crisis'

One hundred million people around the world are being deprived of the right to food. "It is a human rights crisis," says Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations's Special Rapporteur on the right to......

India re-elected to UN Economic and Social Council

India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. The 193-member UN General Assembly......

Britain calls for ban on Zimbabwe

Britain has called onthe International Cricket Councilto ban Zimbabwe from playing international matches because of its human rights record, a government spokesman said on Monday.Britain has......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......
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Lobby against India UNSC seat

A pressure group representing the families of the victims of enforced disappearances in Jammu and Kashmir has written to the member states of the... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/lobby-against-india-unsc-seat-165
First aim is to restore Yemeni government in Aden, Sanaa later

DUBAI The Saudi led-coalition fighting to reinstate Yemen's exiled government aims first to set it up in the mostly recaptured port city of Aden... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/07/30/yemen-security-aden-idINKCN0Q42BP20150730?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Hit by migrant exodus, Eritrea urges UN to investigate trafficking

NAIROBI, Jul 30 (Reuters) Eritrea urged the UN Security Council to help bring human traffickers to justice today and said smuggling groups, not... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/news/international/hit-by-migrant-exodus-eritrea-urges-un-to-investigate-trafficking/146729.html
Pope Francis believes the time for resisting change in the Church is over

International: Pope Francis is intent on ending resistance to changes that came with the Second Vatican Council that includes a Church that is... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/pope-francis-believes-the-time-for-resisting-change-in-the-church-is-over/29639/daily
Hanging Yakub Memon Makes Us Murderers Too

The news of the hanging of Yakub Memon has been greeted across the country with reactions ranging from dismay to scarcely-concealed bloodlust. I... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/opinion/hanging-yakub-memon-makes-us-murderers-too-1202042?trendingnow

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