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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's permanent members do not want any change'

UN Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis at the UN headquarters in New York. Photograph:......

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......

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights......

Gujarat model of development: More hype than substance

The Vibrant Gujarat summit in 2013, under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's watch. With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across......

'In 15 years, India will be what China is today'

Arvind Panagariya has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the newly announced NITI Aayog. Panagariya is Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political......

Climate Change: Looking for hope beyond Lima conference

With the weaker-than-expected agreement at the recent Climate Change Conference at Lima, there is an urgent need to highlight endeavours in civil society and business for a sustainable global......

How Afghan women's cricket is crushed by bombs, threats, tradition

‘Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers’ Many Afghan cricketers learn the game as a refugee in Pakistan ‘(The......
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US backs Sri Lankan probe of wartime atrocities

The United States on Wednesday said it backed the new Sri Lankan government’s plans for a local inquiry into alleged wartime atrocities,... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/us-backs-sri-lankan-probe-wartime-atrocities-309
U.S. sees new chance for Sri Lanka reconciliation after civil war

COLOMBO The United States said on Wednesday it saw a new opportunity for reconciliation in Sri Lanka and a coming to terms with the legacy of 26... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/26/sri-lanka-usa-idINKCN0QV0XG20150826?feedType=RSS&feedName=southAsiaNews
Strategic Folly

On August 8, 2015, terrorists carried out a suicide attack killing at least 21 people and injuring another 10 in the Khanabad District of Kunduz... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/news-details/C/12815/strategic-folly.html
'We have tremendous issues to resolve, more than our personal or political rivalries

We are trying to set a national framework for at least the next ten years in cooperation with the SLFP, says Ranil Wickremesinghe The Sri Lankan... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/interview/n-ram-speaks-sri-lankan-prime-minister-ranil-wickremesinghe-on-tamil-question-devolution-and-the-13th-amendment/article7572147.ece
Ethnicity&Wildlife-I

I was utterly confused while reading the report prepared by the committee appointed by the Government of India to review the Acts governing our... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/ethnicity-wildlife-i/84479.html

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