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SL claims victory ahead of crucial UN rights vote

Sri Lanka has described the adoption of its periodic review of human rights at Geneva's United Nations Human Rights Commission sessions without a division as a victory and an acknowledgment of its......

Sri Lanka objects to UN Human Rights Council resolution

Sri Lanka on Wednesday stoutly opposed a United States sponsored resolution coming up against the country at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council, terming it as "unfair and unjust". Addressing the......

Making amends: Myanmar govt takes first hesitant steps

In an attempt to rectify the anti-democratic policies and human rights violations of the past by the military junta that ruled the country for 23 years till a few months ago, the government of......

Purulia case: India lodges protest with Denmark

India has lodged a strong protest with Denmark over the remarks made by Danish High Court about the human rights conditions in this country while rejecting plea to extradite Purulia arms drop......

Myanmar allows UN rights expert's visit

Myanmar's military junta has agreed to the visit of an independent human rights expert from United Nations to look into the recent pro-democracy protests and action taken by the government against......

Add human rights to FTA talks: EU

A draft report prepared by Members of the European Parliament could potentially derail negotiations between India and the European Union, the country's largest trade partner, on a Comprehensive......

'Pranab's exit will not affect economic reforms'

Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao assured audience at the Asia Society in Washington, DC on Thursday that the accession to the presidency by India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, would not in any......

Vikram is the youth envoy of UN Habitat

Catch the action in the Tamil film industry right here! Tamil actor Vikram has been selected as the Youth Envoy for the UN Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme). Out of the four......

Shashi Tharoor: The Magic of Bollywood

Shashi Tharoor delivered this speech at the IIFA inauguration in Colombo on Sunday: Aayu Bovan, Vanakkam, Namaskaram, Good evening! At one level it might seem a little odd for me to be addressing......
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A strong foundation for the roof of the world

Wu Yingjie, the Deputy Secretary of the Communist Party Committee for Tibet. Photö: Special Arrangement Suhasini Haidar TOPICS Given the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/a-strong-foundation-for-the-roof-of-the-world/article6391833.ece
Tibetan PM

Dharamsala, Sep 17 Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday said Tibet should be a core issue for India in its dealings with... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a490197.html
US man held for alleged attempt to swim to N Korea

South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river to rival North Korea, a South Korean... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-man-held-for-alleged-attempt-to-swim-to-n-korea-114091700856_1.html
N. Korea powerful temptation for some Americans

One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several U.S. soldiers dashed around... ...

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UN panel emphasizes Assad role in Syria war crimes

As nations mount an offensive against the Islamic State militants that have gained a stronghold in Iraq and Syria, a UN human rights commission... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/un-panel-emphasizes-assad-role-in-syria-war-crimes-114091600960_1.html

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