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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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Rebels attack Aleppo security building, monitor says dozens …

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Insurgents attacked a Syrian government security building in the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday, setting off a bomb and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/rebels-attack-aleppo-security-building-monitor-says-dozens-174336878.html
Bangla court upholds Zias arrest warrant in graft cases

A Bangladeshi court on Thursday upheld the arrest warrants issued against opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in two graft... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/bangla-court-upholds-zia-s-arrest-warrant-in-graft-cases/article1-1322959.aspx
China's challenges after regime change in Sri Lanka

By Col R Hariharan China's ambition to further its interests in Sri Lanka has suffered a setback after people elected the common... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=10904
UN humanitarian chief urges for ideas on emergency responses

In her remarks to open the Middle East and North Africa regional consultation session in preparation for the May 2016 World Humanitarian Summit,... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/un-humanitarian-chief-urges-for-ideas-on-emergency-responses-news-international-pdekbecbceehd.html
Israel must investigate civilian killings …

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations envoy called on Israel on Tuesday to investigate the killing of more than 1,500 Palestinian civilians, one... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/israel-must-investigate-civilian-killings-gaza-war-u-193741045.html

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