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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......

How teenage Saudi 'runaway' bride won her freedom

A teenage Saudi girl, who was forced to marry a 90-year-old man, has been granted a divorce after a local human rights group intervened, a report has said.The elderly Saudi threatened to sue the......

Rights abuses in Kashmir must end: Islamic nations

The Organisation of Islamic Countries contact group on Jammu and Kashmir has called for an end to alleged human rights violations in 'Indian-occupied Kashmir.'Meeting on the sidelines of the 65th......

US lawmakers laud Hindu foundation report

The third annual human rights report of the Hindu American Foundation -- the leading US-based Hindu human rights group made of up largely second-generation Indian-American professionals including......

India gets one-year term on UN Human Rights Counci

Elected to the newly established Human Rights Council of the United Nations, India will serve on the body for just a year.The members of the council are to have three-year terms with one-third......

'Saudi Arabia still offers lot of opportunities for Indians'

"Saudi Arabia continues to be a land of opportunity for Indians. Indians have benefited the most from the amnesty scheme as 1.4 million people got their residency and work status legalised,"......

The world's 20 largest buildings

The Abraj Al Bait Towers in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, presently under construction is set to be largest building in the world upon completion. It will also have the largest floor area of any structure......

Saudi seeks Indian tie-up for $1.4 trn projects

There is a good news for Indians looking at Saudi Arabia as an investment destination.The ongoing turbulence inWest Asia has not impacted the kingdom.In fact, Saudi Arabia has invited Indian......

NRIs demand right to protect their property in India

Susheela Verma, an attorney in the United States, bought some land in Haryana in 1999. She sent money to her nephew to build a 10,000 sq ft house, which was completed in 2006. When she came to......

Gender equality? India ranks a poor 114th

India has been ranked in the bottom half among 134 countries in terms of gender equality, in WEF's latest ranking that assessed the distribution of resources and opportunities among males and......

Saudi women push for the right to play sports

The image of 24-year-old Nour Fitiany resting courtside as the pounding of basketballs and thumping of feet reverberated around her wouldn't merit a second glance in most countries. But in Saudi......

'In case Bayern are in doubt they always take the side of money'

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben, centre, and team mates arrive at a hotel in Riyadh . Photograph: Faisal AlNasser/Reuter Bayern Munich apologised on Wednesday after failing to voice their support for......

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......

Bahrain steps up arrests ahead of Sunday's F1 race

Bahrain has arrested several people accused of stealing and burning cars amid heightened security in the island kingdom before Sunday's Formula One race, which the opposition sees as a chance to......
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'A Sinner in Mecca' documents gay Muslim pilgrimage

New York: The confession of a Pakistani murderer. Overzealous religious police. An Arab angered after his pregnant wife was molested in the holiest... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150831/lifestyle-travel/article/sinner-mecca-documents-gay-muslim-pilgrimage
Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 36 Yemeni civilians

An airstrike launched from a Saudi-led coalition on Sunday has killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/saudi-led-coalition-airstrike-kills-36-yemeni-civilians/article1-1385767.aspx
In Yemen, Scud fired at Saudis

Yemeni Army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the group’s TV channel said,... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/yemen-scud-fired-saudis-310
Do Not Ignore Resounding Voice of Women Against Triple Talaq

A study conducted by the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), an NGO working for reforms in Muslim personal law, has confirmed what the Muslim... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Do-Not-Ignore-Resounding-Voice-of-Women-Against-Triple-Talaq/2015/08/23/article2988121.ece
As diplomats meet on Syria, war moves into higher gear

BEIRUT A marked escalation in Syria's conflict including intensified fighting near Damascus this month could be a sign the warring sides are trying... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/20/mideast-crisis-syria-idINKCN0QP1SA20150820?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

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