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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......

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......

India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza

India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel's offensive on Gaza. India joined Brazil, Russia, China and......

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......

7 leadership skills to become successful CIOs

What makes a successful chief information officer? CIOs must have the right leadership skills in place to deliver on heightened expectations, according to Gartner, Inc. and Korn/Ferry.......

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......

'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......
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UN warns strong international reaction if Ukrainian city is attacked

Geneva, March 3 (IANS/EFE) UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said on Monday that a possible separatist military... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/un-warns-strong-international-reaction-if-ukrainian-city-is-attacked-115030300049_1.html
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Western democracies should ask themselves some tough questions about why they have produced some of the extremists wreaking havoc in the world,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/west-needs-soul-searching-on-home-grown-extremists-iran-115030300023_1.html
Sri Lanka seeks international help in war crime probe

Sri Lankas new government today appealed the UN and the international community have faith in it and sought their advice, technical support and... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/463071/sri-lanka-seeks-international-help.html
John Kerry tells UNHRC

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday came out strongly in defence of Israel at the annual session of the UN Human Rights Council and slammed... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/excessive-bias-judgement-israel-john-kerry-tells-unhrc-2131623.html
Kerry rebukes U.N. Rights Council as "obsessed" with Israel

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accused the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday of being obsessed by allegations of Israeli... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/tZOdBXNxSTQ/story01.htm

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