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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......

US hails passage of UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of United Nations Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka and said that it sends a "clear message" to the Rajapaksa government that the international......

Why SL's 'lies' on death of Prabhakaran's son may soon get exposed

A recent inquiry report by the Geneva-headquartered Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has cast serious aspersions on the claims of the Sri Lankan government over alleged war crimes......

US welcomes passage of UNHRC resolution on Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of a resolution on Sri Lanka sponsored by it at the United Nations Human Rights Commission, saying the vote sent a clear signal to Colombo that the......

India backs US resolution against Lanka at UNHRC

India along with 24 other countries on Thursday backed a United States-sponsored resolution at United Nations Human Rights Council against Sri Lanka asking it to conduct an "independent and......

Wake up, India! Don't ignore EU

It is possible to argue that the Chinese are the Americans of Asia while the Indians are the Europeans. As players on the international stage, the United States and China are both goal-oriented and......

Global economy, national problems, petty politics

"Power will go to the hands of rascals, rogues and freebooters. All Indian leaders will be of low calibre and men of straw." -- Winston Churchill on the eve of Indian Independence The recent......

Indian dock workers in US seek UN help

Accusing the Indian government of 'abandoning' them to their fate, Indian dock workers from Mississippi who claim to be victims of modern day slavery have now sought the help of the United Nations.......

Posco project: A village under siege

The village has a fence and gates, gates that are manned by a handful of men who scrutinise all visitors. They are not intimidating, just cautious. There is more security inside: a makeshift......
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Sentencing in appeal of Mr. Somyot Phueksakasemsuk

URGENT APPEAL - THE OBSERVATORY New information THA 002/ 0514 / OBS 046.1 Arbitrary arrest / Sentence in appeal / Judicial harassment... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/thailand-sentencing-appeal-mr-somyot-phueksakasemsuk
UAE calls for intensified efforts against Polio

From the Wires Virus survives in only a few areas of the world Sep. 22, 2014 03:00 PM ABU DHABI , United Arab EmiratesandNEW YORK,... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3194031
Half the world will be online by 2017

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years' time, with mobile... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/Half-the-world-will-be-online-by-2017/343468
Siege on Syrian City Halted, Kurdish Forces Say

ISTANBUL--Syrian Kurdish forces said Monday they had stopped Islamic State insurgents pushing to capture a key city near Syria's border with... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Siege-on-Syrian-City-Halted-Kurdish-Forces-Say_63760089.html
Islamic State closes in on Syrian town, refugees flood into Turkey

SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdish militants in Turkey have issued a new call to arms to defend a border town in northern Syria from advancing... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/21/syria-crisis-turkey-kurds-idINKBN0HG0J220140921

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