Fragile truce in capital
Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels and win the confidence of the Tamil minority, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide in 2015, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations refugee agency said on
Widespread and ongoing violations against Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority, including denial of citizenship, forced labour and sexual violence, could amount to crimes against humanity, the United Na
The Islamic State is committing genocide against the Yazidis in Syria and Iraq, seeking to destroy the ethno-religious group of 400,000 people through killings, sexual slavery and other crimes, United
ISIS has subjected every Yazidi woman, child or man that it has captured to the most horrific of atrocities, says UN.
Israel's cancellation of entry permits for Palestinians following a deadly attack in Tel Aviv may amount to collective punishment, which is banned under international law, the United Nations' top huma
The World Health Organisation’s emergency committee on Zika will meet early next week to consider new evidence and review its recommendations, including regarding the Rio Olympics, a WHO spokesman sai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Indian’s film industry for making its audience aware of the enchanting Swiss landscapes.