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India set to be elected to UN Human Rights Council for three years

All candidates, regardless of rights records, are virtually assured seats as 18 nations are vying for 18 seats across 5 geographical groups.

12 Oct 2018 11:31 AM

India raises concern over China-Pakistan economic corridor project at UN

India at United Nations reaffirmed its commitment to the implementation of the Right to Development.

15 Sep 2018 1:05 PM

US sends Iran messages 'every day' to begin negotiations: Rouhani

Tensions ramped up between Iran and US after Trump pulled out of landmark nuclear deal with Iran in May and reimposed sanctions last month.

08 Sep 2018 3:19 PM

Facebook 'terrorism' definition 'overly broad': UN expert

Facebook's definition equates all non-state groups that use violence in pursuit of any goals or ends to terrorist entities.

03 Sep 2018 2:44 PM

Myanmar Army chief had 'genocidal intent': UN probe on Rohingya killings

A year ago, government troops led a brutal crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state in response to attacks by Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army.

27 Aug 2018 2:35 PM

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship for refusing handshake

The Mayor did not divulge their nationalities or other identifying details, but said they 'did not shake hands with people of opposite sex'.

18 Aug 2018 4:55 PM

Former UN chief, Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan dies at 80

He passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness, the Kofi Annan Foundation said in a statement.

18 Aug 2018 4:22 PM

Disappointed over Kashmir human rights report criticism: UNHCR

Indian media outlets' accused report such as 'nefarious conspiracy', 'Pakistan-authored report', 'fallacious', 'mala fide' etc.

18 Jul 2018 2:57 PM

UN chief calls for immediate end to military escalation in Syria

Areas in eastern Daraa have recently been bombarded, forcing thousands of civilians to flee, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

23 Jun 2018 12:51 PM

Pope Francis vows to seek 'unity' with non-Catholics in Geneva

He came at invitation of WCC, created in 1948, groups 350 Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican churches from more than 100 countries.

21 Jun 2018 5:01 PM