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UN report accuses India, Pakistan of Kashmir rights violations, seeks probe

The UN urged Pak to end its 'misuse' of anti-terror legislation to persecute peaceful activists and quash dissent.

14 Jun 2018 2:24 PM

Pak’s violation of human rights in Kashmir raked up in UNHRC session

‘Why is Pakistan allowed to infringe international law and make a mockery of this august institution?’

10 Mar 2018 1:35 PM

UN rights chief says Philippines prez needs ‘psychiatric evaluation’

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein and other UN rights officials have focused significant attention on Duterte's controversial drug war.

09 Mar 2018 5:39 PM

N Korea ‘months away’ from ability to strike US with nuclear weapon: envoy

North Korea accused the United States of seeking to aggravate the situation on the divided peninsula by ‘deploying large nuclear assets’.

07 Feb 2018 4:25 PM

North Korea, US clash at disarmament forum on nuke issue

N Korea is developing missile and nuclear technology amid regular threats to destroy the US and Japan and in defiance of UNSC resolutions.

23 Jan 2018 8:51 PM

UN human rights office decries Trump’s ‘sh**hole’ remark as ‘racist’

Trump questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as 'shithole countries'.

12 Jan 2018 5:39 PM

India rejects US solar claim at WTO, explores new defence

India said it had changed its rules to conform with the ruling and that a US claim for punitive trade sanctions was groundless.

09 Jan 2018 10:20 AM

Trouble in Paradise? US-India solar power dispute reignited in WTO

If India is found not to have complied, Washington could ask the WTO for permission to impose trade sanctions on India.

20 Dec 2017 6:43 PM

Convince Syrian ally to hold elections: UN to Russia

Russia intervened in Syria's devastating conflict in 2015, providing aerial and ground support for government forces.

14 Dec 2017 1:27 PM

UN mediator urging all sides to aim for ‘real progress’ in Syria peace talks

The talks have achieved little through seven previous rounds that began in 2016, but there are hopes that progress will be made this time.

30 Nov 2017 5:57 PM