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Over 7,000 people from India sought asylum in US in 2017: UN report

According to report, there were 197,146 refugees at end of 2017 in India, 10,519 asylum seekers with pending cases.

20 Jun 2018 7:41 PM

Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Report showed 16.2 mn people were freshly displaced in 2017 which equates to 44,500 being displaced everyday, 1 person every 2 seconds.

19 Jun 2018 4:46 PM

Parting children from parents at US border 'unconscionable': UN rights chief

The 'zero-tolerance' border security policy implemented by President Donald Trump's administration has sparked global outrage.

18 Jun 2018 3:11 PM

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