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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

Nestle to pay USD 7.15 billion to Starbucks in coffee tie-up

Coffee is popular with millennials who have grown up with Starbucks and often seek out smaller brands.

07 May 2018 12:30 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

India means business, grants exciting opportunity: PM to CEOs in Davos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'hosted a roundtable meeting with CEOs of top global companies'.

23 Jan 2018 10:56 AM

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