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Yemen: Cholera outbreak kills 124, more than 7 million in high-risk areas

The World Health Organization said last month that fewer than 45 percent of health facilities in Yemen are now fully functioning.

17 May 2017 8:49 AM

At UNHRC, India says it's secular state with no state religion

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi led the Indian delegation at the UN Human Rights Council.

05 May 2017 8:44 AM

For the first time ever, UN rights expert to visit North Korea

Catalina Devandas-Aguilar is scheduled to arrive in the isolated nation on Wednesday.

27 Apr 2017 8:17 PM

North Korea tests rocket engine: US officials

The reclusive state has conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches in defiance of UN resolutions.

28 Mar 2017 3:45 PM

Pyongyang undeterred by sanctions, Washington explores new approach

This includes developing a “pre-emptive first strikecapability” and an inter-continental ballistic missile, said Choe Myong Nam.

23 Mar 2017 1:30 AM

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Syria has become 'torture chamber': UN rights chief

The UN and other organisations have repeatedly accused the Syrian authorities of widespread torture.

14 Mar 2017 3:49 PM

UN chief mulls talking to India, Pak officials on Kashmir issue

UN chief's Deputy Spokesman said that UN chief Antonio Guterres would talk to different officials if it helped move the process along.

10 Mar 2017 4:06 PM

Maruti to go for 4 new product launches in 2017-18

Company will launch the all-new third generation Swift, which was unveiled here, in India in the spring of 2018.

08 Mar 2017 1:30 PM

UN delivers medical aid to besieged Yemen city

More than 350,000 people are in need of urgent medical aid in Taiz, where pro-government forces are fighting back a rebel assault.

04 Mar 2017 9:22 PM

Syria peace talks to end with mutual agenda: Diplomats

It was not immediately clear whether the issue of fighting terrorism would be part of the terms.

03 Mar 2017 9:11 PM

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Swiss mosque gunman an 'occult-obsessed killer'

The black-clad assailant committed suicide after Monday's spree and his body was found on a nearby river bank, police said.

21 Dec 2016 9:36 AM

Switzerland prayer hall shooter found dead

Most of those at the Islamic Centre were from North Africa, Somalia and Eritrea, according to the ATS news agency.

21 Dec 2016 2:34 AM

Ban reduced, Maria Sharapova eyes April return

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova hailed the reduction of her two-year doping ban on Tuesday as one of the “happiest days” of her life, immediately targeting a return to action in April 2017.

05 Oct 2016 7:38 AM

IOC urges sweeping reforms

The World Anti-Doping Agency has this month been the target of hacking, but also finds itself in the crosshairs of an Olympic family demanding widespread reform in the battle against banned drugs in

23 Sep 2016 12:27 AM

Genetic doping, the ‘sea serpent’ of cheating

How big a threat is genetic doping to clean competition in sport

31 Jul 2016 1:45 AM

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Seven more Russians banned, number is now 20

Seven athletes including a canoeing gold medallist became the latest Russian competitors to be banned from next month’s Rio Olympics after an explosive report revealed state-run doping across Russian

27 Jul 2016 6:51 AM

No total Rio ban on Russia, IOC leaves it to federations

The International Olympic Committee on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban ove

25 Jul 2016 6:49 AM

Relief for Russia, but strict criteria for athletes

The International Olympic Committee will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month’s Rio Olympics over the nation’s doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes’ participation

25 Jul 2016 1:33 AM

Rio Games: Sports tribunal upholds Russia ban

The international sports tribunal on Thursday rejected an appeal by 67 Russian athletes seeking to overturn an IAAF doping ban on them competing at the Rio Olympics.

21 Jul 2016 11:30 PM

IOC to take a week to decide on Olympic ban

Russia’s Sergey Shubenkov, 2015 world champion, competes in the men’s 110m hurdles final at a national event in Zhukovsky on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)

21 Jul 2016 2:37 AM

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