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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

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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

North Korea calls sanctions ‘brutal,’ ‘human rights violation’; asks for halt

The call for an immediate end to the sanctions comes as US President Donald Trump sets off on a trip to Asia.

04 Nov 2017 11:29 AM

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7-yr-old manages to board plane without ticket, airport security stumped

The girl managed to get into a plane, was spotted by an official, stopped, and handed over to police.

01 Nov 2017 11:39 AM

Swiss formalise intermediary role between Saudi Arabia, Iran

Switzerland has often played the role of go-between for countries at odds with one another.

26 Oct 2017 3:09 PM

Qatar files WTO complaint over Gulf trade 'siege'

Qatar has asked WTO to set up a panel to arbitrate its complaint against Gulf neighbours.

13 Oct 2017 6:01 PM

Naxalites, separatists use children to fight in C'garh, J&K: UN report

Government reports confirmed the military use of four schools by security forces in that region for several weeks, the report said.

07 Oct 2017 4:43 PM

UN refuge agency says toll from Rohingya boat capsize likely to top 60

Witnesses and survivors previously said that the overturned vessel was just metres from the coast in rough waters.

29 Sep 2017 3:31 PM

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India slams Pak's fake photo at UN, shows pic of fallen braveheart

India showed image of Lt Umar Fayaz, a young officer from J&K, who was kidnapped and was killed by Pak supported terrorists in May.

26 Sep 2017 8:38 AM

Land that protected Laden plays victim card: India slams Pak PM at UNGA

India in its reply also said that Pak must understand that Jammu and Kashmir is and will always remain an integral part of India.

22 Sep 2017 10:07 AM

Pak using 'Jihad' for its foreign policy goals in J&K: UN experts

Prof. Boris Wilke, a senior researcher and political scientist claimed that 'terrorism is a strategy and not a creed.'

20 Sep 2017 7:52 PM

Terrorism emanating from Pak reason for current Kashmir situation: India

'The world watches with concern as the consequences of Pakistan’s actions have spread beyond its immediate neighbour'.

13 Sep 2017 5:42 PM

N Korea defends missile launch as 'tough counter-measures' against US-S Korea drills

'My hope is that North Korea ends this provocative behaviour,' US ambassador Robert Wood said.

29 Aug 2017 4:54 PM

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