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Trump breaking torture taboo, global laws threatened - U.N. rights boss

The United Nations' top rights official has accused U. S. President Donald Trump of breaking taboos by suggesting bringing back torture, and warned world powers against undermining civil liberties in..
DNA Also reported by •WorldNews

Cyprus' president rejects UN document prior to peace summit

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) " The Greek Cypriot president of Cyprus has rejected a United Nations document that was supposed to act as a guide during a crucial summit later this week that will likely..
New Zealand Herald

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News video: Dutch peacekeepers ‘acted illegally’ over Srebrenica massacre

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The Netherlands is partly liable for the deaths of 300 Muslims killed in the Srebrenica massacre, a court has today confirmed. The Hague Appeals Court upheld a decision from 2014 that ordered the Dutch..
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News video: If We Care About North Korean Prisoners, It's Time To Hold Their Jailers Accountable

If We Care About North Korean Prisoners, It's Time To Hold Their Jailers Accountable 00:46

In an opinion piece for CNN, commentator John Sifton argues that the death of Otto Warmbier following his imprisonment in North Korea should be a wake-up call to the international community. What's..
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News video: 83 Former Islamic State Fighters Pardoned, Released by Raqqa Civil Council on Eid al-Fitr

83 Former Islamic State Fighters Pardoned, Released by Raqqa Civil Council on Eid al-Fitr 02:32

The Civilian Council of Raqqa marked Eid al-Fitr by pardoning 83 former Islamic State fighters captured in Raqqa on June 24. The council said none of the men had blood on their hands or held a senior..
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News video: Coral Bleaching Damages Almost All 29 Coral Reefs On U.N. World Heritage List

Coral Bleaching Damages Almost All 29 Coral Reefs On U.N. World Heritage List 00:57

According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the global coral bleaching event, which has been devastating the world's coral reefs since 2015, has come to an end. However, after..
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News video: Civilians flee ‘final battle for Mosul’

Civilians flee ‘final battle for Mosul’ 00:54

Desperate civilians continued to flee western Mosul on Sunday as fears grow for the thousands still trapped in the densely populated Old City which remains under ISIL control. The human suffering is..
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UN envoy: Up to Cyprus leaders to make most of peace summit

A United Nations envoy says Cyprus' rival leaders have to step up, take responsibility and make the best of a peace summit aiming at a breakthrough deal reunifying the ethnically divided island.

Paul Pelosi Jr Executive Director Of The Corporate Governance Initiative (CGI) Endorses Solar Equity Group Tax Equity Program As Good For Business And The Environment

Minority Speaker Of The House Nancy Pelosi’s Son Paul Pelosi Jr Announces Huge Tax Break Opportunities Under Trump Presidency Providing An Opening For Big And Small Businesses To Save And Thrive..

News24.com | UN: Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

The United Nations say that leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters' individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government last year.

UN rights boss criticises Theresa May, Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte

The top United Nations human rights official has criticised Britain`s Prime Minister Theresa May for her election campaign remarks suggesting that laws could be overturned if they stymied the fight..
Zee News Also reported by •Reuters IndiaDNAReuters

Celebrations in Colombia as FARC disarmament completed

Ceremonies to mark the end of the disarmament of FARC rebels in Colombia are due to be held today. The United Nations has confirmed that the

White House Accuses Syria Of Planning Another Chemical Attack, Warns "Will Pay Heavy Price"

white house accuses syria of planning another chemical attack, warns will pay heavy price
Less than three months after the US launched 49 cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase in early April, allegedly in retaliation for a chemical attack conducted by Assad forces, in an ominous statement..
Zero Hedge

Colombia's FARC disarmament confirmed by United Nations

Colombia's leftist FARC rebels have handed over all registered individual arms in line with last year's peace deal, the UN says. The deal ends a more than 50-year-long conflict in which hundreds of..
Deutsche Welle

Colombia's Farc rebels completed disarmament: UN

In Columbia, Farc rebels have handed over all of their personal weapons, completing the transfer of arms a day ahead of a revised schedule.United Nations monitors said that a total of 7,132 weapons..
All India Radio

GSMA Mobile IoT Initiative Takes off with Multiple Commercial Network Launches around the World

gsma mobile iot initiative takes off with multiple commercial network launches around the world
*Business Wire India*The GSMA announced that its Mobile IoT Initiative^1 has taken off with the launch of multiple commercial rollouts of Low Power, Wide Area (LPWA) solutions by several of the..
Business Wire India

Guatemala, Honduras see growth boost as customs union takes effect

At an event to mark the start of the union in the Honduran border post of Corinto, President Juan Orlando Hernandez said it could increase gross domestic product growth in the nations by about 1.2..

Weapons hand-over by Colombia's FARC rebels nearly complete - U.N.

Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels have handed over the majority of their weapons to the United Nations, the international organisation said on Monday, part of a peace deal with the government to end more..
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

Agency for all-round support of rape victims must: study

Rape victims need a specialised agency to get single-window, comprehensive support services right from filing the FIR till the end of the trial. The report of a study released by the Union law..
Deccan Herald

Drones that can plant one billion trees every year developed

Deforestation and forest degradation make up 17 per cent of the world's carbon emissions - more than the entire world's transportation sector, according to the United Nations.

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak: UN

yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak: un
The United Nations today warned that Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak anywhere in the world.A statement by UNICEF and the WHO says the number of suspected cholera cases in the war-torn..
All India Radio

India, Portugal sign new agreements in 'taxation'

Lisbon (Portugal), June 24 (ANI): India and Portugal on Saturday signed new agreements in the field of taxation, science, space, youth affairs and sports to further expand their bilateral relations...
ANI News

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