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Geneva: Large city in Switzerland
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the RhΓ΄ne exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

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Pashtun community from Pakistan protests at UN in Geneva [Video]

Pashtun community from Pakistan protests at UN in Geneva

Pashtun community from Pakistan protested outside the office of United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The protestors held pictures of people abducted in Pakistan. Protestors demanded UN to take..

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WHO Chief Says Lack of Unity Is a Bigger Threat Than COVID-19 [Video]

WHO Chief Says Lack of Unity Is a Bigger Threat Than COVID-19

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave a passionate speech at a COVID-19 briefing in Geneva on Thursday.

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Cycle rally held to spread awareness about Chinese occupation of Tibet [Video]

Cycle rally held to spread awareness about Chinese occupation of Tibet

Five Tibetan cyclists concluded a 4-day cycle rally for Tibet in Geneva, which coincides with the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council session. The rally was organized to raise awareness about..

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'Closely monitoring the developments in Hong Kong': India's Ambassador to UN in Geneva [Video]

'Closely monitoring the developments in Hong Kong': India's Ambassador to UN in Geneva

India's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Rajiv Kumar Chander has commented on the ongoing developments in Hong Kong and stated that they are closely monitoring..

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Silent protest held outside UN highlighting the plight of Christian persecution in Pakistan [Video]

Silent protest held outside UN highlighting the plight of Christian persecution in Pakistan

A silent demonstration was held infront of the United Nations Office in Geneva alongside Broken Chair to raise a voice in solidarity to eradicate the malicious blasphemy law and forced conversions in..

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Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence [Video]

Brother of George Floyd urges U.N. probe into U.S. racism, violence

The brother of the late George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white officer roused world protests against racial injustice, urged the United Nations on Wednesday to investigate U.S...

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Attacks on Hindu funeral procession, church portray plight of minorities in Pakistan: India at UNHRC [Video]

Attacks on Hindu funeral procession, church portray plight of minorities in Pakistan: India at UNHRC

Vimarsh Aryan, First Secretary, India's permanent mission to United Nation's Office at Geneva (UNOG) exercised India's Right of Reply to Pakistan at 43rd Session of UNHRC in Geneva. Aryan said, "It's..

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India exercises its right of reply in response to statement by Pakistan at UNHRC [Video]

India exercises its right of reply in response to statement by Pakistan at UNHRC

India exercised its right of reply in response to statement made by Pakistan, at 43rd session of UN Human Rights Council. Senthil Kumar, First Secretary at Permanent Mission of India, Geneva said that..

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'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach [Video]

'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach

IOC President Thomnas Bach says that they will take "all the necessary decisions at the right time" concerning the staging of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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China expects U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to visit the country this year, including its restive Xinjiang region, its Geneva ambassador said on Wednesday.
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Rival eastern Libya-based parliament suspends participation in Geneva peace talks

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