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US withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
US withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council
AFP. The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, condemning the "hypocrisy" of its members and its alleged "unrelenting bias" against Israel. The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, came to Washington to announce the decision alongside President....Read Full Article ...
 
Israeli warplanes hit 25 targets in Gaza
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Israeli warplanes hit 25 targets in Gaza
GAZA: Israeli warplanes pounded Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip yesterday in a new flare-up of hostilities that saw dozens of rockets and mortar shells fired f...
 
Putin emphasizes UN’s unique role in settling international crises
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Putin emphasizes UN’s unique role in settling international crises
MOSCOW, June 20./TASS/. The United Nations plays "a unique role" in the settlement of international crises, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at talks with...
 
USA tramples on human rights to protect Israel
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
USA tramples on human rights to protect Israel
The world shuddered when the United States announced its decision to pull out from the UN Human Rights Council. According to Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to ...
 
US Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
US Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council
The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council, the human rights arm of the United Nations. The decision, which the Trump administration has ...
 
Trump administration withdraws US from UN Human Rights Council
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Trump administration withdraws US from UN Human Rights Council
WASHINGTON: The US withdrew on Tuesday from the world’s most important human rights body in protest of its frequent criticism of Israel’s treatment of Palestin...
 
Israeli planes hit 25 targets in Gaza
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Israeli planes hit 25 targets in Gaza
JERUSALEM: Israeli fighter jets hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip early yesterday in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, the army said. Arou...
 
US withdraws from ‘biased ’ UN rights body
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
US withdraws from ‘biased ’ UN rights body
WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), condemning the “hypocrisy” of its me...
 
Switzerland ‘regrets’ US decision to quit UN Human Rights Council
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Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Switzerland ‘regrets’ US decision to quit UN Human Rights Council
Switzerland's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it regretted the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Cou...
 
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