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World loses a 'human rights giant,' says UN chief on death of rights expert Asma Jahangir
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
World loses a 'human rights giant,' says UN chief on death of rights expert Asma Jahangir
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday expressed his sorrow at the demise of prominent human rights defender and UN Special Rapporteur Asma Jahangir, who passed away at the age of 66.Read Full Article ...
 
Civilians in war-torn Yemen ‘under fire on all sides’ – UN rights chief
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
Civilians in war-torn Yemen ‘under fire on all sides’ – UN rights chief
Raising alarm over continuing civilian casualties in the midst of increased hostilities in war-ravaged Yemen, the United Nations human rights chief underscored...
 
Maldives: UN rights experts denounce detention of judges as ‘direct attack’ on Supreme Court
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
Maldives: UN rights experts denounce detention of judges as ‘direct attack’ on Supreme Court
Denouncing the detention of two Supreme Court judges in the Maldives, United Nations human rights experts warned that the independence of the judiciary is unde...
 
Focus on future, prioritize reconciliation for the region, UN envoy urges Western Balkans
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
Focus on future, prioritize reconciliation for the region, UN envoy urges Western Balkans
Wrapping up a twelve-day visit to Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has ...
 
More than 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017, but tens of thousands still being used in conflict
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
More than 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017, but tens of thousands still being used in conflict
The global commitment to end the use of children in armed conflict led to the release and reintegration of more than 5,000 children in 2017, but tens of thousa...
 
Around four million Iraqi children in need says UNICEF, ahead of investment conference in Kuwait
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
Around four million Iraqi children in need says UNICEF, ahead of investment conference in Kuwait
Nearly a quarter of all Iraqi children are living in poverty, and in the wake of more than four years of violence, families are being pushed to “extreme measur...
 
Somalia: Somalia’s first peace and reconciliation colloquium opens in Mogadishu
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
Somalia: Somalia’s first peace and reconciliation colloquium opens in Mogadishu
Mogadishu, 11 February 2018 - Over thirty experts, researchers and academicians converged on the Somali capital today for the start of a three-day conference o...
 
Dieng thrilled with D-0 ARK Underground Collection in Konjic
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
Dieng thrilled with D-0 ARK Underground Collection in Konjic
News in English Ned, 11.02.2018. 22:18 Dieng thrilled with D-0 ARK Underground Collection in Konjic. SARAJEVO, February 11 (FENA) - The idea that such a facil...
 
New head of UN’s DR Congo mission takes office amid tensions
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
New head of UN’s DR Congo mission takes office amid tensions
As well as being charged with supporting the country’s political process and ensuring the protection of its civilians, Leila Zerrougui of Algeria will offer to...
 
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