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U.S. says holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis

U.S. says holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States held Myanmar’s military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority. Tillerson, however, stopped short of saying whether the United States would take any action against Myanmar’s military leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims […]

October 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Taliban launch wave of attacks in Afghanistan, kill 74

Taliban launch wave of attacks in Afghanistan, kill 74

The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country’s south, east and west, and killing at least 74 people, officials said. Among those killed in one of the attacks was a provincial police chief. Scores were also wounded, both policemen and […]

October 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Trapped Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar get first substantial food aid in months

Trapped Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar get first substantial food aid in months

Rohingya Muslim villagers cut off from food and threatened by Buddhist neighbors in Myanmar’s violence-racked Rakhine state received their first substantial food supplies in months on Wednesday after international pressure on the government to help. Diplomats and aid groups called on the government to step in after Reuters exclusively reported the dire situation faced by […]

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More

European Crises

Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Vladimir Putin to quit

Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Vladimir Putin to quit

Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities. Putin, who has dominated Russian politics for 17 years, has not said whether he will run in presidential elections in […]

April 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Russia terror attack, death toll from St Petersburg bombing rises to 14

Russia terror attack, death toll from St Petersburg bombing rises to 14

The death toll from metro bombing at St Petersburg has risen to 14, Russian health minister confirmed the toll. Ria Novosti the Russian agency quoted Ms Skvortsova as saying on Tuesday the total had risen from 11. Earlier in the day, State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan said in a statement released it believed […]

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
France high school shooting, Armed pupil arrested after opening fire

France high school shooting, Armed pupil arrested after opening fire

At least three people were injured after a shooting at a high school in the small southern French town of Grasse, and a 17-year old student carrying a rifle, handguns and grenades was arrested, the interior ministry and police sources added. “The individual does not seem to be known by police,” one police source said. […]

March 16, 2017 | By | Reply More

Arab Uprising

Terrified civilians fleeing IS holdouts in Syria’s Raqqa

Terrified civilians fleeing IS holdouts in Syria’s Raqqa

Scores of civilians including women and children are fleeing the last few remaining neighborhoods held by the Islamic State group in Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, ahead of an anticipated final push by U.S.-backed fighters seeking to retake the city. A new video that emerged Friday shows desperate, terrified residents emerging from destroyed districts, some […]

October 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Families fleeing Syria’s Raqqa say air strikes bring heavy toll

Families fleeing Syria’s Raqqa say air strikes bring heavy toll

Air raids by U.S. coalition warplanes have intensified in recent days as Kurdish and Arab militias seek to drive surrounded Islamic State militants from their last strongholds in Syria’s Raqqa — but the toll on civilians has been severe. Hundreds of civilians fled the city on Thursday, many wounded and malnourished after being trapped for […]

October 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 11 dead in Syria market air strike- monitor

At least 11 dead in Syria market air strike- monitor

At least 11 civilians including two children were killed on Sunday in air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes on the market in Idlib province’s Maaret al-Numan were probably carried out by regime forces. Much of Idlib province, including Maaret al-Numan, is […]

October 8, 2017 | By | Reply More

Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

At least 42 people were killed across seven states since Wednesday following days of severe weather, including flash floods in Illinois and tornadoes in Texas. The Marion County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office said five people were killed Saturday as a major storm system brought flash flooding and blizzard conditions to parts of the United States. In […]

December 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

Dec 25, – Recovery crews and utility workers began cleaning up widespread damage on Thursday left by severe storms that spawned tornadoes across six states in the U.S. South and Midwest, killing at least 14 people and destroying scores of homes. Emergency declarations were issued in Mississippi and Tennessee, the two states hardest hit by […]

December 25, 2015 | By | Reply More

Health & Fitness

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Binge drinking women before they become pregnant risk of harming their babies, a study suggests. Women taking excessive alcohol even before pregnancy are more likely to have children with high blood sugar, increasing their chances of developing diabetes as adults. For women, binge drinking is defined as having the equivalent of four or more drinks […]

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch officials have culled 190,000 ducks on a central Netherlands farm where inspectors have confirmed the presence of a highly infectuous strain of bird flu, officials and local media said Sunday. The outbreak was detected at a farm in Biddinghuizen, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Amsterdam, where about 180,000 ducks were put down […]

November 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Oct 02, – Zika infection during pregnancy can cause severe brain-related birth defects. But the report seems to confirm health officials’ belief that infections after birth in children are similar to infections in adults— most people don’t feel sick, and some develop only mild symptoms like fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. A first […]

October 2, 2016 | By | Reply More

Women Rights

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Afghan woman Zarina, 23, said the man, who married her when she was just 13, assaulted her while she was asleep. She has revealed how her husband tied her up and cut off her ears in an horrific domestic violence attack in Afghanistan. “The woman said I haven’t committed any sin,” she told. “I don’t […]

February 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mother who had undergone a hysterectomy allowed her partner to rape her 14-year-old daughter and get her pregnant so he could have a child, a court heard. The woman’s boyfriend reigned in terror over his stepdaughter, sexually abusing her for years in his downstairs “den”, a jury was told. The alleged victim’s mum, who has […]

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More

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