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Refugees cricket match in Norway, Sport has the power to unite, says Human Rights Observers

Refugees cricket match in Norway, Sport has the power to unite, says Human Rights Observers

Sep 26, – Two teams came to fight each other, fair play principle and mutual respect. It was a good day to talk about challenging situation that refugees find themselves in after being denied the opportunity to live a dignified life in their own country and at the same time, to describe the steps they need to […]

September 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory

India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory

Sep 26, – In her speech before the U.N. General Assembly, Sushma Swaraj also rejected accusations made by Pakistan’s prime minister from the same podium last week that India violates human rights, calling them “baseless.” Pakistan continues to believe terrorist attacks will allow it to obtain territory it covets in Jammu and Kashmir, India’s foreign […]

September 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Egypt recovers 168 migrant bodies from shipwreck

Egypt recovers 168 migrant bodies from shipwreck

Sep 26, – Survivors have said up to 450 migrants were on board the overcrowded fishing vessel headed to Italy from Egypt when it keeled over Wednesday off the port city of Rosetta. Egyptian rescue workers have recovered 168 bodies from a migrant shipwreck off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, the health ministry said Sunday. Egypt’s military […]

September 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria’s Aleppo reels from air strikes, UN chief ‘appalled’

Syria’s Aleppo reels from air strikes, UN chief ‘appalled’

Sep 25, – Nearly two million civilians were left without water in the devastated northern city after regime bombardment damaged a pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the United Nations said. Residents in Syria’s battleground city of Aleppo cowered indoors Saturday as fierce air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 45 […]

September 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
India’s prime minister says Pakistan a haven for terrorism

India’s prime minister says Pakistan a haven for terrorism

Sep 24, – Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a nationally televised speech that in the last four months, Indian security forces have killed 110 terrorists who crossed over the cease-fire line in Kashmir from Pakistani territory. India’s prime minister said Saturday that he would work to isolate Pakistan internationally, accusing his country’s archrival of […]

September 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Four dead in Washington state mall, gunman on the run

Four dead in Washington state mall, gunman on the run

Sep 24, – Police spokesman Sergeant Mark Francis said there was at least one suspect in the shooting at Cascade Mall in Burlington, describing him as a “Hispanic male wearing gray.” A manhunt was underway after a gunman killed at least four people and wounded an unknown number during a shooting at a mall in […]

September 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pakistan says India can’t wish away Kashmir rift

Pakistan says India can’t wish away Kashmir rift

Sep 23, – Pakistan’s foreign ministry has criticized India for terming Pakistan a “terrorist state” during the U.N. General Assembly. The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 11 p.m. An Indian diplomat did so late Wednesday after Pakistan demanded a U.N. investigation of India’s suppression of protests in disputed Kashmir. […]

September 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Beaten and burnt- Myanmar’s invisible child servants

Beaten and burnt- Myanmar’s invisible child servants

Sep 22, – The 17-year-old was rescued from a tailor’s shop in Yangon this month where she and another girl from her village spent five years as housemaids. San Kay Khine stares at her burnt, scarred hands, her twisted fingers a reminder of her years as a child slave in Myanmar, one of thousands of […]

September 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
26 dead, 19 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods- official

26 dead, 19 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods- official

Sep 22, – Aid has begun pouring into Garut in the west of Indonesia’s main island of Java, where 23 people died and 18 remain missing after torrential rain and fast-rising floods swept through the region, the national disaster agency said. The death toll from devastating floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to 26, […]

September 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Deadly clashes in DR Congo for second day

Deadly clashes in DR Congo for second day

Sep 21, – The fresh violence came after a bloody day on Monday during which opposition groups said more than 50 people had died in protests calling for Kabila’s resignation. Several people died in a second day of violence in DR Congo Tuesday, with three opposition HQ buildings torched in clashes between police and opponents […]

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