Tag: hro news

Pakistan police use tear gas to break up church attack protests

Pakistan police use tear gas to break up church attack protests

Mar 16, – The protesters, angry at the lack of security for Christians in the majority-Muslim country, blocked a major highway in the city. Pakistani police broke up Christian protesters in the eastern city of Lahore with tear gas and baton charges on Monday, a day after suicide bombers killed at least 16 people outside […]

March 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Study- China has grown to world’s 3rd-biggest arms exporter

Study- China has grown to world’s 3rd-biggest arms exporter

Mar 16, – China’s share of the global arms market rose 143 percent from 2010 to 2014, a period during which the total volume of global arms transfers rose by 16 percent over the previous five years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said in a report released Monday. China has overtaken Germany to become […]

March 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
UK teens ‘heading for Syria’ released on bail

UK teens ‘heading for Syria’ released on bail

Mar 16, – Two 17-year-old boys from northwest London and a man aged 19 were detained by authorities in Turkey on Friday and were deported to Britain on Saturday, where they were promptly arrested by counter-terrorism officers. Three British teenagers suspected of trying to travel to Syria were released on bail after being questioned for […]

March 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Brazil raises toll of bus accident to 49, resumes search

Brazil raises toll of bus accident to 49, resumes search

Mar 15, – The government of Santa Catarina state says the victims include eight young children, three adolescents, 24 women and 14 men. The bus plunged 1,300 feet down a mountain near the city of Joinville. Ten people are being treated at nearby hospitals. Police have renewed a search for more victims in a bus […]

March 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Twin bombs kill 10 people outside Pakistani church

Twin bombs kill 10 people outside Pakistani church

Mar 15, – In the tense aftermath, angry mobs burned to death one person they believed was involved in the attack and tried to lynch another, said the Deputy Inspector General for Lahore, Haider Ashraf. Two police who were protecting the church were also killed in the explosions, he said. Twin blasts exploded near a […]

March 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
China ‘falling short’ on fighting pollution- premier

China ‘falling short’ on fighting pollution- premier

Mar 15, – Li, who is second only to President Xi Jinping in the Communist hierarchy, made the comments at his once-a-year meeting with journalists at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. China is falling short of its people’s expectations in battling smog, Premier Li Keqiang said Sunday, one week after authorities blocked a scathing […]

March 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hamas blames Palestinian Authority for Gaza violence

Hamas blames Palestinian Authority for Gaza violence

Mar 14, – Spokesman Iyad al-Bozum accused “members of the former security establishment in Gaza” of “exploiting the difficult conditions, especially since the last war, to spread chaos and confusion with explosions, car burnings and shootings”. The Hamas-held interior ministry in the Gaza Strip on Saturday accused security forces reporting to the rival Palestinian Authority […]

March 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
About 50 dead as Myanmar ferry sinks in bad weather

About 50 dead as Myanmar ferry sinks in bad weather

Mar 14, – The boat had 209 people on board when it ran into high seas late on Friday on a voyage from the coastal town of Taunggok to Sittwe, capital of the west coast state of Rakhine, officials said. About 50 people were believed to have drowned off Myanmar when a ferry sank in […]

March 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
IS accepts Boko Haram pledge of allegiance

IS accepts Boko Haram pledge of allegiance

Mar 13, – The development comes as both movements, which are among the most ruthless in the world, are under increasing military pressure. Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by the Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesman for the Islamic State movement said Thursday. Islamic State seized much of northern and […]

March 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Exclusive- From ‘Red October’ village, new evidence on downing of Malaysian plane over Ukraine

Exclusive- From ‘Red October’ village, new evidence on downing of Malaysian plane over Ukraine

Mar 12, – He accounts from four villagers of Chervonyi Zhovten, which was then, and is now, controlled by the rebels, are significant because they indicate the rocket was in the early stages of its flight path. Villagers in eastern Ukraine have told Reuters they saw a missile flying directly overhead just before a Malaysian […]

March 12, 2015 | By | Reply More