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UN Security council to decide on sanctions against Libya (Lead)

February 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 26 (IANS) The UN Security Council Saturday may adopt sanctions against Libya aimed at stopping the bloodshed in the country, Brazil's Ambassador Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti said.Brazil holds ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘prompt, peaceful’ transition in Libya

February 24th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday called for a unified international action to ensure "prompt and peaceful transition" in Libya. Ban cut short his trip to Los ... Read more...

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Pak in list of US panel’s list of 13 violators of religious freedom

April 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.30 (ANI): A US governmental panel has included Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and China in a list of 13 countries that have seriously violated religious freedoms.The US Commission on International Religious Freedom, ... Read more...

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Celebrity website faces probe for putting Octuplet babies ‘at risk’

June 17th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 17 (ANI): A celebrity website is being investigated for overlooking child labor laws with its relentless coverage of the world's most famous octuplets born to Nadya Suleman.California labor officials ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka blacklists senior HRW officer

May 8th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 8 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has blackisted a senior researcher of the emergencies division at Human Rights Watch (HRW) due to violation of the country's immigration and emigration ... Read more...

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Israel shelling house of Palestinian civilians may be war crime: UN

January 10th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): The United Nations has called for Israel to be investigated for war crimes over the shelling of a house full of Palestinian civilians which left dozens dead. ... Read more...

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Asian observers say Nepal elections were successful and credible

April 13th, 2008 - 2:44 am ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 12 (ANI): The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) on Saturday described the Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal as successful and credible.In a post-election preliminary report published in Kathmandu, ... Read more...

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