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UN Human Rights Council recommends suspension of Libya’s membership

February 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Feb 26(ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling on the UN General Assembly to consider suspending Libya's right to membership in the Geneva forum.The resolution was ... Read more...

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US Supreme Court upholds law barring material support’ for terror groups

June 22nd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a key provision of the Patriot Act that makes it a crime for humanitarian groups to provide material support, including expert advice, ... Read more...

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Ruin extends well beyond Haiti’s capital

January 23rd, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Leogane (Haiti), Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) The magnitude-7.0 earthquake that levelled much of the Haitian capital 10 days ago also left a trail of destruction in Leogane town, where 90 percent of the ... Read more...

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Gas shells, noise bombs thrown into Brazilian embassy: Zelaya

September 26th, 2009 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Sep 26 (DPA) Ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya said Friday gas shells and non-lethal noise bombs were thrown into the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, where he has taken refuge, but ... Read more...

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Carradine murdered by secret sect of kung fu assassins, suggests family lawyer

June 8th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 8 (ANI): Late American actor David Carradine's family lawyer has suggested that the death of the 'Kung Fu' star could have been brought about by a secret sect of ... Read more...

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Thousands rally in support of Sudan president

March 5th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum (Sudan), March 5 (DPA) A crowd of several thousand supporters rallied in the Sudan capital Khartoum Thursday to express solidarity with President Omar al-Bashir, a day after the International Criminal Court ... Read more...

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Improvements seen four years after the Indian Ocean tsunami

December 26th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Humanitarian groups have said that four years since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami that left a trail of destruction, leaving more than 230,000 people dead, improvements can ... Read more...

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100 states sign cluster-bomb ban in Oslo

December 3rd, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Dec 3 (DPA) Government leaders from more than 100 states Wednesday signed a global ban on the use of cluster bombs.The treaty, which was negotiated in Dublin in May, bans the ... Read more...

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UNHRC faces charge of misusing foreign aid on 23-mn dollar art ceiling

November 19th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): The UN Human Rights Council, frequently accused of coddling some of the worlds most repressive governments, has been allegedly of paying in part with foreign aid funds ... Read more...

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Iraqi group urges end of campaign against Christians in Mosul

October 11th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 11 (DPA) The Iraqi Council for Minorities (ICM) Saturday called on political powers in Iraq to take urgent and extraordinary measures to protect Christians in the northern city of Mosul.The ... Read more...

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US accuses Zimbabwe of hijacking food aid

June 13th, 2008 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 13 (DPA) The US Thursday accused the Zimbabwean government of intercepting a shipment of food aid and dishing it out to ruling party officials. Twenty tonnes of the food was ... Read more...

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US disaster relief official in Myanmar

May 23rd, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 23 (DPA) A US official for disaster relief has been allowed into Myanmar for the first time since a cyclone struck the South Asian country three weeks ago and left ... Read more...

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