No matter who wins U.N. General Assembly vote for the 18 seats on
Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), there will be critics
who contend that certain member states are unfit to serve because of their
systematic violation of human rights...
Qatar (AP) - The leadership of Syria's main opposition group in exile is an
all-male affair after elections failed to promote a single woman to the
decision-making group of 41 members. Some of the female delegates at the Syrian
Morocco (AP) - Morocco has expelled 19 foreigners from the annexed territory of
the Western Sahara, saying they were journalists who entered without permission.
The action, which underlines Morocco's intense sensitivity over criticism of...
Serbia (AP) - Azra Ajeti's fellow Gypsies have been buffeted by accusations of
filing bogus asylum claims in the rich EU, but she says there's nothing phony
about her family's life of misery. "We are starving," said...
Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lanka's government said Thursday that it had started the
process to impeach the country's chief justice, accusing her of overstepping
her limits in the culmination of a drawn-out conflict between the judiciary and...
(AP) - China will start phasing out its reliance on organs from executed
prisoners for transplants early next year as a new national donation system is
implemented, a government-appointed expert has Full
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(AP) - The international peacekeeping force in Sudan's Darfur region said
Saturday that its forces were blocked by the military from reaching the
destination of an alleged attack that killed 10 people. The hybrid U.N. and
African Union peacekeeping...