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Britain, Sweden should accept ruling on Julian Assange: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Feb 09, 2016

Britain, Sweden should accept ruling on Julian Assange: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The UN human rights chief said on a visit to Sri Lanka that Britain and Sweden should accept the findings of one of his panels that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had been arbitrarily detained. #World #Wikileaks #United Nations #Julian Assange #TheySaidIt #Britain #Sweden #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Sanctions have failed to stop North Korea's nuclear programme, says UN panel

Feb 09, 2016

Sanctions have failed to stop North Korea's nuclear programme, says UN panel

A raft of UN sanctions imposed on North Korea over the past decade has failed to prevent Pyongyang from scaling up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, a UN panel of experts has concluded. #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #North Korea rocket launch #nucler weapons
Will new sanctions stop Kim Jong-Un? Here's what North Korea's rocket launch may mean for the world

Feb 07, 2016

Will new sanctions stop Kim Jong-Un? Here's what North Korea's rocket launch may mean for the world

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country's fourth nuclear test led to international condemnation. #World #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #South Korea #North Korea #USA #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #Rocket launch #Unha-3 rocket #Kwangmyongsong 4
North Korea advances plans for launch of rocket, according to Japan media reports

Feb 06, 2016

North Korea advances plans for launch of rocket, according to Japan media reports

North Korea says it has brought forward plans to launch a rocket and the event could now occur as early as Sunday, Japanese media reported. #Japan #United Nations #NewsTracker #North Korea #Rocket #Rocket launch
Sweden 'does not agree' with the UN panel ruling on Julian Assange

Feb 05, 2016

Sweden 'does not agree' with the UN panel ruling on Julian Assange

Sweden said it did not agree with a UN panel which ruled Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's stay in Ecuador's London embassy amounted to "unlawful detention". #Wikileaks #United Nations #Julian Assange #NewsTracker #UN #Sweden #Ecuador
Julian Assange case: Sweden, Britain reject UN panel's findings about WikiLeaks founder

Feb 05, 2016

Julian Assange case: Sweden, Britain reject UN panel's findings about WikiLeaks founder

A UN human rights panel says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Britain and Sweden since December 2010. #United Nations #Julian Assange #NewsTracker #UN #Wikileakes
Three years on, after UN panel ruling Julian Assange could walk out of Ecuador embassy

Feb 05, 2016

Three years on, after UN panel ruling Julian Assange could walk out of Ecuador embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could walk out of the Ecuadoran embassy in London after more than three years on Friday, when a UN panel will rule whether he has been illegally held. #Wikileaks #United Nations #Julian Assange #NewsTracker #Ecuadoran embassy
At least 200 million girls and women living with FGM: UNICEF

Feb 05, 2016

At least 200 million girls and women living with FGM: UNICEF

At least 200 million girls and women worldwide have been subjected to female genital mutilation with half of those living in Egypt, Ethiopia and Indonesia, according to the UN children's agency. #United Nations #Egypt #NewsTracker #Indonesia #UN #Ethiopia #Female genital mutilation #FGM
'No one expected everything will be simple and quick': Russia regrets suspension of Syria peace talks

Feb 04, 2016

'No one expected everything will be simple and quick': Russia regrets suspension of Syria peace talks

Russia said on Thursday it regretted the suspension of Syrian peace talks and expressed hope the negotiations could continue after the West accused Moscow of seeking a military solution to the war #United Nations #Syria #Russia #TheySaidIt #Kremlin #Dmitry Peskov #Syria peace talks
Made in India! Scientists in Hyderabad claim to have created world's first Zika vaccine

Feb 03, 2016

Made in India! Scientists in Hyderabad claim to have created world's first Zika vaccine

At a time when the world is is once again asking scientists and drugmakers to come up rapidly with a vaccine for Zika virus, scientists from a Hyderabad laboratory have claimed that they have developed world's first vaccine against the virus. #India #America #United Nations #Brazil #NewsTracker #WHO #Hyderabad #Zika #Bharat Biotech International Limited