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AFSPA, torture: HRW says India ignored recommendations

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Indian government did not accept a number of key human rights recommendations on September 21, 2017, at its United Nations review in Geneva, Human Rights Watch has said.

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Iraqi Kurd head remains defiant amid calls to scrap vote

Saturday, September 23, 2017

President of Iraq's Kurdish region Massoud Barzani has said that the planned referendum will be held next week despite international warnings.

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Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missile capabilities despite US warnings

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Friday that Iran would boost its missile capabilities despite warnings from Washington that it is ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue.

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War of words ratchets up between Kim, Trump

Saturday, September 23, 2017

An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch on Friday as the US president dubbed North Korea’s leader a "madman", a day after the reclusive regime hinted it may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.

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People’s tribunal holds Myanmar guilty of genocide against Rohingyas

Friday, September 22, 2017

An international people’s tribunal on Friday held Myanmar guilty of “genocide” against Rohingya Muslims and said the systematic targeting of civilians and other acts committed by the Myanmar Army must be qualified as war crimes.

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Pakistan won't be a 'scapegoat' in Afghan war, PM Abbasi tells UN General Assembly

Friday, September 22, 2017

Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan's bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations on Thursday.

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