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Mitsubishi Motors Lineup at 89th Geneva Motor Show

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 02:25 PM
New "DENDO DRIVE HOUSE" package World Premiere for Engelberg Tourer World Premiere for new ASX European Premiere for new L200 Read more...

Health spending rising faster than rest of global economy

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:59 AM
Spending on health is outpacing the rest of the global economy, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Read more...

Iran must halt execution of child offender - UN

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:53 AM
Iran must immediately halt the imminent execution of child offender Mohammad Kalhori, say a group of UN human rights experts*. Mohammad Kalhori** was sentenced to death for killing his teacher when he was 15 years old. It is reported that his family ... Read more...

Euro-Med release on execution of 9 under forced confession

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:49 AM
Euro-Med: Execution of 9 Egyptians after confessions extracted under torture, a crime against humanity Read more...

Bangladesh and International Mother Language Day

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:48 AM
Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a bloody ... Read more...

Challenging road ahead for Central African Republic

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:45 AM
21 February 2019 Peace and Security Despite the recent signing of a recent peace deal between the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and 14 armed groups “we should not forget that the situation in the country remains serious,” a senior ... Read more...

Indonesia: UN experts condemn violence against Papuans

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:42 AM
Indonesia: UN experts condemn racism and police violence against Papuans, and use of snake against arrested boy Read more...

South Sudan: UN outraged at human rights violations

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:18 PM
South Sudan: ‘Outraged’ UN experts say ongoing widespread human rights violations may amount to war crimes Read more...

Prospect of lasting peace ‘fading by the day’ in Gaza - UN

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:33 AM
The spectres of violence and radicalism in the Occupied Palestinian Territory are growing, and the prospect of sustainable peace is fading by the day, a senior UN envoy in the region told the Security Council on Wednesday. Read more...

Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition winners revealed

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:05 AM
The results of the 20th Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition were announced yesterday, highlighting the skills of some of Hong Kong's most talented young jewellers. This year's competition spotlighted local designers' boundless creativity and impeccable ... Read more...
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