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Gaylene Preston and Helen Clark at Sydney Film Festival

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 04:42 PM
The 64TH Sydney Film Festival announces Korean-American actor and The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun will join director and 2017 Cannes Palme d'Or contender Bong Joon-ho, and Australian actor Daniel Henshall ( Snowtown ) at the Sydney Film Festival in ... Read more...

Pacific Search and Rescue Strategic Plan endorsed

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 10:54 AM
Auckland, New Zealand – The Pacific Search and Rescue Steering Committee (PACSAR) is committed to working with other Pacific Island countries or territories within or neighbouring their areas of responsibility to build search and rescue response ... Read more...

A Bus Bay for Vuci Methodist Primary

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:35 PM
A Bus Bay for Vuci Methodist Primary Approximately 900 students attending Vuci Methodist Primary School will soon begin and end their school day with improved safety, once the bus bay outside the school has been completed. Read more...

A wave of Pacific partnerships in action for Ocean health

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:33 PM
As caretakers of the world's largest ocean basin, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) with Members and global partners have committed to four different partnerships for Ocean health. Read more...

Under Syrian Pressure, WHO Hid Positive Report on Israel

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:24 PM
Exclusive: Under Syrian Pressure, U.N.'s WHO Hid Positive Report on Israel, Adopts Censure 14 EU states condemn WHO failure to publish report "in strongest terms" Read more...

PLO condemns the terrorist attack in Egypt

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:04 PM
RAMALLAH, PALESTINE (May 26, 2017) -- “On behalf of the Palestinian leadership and the people of Palestine, we strongly condemn today’s terrorist attack in which more than twenty Coptic Christians, many of them children, were killed, and dozens ... Read more...

UN rights expert urges support for Somalia

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:03 PM
MOGADISHU / GENEVA (26 May 2017) – The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Bahame Tom Mukirya Nyanduga, has called on the international community to support the country through its current humanitarian ... Read more...

OHCHR - (1) Syria, (2) Indonesia / LGBT, (3) Gaza

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:02 PM
(1) Syria Civilians in Syria are increasingly paying the price as counter-ISIL airstrikes escalate while ISIL cracks down on those in and around areas remaining under its control, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said Friday. Read more...

Airstrikes, ISIL causing civilian casualties in Syria — Zeid

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:00 PM
GENEVA (26 May 2017) – Civilians in Syria are increasingly paying the price as counter-ISIL airstrikes escalate while ISIL cracks down on those in and around areas remaining under its control, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad ... Read more...

SOUTH KOREA: Ghosts from the dictatorial past

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 01:58 PM
Dr. Kang Yong-ju is a medical doctor from Gwangju, South Korea. Dr. Kang is a victim of the notorious National Security Law and the Security Surveillance Act of South Korea. Read more...
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