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About 160 Vessels Inspected During NZ-Fiji Patrols

Published: Fri 21 Sep 2018 11:49 AM
About 160 vessels in Fijian waters were inspected during combined maritime surveillance patrols by New Zealand and Fiji agencies since June. Read more...

UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules

Published: Fri 21 Sep 2018 09:45 AM
UN chief António Guterres on Thursday called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order” and to the organization he leads, highlighting his key themes for discussion during the High-Level week of the General Assembly, beginning on Monday. Read more...

Forging Closer Ties between Hong Kong and Vietnam

Published: Fri 21 Sep 2018 08:39 AM
The "In StyleHong Kong Symposium" opens at GEM Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, attracting officials and business leaders to explore business opportunities Hong Kong presents. Read more...

Khan Al-Ahmar as Representation of Greater Genocide

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 03:26 PM
Why Israel Demolishes: Khan Al-Ahmar as Representation of Greater Genocide By Ramzy Baroud Like vultures, Israeli soldiers descended on Khan Al-Ahmar, on Sep. 14 , recreating a menacing scene with which the residents of this small Palestinian village, located ... Read more...

The Pathology of Mass Surveillance

Published: Thu 20 Sep 2018 01:41 PM
The Pathology of Mass Surveillance: The UK, Bulk Interception and the European Court of Human Rights Read more...

Children on Nauru are now suicidal, UN hears

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 04:55 PM
Overnight the UN Human Rights Council heard about the unprecedented health crisis faced by people, including children, detained on Nauru for over five years. Read more...

DRC has forced nearly every child into hiding

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 02:41 PM
For more than a year, children have been living in fear of the violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more...

Mangkhut disproportionally affects those with disabilities

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 02:39 PM
In pre-dawn darkness, Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall on Saturday in the coastal town of Baggao in Cagayan province on the northern tip of Luzon, Philippines. What is often forgotten is that up to 15% of people in its path have disabilities and ... Read more...

YEMEN: A further one million children at risk of famine

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 02:26 PM
Any disruption to food and fuel supplies coming through Hodeidah port could cause starvation on an unprecedented scale, warns Save the Children Read more...

NZDF helps restock Cook Islands Libraries

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 12:07 PM
A project by Cook Islands authorities to restock the public library in the capital and set up satellite libraries in outlying islands received a boost with the recent delivery of about a tonne of donated books by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). ... Read more...
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