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    Iran threatens to restart centrifuges

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and sharply step up its enrichment of uranium to 20 per cent purity as its next potential...

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    Philippines faces call for UN probe

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    More than two dozen countries formally called for a UN investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, activists said.Iceland...

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    UN reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 04:11pm on July 03, 2019

    Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh war crimes, a United...

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    Cambodia targets 140 opposition figures to silence dissent: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2019

    Cambodian authorities have questioned, summoned or detained more than 140 members of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party in an escalating suppression of dissent, two...

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    Evidence suggests Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi murder

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 04:49pm on June 19, 2019

    Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohamed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN...

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    China pulls WTO suit over claim to be a market economy

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on June 18, 2019

    China has halted a dispute at the World Trade Organisation over its claim to be a market economy, a panel of three WTO adjudicators said...

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    US sanctions show talks offer hollow: Iran

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2019

    Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington’s offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman...

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    Global pact to fight workplace violence, harassment nears deal

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on May 30, 2019

    A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some ‘tricky’ issues remain, the International...

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    N Koreans paying bribes to survive: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on May 29, 2019

    North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is ‘endemic’ and repression rife, the UN human...

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    Iran, US tension a ‘clash of wills’

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2019

    The standoff between Iran and the United States is a ‘clash of wills’, a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting...