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    Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi coalition

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 11:59am on November 19, 2018

    Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Monday it was halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their Yemeni allies, responding...

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    669 children killed, 39 maimed in Myanmar in 14 months: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on November 18, 2018

    The United Nations said some 669 children were reported killed, 39 maimed in Myanmar and a large majority of them were Rohingyas....

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    UN adopts resolution on HR situation in Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:33am on November 17, 2018

    The third committee of the UN General Assembly in New York has adopted a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. A total...

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    Bangladesh must halt plans to return Rohingya to Myanmar: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:42am on November 14, 2018

    The UN rights chief on Tuesday urged Bangladesh to halt plans to repatriate more than 2,200 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, amid reports of continued violations...

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    UNHCR assesses if Rohingyas willing to return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on November 14, 2018

    UN Refugee Agency started on Tuesday assessment of the voluntariness of prospective returnees among the Rohingyas to Myanmar as the repatriation was supposed to begin...

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    Too soon to send Rohingyas back to Myanmar: UN rights envoy

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 11:30am on November 07, 2018

    The United Nations' human rights investigator on Myanmar urged Bangladesh on Tuesday to drop plans to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to...

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    Moscow wants UN resolution to preserve nuclear arms treaty

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:52am on October 26, 2018

    The US pushed back Thursday against a Russian draft resolution to the UN General Assembly that proposed to preserve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty that...

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    Genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims ongoing: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:05am on October 25, 2018

    Genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims is still continuing, UN investigators said Wednesday as they presented a report to the Security Council, calling for the issue...

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    Orwell’s message in a bottle

    David N Smith | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    IN JUNE the United States became the first and only nation to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council, which a Trump administration official...

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    Two Koreas, UN Command discuss demilitarising border

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:03am on October 17, 2018

    The two Koreas and the US-led United Nations Command held talks Tuesday on demilitarising a section of the heavily fortified border dividing the peninsula, as...