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    Israel’s secret

    Elias Akleh | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    IT IS an established, and a very well-known fact that Israel is a genocidal, terrorist, ethnic-cleansing colonial state. Backed by a genocidal blood-thirsty real estate...

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    Lies, damned lies and sustainable development

    Bill Willers | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    WHY do so many assume that a ‘Green New Deal’ won’t just empower those same forces that have run havoc upon the world for the...

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    Pakistan requests UN Security Council meeting on Kashmir

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 04:44pm on August 14, 2019

    Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter...

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    Pakistan to move to UNSC with China support

    Reuters . Karachi | Updated at 12:50am on August 11, 2019

    Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China’s support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip its...

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    Fighting rages in Aden as UN calls for dialogue

    Reuters . Aden | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    Fierce fighting broke out on Saturday in Yemen’s southern port of Aden between nominally allied forces that have turned on each other, exposing rifts in...

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    Government must have mechanism to stop, investigate torture

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    ENFORCED disappearances, torture, arbitrary arrests, unacknowledged detention and custodial death continue to happen as the United Nations Committee Against Torture, on Friday, issued a statement...

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    UN concerned over state torture

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on August 10, 2019

    The United Nations Committee Against Torture in a statement on Friday expressed deep concern over the consistent reports of enforced disappearance, torture, arbitrary arrests and...

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    UN flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:04am on August 09, 2019

    Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United...

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    Fresh fighting in Idlib triggers panic: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    Renewed fighting in northwest Syria after a brief ceasefire has triggered ‘total panic’, a top UN official said Thursday, warning that a possible government offensive...

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    North Korea stole $2bn for weapons from cyber attacks: UN report

    Agence-France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    North Korea has stolen up to $2 billion from banks and crypto currency exchanges through cyber attacks to fund its nuclear missiles program, according to...