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What’s behind the Saudi ceasefire proposal in Yemen?

Yemen’s Houthi rebel group, which has been battling a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition since March 2015, rejected Riyadh’s latest ceasefire initiative, demanding the complete...

Czech Roma women forcibly sterilised a step closer to reparations

In 1994, 20-year-old Radka Hancilova went to the Masaryk Municipal Hospital, in northern Czech Republic, for a planned Caesarean section.Before she gave birth, without...

UN rights office gets mandate to document Sri Lanka war crimes

The resolution received 22 votes in favour and 11 against, including China and Pakistan, and 14 abstentions including India.The UN Human Rights Council on...

Ethiopia PM admits ‘atrocities committed’ during Tigray conflict

Concern continues to grow over the humanitarian situation in Tigray where the conflict began in November.Atrocities have been committed in Tigray, Ethiopia’s northern region...

Blinken pledges to ‘revitalise’ NATO, cooperation on Afghanistan

On his first visit to NATO headquarters, US secretary of state says he will also warn Germany about the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.US Secretary...

Belize national football team briefly held by gunmen in Haiti

The team visiting for a World Cup 2022 qualifier have now safely reached their hotel, the country’s football federation said.Belize’s national football team, which...

Niger: Suspected jihadi attack kills ‘at least 137’ | DW | 22.03.2021

The death toll in an attack on villages in southwestern Niger has risen to at least 137 people, a government spokesman said Monday. The attack...

Polish writer charged for calling Trump-allied president ‘moron’

Jakub Zulczyk charged with insulting Andrzej Duda over his comments on Biden and the US election outcome.A Polish writer faces a possible prison sentence...

Environmental activist Carlos Cerros killed in Honduras

Cerros, a representative of the Indigenous Lenca people, shot dead in the street near the city of San Antonio.An Indigenous environmental activist has been...

Hit with Western sanctions, China, Russia push for UN summit

Beijing and Moscow, accused of human rights abuses, accuse US and Europe of interfering in their domestic affairs.Russia and China have called for a...
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