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Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

The office of Indonesia’s ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict in 2016, an official said...
Pentagon announces death of 7 ISIS leaders in airstrikes

Pentagon announces death of 7 ISIS leaders in airstrikes

Coalition airstrikes killed seven senior Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) propagandists and facilitators in Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation...
Pakistan PM dismissed from office after damning probe into family wealth

Pakistan PM dismissed from office after damning probe into family wealth

Pakistan’s top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth, cutting short his...
Workers’ strike: Military take over fuel distribution in Sri Lanka

Workers’ strike: Military take over fuel distribution in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s military have taken over control of main fuel distribution because of a strike embarked upon by employees that has disrupted fuel supplies,...
Russian parliament gives final approval to ban internet

Russian parliament gives final approval to ban internet

The Russian parliament’s upper house on Tuesday gave final approval to ban virtual private networks and other services that helped to provide anonymity for...
Mumbai building collapse kills 4, many feared trapped - Fire Brigade

Mumbai building collapse kills 4, many feared trapped – Fire Brigade

Mumbai Fire Brigade on Tuesday said a four-storey building housing a nursing home in the suburbs of the Indian city collapsed, killing at least...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka’s cabinet ‘clears port deal’ after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka’s cabinet cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday, a spokesman said, after terms of the first...
Putin thinks North Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail

Putin says yet to decide whether to run for president again

President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he had yet to decide whether to run for re-election in 2018, but promised not to change the...
Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site

Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site

Israel bolstered security in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday and prepared for possible clashes with Muslim worshippers after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Turkey: HURMA, CGPI task FG on Hizmet movement

The Human Rights Monitoring Agenda (HURMA) in collaboration with the Centre for Global Peace Initiative (CGPI) have called the attention of the Federal Government...