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Kabul: Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom, USA and several other nations condemned the Taliban’s decision not to re-open secondary schools to Afghan girls. more
Hong Kong: 21 nations express concern over media suppression

Washington: A coalition of 21 countries from around the world, including the United States and the United Kingdom, issued a joint statement in which they expressed a deep concern over all ...

US voices concern over deteriorating health of Chinese journalist Zhang Zhan

The United States on Wednesday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Chinese journalist Zhang Zhan.

Justin Trudeau, Joe Biden discuss arbitrary detention of two Canadians by China

Washington: US President Joe Biden and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau recently interacted over the detention of two Canadian nationals by China.

USA: Rights expert decries wave of anti-protest laws ‘spreading through the country’

New York: A UN independent human rights expert has slammed new laws in several American states aimed at suppressing racial justice protests and the Black Lives Matter movement, according ...

US to hold China accountable for alleged human rights violations: Pelosi

Washington/Sputnik: The United States will hold China accountable for human rights violations against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang, but also against people in Tibet and Hong Kong, US House of ...

USA: Rights experts call for reforms to end police brutality, systemic racism

New York: Independent UN human rights experts appealed on Friday for the new United States Government to adopt wide ranging reforms to end police violence and address systemic racism and ...

UN agencies begin registering asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

New York: UN  agencies have begun preparing individuals and families at the Matamoros informal camp, near the United States-Mexico border, for entry into the US, following the termin ...

US plan to reform asylum, reunite families, reflects ‘authentic humanitarian values’

New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has said it is “heartened” by the United States’ president’s signing of executive orders on Tuesday which aim to provide sa ...

OSCE concerned about attacks on journalists during riots in US

Vienna/Sputnik: Teresa Ribeiro, representative on freedom of the media at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), expressed concern about reported attacks on journ ...