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Belgium: The Indian diaspora in Belgium took to streets recently to protest the continuing atrocities on religious minorities like Hindus and Sikhs in Pakistan and made a strong case of India's recently passed  law that grants citizenship to non-Muslims from the three neighbouring countries of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. more
World must ‘step up’, match Pakistan’s compassion for refugees, says UN chief

New York : Pakistan’s solidarity and compassion for hosting Afghan refugees is a remarkable blueprint that the rest of the world should follow.

Islamists enforce shutdown as Pakistan court sends abducted Hindu girl Mahek Kumari to production home

Jacobabad: Amid protests by Hindu community members over the kidnap, conversion, and marriage of minor Hindu girl Mehak Kumari in Pakistan and a verdict awaited by a court, certain sectio ...

Leaked Chinese document on Uyghur Muslims show people detained for veil, beard or clicking on foreign website

Beijing: Leaked Chinese document on Uyghur Muslims show people detained for veil, beard or clicking on foreign website

EU delegation which visited Indian Kashmir notes positive steps taken by Indian govt to restore normalcy

Srinagar: Visiting Jammu and Kashmir, an European Union delegation has sought the quick lifting of remaining restrictions in the Valley but at the same time noted the 'positive steps& ...

Syria: ‘Massive waves of civilian displacement and loss of life must stop now’: UN Special Envoy

New York : Air and ground strikes in the region of Idlib, northwest Syria, are causing “massive waves of civilian displacement and major loss of civilian life”, causing unacce ...

Protest in Kabul against detention of PTM leader Manzoor Pashtun offsets Pakistan's anti-India event

Kabul: Dampening the so-called Kashmir Solidarity event planned by the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul, a large protest broke out in the Afghanistan capital on Thursday against the detention of ...

Africa’s Sahel: Act now before the crisis ‘becomes unmanageable’, urges Grandi

New York : The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is stepping up response in Africa’s Sahel region where escalating violence has forced a rising number of people to flee their homes.

Refugee resettlement: ‘Tremendous gap’ persists between needs, and spaces on offer

New York : Although around 1.4 million refugees are estimated to be in urgent need of resettlement worldwide, only 63,696 were resettled through the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) last year - ...

US Middle East peace plan ‘lopsided’, says independent UN rights expert

New York : A United States plan released this week to resolve the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is “lopsided” and will only entrench occupation, an i ...