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Nearly half of UN rights council states behind activist reprisals: report

Nearly half of UN rights council states behind activist reprisals: report

GENEVA: Nearly half the countries serving on the UN Human Rights Council have been cited for conducting reprisals against activists,…
Myanmar risks coming to standstill, UN envoy tells SC

Myanmar risks coming to standstill, UN envoy tells SC

NEW YORK: The UN special envoy on Myanmar told the Security Council on Friday that in the absence of a…
Cyprus rivals in Geneva as UN seeks ‘common ground’

Cyprus rivals in Geneva as UN seeks ‘common ground’

GENEVA: The UN chief kicked off informal talks with rival Cypriot leaders in Geneva on Tuesday seeking common ground that…
Situation in India ‘beyond heartbreaking’: WHO chief

Situation in India ‘beyond heartbreaking’: WHO chief

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation chief voiced alarm on Monday at India’s record-breaking wave of Covid-19 cases and deaths, saying…
EU launches legal action against AstraZeneca

EU launches legal action against AstraZeneca

BRUSSELS: The European Union’s executive branch said on Monday that it has launched legal action against coronavirus vaccine-maker AstraZeneca for…
AOI Boosting Egypt-Sudan Sustainable Relationship

AOI Boosting Egypt-Sudan Sustainable Relationship

Lt. Gen. Abdel Moneim El-Terras, Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, received Lt. Gen. Mirghani Idris Suleiman, head of…
EU vaccine probe deepens Europe’s Covid woes

EU vaccine probe deepens Europe’s Covid woes

PARIS: Europe’s stuttering vaccine rollout faced multiple hurdles on Friday as EU regulators said they were reviewing side effects of…
WHO slams vaccine imbalance between rich, poor nations

WHO slams vaccine imbalance between rich, poor nations

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation on Friday condemned the chasm between rich and poor nations in accessing coronavirus vaccines, saying…
Turkey puts blame for ‘sofagate’ fiasco on EU

Turkey puts blame for ‘sofagate’ fiasco on EU

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Wednesday blamed the EU for seating arrangements that left European Commi­ssion chief Ursula von der Leyen without…
EU commission head taken aback as Erdogan and her colleague snap up chairs

EU commission head taken aback as Erdogan and her colleague snap up chairs

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was taken aback to find her fellow top EU official taking the only…
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