Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religion
SINGAPORE-TEEN/VERDICT (UPDATE 1, PIX, TV):UPDATE 1-Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religion
China promises cooperation with United Nations on human rights
CHINA-RIGHTS/:China promises cooperation with United Nations on human rights
Food aid reaches besieged Iraqi town for first time in two years - U.N. agency
The recapture of Shirqat is a stepping stone in the Iraqi military's move on Islamic State's stronghold of Mosul city
No more trade in endangered pangolins, U.N. meeting decides
WILDLIFE-CITES/PANGOLINS (TV, PIX):No more trade in endangered pangolins, U.N. meeting decides
EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Georgieva visits Syrian refugees at their temporary house in Amman
Fred Westerbeke, chief prosecutor in the Netherlands, who leads the international investigation after a surface-to-air missile hit Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people aboard, most of them Dutch citizens, addresses a news conference in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands September 28, 2016. REUTERS/Anthony Deutsch
Syria: New Deadly Chemical Attacks
(New York) – Syrian government forces apparently used toxic chemicals in two recent attacks in Aleppo, Syria that killed five civilians and injured dozens. New information also indicates that the Islamic State (also known as ISIS) has recently used chemicals as a weapon.
The United Nations Security Council should respond immediately to the credible reports of the attacks, impose individual sanctions, and refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court.
Brexit could put lives of vulnerable at risk due to less charity funding - report
When Britain leaves the bloc, overseas aid that had been funded by the EU is unlikely to be subsidised by the British government
From human rights to foreign aid, how will Brexit affect charities?
For charities, now is the time to take stock and ensure that funding challenges and potential economic changes can be absorbed
Political justice is not enough to rebuild Sri Lanka
For Sri Lanka, gender equity will be fundamental to a stable, peaceful and equitable future
After promising start, Rolls-Royce boss East must deliver
ROLLSROYCE-STRATEGY/ (PIX, GRAPHIC)=2:After promising start, Rolls-Royce boss East must deliver