Attendance of US officials at inauguration of archaeological site decried as 'hostile acts'
Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report revealed on Wednesday. The number for global opioid users contained within the World Drug Report, some 585,000 people, is more than double the previous estimate.
GO! DURBAN, eThekwini’s integrated public transport network that will provide a flexible, safe, cost effective and seamless transport experience is a step closer to implementation phase. The project is expected to go live in September within the C3 corridors.
Hafez Ullah Haideri, 47, has been living in Pakistan over the past four decades as an Afghan refugee. He has a vague image of his house in Afghanistan as he was very young when his father had to leave their hometown due to unrest.
An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic and structural failures” that prevented a unified strategy from being implemented.
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AMMAN: The International Crisis Group (ICG) has called on Israel not to implement controversial parts of a $530 million, five-year plan to develop occupied East Jerusalem without any input from the Palestinian community.
The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone during Ramadan.
The meeting last week in Budapest between Burmese government leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary’s far-right Prime Minister Viktor Orbán saw both leaders agreeing that immigrants were “one of the greatest challenges for both countries” with mutual concern over the “continuously growing Muslim populations.”
Human rights group calls for situation in Rakhine state to be referred to International Criminal Court
Leaders of Islamic nations affirmed their support for the Palestinian cause ahead of a US-led peace plan suspected to favour Israel.
While Muslims around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers and festivities this week, the recent destruction of dozens of mosques in Xinjiang highlights the increasing pressure Uighurs and other ethnic minorities face in the heavily policed region.