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There is "strong evidence" Islamic State and allied groups have carried out targeted killings, forced conversions, sexual abuse and torture in Iraq, U.N. Deputy High Commissioner for human rights Flavia Pansieri said, opening an emergency debate on the ...

The 47 members of the United Nations' top rights body on Monday accepted without a vote a resolution urging the probe presented by Iraq and supported by more than 100 states.
Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- The United Nations, European Union (EU) and Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) welcomed the agreement by Col.
The UN's top human rights body today approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and Iraq ...
Diplomats were weighing the request at a special session Monday of the 47-nation human rights Council on Iraq and the extremist group, the same day the United Nations said at least 1,420 Iraqis were reported killed in violence in August, down from the ...

Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani, Minister of human rights of Iraq, waits prior to the special session on Iraq of the Human rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone ...
Diplomats agreed by unanimous consent to approve a nearly $1.2 million U.N. fact-finding mission at a daylong special session of the 47-nation human rights Council about Iraq and the extremist group.
Verbeke returned to the United States in 2004 as his nation's ambassador to the United Nations (UN). He served there until 2008, when he took on some assignments for the UN. He was named the secretary general's special coordinator in Lebanon, but left ...
In an event every bit as surreal as basketballer Dennis Rodman's visits to Pyongyang - although North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not attend this tournament - some residents of the most isolated nation on Earth were exposed to an entirely foreign ...
"On the contrary, Russian territory was on many occasions shelled from Ukraine, which resulted in casualties," the diplomat added. "In a situation where, according to UN agencies, hundreds of civilians have fled Kiev's punitive operation to Russia, our ...
Milan, Italy - Six global powers will discuss ways to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York in September, the European Union's foreign policy chief said on Saturday. Talks aimed at ...
The six global powers will discuss ways to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, the European Union's foreign policy chief said on Saturday. Talks aimed at curbing ...
... gunfire was heard in the small mountainous southern African kingdom on Saturday, in what diplomats said appeared to be an attempted coup.
Several U.N. members with peacekeeping forces deployed in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in Syria have recalled their troops owing to the deteriorating security situation.
Paris will host the UN's climate conference in 2015, where all nations have agreed to sign a new deal to cut emissions.
Tripoli's international airport is largely destroyed and diplomats, foreign nationals and thousands of Libyans have fled.

The US welcomes the recent life sentence ruling against two aging Khmer Rouge leaders and hopes to continue its support for the UN-backed tribunal, a senior US diplomat says. In an interview with VOA Khmer in Phnom Penh, Scot Marciel, the top diplomat ...
United Nations (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday called on Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to end hostilities against the government and warned foreign countries not to interfere by encouraging instability in the impoverished Arab state.
Several U.N. members with peacekeeping forces deployed in the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in Syria have recalled their troops owing to the deteriorating security situation.
JoongAng cites other sources speculating that Yun's flight from North Korea may have been prompted by the execution of Kim Jong-Un's uncle and North Korea's second-in-command Jang Song-Thaek last winter. For the moment, much of the information ...
To say that incumbent Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has carried on papa Jong-il's legacy of insularity and geopolitical horseplay would be an understatement: the 31-year-old has been at the helm for less than three years, but he has already galvanised ...
The UN said nearly 2,600 people have died in Eastern Ukraine in the past five months, as growing evidence of Russian involvement coincided with intensified fighting.
French President Francois Hollande laid out the case for European involvement on Thursday, telling international diplomats that Europe could help oversee the destruction of tunnels used by Hamas militants and monitor the territory's border crossings ...
They pointed out that the Vietnamese government, as a new member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, should be a model in respecting the human rights of its citizens.
A group of United Nations diplomats and lawyers are currently attempting to define what constitutes "culturally acceptable food.
To press the Canadian point home, Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, no less, retweeted the Canadian delegation's map, adding "cc:@mfa_russia" and, in case the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not see her tweet, she directed ...
They were later joined by the United Nations' special coordinator in Lebanon and the ambassadors of the five permanent member-countries of the UN Security Council. "The very existence of Christians is at stake in several Arab countries - notably in ...
In the end neither the speaker nor writer of those words should have worried: this being a UN event, the delegates were simply waiting for the translators in their earpieces to catch up before offering the rapturous applause that had been expected ...
Mogadishu (AP + DIPLOMAT)- Somalia has asked the United Nations' highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya.
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday called on the United Nations to organise "exceptional" support for Libyan authorities to restore order there because there was a risk the country could fall into chaos.
Sistemul "SA-22 este in prezent in zona", a afirmat acest diplomat, sub protectia anonimatului, reamintind ca un alt tip de rachete, SA-11 sau Buk, este suspectat ca ar fi la originea tirului care a cauzat prabusirea unui avion al Malaysia Airlines pe ...
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Britain, France and Germany are working toward a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for sustainable cease-fire in Gaza.
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday called on the United Nations to organise "exceptional" support for Libyan authorities to restore order there because there was a risk the country could fall into chaos.
The GNC's ICC pledge comes hours after the UN Security Council passed a unanimous resolution, calling for an immediate ceasefire and the tightening of an arms embargo, with experts now being asked to draw up a list of names for a UN sanctions list. In ...
In the end neither the speaker nor writer of those words should have worried: this being a UN event, the delegates were simply waiting for the translators in their earpieces to catch up before offering the rapturous applause that had been expected ...
More than 150 guests sat under tents before a two-year-old monument, a semi-spherical structure dubbed the Fallen Diplomats Memorial, mere metres where Col. Atilla Altikat died in ... Paul Heinbecker, a former ambassador to the UN, was a friend of Altikat.
Which is why the Naval Diplomat advises any sea or air force that operates at close quarters with Chinese ships, aircraft, or personnel to take video - and display it when need be.
GENEVA - The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting them has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces, an independent U.N. commission said Wednesday ...
The diplomat, Bernardino Leon, said that only an inclusive political process with all Libyans represented in parliament, government, and other state institutions will end the chaos gripping the country more than three years after the uprising that ...
Jan Egeland, a Norwegian statesman and diplomat who at the time of Lebanon conflict was the top humanitarian aid official at the United Nations, described Israel's use of the weapons as "completely immoral." Mr. Egeland's criticism was widely credited ...
That happened as Islamist-militias said in a statement that their forces had "liberated" all facilities and barracks in Tripoli, inviting the United Nations and foreign diplomats to return. Libya's newly elected parliament meanwhile continues to meet ...
Mogadishu (Diplomat)- Somali Military Court Chief, Colonel Abdirahman Mohamud Turyare Tuesday received a delegation from the UN led by United Nations Deputy Special Envoy to Somalia Fatiha Serour in Mogadishu. DSC09975. Fatiha Serour was ...
The report from the commission, which has been tasked to investigate potential war crimes in the country, marks the first time the United Nations has assigned blame for the use of the chemical agent. Specifically, the commission said government forces ...
Libyan lawmakers recently voted to ask the United Nations to intervene in the ongoing militia battles throughout the country.
The diplomat, Bernardino Leon, said that only an inclusive political process with all Libyans represented in parliament, government and other state institutions will end the chaos gripping the country more than three years after the uprising that ...
The diplomat, Bernardino Leon, said that only an inclusive political process with all Libyans represented in parliament, government and other state institutions will end the chaos gripping the country more than three years after the uprising that ...
26 August 2014 - The United Nations confirmed today that Greek and Turkish Cypriot negotiators met today in Nicosia to discuss arrangements for the upcoming meeting of the leaders from the two sides.
In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 in Paris, the negotiators are meeting with diplomats from other countries to broker a deal to commit some of the world's largest economies to enact laws to ...
An anonymous tipster who contacted ARLnow.com this morning, before news of the attack was made public, claimed that the ambassador - who was appointed last year after serving on the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the peace and ...


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