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17 children killed in Yemen in January: UNICEF

17 children have been killed in Yemen this month as a result of ongoing fighting in the war-torn country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. “According to reports, the number of children killed only since the beginning of…

The murky fringes of Myanmar’s civil war

Jesua Lynn On March 23, 2021, Tuesday, the military junta that plunged Myanmar into political turmoil proved how heartless their quest for power is. That afternoon, armed forces were conducting a raid at the Chanmyathazi township in…

Human rights in Myanmar after military coup

Usman Hamid  The international community, ASEAN and Indonesia need to take firmer steps to stop the bloodshed and other human rights violations against men, women, and children that have occurred in Myanmar since the Tatmadaw armed…

Woman with Taiwan roots in US administration

Jose Kalathil New Delhi,India: The newly-installed Joe Biden administration has given a major boost to Washington's policy towards Taiwan by making the policy vis-a-vis China clear. Perhaps more importantly, a woman cherishing democracy…

UN: Myanmar fails to resolve Rohingya crisis

Myanmar has failed to take necessary measures to resolve the Rohingya crisis, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Monday. Speaking at the opening of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council…

Best countries 2020: Switzerland Remains No.1

Switzerland remains the best country in the world, though Canada has moved up to the second spot in the U.S. News 2020 Best Countries rankings. For Switzerland, it's the the fourth consecutive year the island of neutrality in Central…