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Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops; want their names removed from UN terrorist list

The Nusra Front seized the Fijians in Golan Heights, where a 1,200-strong U.N. force monitors the buffer zone between Syria and Israel.


Lanka opens two new detention centres for Pakistani, Afghan refugees

NHCR expressed dismay over Colombo’s arrest and deportation of dozens of foreign asylum seekers by force.


Liberia: Doctor given experimental Ebola drug dies

Ebola has killed more than 1,400 people across West Africa in the countries of Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.


United Nations: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

UN criticized the world’s “paralysis” over the fighting in Syria.


Gaza’s wounded: Living reminder of ravages of war

UN: 250,000 of Gaza’s 1.8 million residents have been displaced; 65,000 lost their home in the fighting.

Food prices lowest in six months in July: FAO

Food prices are set to be stable over the next 10 years.


Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced for life for crime against humanity

Killing Fields era (1975-1979) saw a quarter of Cambodia’s population killed or die from starvation and overwork.


About 730,000 have left Ukraine for Russia this year- UNHCR

The figure excluded people who would normally have crossed the border for trade or tourism purposes.


Israel holds 7-hour ceasefire amid global outrage over strikes on UN-run Gaza schools

The truce will only apply to parts of the Gaza strip where there is currently no military activity.


Modi to give his first global speech at UN General Assembly on September 27

The UN General Debate is scheduled from September 24 to October 1.


Israeli shelling kills 19 taking refuge in UN-run Gaza school

At the edge of the schoolyard, some 20 donkeys lay dead, still tied to a railing.

Number 135

India’s ranking on human development is a reminder that the state is shrinking where it must not.


UN calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’ as Israel presses blistering attack on Gaza, toll rises to 535

The deaths across Gaza today pushed the Palestinian toll to at least 535 in 14 days of fighting.


UN: Nations hide rise in private digital snooping

It warns that mass surveillance is becoming “a dangerous habit rather than an exceptional measure.”


Palestinians draft UN resolution urging cease-fire

The Palestinians began talks on the resolution after an emergency meeting of the council on Thursday.


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