October 27, 2017 3:34 pm
Food prices have rocketed since forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad took control of several neighbourhoods in May and destroyed tunnels that had been used to smuggle goods into the siege.
September 11, 2017 4:39 pm
"There is a very real danger that tensions will further escalate, with the government crushing democratic institutions and critical voices," Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein told the UN Human Rights Council.
March 02, 2015 5:39 pm
Kerry said, "No one in this room can deny that there is an unbalanced focus on one democratic country."
August 10, 2014 1:55 pm
In the 47-member council, 29 countries voted in support of the resolution while 17 nations abstained.
July 29, 2014 12:38 am
India’s silence on critical global issues fits poorly with its global aspirations.
July 01, 2014 12:00 am
India’s position on LGBT rights at UNHRC only mirrors the dismal record at home.
June 29, 2014 5:23 pm
Up to 40,000 Tamil civilians were killed in the brutal civil war in 2009, rights groups and experts have alleged.
June 18, 2014 3:37 pm
Communal clashes broke out between the nationalist BBS and the minority Muslims on Sunday.
March 28, 2014 9:32 am
New Delhi’s abstention did not come in the way of the adoption of the US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka.
January 13, 2014 10:07 am
A protest was sparked when Rapp told the main Tamil party TNA that the March resolution would push for a international war crimes investigation.