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U.N. urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three
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U.N. details Venezuela torture, killings to neutralize opposition

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – A United Nations report said on Thursday Venezuela’s security forces had arrested and shot young men, planted drugs and arms on them
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U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk

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VIENNA (HeadlineNews) – European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth
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Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report

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GENEVA/RIYADH (HeadlineNews) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible
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World must not ‘sleepwalk’ into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism

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French President Emmanuel Macron attends the International Labour Organization’s annual labour conference in Geneva, Switzerland June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – The world
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‘People are dying’: U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar’s Rakhine state

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YANGON (HeadlineNews) – A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers “predictable, sustained access” to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and
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Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N.

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the
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China, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela in hot seat at U.N. rights forum

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – China is lobbying hard to thwart scrutiny of its mass detention camps for Muslim Uighurs in the Xinjiang region at the U.N.

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