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UN Suggests New Envoys to Mediate Libya, Mideast

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has suggested new delegates to mediate conflicts in the Middle East and Libya, who could be given the green...

World Food Programme Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The World Food Programme has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2020, on Thursday. The World Food Programme (WFP) has been awarded the Nobel...

UN Commission Removes Cannabis From Most Dangerous Substances List

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) voted on Dec. 2 to reclassify cannabis and cannabis resin, removing it from the list of...

United Nations Condemns “Structural Racism” in Brazil

The United Nations condemned on Wednesday morning “the clear case of structural racism” in Brazil after the deadly beating of a black man by...

Afghan Human Rights Commission Calls for UK to Investigate Alleged War Crimes

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission has called for an "independent public inquiry to review and investigate the allegation of unlawful killings by UK...

50 Prisoners in Iraq to Face Potential Execution after Unfair Trials

United Nations human rights experts expressed their concerns over the potential execution of some 50 prisoners convicted of terrorism-related crimes in Iraq due to...

Belarus Suspends Dialogue with EU on Human Rights

Belarus has suspended dialogue with the European Union on human rights, foreign minister Vladimir Makei announced on Tuesday. Belarus has suspended dialogue with the...

Poland and Hungary Veto EU’s Seven-Year Budget Plan

Poland and Hungary vetoed the European Union's seven-year budget plan, including a COVID-19 recovery package, last Nov. 16 over rule-of-law issue.Poland and Hungary vetoed...

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