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XINHUA - HRC slams Islamic State militants over human rights violation in Iraq

HRC slams Islamic State militants over human rights violation in IraqContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.GENEVA, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted a resolution on Monday, strongly condemning Islamic State (IS) militants ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 37 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 48 reports

On Labor Day, Obama tries to rally Democratic voters

President Barack Obama flew to Milwaukee for a fiery, populist speech on Labor Day, marking the informal kickoff of a push this fall to stave off Republican control of the…Click to Continue » ... [Published McClatchy DC - 3 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 8 mins ago - 50 reports

UN head calls for Ukraine dialogue

Updated 6 minutes agoA lasting settlement in Ukraine will not come through military means, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.The rebels have begun a major counter-offensive in recent days that the Ukrainian government and its Western allies claim ... [Published Radio New Zealand - 35 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 mins ago - 44 reports

Iraq crisis: Acts of inhumanity on unimaginable scale – UN

The UN says it has received reports from Iraq that “reveal acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale”.Deputy Human Rights Commissioner Flavia Pansieri said Islamic State (IS) was believed to have committed systematic and intentional attacks on civi ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 11 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 mins ago - 42 reports

Ruling parties lift suspension of Parliament

02 Sep 2014JOHANNESBURG — Lesotho’s ruling parties agreed yesterday to lift a suspension of parliament ordered by the prime minister in June in bid to restore normality following an alleged coup attempt.Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, his deputy Mothetjoa ... [Published The Witness - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 105 reports

Promises of yen rain, nuke deal not yet

New Delhi, Sept. 1: India has won the promise of investments worth an unprecedented Rs 205,000 crore from Japan, but key deals Prime Minister Narendra Modi had hoped to ink with Shinzo Abe during his Tokyo visit remain trapped in seemingly intractable ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 30 mins ago]
Entities: Narendra Modi, Japan, India
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 102 reports

NZ deeply concerned at West Bank land appropriation

Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is deeply concerned at the announcement by Israel’s Civil Administration Authority that they will appropriate 400 hectares of privately owned Palestinian land near Bethlehem for Israeli settlements.“Israel’s ... [Published Scoop - 13 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 31 reports

No deadlines, no solutions

A supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric and leader of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party, cheers upon seeing an army commander after fellow supporters stormed the building of the state television channel PTV, during the Revolution March in Islamabad ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 15 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 69 reports

Pakistan protesters storm state TV

PAKISTANI soldiers and paramilitary forces secured the headquarters of state broadcaster PTV in Islamabad yesterday, after a crowd of anti-government protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air.Demonstrators led by opposition leaders ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 16 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 36 reports

Activists confront Beijing official in Hong Kong

HONG Kong pro-democracy legislators disrupted a Beijing official's speech yesterday as he explained a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.They chanted slogans and held up placards ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 16 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 51 reports

Labor Day: End of Summer, Beginning of election campaign season

Labor Day is the unofficial end of Summer.For politicians, Labor Day is also seen as the unofficial beginning of the final campaign stretch toward the November election.   The election is little more than two months away.Many Michigan politicians spent ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 47 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 51 reports

Will politics stir up an economic storm for Hong Kong?

Hong Kong is bracing for pro-democracy protests after Beijing slammed the door on electoral reforms on Sunday, fanning fears of potential economic fallout in the Asian financial hub. Following a week-long general meeting, the Standing Committee of China's ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 47 mins ago]

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