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12 years on, Indonesia deports Oz ‘Ganja Queen’

Smuggler held with drugs polarised Australians with ‘set up’ claim.

28 May 2017 7:04 AM

US air strike kills 80 relatives of ISIS terrorists, incuding 33 children in Syria

The latest strike came as the UN urged all nations bombing jihadist targets in Syria to distinguish between civilian and military targets.

26 May 2017 7:29 PM

Note here to lecture Mideast rulers on human rights: Trump in Saudi Arabia

Standing before dozens of regional leaders on Sunday, Trump said Islam was ‘one of the world's great faiths.’

22 May 2017 9:05 AM

Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives said there was insufficient substance to proceed.

15 May 2017 3:58 PM

Human rights cannot be violated in the name of triple talaq, says Allahabad HC

The court further said the basic and human rights cannot be exploited on the basis of gender.

09 May 2017 1:40 PM


Attacks on political activists in Kashmir, matter of concern, says PDP

Amnesty International has termed the attacks on mainstream political activists as human rights abuse and asked for immediate halt to these.

17 Apr 2017 9:00 PM

US: Judge to consider Arkansas' plan to execute 7 in 11 days

Judge Kristine Baker must rule whether the execution of the prisoners would violate their rights and their access to the courts.

10 Apr 2017 12:38 PM

Attacks on Africans: Show more empathy

The assault on the Nigerians reflected a grave breakdown of law and order, and India can’t seem to be defensive.

05 Apr 2017 2:35 AM

African envoys call Noida attacks racist, vow action

India said Monday it was committed to ensuring the safety of all foreign nationals, terming Africans its valued partners.

04 Apr 2017 3:16 AM

Officials silent over Boko Haram's mass abduction of Nigerian kids

Nigeria's military in the past year has rescued thousands of Boko Haram captives while liberating towns and villages from their control.

31 Mar 2017 10:57 AM


Custodial deaths more in Maharashtra: Govt admits in LS

There were 35 such deaths in Maharashtra in 2013, 21 in 2014, and 19 in 2015, highest among all states.

21 Mar 2017 2:00 PM

Pakistan is world’s terror factory: India

New Delhi also said that the only thing minorities in Pakistan “have are blasphemy laws.

16 Mar 2017 2:33 AM

Leading by experience

In conversation with US diplomat Susan Tuller, Deputy Consular Chief in Chennai on her learning whilst living and working in 12 countries.

15 Mar 2017 2:49 AM

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala offered place at UK university

The 19-year-old, currently preparing for her A-Levels at a girls’ school in Birmingham, didn’t reveal with University made her the offer.

13 Mar 2017 8:14 AM

Turkish journalists and opposition protest against detention of reporters

According to journalists' associations, about 170 media outlets have been closed and nearly 800 press cards cancelled.

11 Mar 2017 8:45 PM


Don't let ISIS get away with genocide: Amal Clooney

Killing ISIS on the battlefield is not enough, we must kill the idea behind ISIS by exposing the brutality, she said.

10 Mar 2017 10:31 AM

Curbs on religious freedom among rights problems in India: US

Other human rights problems included disappearances, hazardous prison condition and delay in justice due to court backlogs.

04 Mar 2017 3:44 PM

NGOs: The fifth estate

It is impossible to exaggerate the role and significance of the NGO in a democratic society.

26 Feb 2017 3:59 AM

Boy and a girl for Amal, George

Actor’s mother revealed that the couple are expecting a boyand girl.

13 Feb 2017 12:47 AM

US: Father-son duo who raped, enslaved teen sentenced to life in prison

Officers found leg irons in the basement along with a bucket the girl said she used as a toilet, according to a police report.

01 Feb 2017 12:46 PM