UN peacekeeping chief calls on Sudanese parties to carry out political roadmap

October 5, 2016 10:49 am· Comments Off on UN peacekeeping chief calls on Sudanese parties to carry out political roadmap 

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 5 — UN under-secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, Herve Ladsous, on Tuesday called on all Sudanese parties to implement a political roadmap, which serves as the basis for the peace process, including ceasefire, in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur regions.

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U.N. vows to equal rights for disablities to achieve development process

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on U.N. vows to equal rights for disablities to achieve development process 

UNITED NATIONS, June 16 — The United Nations on Thursday concluded a three-day meeting on the disabled persons with determination to never leave them behind in the global drive for sustainable development.

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Victim of Japanese sexual slavery renews call for justice

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Victim of Japanese sexual slavery renews call for justice 

GENEVA, June 17 — A 91 year-old South Korean survivor of Japanese military sexual slavery during World War II on Friday condemned the controversial "comfort women" agreement reached by Japan and South Korea last year.

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Dongfeng Honda to recall over one million vehicles

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Dongfeng Honda to recall over one million vehicles 

BEIJING, June 17 — Dongfeng Honda will recall more than one million vehicles due to defective airbags, China's quality watchdog said on Friday.

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Russian lawmaker says US missile defense system deployment in Japan to affect security

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Russian lawmaker says US missile defense system deployment in Japan to affect security 

TOKYO, June 17 — US’ plan to deploy a missile defense system in Japan will upset the balance of powers in the region and will negatively affect the existing security system, Russian State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin said on Friday.

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Russia-Japan peace treaty consultations to be held in Tokyo on June 22

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Russia-Japan peace treaty consultations to be held in Tokyo on June 22 

TOKYO, June 17 — Consultations on the issue of peace treaty between Russia and Japan will be held in Tokyo on June 22, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told a news conference here on Friday.

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Putin sets State Duma elections for September 18 — Kremlin

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Putin sets State Duma elections for September 18 — Kremlin 

MOSCOW, June 17 — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree for the holding elections to the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, on September 18, 2016, the Kremlin press service said on Friday.

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Arrests of Russians upon US requests mar bilateral ties — diplomat

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Arrests of Russians upon US requests mar bilateral ties — diplomat 

MOSCOW, June 17 — Arrests of Russian citizens upon Washington’s requests mar bilateral relations and this exterritorial practice has become a trend for the United States, Russian Foreign Ministry’s commissioner for human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov said on Friday.

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Chinese scientists treat spinal cord injury with biomaterial scaffold

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Chinese scientists treat spinal cord injury with biomaterial scaffold 

BEIJING, June 17 — Chinese scientists have used a biomaterial "scaffolds" to treat spinal cord injuries, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced on Thursday.

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Religious tolerance in India deteriorating: US lawmakers told

June 18, 2016 1:51 am· Comments Off on Religious tolerance in India deteriorating: US lawmakers told 

WASHINGTON, June 17 — Religious tolerance in India is "deteriorating" while religious freedom violations are "increasing", a rights expert has told American lawmakers.

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