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More than 100 killed in latest ethnic massacre in Ethiopia

The Amhara Mass Media Agency, affiliated with the country’s Amhara region, in a separate report cited witnesses as saying the attack occurred early Wednesday in the Metekel zone of the Benishangul-Gumuz region.
Men who fled the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region run to receive cooked rice from charity organization Muslim Aid, at Umm Rakouba refugee camp in Qadarif, eastern Sudan.(AP)
Men who fled the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region run to receive cooked rice from charity organization Muslim Aid, at Umm Rakouba refugee camp in Qadarif, eastern Sudan.(AP)
Published on Dec 24, 2020 12:25 AM IST
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Nairobi | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai

Sikh couple not allowed to adopt white kids due to race wins UK court battle

The couple living in Maidenhead in Berkshire were told that only white British preschool children were available for adoption and their chances would improve if they looked to the sub-continent
Updated on Dec 08, 2019 07:19 AM IST
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Indo-Asian News Service, London | ByIndo-Asian News Service

Over 60 dead as Iraq protests take new violent turn

The death toll from protests this month has soared to 220, including dozens killed since Friday as they torched government buildings or offices belonging to factions of the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force.
Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir square during a demonstration in Baghdad.(AP Photo)
Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir square during a demonstration in Baghdad.(AP Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2019 08:00 AM IST
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Baghdad | ByAgence France-Presse

Renewed anti-government protests in Iraq leave 42 dead: Report

The protests represent a second phase of a week-long movement in early October that ended with more than 150 people dead.
Eleven protesters died on Friday while setting fire to the headquarters of a powerful armed faction in the southern Iraqi city of Diwaniyah(AP)
Eleven protesters died on Friday while setting fire to the headquarters of a powerful armed faction in the southern Iraqi city of Diwaniyah(AP)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 01:52 AM IST
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Baghdad | ByAgence France-Presse

India must preserve the values it’s known for

There is no reason for us to curb democratic debate just because Pakistan may exploit some of our statements
Pakistan seeks to play up the restrictions placed in the state that have received greater focus than the scrapping of the special status in otherwise a muted international reaction hitherto. Given its extremely poor human rights record, Pakistani propaganda is not likely to add significantly to the criticism that may come our way on the human rights aspect(AP)
Pakistan seeks to play up the restrictions placed in the state that have received greater focus than the scrapping of the special status in otherwise a muted international reaction hitherto. Given its extremely poor human rights record, Pakistani propaganda is not likely to add significantly to the criticism that may come our way on the human rights aspect(AP)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 05:24 PM IST
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BySharat Sabharwal

Gurugram’s Sai Kunj residents yet to get civic amenities as July 31 deadline looms

Members of the RWA on Thursday said that the Human Rights Commission, on April 30, had asked the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) to provide civic facilities by July 31 and sought a compliance report by August 5, when this case is fixed for hearing in the commission.
Sai Kunj residents lack basic amenities such as road, water and sewer connections.(Representational Image/HT Photo)
Sai Kunj residents lack basic amenities such as road, water and sewer connections.(Representational Image/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 09:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByDhananjay Jha

Sai Kunj to get water and sewer connections in next 3 months

After a hearing on Monday, the HHRC asked the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) to start laying sewer and water pipelines in the area after the Lok Sabha elections are over on May 23 and the model code of conduct ends.
Ever since the colony was developed about 15 years ago, the residents have been using borewells to extract groundwater.(HT File Photo)
Ever since the colony was developed about 15 years ago, the residents have been using borewells to extract groundwater.(HT File Photo)
Published on May 01, 2019 04:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByDhananjay Jha

Chopped palms of five tribals killed found scattered in Odisha club

The palms were chopped supposedly to obtain the fingerprints of the five as their faces had been disfigured after being fired from a close distance indiscriminately in 2006. The police had fired on the tribals opposing their displacement for a Tata steel plant after a constable was killed in an arrow attack.
Preserved palms of five of the 13 tribals killed in police firing in Odisha’s Kalinga Nagar in January 2006 were found scattered near a memorial pillar on Sunday.(HT File Photo/Representational Image)
Preserved palms of five of the 13 tribals killed in police firing in Odisha’s Kalinga Nagar in January 2006 were found scattered near a memorial pillar on Sunday.(HT File Photo/Representational Image)
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 07:46 AM IST
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Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Human rights commission says Pakistan failing Shias, Ahmadis, Christians

The Human Rights Commission at the launch of its annual report, State of Human Rights in 2017 — dedicated to the late activist Asma Jahangir says people continue to disappear in Pakistan
Shia Muslim supporters of the Imamia Student Organization (ISO) hold signs as they chant slogans condemning the blast in Parachinar, during a demonstration in Karachi, Pakistan March 31, 2017.(REUTERS File Photo)
Shia Muslim supporters of the Imamia Student Organization (ISO) hold signs as they chant slogans condemning the blast in Parachinar, during a demonstration in Karachi, Pakistan March 31, 2017.(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 10:17 PM IST
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Islamabad | ByAssociated Press
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