A short UN Security Council statement on Myanmar was blocked, diplomats said, after the 15-member body met to discuss the situation in Rakhine state.
The patients – ranging from 13 years old to over 80 – often suffer from limb deformities caused by the disease and are cared for by priests.
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“It is only normal for criminals to pressure and attack those who advocate the cause of their victims,” Rima Khalaf wrote in the resignation letter.
The two leaders share different views on trade, Russia and immigration, leading to some uncomfortable moments at a joint news conference.
The wall is a constrictor that crushes Palestinian space, mind and body. The wall is a prison. To feel blessed to visit Bethlehem is a spiritual crime.
The refugees, carrying official UNHCR documents, were on their way from Yemen to Sudan when they were attacked by an Apache helicopter near the Bab al-Mandeb strait.
EU leaders will breathe a sigh of relief after the centre-right saw off the populist threat.
At the very least, India must ensure that the Tibetan spiritual head’s visit is kept low key.
If the US cuts its funds to the UN, it will come at a time when the number of people needing organisational assistance has peaked since records began.
Victoria Kolakowski was to travel to India on invitation of the US state department as an expert on LGBT law and policy.
After Brexit, the UK could become a more attractive place for Muslim women than the rest of the EU.
The power yield from the planned ten-fold increase in solar energy on an average will be as little as 20% of the total capacity, making little difference to India’s emissions.
A pre-election poll showed a majority of Dutch voters favour the EU being slimmed down into a free trade zone, without free movement of labour.
A corruption investigation into Pakistan’s loss-making carrier is currently on.
The administration asked Congress for a 28% cut in State Department funding and other international programmes to help pay for a 10% hike in military spending next year.
The release followed a gunfight between the pirates and the marine force, and then intensive negotiations between the marine force, clan elders and the pirates.
House of Representatives Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, a Republican, and top Democrat Adam Schiff told reporters they had seen no evidence that Trump Tower was tapped.
Trump’s executive order would temporarily ban refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries. The president has said the ban is needed for national security.
Rex Tillerson said that his department’s current spending is “simply not sustainable,” and that he accepted the “challenge” Trump had given him.
Physicians for Human Rights, in a report, said authorities removed dialysis supplies from several convoys headed to rebel-held Douma last year.
The panel urged the government to reconsider a failed programme to verify Rohingyas for Myanmar citizenship.
A UN report last month said the Myanmar army and police had committed mass killings and gangrapes of Rohingya in a campaign that may amount to crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing.
Scottish nationalists have called for a new referendum and accused the prime minister of ignoring their demands in her preparations for divorce talks with the EU.
Domestic law says children aged between seven and 12 are only criminally responsible if mature enough to understand the consequences of their actions. Two listed detainees are under 12, while two more are 13.
Police and “unidentified gunmen” have killed more than 7,000 suspected drug users and drug dealers in the country since July 2016. Until there’s an urgent and loud international response, there’s no end in sight for Duterte’s drug war.
Nazim Ali Nizami and his elder brother Asif Ali Nizami have been untraceable since Wednesday.
Proponents of inward-looking politics have demonstrated an impressive capacity to exploit the globalisation of the political sphere.
India continues to maintain a hands-off approach and advocates giving Myanmar’s democratic government more time to resolve the Rohingya issue, an approach encouraged by experts.
Alhassan Ishaq, aspiring tennis champion from Yemen had trained for months and used his family’s savings crossing a war zone to reach the Asia junior championships in Qatar.
With 55% of votes counted, Mark Rutte’s VVD Party was projected to win 32 of parliament’s 150 seats, down from 41 at the last vote in 2012.
The Together Project is working to make sure that refugees have social support when they get to Canada.
Children stuck in Greek migrant camps are cutting themselves, attempting suicide and using drugs to cope with “endless misery”.
Trump’s budget outline is a bare-bones plan covering just “discretionary” spending for the 2018 fiscal year starting on October 1.
Analysts who follow Syria have predicted that as jihadist rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad suffer military reverses, they will increasingly turn to guerrilla attacks in territory controlled by the government.
State department acting spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement that there was only one seat available on Tillerson’s plane for media.
Israel’s UN ambassador condemned the report, calling it ‘despicable’ and an attempt to tarnish the only democracy in the Middle East.
US district judge Derrick Watson put an emergency stop to the new order in response to a lawsuit filed by the state of Hawaii, which argued that the order discriminated against Muslims in violation of the US constitution.
Preet Bharara may be acclaimed for his pursuit of political corruption, but he was much less aggressive when it came to confronting Wall Street’s misdeeds.
At least once a year, local administrators go house-to-house in Rohingya villages, lining up families to check their names against official lists. The names of those Muslims found missing are crossed through, residents say.