Pacts signed between the police and mining companies are being scrutinised after a protester was killed during clashes between the two.
Opposition leaders were caught off guard by the announcement of talks by coalition head Jesus Torrealba and plan to hold a street protest on Wednesday.
The UNHCR has said that it won’t shut the camps down or push people out, and the people will return ‘of their own volition’.
The ‘Responsibility to Protect’ was set up to avoid mass killings, but is limited because the member nations can only intervene when “a country is unable or unwilling to protect its own population”
Aid agencies say up to 15,000 people, believed to be mostly Rohingya Muslims, have been displaced since armed men launched coordinated attacks on three posts along the northwestern border with Bangladesh on October 9th.
The blast was caused by illegally stored explosives. 147 were injured in the blast, with 11 currently in intensive care.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but General Sher Afgun said calls intercepted between the attackers and their handlers suggested they were from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
The entire population of painted storks at the civic-run zoo have been wiped out due to a suspected new sub-type of bird flu.
Haiti’s neighbours have remained relatively unscathed from the hurricane, with only four deaths in the Dominican Republic and none in Cuba. So why was Haiti hit so hard?
Park asked parliament to form a special committee to discuss revising the constitution, calling for the change to be completed before her term ends.
Core inflation is at seven-year-highs, as a foreign exchange shortage and a hike in customs duties bite hard in a country that imports everything from sugar to luxury cars.
Police suspect that a top Maoist leader and son of another high ranking cadre might be among those killed in the encounter.
The government says it is closing the camp on humanitarian grounds and plans to relocate the 6,500 migrants to 450 centres across France.
The flow of returnees from neighbouring Iran and Pakistan, estimated by the UN at over half a million, is straining the capacity of the government and aid agencies, even as violence uproots more Afghans around the country.
The high court in its 56-page judgement had also noted that the “right to manage the trust cannot override the right to practice religion itself”.
The results were a further sign the political tide had shifted toward the right in Latin America, after electoral disappointments for left-wing candidates elsewhere.
The packed passenger train carrying more than 1,400 people between Yaounde and Douala derailed near Eseka, causing carriages to flip over at high speed.
The delay in the South Asian satellite also comes at a time when SAARC’s annual summit in Islamabad has been called off following escalation of tension between India and Pakistan.
If local fighters in Mosul can be persuaded to drop their allegiance to ISIS, there is a chance that the battle can be brought to a more speedy conclusion, and that could have major implications for the future of Iraq.
Sex-specific differences in presentation and manifestations of diseases need to be acknowledged, with social and cultural elements given their due credit.
‘Cute’ has been used to describe a lot of things, and might just be a fluid, evolving concept and trait.
The central agency has intervened and begun investigation against three syndicates in the country and in one case, it is moving to seize Bitcoins.
Threats to humiliate an intimate partner by sharing explicit photos or video is an old problem with a new digital twist, a new study finds.
“We want to live in an environment where we love our fellow men. We don’t shoot them, we don’t kill them. We don’t hold them hostages but give a bit of ourselves and we give and take.”
Astronomers are making new discoveries about our galaxy thanks to a more detailed map of the Milky Way.
Asked if a wall would be “an effective barrier or a waste of money,” 47% of Arizona residents picked “waste of money” and 34% picked “effective barrier”.
Some patients still have cognitive capacities despite being in a vegetative state, hence compelling us to deepen neuroscientific research.
Trump said he was being attacked because he was an outsider who had never previously run for office, which he argues is a virtue.
Wine lovers can rest assured. Wine will adapt to climate change.
Doctors Without Borders said in a tweet on Saturday it believed 12 people had died during rescue operations, four of them children.
Each side accused the other of repeatedly violating the three-day truce and attempts by the UN to extend it before it lapsed appeared to have failed.
There have been night-time clashes as each day of the ceasefire has ended, but Saturday saw much fiercer fighting plus the first air strikes.
With the rise of information technology, how does the law keep up with another frontier, the datasphere, and control it efficiently?
Johar has decided to put a special mention in the beginning of the film paying homage to the martyrs.
Courageous women in Haiti are ready to lead short-term relief and they’ll be there rebuilding long after international aid efforts have left.
Increasing skepticism of the US government can either lead to ugly conspiracy theorising or fuel a movement to bend the status quo.
Journalists face prolonged court cases and judicial harassment in Brazil due to uncomfortable stories they reported, and are incurring massive costs and losing many hours of journalistic work.
The costly reconquest of the city will not significantly impact the group’s transnational strategy.
Human rights organisations, foreign governments and academics have expressed deep concerns about the country’s observance of human rights, protection of civil liberties, and adherence to democratic procedures.
But Sweden is so far finding it hard to round up people to deport. Police say there are some 12,000 people with deportation orders who they cannot find.