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Chile has announced it will move to draft a new constitution and replace one dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship — a key demand of protesters who have rocked the country for three weeks.
Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Thursday that Mexico's government doesn't agree with an "astonishing" US Supreme Court order that would block migrants from countries other than Mexico and Canada from applying for asylum at US borders.
More than 20 countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic minority Uighurs in the country's Xinjiang region in the first such joint move on the issue at the United Nations' Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters news agency.
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has said that investment in social insurance was a key to achieving a stronger global economy, saying societies across the world must begin by strengthening social programmes.
North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is urging Sudan's new rulers to uphold the constitution and take heed of human rights as they try to move the country forward after the toppling of president Omar al-Bashir.
Burundi has released three schoolgirls who were detained over accusation of scribbling on President Pierre Nkurunziza’s picture in textbooks which led to international outcry.
Opposition supporters in Venezuela were set to take to the streets Monday after leader Juan Guaido called for mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro — as the self-declared interim president prepared to return after a week touring Latin American allies.
Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.
Iran arrested, imprisoned or killed at least 860 journalists in the three decades after the 1979 Islamic revolution, according to documents leaked to media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
Venezuela’s opposition leader has stepped up his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro, rejecting an offer of talks with the socialist leader and calling for a “major demonstration.”
A doctor and a 16-year-old have been killed in Sudan amid demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir.
The UN rights chief on Thursday slammed Sudan’s “repressive response” to anti-government demonstrations that have turned into daily rallies against President Omar al-Bashir, including the use of live ammunition against protesters.
Ethnic violence in four villages in western Democratic Republic of Congo left at least 890 dead over just three days last month, the UN says.
Deadly pre-election violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sparked by police reportedly firing live ammunition at opposition supporters, has been condemned by the UN’s rights chief, Ms Michelle Bachelet.
Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.
The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.
A lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday said the federal government has applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of transfer the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare, from the custody of the State Security Service (SSS) to prison.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry admits the club would be lost without Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and is hoping for an improvement from the Gunners as Freddie Ljungberg looks to put his own stamp on the team.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has seemingly rubbished reports that he has told his players that he is close to the sack, slamming the ‘made up blatant lies’.
The Forty-seven-year-old grandmother, Tope Akinola, who was recently arrested by the Ogun state police command for poisoning her your two-day-old granddaughter in Ogun state has revealed that she didn’t know it was against the law to kill the two-day-old granddaughter. She further revealed that she did it out of poverty and not because she didn’t like the baby’s father.
Bose, the wife of the late human rights activist, Beko Ransome-Kuti, has died at the age of 74 years.