Media Coverage

11/6/2019

Defense Secretary Mark Esper will urge President Donald Trump not to dismiss or change the sentences of service members facing war crimes allegations, CNN has learned.

11/4/2019

Iraqi forces opened fire on protesters in Baghdad on Monday, Reuters reported, killing at least five people. At least three people were killed overnight after security forces fired on a crowd outside the Iranian consulate in Karbala.

11/4/2019

Bolivia's government has accused its rivals of plotting deadly violence against it after an opposition figure vowed to overthrow leftist President Evo Morales and called for the military's support.

11/4/2019

Scores of people were injured in Hong Kong during a chaotic weekend of anti-government protests that left one man in a critical condition, authorities said on Monday.

 

11/4/2019

Speaking calmly through tears, in a hearing streamed live on YouTube, former beauty queen Fatou Jallow told how Gambia's ex-president Yahya Jammeh locked her in a room and raped her.

11/4/2019

The protest movement that led to the removal of Sudan's longtime President Omar al-Bashir has said it is not against handing over the deposed ruler to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to be tried for alleged atrocities in Darfur.

10/30/2019

Germany has charged two alleged former Syrian secret service officers with crimes against humanity, federal prosecutors have announced, a key step in a patchwork of international efforts to seek justice for atrocities committed during the country’s long civil war.

10/30/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted the Armenian Genocide recognition resolution based on today’s voting results. There will be no further changes to the resolution.

Two hundred twenty-three representatives voted in favor of the resolution, while 191 voted against it.

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10/30/2019

The issue of returning land that historically belonged to Aborigines in Taiwan is one that is likely to spark tension between indigenous populations and the government, and is best approached by establishing historical facts, Council of Indigenous Peoples Vice Chairman Pasuya Poitsonu said yesterday.

10/30/2019

South Sudanese women are calling for political leaders to meet their commitment to ensuring that women make up 35 percent of the new transitional government and are urging each other to actively participate in the peace process to protect their collective interests.

That call came during a “women to women” dialogue forum hosted by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and the Gender, Child and Social Welfare Ministry in the capital of Juba. About 60 participants, including local authorities, faith-based groups, civil society, and political parties took part.

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