Media Watch

'18Oct
21

Election Commission chairman's new mission

DID IT HIS WAY: Election Commission chairman Ittiporn Boonpracong, a former diplomat, says no one backed him to apply for the chairman job. photo: VARUTH HIRUNYATHEB - + Ittiporn Boonpracong has...
'18Sep
14

Armenia reiterates its strong support to the universality of human rights – FM

Armenia is committed to the universality of human rights and their applicability on an equal footing, without any discrimination and distinction in conformity with the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human...
'18Sep
14

Armenia reiterates its strong support to the universality of human rights – FM

Armenia is committed to the universality of human rights and their applicability on an equal footing, without any discrimination and distinction in conformity with the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human...
'18Sep
13

 Crimes committed during military aggression of Azerbaijan against Nagorno Karabakh in April 2016 reinforce the validity of the exercise of the right to self-determination – FM Mnatsakanyan

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 13, ARMENPRESS. Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan gave a speech at the 39th Session of Human Rights Council.As ARMENPRESS was informed from the press service of the MFA Armenia, the...
'18Sep
11

Diplomats From Iran, Russia, Turkey Meet UN Envoy on Syria

GENEVA — The U.N. envoy for Syria hosted key diplomats from Iran, Russia and Turkey on Tuesday to discuss work toward rewriting the country's constitution, amid concerns about a possibly devastating military...
'18Sep
11

Mega Railway Expansion: Berlin Courts Prestige Project with Turkey Amid Tensions

September 11, 2018  02:41 PM Print Feedback Comment When Sultan Abdulhamid II ascended the throne of the Ottoman Empire in 1876, the Europeans had high hopes for the young ruler. He posed as a liberal, he...
'18Aug
21

Do Central Asian leaders use ISIL threats for political gain?

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) last month claimed responsibility for its first attack in Tajikistan, the poorest ex-Soviet state that shares a border with Afghanistan.On July 29...
'18Aug
14

Indonesian Civil Society Groups Concerned by VP Picks

JAKARTA — Indonesian civil society groups are expressing concern President Joko Widodo’s choice of an influential Islamic cleric as his vice-presidential running mate, seen by many observers as a smart political...
'18Aug
09

- The UPR: What it is, and how civil society can use it - and make it stronger

Every five years, each of the 197 United Nations member states has to go through the very same process: a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of their human rights record. The UPR was established by the United Nations...
'18Aug
08

US declines to take sides in heated Saudi, Canadian fight over human rights

The U.S. is declining to take sides between Saudi Arabia and Canada after the Middle Eastern nation's extraordinary reaction to Canada's condemnation of the arrest of a Saudi Arabian human rights activist. Saudi...

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