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Breaking News: US human rights record criticized by UN panel
 
Posted by: preetamkaushik

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-03-31 20:07:02 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The UN Human Rights Committee has criticized the US for its human rights violations and suggested ways in which the US can improve its track record. The panel has criticized the US drone program for its lack of transparency in...
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Breaking News: US, EU, Russia and Ukraine announce deal to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-18 13:20:03 -0700 | political-news

Ukraine, the United States, the European Union and Russia announced Thursday that they have reached a deal at the talks held in Geneva to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine. The Guardian reports that the parties agreed on "initial concrete steps to...
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Breaking News: 2014 Champion League quarter-final draw results, schedules, analysis, prediction
 
Posted by: richwebnews

Nyon :: Switzerland | updated 2014-03-24 08:53:10 -0700 | sports-news

The 2014 Champions League quarter-final draw was announced today in Nyon, Switzerland, as Europe's elite eight ball clubs find out who they will face in the competition. Here are the Champion League draw results; Barcelona will face Atletico Madrid while...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-09 18:20:05 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Millennium Development Goal 5 (MDG5) set out to reduce maternal mortality by three-quarters and targeted universal access to reproductive health by 2015. As of today, maternal-mortality globally has declined by 47 per cent over the last two decades with...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-12 10:30:43 -0700 | political-news

The International Seafarers’ Welfare Assistance Network (ISWAN) annual awards were presented at a special ceremony hosted by the International Labour Organization. The event took place on the opening day of a tripartite ILO meeting considering amendments to the ILO’s Maritime...
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Breaking News: UN: Rights Council Records in Spotlight at ‘Votes Count'
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-03-29 01:08:31 -0700 | political-news

A new website, “Votes Count,” will shed much needed light on how member countries at the United Nations Human Rights Council respond to serious violations of human rights across the globe. The website will compile, analyze and expose the positions...
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Breaking News: UN Commission says broadband can solve the global development gap
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-03-26 22:51:46 -0700 | technology-news

Access to broadband could be the universal catalyst that lifts developing countries out of poverty and puts access to health care, education and basic social services within reach of all, according to the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development, which...
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Breaking News: Green tea helps boost memory, finds Swiss study
 
Posted by: Nina Rai

Basel :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-10 00:26:39 -0700 | health-news

Who would have ever thought drinking the ubiquitous green tea - popular as a health beverage - could also make one clever? Well, it does, finds a new study. Green tea has been one of the most researched fares in...
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Breaking News: Bionic Olympics planned for 2016
 
Posted by: Kerry Butters

Bern :: Switzerland | updated 2014-03-27 11:54:12 -0700 | technology-news

Technology is changing the world in so many different ways and the most recent innovation is on the Olympic field. In an attempt to make the Olympics more accessible and diverse, the first Cybathlon has been announced. It will take...
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Breaking News: 2014 UEFA Champions League Semifinals Draw
 
Posted by: Adrian Holman

Nyon :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-14 09:53:02 -0700 | sports-news

The UEFA Champions League Semifinals draw was held earlier today at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw was conducted by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and this season's Champions League Ambassador and Portugese soccer great Luis...
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Breaking News: Green tea extract raises cognitive function
 
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Basel :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-10 00:26:38 -0700 | health-news

Green tea extract boots working memory Green tea is presumed to have numerous effects on health. The University of Basel researchers are reporting first evidence that green tea extract enhances the cognitive functions, in particular the working memory. Past research...
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Breaking News: 2014 UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals Draw
 
Posted by: Adrian Holman

Nyon :: Switzerland | updated 2014-03-24 08:53:16 -0700 | sports-news

UEFA held this season's Champions League Quarterfinals Draw at the UEFA Headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. Here are the eight teams that are remaining. Atletico Madrid (ESP), Bayern Munich (GER), Chelsea (ENG), PSG (FRA), Barcelona (ESP), Borussia Dortmund (GER), Manchester United...
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Breaking News: What can effect change of heart of the Iranian Regime when the United Nations can't?
 
Posted by: dhreff

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-03-22 03:42:18 -0700 | causes-news

Who can effect change of heart of the Iranian Regime when the United Nations can’t? GENEVA, 18 March 2014, (BWNS) — Overall, human rights in Iran have not improved substantially since the election of President Hassan Rouhani last year, despite...
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Breaking News: Failure to Tackle Trade Barriers Puts Economic and Social Progress at Risk
 
Posted by: chnarendra

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-02 20:33:23 -0700 | business-news

Barriers to trade are holding back the global economic recovery. Many governments are still failing to enact sometimes straightforward reforms that could have a far-reaching effect on growth and social progress, according to The Global Enabling Trade Report 2014, released...
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Breaking News: Schumi's wife building medical suite at home
 
Posted by: kumarps

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-03 14:10:32 -0700 | sports-news

Michael Schumacher's wife building a 10-million-pound medical suite at their Lake Geneva waterfront estate in the hope that she can bring the critically injured Formula One legend home. Corinna Schumacher who accompanies Shumi at hospital for the past 3 month...
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