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Celebrities sign petition to let Julian Assange free

Assange is wanted on a European arrest warrant for questioning in Sweden over a rape allegation.

UN sanctions on North Korea failing, 10 years on: UN experts

A raft of UN sanctions imposed on North Korea over the past decade has failed to prevent Pyongyang from scaling up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, a UN panel of experts has concluded.

WikiLeaks' Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom

WikiLeaks' Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom

Assange, a computer hacker, had enraged the United States by publishing hundreds of thousands of secret U.S. diplomatic cables.

UN panel removes 'sahib' from Hafiz Saeed's name, regrets mistake

A UN Security Council panel has issued a "revised" letter removing the term 'sahib' from the name of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, saying it regrets the mistake after India objected to the use of the salutation.

UN panel opens Stockholm meet on global warming

The UN`s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change opened a meeting today in Stockholm that is scheduled to see the release of the most recent projections of the pace of global warming.

Sanctions delaying N Korea nuke program: UN panel

North Korea is still trying to import and export nuclear and ballistic missile-related items but financial and trade sanctions are slowing progress on development of their prohibited weapons, UN experts say.

UN panel sees "alarming resurgence" of mercenaries

Use of mercenaries is outlawed by a 1989 UN convention, but only 32 countries are party to it.

UN panel presses China on Tibetan monks

The fate of over 300 Tibetan monks are unknown since they were allegedly arrested in April.

Lankan military committed war crimes: UN panel

UN panel appointed by Ban ki-Moon called for setting up of an independent international mechanism.

UN panel on Sri Lanka conflict delivers report

The report was first being given to Sri Lanka and would be published soon.

UN panel can`t conduct own war crimes probe: Sri Lanka

On Dec 19, Rajapaksa announced he would allow a UN team to visit Sri Lanka.

UN panel on Sri Lanka begins work

The panel will advise UN chief on alleged human rights violations in Lanka.

Racial attacks: UN slams Victorian govt, police

A United Nation panel has criticised the Victorian government and the police for ignoring racial motives behind the spate of assaults on Indian students in Melbourne.

Avoid mass Roma deportations: UN panel to France

France denies that President Sarkozy has stigmatised the Roma minority.

Lanka`s ban will make truth harder to unearth: UN panel head

Sri Lanka has announced not to issue visas to the members of the UN panel.

Accept offer of UN panel: US to Sri Lanka

The UN has set up a panel to look into alleged human rights violations.

Lanka slams setting up of UN panel `under pro-LTTE pressure`

Sri Lanka on Thursday slammed
the setting up of a three-member panel by the UN chief to
advise him on alleged human rights abuses in the country,
saying the world body was under a lot of pressure by pro-LTTE

UN panel on Lanka `uncalled for and unnecessary`: Govt

Sri Lanka took exception to the UN appointing a panel of experts to look into alleged human rights abuses in the final stage of the island`s civil war.

UN panel on human rights unwarranted: Sri Lanka

The govt has slammed the
decision of the UN to set up a panel of experts to advice the
Secretary General Ban-ki-Moon on human rights situation in Sri
Lanka, saying it was "unwarranted".

Japan supports UN panel on rights abuses claims in Lanka

Japan supported the formation of a UN panel to advice Secretary General Ban on
alleged rights abuses during Sri Lanka`s ethnic war.