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Myanmar begins shuttering three Rakhine camps

Myanmar has started shutting down three displacement camps in strife-torn Rakhine state, a senior official said Tuesday, although it was not immediately clear where the inhabitants would go.

UN`s Staffan de Mistura: `Chronic optimist` in Syria quagmire

Staffan de Mistura, the UN`s Syria envoy, has an experience in some of the world`s most troubled hotspots.

AAP doing 'publicity stunts' on education, health: Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken

AAP doing 'publicity stunts' on education, health: Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken

With the city heading towards municipal polls, Delhi Congress today sharpened its attack on the AAP government, seeking to puncture its developmental claims on education and health fronts.

Myanmar Rohingya abuse may be `crimes against humanity`: UN

Myanmar Rohingya abuse may be `crimes against humanity`: UN

More than 120,000 Rohingya have been crammed into displacement camps since sectarian violence in 2012.

IOC chief Bach presents former UN head Annan with Olympic Order

IOC chief Bach presents former UN head Annan with Olympic Order

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach presented former United Nations (UN) secretary-general Kofi Annan with the Olympic Order in Gold.

Bill Gates, Kofi Annan back leniency for Rajat Gupta

Rajat Gupta, Goldman Sachs' former Indian-American director convicted of insider trading, has received letters of support from the likes of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan ahead of his sentencing .

G8 piles pressure on Iran; vows 'timely' supplies to oil mkts

Piling up pressure on Iran, the leaders of the world's eight most powerful economies have asked it to swiftly address all outstanding issues related to its nuclear programme.