Rights watchdogs slam deal between Maoists, Madhesi parties

Bhattarai was sworn in on August 29 as the 35th Prime
Minister after Jhala Nath Khanal quit on August 14 for failing
to make "concrete" progress in Nepal`s 2006 peace process.

UN human rights watchdogs demand details of Osama`s killing

Two UN human rights watchdogs have
asked the US to give details about the operation that killed
Osama bin Laden.

Torture watchdogs visit alleged CIA lock-ups in Lithuania

European anti-torture watchdogs
have visited two purported former `war on terror` lock-ups in
Lithuania allegedly used by US agents to interrogate Al-Qaeda
suspects, Lithuanian authorities said on Friday.