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Israel blocks visit of UN human rights envoy

Israel has blocked a visit to the Palestinian territories by a UN rights envoy, an official said Monday, just ahead of the publication of a United Nations report on last year`s Gaza war.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Myanmar monk's UN whore rant "could hurt Buddhism"

 A Myanmar Buddhist monk who called a U.N. human rights envoy a "whore" has violated his monastic code and could damage his religion, another prominent monk said on Tuesday, but he is unlikely to face censure.

Jan 21, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

UN human rights envoy arrives in Myanmar

A UN human rights envoy arrived in Myanmar on Monday for a five-day visit ahead of the country`s elections, an official said.

Feb 15, 2010, 09:16 AM IST