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India

Stephanie Nebehay

30 Mar 2017

Usher, Lauryn Hill to perform at Montreux Jazz Festival

MEZIERES, Switzerland Usher, Lauryn Hill, Macy Gray and Erykah Badu are booked to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival during its 51st edition, organizers said on Thursday.

29 Mar 2017

Syrian opposition, Russia discuss reinforcing ceasefire

GENEVA The Syrian opposition and a senior Russian diplomat agreed on Wednesday that Syria's fragile ceasefire needed to be shored up amid growing violations in the multi-sided civil war.

28 Mar 2017

U.N. may use other Yemen ports to ensure food pipeline, avert famine

GENEVA The United Nations is considering using other ports in Yemen or land convoys to deliver food for 17 million hungry people in case the main port of Hodeida is attacked, the chief U.N. humanitarian official there said on Tuesday.

28 Mar 2017

Iraq, U.S. must avoid civilian deaths in Mosul - U.N.

GENEVA The United Nations human rights chief urged the Iraqi government and U.S.-led coalition on Tuesday to review tactics in Mosul to spare civilians he said were being deliberately put at risk by Islamic State.

26 Mar 2017

U.N. envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

GENEVA U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran on Saturday to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track.

25 Mar 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence - U.N.

GENEVA Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Friday.

25 Mar 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence - U.N.

GENEVA Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Friday.

25 Mar 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence: U.N.

GENEVA Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Friday.

24 Mar 2017

North Korea crimes to be documented for prosecution someday - U.N.

GENEVA The United Nations' top human rights body agreed on Friday to widen its investigation into widespread violations in North Korea with a view to documenting alleged crimes against humanity for future prosecution.

24 Mar 2017

U.N. will investigate crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

GENEVA The top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

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