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Angelina Jolie urges UN to solve Syrian crisis

AFP | UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie urged the UN Security Council to "find a way" to solve Syria's nearly eight-year war during a tour...

Shehzad Roy becomes Goodwill Ambassador of UN

Shehzad Roy has been appointed as the new National Goodwill ambassador of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The singer cum social activist...

Violence escalates in Myanmar: Will Rohingya Muslims continue to face persecution?

News Analysis | Militants belonging to Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine...

U.S Foreign Policy on Yemen is ‘The Mother of All Lies’

David Swanson | The Mother of All Lies is this: you can fix things by blowing them up. Alcoholics should not drink, and people who...

Afghan Refugees in Pakistan: A Continuing Challenge

Amina Khan | Pakistan has provided shelter to one of the world’s largest protracted refugee populations - more than 5 million Afghan refugees have been...

Donald Trump’s ban will have lasting and damaging effects on the...

Phil Orchard | US President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration fundamentally alters decades of bipartisan US practice. It blocks immigration from seven predominantly Muslim...

Persecution of Rohingya Muslims: Will ASEAN countries find a solution?

Ahmad Rizky M. Umar | ASEAN’s non-intervention is aggravating the plight of ethnic Rohingya Muslims suffering widespread abuse by the Burmese military in Myanmar’s Rakhine...

Afghanistan Itself Is Now Taking In the Most Afghan Migrants

SAMARKHEL, Afghanistan — There is one country in the world that is now taking in more Afghan migrants than all the countries in Europe...

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