The United Nation's assistant secretary general for humanitarian affairs urged the international community to pay attention to the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim population, the majority of whom are now living as refugees in Bangladesh.
Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a new mosque in Kilkenny city, Ireland, which attracted more than 1,000 signatures in opposition to the development when it was first proposed.
The UN Human Rights Council has extended the mandate of Yemen war crimes investigators, despite attempts by Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies to bully their way out of accountability for abuses in an atrocious military campaign against the impoverished Arab country.
Three Shia activists were reportedly killed in a Wednesday raid by the Al Saud regime forces on a house in the Shia-populated Qatif region in the east of the Arab kingdom, as the Riyadh regime continues its brutal crackdown on political dissidents.
Save the Children has voiced alarm over a “dramatic” rise in civilian casualties in Yemen’s Hudaydah since June, when the Saudi-led coalition of invaders launched an offensive to seize the lifeline port city.
At least seven people have sustained injuries when Saudi regime forces carried out an operation in the kingdom’s oil-rich Eastern Province as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its brutal clampdown against pro-democracy campaigners and political dissidents.