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‘Wind blowing in the direction of peace’ in Africa: UN Secretary-General

Recent developments in Africa indicate that the continent is increasingly moving in the “direction of peace” and enhanced security, the United Nations Secretary-General told journalists in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Abab...

US: Strengthen Targeted Sanctions on Burma

The US Congress should adopt legislation to enhance targeted sanctions against Burmese military commanders who are implicated in serious human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Jul 09 in a letter to congressional l...

NATO: Bolster Inquiries Into Afghan Civilian Deaths

NATO has failed to fully investigate alleged unlawful airstrikes in Afghanistan, which may contribute to rising civilian casualties, Human Rights Watch said on Jul 09, 2018. Member countries attending the NATO Summit in Br...

Trump Confident N. Korea Will Honor 'Contract' to Denuclearize

U.S. President Donald Trump says he has "confidence" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will "honor the contract we signed" for Pyongyang to denuclearize and alleged that China may be exerting negative pressure on the deal "b...