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Former Siemens Executive Pleads Guilty To Role in $100 Million Foreign Bribery Scheme

The former Technical Manager of the Major Projects division of Siemens Business Services GmbH & Co. OGH (SBS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Aktiengesellschaft (Siemens AG), on March 15, pleaded guilty to conspi...

Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie on the Seventh Anniversary of the start of the Syrian Crisis

This is a war that has been waged almost exclusively against civilians, who have been bombed, gassed, besieged, starved, tortured and displaced, for seven interminable years, in the full gaze of the world. Hundreds of thou...

Human rights: the Maldives, Sudan and Uganda

MEPs call for respect of human rights in the Maldives, ending of torture practises on detainees in Sudan and of “mercy killings” in Uganda.

Tens of Thousands of US Students Stage Walk-Outs Against Gun Violence

Tens of thousands of students across the country — many chanting “Enough is Enough” — walked out of their schools Wednesday to protest Congressional failure to directly address gun violence.