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Cemetery for Lahore's Hindus to open in Pakistan

Lahore Hindus are to get a cemetery, reclaiming a Partition-era graveyard in this Muslim-majority area, after a decision by Pakistan's Supreme Court.
Ihsan Qadir

Restoring lost trust may take many years: Germany

Restoring trans-Atlantic trust lost over spying controversies may take some time to repair, new German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said as he took over from Guido Westerwelle.

Pillay: CAR conflict 'extremely worrying'

U.N High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Friday the religious violence in the Central African Republic may be spiraling out of control.

Europe losing patience with Ukraine

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said Friday there may be some reservations with dealing with the current leadership in Ukraine.

South Sudan fighting concerns rights community

Advocacy groups said Friday they were alarmed by reports civilians were caught up in the escalating violence in South Sudan.

Iran says it's losing faith in Washington

The United States can't be trusted to honor its commitment to an interim nuclear deal with Iran, a senior Iranian cleric said during Friday prayers in Tehran.

U.N. frustrated by Saudi pressure on its critics

A spokeswoman for the U.N. human rights office said Friday there were concerns about reports of undue pressure on critics of the Saudi monarchy.
Hagel concerned about Taliban getting security checkpoints

Hagel concerned about Taliban getting security checkpoints

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he was concerned by unconfirmed reports that Afghan forces turned some security checkpoints over to the Taliban.

International Red Cross decries high civilian death toll in Aleppo

The International Committee of the Red Cross said Friday "constant care" is needed to protect civilians after a slaughter during fighting in Aleppo, Syria.

Rights group says Shiite Alawite sect targeted in Lebanon

Members of the Shiite Alawite sect are victims of sectarian violence in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

ICC former staff member suspected in sexual assault in Congo

The International Criminal Court said Friday a former staff member may bear criminal responsibility for sexual assault in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Egypt criticized for crackdown on rights group

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is upset by the arrests of some human rights leaders after an armed raid this week in Cairo, a spokeswoman said.

Singapore to deport 53 riot suspects back to India

Singapore is set to deport 53 immigrant Asians workers for their part in the city-state's recent riot -- the first in 40 years.
Activists, legal experts lament Pakistani girls still pawns in inter-family feuds

Activists, legal experts lament Pakistani girls still pawns in inter-family feuds

Pakistani laws banning a centuries-old custom of giving girls away to settle a feud continue to be ignored, activists and legal experts say.
Fazal Khaliq
Chile's Bachelet faces big challenges on taxation, education reform

Chile's Bachelet faces big challenges on taxation, education reform

Michelle Bachelet, re-elected to a second term as Chilean president, faces major challenges seen likely to bring her into conflict with an entrenched and influential rich minority and businesses fearful of tax hikes.

Report: Israel gets ready for 'short, sharp war' against Hezbollah

Israel's generals are preparing for a decisive -- and probably brief -- war against Hezbollah, one of its most implacable foes, in which it plans to smash the Iranian-backed Lebanese movement's military power, a new study says.

Yemeni fighting concerns ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday it was concerned by the well-being of those people trapped by ongoing fighting in northern Yemen.
Food security in North Korea improves but not much

Food security in North Korea improves but not much

Johns Hopkins University researchers found that despite improvements in food security in North Korea, most people there were asked to get by on fewer resources.
The Elders welcome revised draft Egyptian constitution

The Elders welcome revised draft Egyptian constitution

Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday he viewed a revised draft constitution in Egypt as a step closer to democratic transition in the country.
U.N. panel uncovers more possible war crimes in Syria

U.N. panel uncovers more possible war crimes in Syria

A report published Thursday by a U.N. panel investigating human rights abuses in Syria said enforced disappearances are used as a weapon of war.
Iran calls for close cooperation on nuclear issue

Iran calls for close cooperation on nuclear issue

Difficult issues surrounding Iran's nuclear program can be sorted with through multilateral cooperation, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Thursday.

'Very significant' bomb plot foiled in Belfast

Irish police confirmed Thursday they arrested two teenagers connected to what was said to be a major car bomb attack in Belfast.
Christian militias suspected for major abuses in CAR

Christian militias suspected for major abuses in CAR

Human Rights Watch said Thursday it suspected Christian militias in the Central African Republic have committed grave human rights abuses.

Evacuations under way in South Sudan

The British military said Thursday it deployed a military transport aircraft to South Sudan to help coordinate an evacuation of the country's capital.
Afghanistan still needs assistance, Europeans say

Afghanistan still needs assistance, Europeans say

Members of the European community said Thursday elections next year in Afghanistan will be a turning point but the country still needs long-term assistance.
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