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Police officers inside the Foreign Correspondents Club to deliver letters to human rights panelists.

Human Rights Groups Allege Supression of Freedoms in Thailand

Thailand’s military, police have suppressed release of independent report assessing human rights in kingdom during first 100 days of latest coup More

Iraq's Human Rights Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani arrives for a special session of the Human Rights Council on Iraq at the United Nations Europeans headquarters in Geneva Sep. 1, 2014.

UN debate: In Iraq Fight, Both Sides Guilty of Atrocities

Iraq's human rights minister told a special session Islamic State militants threaten his country and the world, but did not respond to allegations of violations by government forces More

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) shakes hands with chairman of Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) Sadayuki Sakakibara (R) after Modi spoke during a luncheon organized by Keidanren in Tokyo, September 1, 2014.

Indian PM Modi to Set Up Team for Japan to Enhance Business Ties

Modi hopes to capitalize on a personal affinity with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to bolster security and business ties More

Iraqi security forces and Iraqi Shi'ite volunteers react after breaking a siege by the Islamic State extremist group on Amerli, August 31, 2014.

Multimedia Iraqi Forces Continue Advance, Reclaim Another Town

After freeing nearby town of Amerli, Iraqis, with Kurdish peshmerga and Shi'ite militiamen, keep up momentum of advance, retake militant stronghold of Sulaiman Bek More

An Indian woman plants rice saplings at a paddy field after monsoon rains on the outskirts of Puri, Orissa, Aug. 21, 2014.

Indian Economy Showing Signs of Recovery

Economic upswing is partly due to measures taken by previous government to speed up projects that had gotten stuck in recent years More


The latest images from Syria

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  • Men check a damaged vehicle as a Free Syrian Army fighter, carrying his weapon, walks by in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, May 27, 2013.
  • The inside of a damaged mosque in Dahra Abd Rabbo village, Aleppo, May 27, 2013.
  • U.S. Senator John McCain meets with U.S. troops in southern Turkey, May 27, 2013.  During the trip he made a visit to meet with rebels in Syria.  This picture was released on his Twitter account.
  • Syrians participate in the funeral prayer for Youssef Ghazi al-Sarmani, who was killed in fighting between rebel and government forces, May 27. The logo in red reads "Talbiseh".
  • A boy makes pastry at a shop in Darkush town, Idlib province, May 26, 2013.
  • A group of men smuggle diesel fuel from Syria to Turkey hoping to sell it at a higher price, across the Al-Assi River in Idlib, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad during clashes against Syrian rebels in Aleppo, May 26, 2013.
  • Supporters and relatives of Hezbollah members attend the funeral of a Hezbollah fighter who died in the Syrian conflict. The funeral took place in the Ouzai district in Beirut, May 26, 2013.
  • A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds pigeons in Homs, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad take their position during a clashes against rebels, Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013. (SANA).

Multimedia Modi to Visit Japan to Cement Defense, Economic Ties

Analysts say Indian prime minister eyes a breakthrough on civil nuclear cooperation pact, which could open door to importing nuclear fuel, technology from Japan
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UN: 'Countless Actors' Fighting in Syrian War

New report says Islamic State's gains in Iraq have boosted its military capabilities, and that militants are increasingly fighting other anti-government groups instead of Syrian forces
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S. Korean Opposition Begins Sit-in to Protest 'Sewol' Response

The opposition group is pushing for victims' family members to have a greater say in the investigation process
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Photogallery Russia, Ukraine Leaders Meet for Peace Talks

Kyiv releases footage purporting to show 10 Russian soldiers captured near Donetsk; Moscow military source claims troops crossed into Ukraine 'by accident'
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Thailand Prepares for New Round of Peace Talks

Talks with separatist groups in south aimed at ending a decade of violence that has claimed more than 6,000 lives
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US Journalist's Release Reveals Divisions Among Al-Qaida Offshoots

Peter Theo Curtis was released Sunday by Jabhat al-Nusra, one of a number of Islamist groups fighting for control of Syria
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Ritual Killings of People With Albinism Increase in Tanzania

UN Human Rights Office reports five new attacks against people with albinism over 11-day period this month
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Photogallery Hunt for Journalist Killer Focuses on British Rapper

L Jinny, whose real name is Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, is believed to be key Western follower of Islamic State group
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Sunni-Shi’ite Divide Threatens Middle East Stability

Analysts say ancient dispute that traces back to Islamic Revolution is fueling modern day unrest
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India and Pakistan Trade Heavy Gunfire in Kashmir

Bilateral tensions appear to have escalated after New Delhi earlier this week called off long-awaited diplomatic talks with Islamabad
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Talks on New Yemeni Government Collapse

Talks on forming new government collapse over demands by Shi'ite Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by president, officials say, and further demonstrations in capital expected
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French PM Presents Government’s Resignation

The move comes a day after leftist Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg called for new economic policies
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