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UN elects Congo to Human Rights Council despite abuses
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UN elects Congo to Human Rights Council despite abuses

The United States and human rights groups sharply criticized Monday’s U.N. election for 15 new members of the Human Rights Council, singling out conflict-torn Congo’s victory despite accusations of serious rights abuses and an investigation by the U.N.’s top human rights body. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called the election “yet […]

Doval visits Kabul,discusses strategic issues with top leaders
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Doval visits Kabul,discusses strategic issues with top leaders

India and Afghanistan today pledged to further strengthen strategic cooperation as National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and the top brass of the country’s military establishment in Kabul. “It was agreed to further strengthen strategic dialogue and consultations for achieving shared objectives,” […]