Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.
Human Rights Observatory
Click on the article that you want to view.
The Steep Price of Probation in Missouri Video: For-Profit Probation Companies Exploit Poorest Americans “Set up to Fail” Monitor: Syrian Military Bombardment of Damascus Suburb Kills 100, 500 Wounded Trump Again Blames Obama for Russia Meddling Response US: Private Probation Harming the Poor Interview: Licensing LGBT Discrimination in the US United States: State Laws Threaten LGBT Equality “All We Want is Equality” Trump Endorses Romney in Run for US Senate Seat in Utah Haiti Vows Abuse Review of All Charities After Oxfam 'Hid Crimes' Pakistan Hopes Not to Be Placed on Terrorist Financing Watch List Pennsylvania's New Congressional Map Could Boost Democrats Trump Again Blames Obama for Russia Meddling More Newborns Dying in West, Central Africa as 'World Fails Poorest Babies' Healthiest Presidents Ever? New Compilation Doesn’t Place Trump Among Fittest New Exhibit Examines Native American Imagery in US Culture Experts: Underwater Archaeology Site Imperiled in Mexico Afghanistan's ArtLords Daub Walls With Messages of Defiance, Hope UN Chief Warns of Nightmare Scenario if Israel, Hezbollah Clash Flights to New Zealand Capital Grounded as Former Cyclone Gita Hits Peru: Fujimori may be tried after decision not to apply grace in Pativilca case Venezuela's Opposition Coalition Likely to Boycott Presidential Vote Irish PM Calls for Urgent Restoration of Northern Ireland Government Buhari: Nigeria to Sell Assets Seized in Anti-graft Probes to Boost Treasury I Want to Drink Your Blood: Vampire Bat's Genetic Secrets Revealed Officials: Aid Sector Must Innovate to Deliver Value for Money Greek Carnival Celebrations Get Little Flour Power Nigeria Convicts 205 Boko Haram Suspects in Mass Trials Togo Charity Wins Award for Improving Access to Safe Drinking Water Israeli Settler Leader Says Settlements Grew Rapidly in 2017 NZ Prime Minister: Revised Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Text to Be Released Wednesday Wind-Driven Wildfire Forces People to Flee Rural California Latvia's Banking Sector Rocked by US Probe, Central Bank Chief's Detention Brazil Gov't Acknowledges Pension Bill Going Nowhere Peru Court: Pardoned Fujimori Could Face Another Human Rights Trial Rio Could Be 'Laboratory' for Solving Brazil's Crime Crisis How US Coal Deal Warms Ukraine’s Ties With Trump French Jazz Violinist Didier Lockwood Dies Suddenly at 62 Trump Revives Push for Limits on Immigrants Bringing Family February 19, 2018 As 'Black Panther' Shows, Inclusion Pays at Box Office Doctors Blast Trump's Mental Illness Focus to Fight Violence Advocates Seek Justice for Abused Native American Women Liberia's George Weah Pays First Official Visit to France Zimbabweans Pay Tribute to Tsvangirai; Interment Expected Tuesday Turkish Foreign Minister Warns Syria About Military Intervention Somalia Appoints New Security Chiefs to Combat al-Shabab Saudi FM Rejects Qatari Proposal of EU-style Security Pact Equipment Shortages Impair German Military Ahead of Key NATO Mission Superstitious Mob Attacks BBC Journalists in Malawi Jamaica: Venezuela, Oil Likely to Feature on Mexican FM's visit Factbox: Venezuela's Jailed, Exiled or Barred Opposition Politicians South Sudan Clans Agree to End Deadly Grazing Land Dispute Local knowledge for sustainable use of marine resources Ushindi, a former child soldier on the road to resilience Violence in Colombia Has Displaced More Than 800 People: U.N. Trump Supports Tightening of Background Checks on Gun Buyers Maldives Leader Seeks Approval to Extend State of Emergency Africa 54 South African Opposition Slams New President in Maiden Speech Hero, Harasser or Both? Shaun White's Newly Complex Legacy Collect Some Uranium Glass for That Peaceful Glow Without City Jobs, Tech-savvy Kenyan Youth Head Back to Farm Philippines: Risks Rising With China Challenging US at Sea Taliban impose taxes on independent Afghan media Serbian authorities allow Belgian journalist to stay Trump Blasts Oprah Over 60 Minutes Episode A History of Presidents’ Day Film at Berlin Fest Examines how IS Jihadists Recruit European Brides Reflections on Race in the Military At Least 17 Killed in Mozambique Capital as Pile of Garbage Collapses In India, Trump Project Buyers Offered Dinner with Trump Jr. France says Committed to Iran Deal, Will Keep Talking to European, US Allies Malawi Cholera Cases Pass 500, Eight People Dead State Media: Iranian Rescue Teams Locate Wreckage of Plane Crash Brazil Prison Rioters Free Hostages, Guards Take Control Russia Looms Large As US Election Officials Prep for 2018 Lebanon Cannot Ask for Donor Funding Without Passing 2018 Budget: Minister Trump Press Pool Driver Detained for Having Firearm Pope Backs Down after Defending Nigerian Bishop Rejected by Locals Egyptian Firm to Buy $15 Billion in Israeli Natural Gas Was Britain's Labour Leader a Communist Spy? Social Taboos, Lack of Awareness Contributes to Child Sex Abuse in Pakistan Russian Athlete Suspected of Doping Rescue Teams Search Wrecked Iranian Plane 5.9 Quake Hits Southern Mexico, Days After More Powerful One Volcano Erupts in Indonesia, no Fatalities or Injuries Reported US Open to Discussing Talks With North Korea Oxfam Reports Staff Intimidated Witnesses in Haiti Scandal After US Indictments, Russia Denies Election Meddling Legendary African Filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo Dies at 64 Trump Stays Quiet on Shooting Victims, Fumes Over Russia IS Ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led Force, Killing 27 Fighters Gambia President Announces Moratorium on Death Penalty Israel And Iran Clash Over Nuclear Threat At Munich Security Conference Puerto Ricans Finding Innovative Ways to Cope Without Electricity US Students Blame Politicians for Continued School Shootings Riding a 270-kilogram Walking Robot Cambodian Rice Body Faces Own Shortcomings Russian Athlete Suspected of Breaching of Doping Rules Students Call for March on Washington to Protest Gun Violence Afghan Refugees in Spotlight Amid Debate Over Sources of Unrest Bubba Watson Wins at Riviera for the 3rd Time IS Smuggling Wood to Finance Militancy in Afghanistan Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Recovering from Surgery Polish Embassy in Israel Vandalized After Polish PM's Controversial Remarks Anti-Corruption Police Arrest Latvian Central Bank Chief Survivors of Deadly School Shooting Lash out at Trump February 18, 2018 US-Russia Dispute Forms Backdrop for Tense Munich Security Conference Young People with Disabilities Skate Toward Glory at the Special Olympics Washington Refocuses on Russia Probe after Latest Indictments Israel, Iran Clash Over Nuclear Threat at Munich Conference Nigeria Releases 475 Boko Haram Suspects for Rehabilitation Trump: Russia Has Been Hugely Successful in Disrupting US Political Landscape Macron’s Ideas on Reform of Islam Draw Fire 5 Killed in Shooting Outside Church in Russia's Dagestan Region Zimbabwe President Sees Deceased Opposition Leader's Family What Sweden Should Say about China’s Detention of its National Chinese New Year Skit Sparks Backlash over Relationship with Africa Iran's Zarif says Israel's 'Myth of Invincibility' has Crumbled Netanyahu Says Israel Could Act Against Iran's 'Empire' Critical Australia Water-sharing Plan Is on Brink of Collapse Trump Criticizes FBI for 'Missing Signals' Before Florida School Shooting Native Australian Species Learning to Avoid Toxic Cane Toad US-Russia Dispute Forms Backdrop for Tense Munich Security Conference Report: Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing All 66 Aboard Tiny Pacemakers Could Be Game Changers for Heart Patients Tiny Pacemakers Could Be Game Changers for Heart Patients Gang Rapes in Mali Prompt Anger, Calls for Reform Spain Has Pivotal Role in Pressuring Venezuela’s Maduro 4.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Wales, Biggest Since 2008 Another Provincial Governor Defies Dismissal Orders from Afghan President Missing Klimt Drawing Returned to Lentos Museum in Austria US Warns of ‘Critical Time for Humanity’ at Tense Security Conference Lia, a Pregnancy Test You Can Flush Lia, the Pregnancy Test You Can Flush US-Russia Dispute Forms Backdrop for Tense Munich Security Conference Russian Plot Touched Unwitting Grass-Roots Trump Supporters Big Rigs Almost Driving Themselves on the Highway Las Vegas Homeless Find Homes in City's Drainage Tunnels From Dishwasher to Heart Doctor, Atlanta Refugee Embodies American Story Modest Designer Finds Fashion Connects People Report: Plane With 66 Aboard Crashes in Southern Iran Fire at Tibet’s Jokhang Monastery; No Injuries Reported Florida School Shooting Survivor Holds Lawmakers Accountable Over Gun Laws US Navy in South China Sea: ‘We’re Here’ No Matter China’s Military Buildup Western Countries’ Dilemma: What to Do With Captured IS Foreign Fighters? Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved US Agents Arrest 212 in California Immigration Raids Somali Migrants Returning From Libya Tell of Abuse, Horror Trump, Ryan Meet in Florida, Talk Legislative Priorities Four Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion Head of Britain's Far-Right Party Ousted Demonstrators Rally in Florida for Tougher Gun-Control Laws Former Pakistani Taliban Spokesman to Face Trial in Military Court Russia Dismisses US Election-Meddling Indictments as 'Blather' US Man Pleads Guilty in Fraud Case Connected to Russia Election Probe US Embassy in Ethiopia "Strongly" Disagrees with Country's State of Emergency Ghani Vows Repatriation of All Afghans in Pakistan in Two Years Israel Builds Case for Europeans to Accept Iran Nuclear Deal 'Fix' Tears, Exuberance as 'Black Panther' Opens Across Africa Pakistan Court Hands Down Four Death Sentences to Child Killer Pope Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Panel Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Begins Weeklong India Visit Britain's May Wins Backing for EU Security Pact, Timing Unclear National Security Adviser: Russian Election Meddling 'Incontrovertible' Iran and India Agree to Lease Part of Chabahar Port to New Delhi Fire Erupts At Major Tibetan Monastery; No Injuries Reported 13 Killed In Helicopter Crash After Mexican Quake Israel Builds Case for Europeans to Accept Iran Nuclear Deal 'Fix' Trump Focuses on First Responders After Florida Shooting As US Signals Openness to Talks With North Korea, Uncertainties Loom Suicide Bombers Kill 18 in Nigeria Market Fireworks Suspected in Fatal Fire in China US Commerce Department Urges Curbs on Steel, Aluminum Imports Former British Diplomat Appointed UN Envoy to Yemen Kurdish Doctors Report Suspected Turkish Gas Attack in Syria Israel Builds Case for Europeans to Accept Iran Nuclear Deal 'Fix' NATO Chief Warns of Growing Nuclear Threat From North Korea, Russia NATO Chief Warns of Growing Nuclear Threat From North Korea, Russia Turkey Releases Long-Held Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yucel In Troubling Times, Curling Might be Just What We Need 13 Russians Indicted in Mueller Probe US and Turkey Vow to Work Together to Avoid Confrontation in Syria Fashionable and Able: Designers Strive to Help the Disabled Robot Drives Itself to Deliver Packages Young People with Disabilities Skate Toward Glory at the Special Olympics Hungary: Bills Seek to Block Migrant Support Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning Mexico Libya: Residents Barred from Returning Home Serbia threatens Belgrade-based Belgian reporter with expulsion Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Shakes Southern, Central Mexico; 2 Dead Funerals Begin in Florida for High School Shooting Victims Puerto Rico to Reduce Power Generation Amid Cash Shortfall Facebook Forges Ahead With Kids App Despite Expert Criticism First Funerals Held for Victims of Florida School Shooting Houston Firm Sues Ex-Venezuelan Oil Czar Ramirez Over Bribes Turkish Court Seeks to Indict Syrian Woman Accused of Being IS Recruit, Bomb-Maker Israel's UN Ambassador Talks to VOA About Jerusalem, the Holocaust, Syria New South African President Hails 'New Dawn' for Country Pakistan Plans to Reform Nation's Religious Seminaries White House Tightens Security Clearance Procedures After Abuse Allegations Israel's UN Ambassador Talks to VOA About Jerusalem, the Holocaust, Syria Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Shakes Southern, Central Mexico Ethics Dispute Erupts in Belgium Over Euthanasia Rules British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam Brazil Orders Army to Take Over Security in Rio de Janeiro Duterte’s Condom Criticism Imperils Philippine HIV Fight FBI Rebuked for Bungling Tip on Florida School Shooting 13 Russian Nationals Indicted in US Election Meddling Probe Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency After PM Resignation Washington State College Lockdown Ends; No Evidence of Shots Pakistan Under Scrutiny for Planned Troop Deployment in Saudi Arabia Broward County Sheriff's Office: Nikolas Cruz Booking Report Top 5 Songs for Week Ending Feb. 17 Report: Turkey Nationalism on Upsurge Again Black Athletes in 1980s, '90s Not Outspoken, but Not Silent Could Mining, Analyzing Social Media Posts Prevent Future Massacres? 'We just don't tolerate racism' US House Has Next Try on Difficult Immigration Debate February 16, 2018 Immigrant service members come from more than 120 countries 'If you can show the Air Force is one, then your community can be one' South Sudan Opposition: Government Lacks Will to Work for Peace Dutch Postcode Lottery Increases Grant Africa 54 Little Change Expected in Ethiopia Despite PM Resignation Process to Repatriate Myanmar Rohingyas Stalled Aung San Suu Kyi Scores 1st Win in Myanmar's Crumbling Peace Process Ancient Beard Traditions Shape Face of Modern Jerusalem Being There Helps at Olympics, Even If You Don't Want to Be Senior Kushner Aide Departs White House for Family Business South African Faces Death Penalty in South Sudan Espionage Case Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling off Trump Will Visit Florida School Shooting Victims Billionaire Wynn Gets No Money in Casino Termination Deal 13 Russians Charged in Mueller Investigation Trump to Host Netanyahu at White House Next Month Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency Amid Wide Protests Magazine Obtains Ex-Playboy Playmate's Account of Alleged Trump Affair US College Locked Down after Reports of Shots Fired Al-Qaida Operative Gets Life Sentence for Killing Soldiers, Bomb Plot Details on Russian Indictees World Urban Forum – UNESCO demonstrates multi-pronged approach to resilient cities UNESCO and EUAM cooperate to train law enforcement officers in Ukraine on freedom of expression and safety of journalists Is sports broadcasting ‘dropping the ball’ on gender equality? Turkey: Convicted for Critical Ideas China State TV Celebrates New Year – with Racism France Insists French Jihadists Should Face Justice Wherever They Are Did FBI Miss a Warning Before Florida High School Shooting? Spacewalking Astronauts Finishing Months of Robot Arm Repair Romney Makes it Official: He's Running for Utah Senate Seat Thai Junta Charges 50 Anti-Government Activists S. Carolina Teen Accused of Threatening 'Round 2 of Florida' The Workforce of Tomorrow: African Schools Add Soft-Skills Training Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting Victims Vigil Young Jewelry Designer Among Asians Putting Their Stamp on Global Fashion Industry Turkey: 6 Journalists Sentenced to Life Over Failed Coup 3 Teachers Killed in Extremist Attack in Northeastern Kenya 'Unseen' Museum Exhibit to Depict Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures Puerto Rico Seeks $300M, Warns of Power Company Shutdown Belgian Court Orders Facebook to Stop Collecting Data Can Middle-Class Candidate Defeat Millionaires in Illinois? Soft-Skills Education Kicks Off in African Schools Massive Fraud at Indian State-Owned Bank Linked to Celebrity Jeweler Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year Sketch Draws Criticism German-Turkish journalist finally freed after a year in prison Turkish court sentences three journalists to life imprisonment Life sentences in landmark case on journalists at the heart of the constitutional crisis in Turkey Indonesia’s Sectarian Tensions Likely to Worsen in Election Season Somali Migrants in Libya Don’t Want to go Home Florida High School Shooting Suspect Ordered Held Without Bond School Shooting Timeline of Events as issued by Broward County Sheriff's Office Tillerson Holds 'Productive' Talks with Turkish Officials Gunmen Shoot Dead 18 in Northwestern Nigeria Over Cattle New skills for the management of the Niokolo Koba Park (in French) On the front line of health care in Mali Libya’s triangle of tragedy: Urban violence, vast displacement, perilous migration London Fashion Week Draws Fresh Faces, Blended Cultures As Turkey’s Afrin Offensive Drags on, Civilians Have no Place to Run Advocates Call Food Box Idea a Way to Punish the Poor Cambodia Passes Lèse-Majesté Law Seven years after its revolution, Libya is losing its journalists Portuguese parliament votes to give journalists better legal protection Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Refuses to Resign Over Affair Leader of Honduras Anticorruption Mission Resigns Accused Florida School Shooter Ordered Held Without Bond US Senate Rejects Immigration Reform Proposals South Africa's New President Vows to Fight Corruption Senior US diplomat: No 'Bloody Nose' Plan for North Korea Iraq's PM Declares Country Open for Business UN: More Than 10,000 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Afghanistan in 2017 When Will Robots Work Alongside Humans? On the frontline of health care in Mali Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning the Central African Republic Open Letter Concerning the Crackdown on Peaceful Protests and the Wave of Arbitrary Arrests and Continued Incommunicado Detentions by Sudanese Government Forces Human Rights Watch Updated Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Advance of its Review of Lebanon The ICRC in Kosovo: January to December 2017 Can US Immigrant Detainees Have a #MeToo Movement? Kazakhstan: Businessman Alleges Torture How Gun Control Laws Compare Around the Globe US Intel, State Elections Officials to Discuss Security Issues Former US Immigration Official Pleads Guilty of Identity Theft Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Announce Separation Remote Pakistan Village Produces 2 Olympic Hopefuls Mexico, US Express Cautious Optimism on NAFTA Deal Bannon Interviewed in Mueller's Russia Investigation Millions of Afghans Submit War Crimes Claims Florida Gunman Brought Extra Ammo to School, Fired for 3 Minutes Prison Terms Given to 2 Russian Nationals for Roles in ID Theft Ring Kazakhstan: Businessman Alleges Torture Latest School Shooting Sparks Calls for Gun Control, Again Broadcaster Wolf, 80, Sues Imus, Alleging Age Discrimination At US Military Base Used by Trump, Airmen Share Stories of Diversity US Army's 'All-American' Division Puts Spotlight on Nation's Diversity UN: More Than 10,000 Civilian Causalities Recorded in Afghanistan in 2017 'Black Panther': A Black Superhero Film Set to Break the Box Office Peace Activists: Hopes Shrinking for South Sudan Truce Pakistan Wants US to Help Pay for Border Wall With Afghanistan Pakistan Court Issues Warrant for Former Envoy to Washington Profile of Weapon Used in Florida School Shooting 'Black Panther': Black Superhero Film Set to Break Box Office White House Blames Russia for ‘NotPetya’ Cyber Attack These Are the Lives Lost in the Florida High School Shooting Key Senator to Stop Blocking US Arms Sales to Persian Gulf Nations US Senate Defeats Multiple Immigration Reform Proposals Families in Iraq with Alleged ISIS Ties Denied Aid US Senate Votes on Immigration Reform WHO: Alarming Spike in Unneeded Medical Interventions for Healthy Pregnant Women English Ex-Soccer Coach Convicted of 43 Sex-Abuse Charges Russian Mother Grieves for Son Killed by US Strike in Syria Russia Blocks Opposition Leader Navalny's Website February 15, 2018 Former Presidential Candidate Ordered Detained for Two Weeks in Egypt Trump Vows to Push for School Safety, Avoids Mention of Gun Control in TV Address Israeli Attorney General Lauds Police Probe into Netanyahu Engineers, Technologists Honored Ahead of Annual Oscars Can Immigrant Detainees Have a #MeToo Movement? Code of Conduct for Employees of the ICRC Florida School Shooting Florida School Shooting Suspect Was Troubled, Expelled from School Pakistan Slams US Intelligence Threat Report, Cites Bias UN Records 9 Percent Drop in Afghan Civilian Casualties Africa 54 Uganda Vows Action on Alleged Fraud, Misuse of Refugee Funds US Senate Awaits Vote on Immigration Reform Former Ebony Editor Author Lerone Bennett Jr. Dies at 89 Kenya Court Rules Deportation of Key Opposition Figure Illegal Nobel Winner Tutu Says No Longer an Oxfam Global Ambassador Airbus Expects Strong Growth, Looks Past Plane Troubles EU Not Happy With Facebook, Twitter Consumer Rule Remedies 2 Freed After Shots Fired at SUV in NSA Campus Confrontation Appeals Court Declares Trump Travel Ban Unconstitutional Tillerson Calls Hezbollah Threat to Lebanon Postal Service Marks Lunar New Year with Stamp by Kam Mak Britain Poised to Impose Direct Rule Over Northern Ireland UNESCO and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research: 20 years of collaboration in support of basic sciences for sustainable development UNESCO and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research: 20 years of collaboration in support of basic sciences for sustainable development Uganda : Reporter abducted in broad daylight in Kampala Two Ethiopian journalists freed after seven years in prison Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai, a political leader who fought for human rights Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Tsvangirai Passes Away Advocacy Groups File Suit Over Campus Sex Assault Policies in US Teen Charged in Florida High School Shooting Olympians Balance Parenthood With Chasing Career Goals Ethiopian Prime Minister Resigns US Mass Shootings, 1982-2018 Nepal's Communist Leader Named Next Prime Minister Florida High School Shooting Suspect Expected in Court El Salvador: Release of woman jailed for stillbirth must signal end of total abortion ban At Olympics, North Korean Atrocities Overlooked by South, Overplayed by US USA’s Shiffrin, Norway’s Svindal Win Gold on Slopes at Pyeongchang Games 2018 Congressional Elections Seen as Referendum on Trump US Senate Stalled on Immigration Solution Amid Record Sales, SUV's Take Center Stage at Chicago Auto Show Pay-As-You-Go Smartphone Gives the Poor Access to Better Technology South Africa's Zuma Resigns to Avoid No-Confidence Vote Amid Booming Sales, SUVs Take Center Stage at Chicago Auto Show Pay-As-You-Go Service Offers Smartphone Access to the Cash-Strapped Advocacy Groups Push Back on US College Sex Assault Policies Advocacy Groups Push Back on US College Sex Assault Policies Why comprehensive sexuality education is important Sources: Russia Probe Muddies House Hearing on US Threat Assessment Professor Fighting Deportation to Bangladesh Returned to Missouri First Blood Test to Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets US OK Ramaphosa: Trade unionist, tycoon, South Africa’s next leader Cyril Ramaphosa Poised to Become South African President On 7th Anniversary of Libyan Uprising, Peace Remains a Dream US Senate Weighs Competing Immigration Proposals Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team Excited About Winter Olympic Debut Russian Court Says Foster Mother Unfit Because of ‘Male Behavior’ Traffic Deaths Fell Slightly in 2017 After 2-year Spike South Africa: Post-Zuma government must ensure access to justice for victims of human rights violations Yemen: Huthi court sentences three to death after enforced disappearance and alleged torture China: Release Human Rights Lawyers Australia: Electoral Bill Will Stifle Public Debate Thailand: Drop Cases Against Torture Victim Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning Bangladesh Duterte’s Pledges of Rewards Encourage War Crimes Law Not on Side of Russia’s Domestic Violence Victims Trump's 'Mexico City Policy' or 'Global Gag Rule' Germany: Flawed Social Media Law UNESCO rolls out first African MOOC on freedom of expression and safety of journalists Culture is at the core of city recovery say UNESCO and World Bank at World Urban Forum Building urban resilience through integrated water management and disaster risk reduction Flu-stricken Texas Teacher's Death Puts Focus on Antivirals Violence during Rio Carnival Spotlights Security Woes Deadliest School Shootings in Modern US History Turkey Poll Shows Strong Support for Ankara's Military Campaign in Syria Haiti May Revoke Oxfam's Right to Operate in Country, Minister Says New York to Close Rikers Island Prison US Envoy Discusses Next Moves in Battle Against IS 10 Deadliest Mass Shootings in Modern US History In Bolivia, Carnival Bomb Kills 4, Hurts 10 List of US Mass Shootings Report Details Harm to Cuba Diplomats But Offers No Cause Study: Partial Dose of Yellow Fever Vaccine Provides Protection Gun-Related Incidents in US Schools in 2018 'Multiple Fatalities' Reported in Shooting at Florida High School More Regional Protection Forces Arrive in South Sudan's Juba Uber's Net Loss Widens to $4.5B for Tumultuous 2017 Turkey Poll Shows Strong Support for Ankara's Military Operations in Syria Hotel Offers Cooking Class for Couples Before Valentine’s Day South African President Zuma Resigns Colombia Health System Strained by Fleeing Venezuelans VOA Interview: UN Chief Antonio Guterres VOA Interview: US Envoy Discusses Next Moves in Battle Against IS Rights Group Sounds Alarm Over Chechnya's Role in Soccer World Cup Puerto Rico Suspends $133M Post-Hurricane Housing Contract More Israelis Believe Police Than Netanyahu, Polls Show Indonesia Dishonors Rule of Law with Award to Philippines’ Top Cop Trump Weighs In as Senate Considers Immigration Proposals Ethiopian Blogger Eskinder Nega Among Released Prisoners Trump's Proposed Military Parade Could Cost Up to $30M Straight Talk Africa IS Leaves Deadly Legacy of Explosive Hazards in Iraq February 14, 2018 House Panel Launches Probe into Trump Aide's Employment Amid Domestic Abuse Allegations As Nigeria's Regional Task Force Strengthens, Pressure Mounts on Boko Haram Zimbabwe Democratization Advocate Morgan Tsvangirai Dead at 65 EU Chief, Business Leaders Lash Out at Britain’s Top Diplomat Over Brexit Gunman at Large After Shooting at Florida High School Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai, Who Fought for Democratization, Dies at 65 Longest-Serving Dutch Premier, Ruud Lubbers, Dies at 78 On Ash Wednesday, Pope Urges World to Slow Down, Think Peace UK Mining Firm Accused of Rights Abuses in Sierra Leone 2018 Congressional Elections Loom as Referendum on Trump Uber's Net Loss Widens to $4.5 Billion for Tumultuous 2017 Turkey: German-Turkish journalist held for 12 months without charge Cambodia: Legislating New Tools of Repression Shaun White Refers to Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit as 'Gossip' 'Black Panther' Movie Source of Pride for Kenya, Actress Lupita Nyongo 'Black Panther' Movie is Source of Pride for Kenya Border Crossings: SaulPaul Trump Attorney Says He Paid Porn Actress Out of Own Pocket US Cautiously Welcomes Pakistan's Actions Against Sanctioned Terrorists Fries, Not Flowers: Fast-Food Chains Try to Lure Valentines Dry Spells, Fall Armyworm Raise Concerns about Food Security in Southern Africa Africa 54 Mexico Admits Government Spies Tail Candidates GOP Women Frustrated by Trump's Approach to Abuse Charges Trump Calls on Senate to Approve Immigration Bill Think Love is Complicated? Try Speaking Different Languages How Best to Treat Opioids' Youngest Sufferers? No One knows AP Sources: Mitt Romney to Launch Senate Campaign Thursday UNESCO contributes to the 3rd Africa Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation UNESCO launches flagship initiative to revive the spirit of Mosul Oligarch uses “right to privacy” to censor Russian media Turkey: Diplomats are urged to monitor final hearing in landmark case against journalists US Finds ‘Gag Rule’ Flaws, but Makes No Changes Zuma Says Pressure to Resign is ‘Unfair’ Markets Rise Ahead of US Inflation Figures Libyans Observe Bittersweet Anniversary US Boosts Aid to Jordan Despite Trump Threats of Cuts 3 Shot, Wounded Near NSA Entrance Chile Sex Abuse Victim's Credibility Praised, Challenged Minnie Driver Quits Oxfam After Sex in Crisis Zone Scandal Slovenia Teachers Rally, Schools Close as Part of Strike Afghan Taliban’s Open Letter to Americans Calls for Dialogue Valentine's Day: Different Faces of Love Love on the Rocks: Penguins Celebrate Valentine's Day Iranians Celebrate Valentine's Day, Despite Its Being Banned Kansas Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Help Immigrant Life Opens Up for Group of Newly-Literate Adults in Southern Haiti UNESCO Presents the Global Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Instruments (GO-SPIN) at the 3rd Forum on STI in Africa UNESCO Actively Participate in the 3rd Africa Forum on Science Technology and Innovation Director-General addresses 6th World Government Summit in Dubai Maldives government urged to respect journalists’ rights Joint statement : Egypt: Planned Presidential Vote Neither Free Nor Fair Egypt: Cluster bomb video highlights human rights concerns in North Sinai Uzbekistan: Investigate Torture of Journalist NYC E-Bike Ban is Disaster for Immigrant Delivery Workers Reviving Traditional Treatment, Polish Company Breeds Leeches for Export Kenya Reality Show Encourages Young People to Become Farmers Momentum Builds Behind UN Peacekeeping Force In Ukraine UN: Rohingya Refugee Crisis Faces New Emergency Top US Intelligence Officials: US Elections Again "Under Attack" From Russia No Word Yet from South African President on ANC Resignation Demand