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40 people killed in protests over past week in Iran – OHCHR

More than 40 people have been killed in Iran during the past week, including two teenagers, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday, APA reports.   The development came amid ongoing nationwide protests sparked by the death in custody of Jina Mahsa Amini.   The 22-year-old from Iran’s Kurdistan region was arrested by […]

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Iran: Swift action by UN Human Rights Council essential after latest horrifying protester killings

UN Human Rights Council member states must urgently establish an investigative and accountability mechanism on Iran to address the alarming spike in unlawful killings and other human rights violations, Amnesty International said today, following a week in which the Iranian security forces shot dead at least 60 protesters, mourners and bystanders, including children.   Security […]

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Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency, Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining discuss cooperation in mine action

Chairman of the Board of Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency (ANAMA) Vugar Suleymanov has met with Cooperation Programmes Coordinator of the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) Rana Elias and the Center’s Advisor Roland Evans.   During the meeting, the sides noted the long-term cooperation between ANAMA and GICHD in the application of Information Management […]

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Turkish jets hit 89 PKK terror targets in Iraq, Syria

Türkiye hit almost 90 YPG/PKK terror targets during air raids in northern regions of Iraq and Syria, the National Defense Ministry said on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency.   “With the Operation Claw-Sword, 89 terror targets – 81 targets in the first stage and eight others this morning –including shelters, bunkers, caves, tunnels, ammunition depots, […]

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Death toll in Sakhalin apartment building blast rises to nine

The death toll in a blast that hit a five-story apartment building on Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East has risen to nine people, the regional emergency services told TASS on Saturday.   “The death toll has risen to nine people and there are three children among them,” the emergency services said.   Meanwhile, […]