By Michael P. Scharf, Paul R. Williams, and Milena Sterio Justice delayed is justice denied. As lawyers who have advised nearly every international criminal and hybrid tribunal, as well as over two dozen peace negotiations around the world, we have seen firsthand the consequences of ignoring
Beirut: A decade of war in Syria has left nearly half a million people dead, a war monitor said Tuesday, in a new toll that includes 100,000 recently confirmed deaths. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the conflict has claimed 494,438 lives since it
Geneva: World Health Organisation members agreed to strengthen the global body at the heart of the pandemic response and give it a more secure financial base from which to tackle future health crises. Many of the details of the concrete measures had to be left to
Beijing: China's National Health Commission said on Tuesday that it had confirmed one case of human infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu in Jiangsu province. The case, detected in a male aged 41 living in Zhenjiang, a city in the eastern province, was transmitted
Vikas Pandey & Andrew Clarance Five-year-old Pratham and his 10-month-old brother Ayush lost their father to Covid in April. Days later, at a different Delhi hospital, they lost their mother. Their world had changed and they didn’t even know it. They couldn’t understand why their parents were
London: Britain announced plans to accelerate its relocation of Afghan staff who worked with the military and their families ahead of a planned withdrawal of US-led Nato forces. Under Britain’s relocation scheme for former and current Afghan staff, many of whom served as translators, over 1,300
Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that they expected the US and Danish governments to present explanations over allegations Washington spied on European allies with Copenhagen said. "This is not acceptable between allies, and even less between allies and European partners,"
Kerala: After dismantling a constitutional provision which had given Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir Statehood with some amount of autonomy, India’s Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now turned his attention to another Muslim-majority area, the Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea off the coast
Mumbai: India’s economy contracted 7.3% in 2020-21, official data showed Monday, its worst recession since independence as coronavirus lockdowns put millions out of work. Asia’s third-largest economy grew by 1.6% between January and March -- the fourth fiscal quarter -- after exiting its first "technical recession"