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Geneva [Switzerland], June 22 (ANI): The Chinese Mission to the United Nations has opposed the remarks made by the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights on Hong Kong and Xinjiang-related issues at the Human Rights Council on Monday.
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Geneva [Switzerland], June 22 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has said that she hopes to agree on terms with China for a visit this year to Xinjiang province, to look into reports of serious abuse against Uyghurs.
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Geneva [Switzerland], June 21 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has said that the United Nations is closely monitoring the impact that National Security Law had on the civic and democratic space of Hong Kong.
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New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): Ashok Kumar, presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Djibouti, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Zambia, informed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
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Geneva [Switzerland], June 18 (ANI): The number of people displaced due to persecution, conflict, violence and human rights violations in the world has increased to a record 82.4 million, according to the Global Trends report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 17 (ANI): A five-member delegation of Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Thursday called on Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Gopal Bagley, where they held discussions on the development of the North and East of Sri Lanka and improving connectivity between the tw
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New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): United Kingdom will continue to work with India as a joint force on various global issues including in the run-up to the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, that is slated to be held later this year, acting British High Commis
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Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 12 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Defense Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) expressed his gratitude to the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo for the support extended by the Indian authorities to douse the fire on vessel X-Press Pearl.
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Washington [US], June 9 (ANI/Sputnik): Eight United Nations officials have called on the Group of Seven (G7) leading economies to ensure peoples across the developing world get full and equal access to coronavirus vaccines, the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Refugees (OHCR) said on We
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New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): S. lnbasekar, presently the Director in the Ministry, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, the Ministry of External Affairs (EAM) informed on Monday.
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New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday extended his best wishes to Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel as he departs from India after more than six years from his post.
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Tripoli [Libya], May 29 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday called for the orderly release of asylum seekers detained in Libya.