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Prince Harry won’t climb Everest

LONDON (UPI): Britain’s Prince Harry won’t be climbing Mount Everest this spring with a group of wounded servicemen as planned, his spokesman said Friday. The 27-year-old royal made a four-day trek to the North Pole with members of the Walking with the Wounded organization last April and was..

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Another Tibetan monk sets himself on fire Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

BBC News : Another monk has set himself on fire in south-western China - the fifth such reported case this month, rights groups say. According to Free Tibet and the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), Lobsang Gyatso, 19, set himself on fire on Monday in Aba county, Sichuan province. Police..

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Tamrat claims ‘integration’ is the main challenge

KATHMANDU- UN SG's special representative and Chief of Asia and Pacific Division UN's Department of Political Affairs (DPA) Tamrat Samuel claimed that integrating the Maoist combatants into the national army is the major challenge in Nepal's peace process. Tamrat expressed such concerns while..

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UN pleaded for finding whereabouts of Nepal’s HR activists Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Asika Sambahangphe, KATHMANDU: A Swiss Agency for Impunity, Geneva, has filed a petition at the United Nations Human Rights Committee for searching Nepal's human rights defenders Rajendra Dhakal and Padman Narayan Nakarmi, who were made to disappear by the police personnel during the conflict..

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Trump, Bolton and the Syrian Confusion Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

It’s a messy, though typical picture. US President Donald Trump wants to pull out forces in Syria. When announced in December, jaws drooped and sharp intakes of breath..