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Israeli Forces Detain 18 Palestinians in West Bank Raids

Israeli forces Tuesday detained 18 Palestinians, including a girl, during overnight raids across the West Bank, said security sources and Palestine Prisoner’s Society.Seven Palestinians were detained from Jerusalem, four others from Hebron, five others…

Kisan Package Will Result In Development Of Agri Sector And Prosperity Of Farmers: Shehbaz Sharif

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that agriculture is the backbone of national economy and Punjab government has announced a historic package of 100 billion rupees for progress of agriculture and prosperity of farmers. He said that…

Anniversary of Crackdown on Lawyers and Rights Defenders in China

The Department of State remains deeply concerned about the continued detention in China of at least 23 defense lawyers and rights defenders and denial of access to independent legal counsel. These actions violate China’s international commitments.A yea…

UN human rights expert deplores ageist attacks sparked by Brexit

The United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, today deplored the wave of ageist attacks witnessed in the wake of the United Kingdom’s referendum to leave the European Union, including …

Counselor Kristie Kenney’s Travel to Burma and the Philippines

Counselor Kristie Kenney will travel to Manila, July 9-12, to meet with Philippine government officials, civil society, and Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) innovators, entrepreneurs, and “movers” working to advance social-entrepreneur…

Department of State Promotes U.S. Aerospace and Defense Technology at the Farnborough Air Show

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tina Kaidanow will join a delegation of senior U.S. officials attending the Farnborough Air Show in the United Kingdom from July 11-13, 2016. The delegation will advocate for U.S. selection in foreign commercial and…

Memorandum on Deepening the Defense and Security Partnership Between the United States of America and Georgia

On this 25th anniversary of Georgian independence, we reaffirm the strategic partnership between the United States of America and Georgia and commit to deepening our defense and security relationship, to reinforcing our shared determination to further …

US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Olson called on Finance Minister

US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Olson called on Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here Saturday morning. The US Special Rep on the occasion exchanged views with the Finance Minister on the issue of Afghan Refu…