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‘Hell on earth’ in Eastern Ghouta need to cease: UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate implementation of a Security Council resolution for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria. Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, Guterres described the situation in Eastern Ghouta as “hell on earth”, as Syrian government forces continue an aerial bombardment campaign in the rebel-held enclave.…

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Qatar to improve US airbase as defence chief visits DC

Visiting Washington DC, Qatar’s Defence Minister Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Attiyah said his country will expand the American airbase that currently houses about 10,000 US military personnel. The expansion at the Al Udeid base – home of the US Central Command – will allow for 200 more housing units for officers and their families, Attiyah said. “It will very…

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Supreme Court judges lash out at chief justice

New Delhi, India – Four senior judges of India’s Supreme Court have lashed out at the workings of the country’s top court, directing blame at Chief Justice Dipak Misra. In a press conference on Friday in New Delhi, the first of its kind, they alleged poor administration at the powerful institution and warned that democracy…