The former white officer of Minneapolis police-Derek Chauvin, convicted of killing a black man –George Floyd, was sentenced to 22.5 years of imprisonment on Friday.
Hundreds of unmarked graves have been discovered on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, Canada, announced by the Cowessess First Nation. Indigenous leaders say that more graves will be found by them at other sites.
Grave violations against children remained “alarmingly high” at nearly 26,500, while the pandemic increased their vulnerability to abduction, recruitment and sexual violence, as well as attacks on schools and hospitals.
When the US forces are packing their bags to leave Afghaistan completely, countries former president said on Sunday the US came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability to his war-tortured nation and is leaving nearly 20 years later having failed at both.
The Wall Street Journal on Friday reported that eight Patriot anti-missile batteries would be withdrawn from Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia as the White House looks to more pressing threats from Russia and China.
Taking the oath of office in the General Assembly Hall, Mr. Guterres said he was aware of the immense responsibilities bestowed on him at this critical moment in history.
Canadian authorities on Monday announced that the man who is accused of knocking down a Muslim family in London city of Ontario, Canada this month, killing four people including a teenage girl, will now face terrorism charges.
The military alliance of western powers, NATO initiates its summit with a verbal attack on China. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called for the transatlantic security alliance to confront the challenges of China’s rise and respond to its growing economic, political and military power.
The number of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million children in the last four years – with millions more at risk due to the impacts of COVID-19, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF.
UN human rights experts* today expressed concerns about a series of attacks, resulting in the deaths of at least two children, by illegal miners in the Munduruku and Yanomami indigenous lands, and called on the Brazilian authorities to investigate and prosecute those responsible.