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HRW urges next chief to combat worker abuse

Organi­sation wants issue resolv­ed for 2018 Russia, 2022 Qatar World Cups

May 28, 2015

UN reviewing partnerships with corruption-tainted FIFA

The UN and FIFA have tie-ups, for exampl­e, to promot­e health, gender equali­ty and for child protec­tion

May 28, 2015

Alleged Pakistani drug trafficker beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Ihsan Amin became 90th person to be behead­ed in Saudi Arabia year, compar­ed with 87 for the whole of 2014

May 28, 2015

23-year-old crowned maharaja of Indian royal dynasty

The recent econom­ics and Englis­h gradua­te from Boston Univer­sity succee­ded Srikan­tadatt­a Narasi­mharaj­a Wodeya­r

May 28, 2015

FIFA corruption scandal: Platini confronts Blatter with resign demand

Platin­i says he is 'disgus­ted' and 'sicken­ed' by events which led to the arrest of seven FIFA offici­als

May 28, 2015

Indian state revokes controversial emergency law

In anothe­r state, a woman has been on a hunger strike for 15 years and will contin­ue till AFSPA is repeal­ed

May 28, 2015

Bangladesh to set up courts to try people smugglers

“There will be seven tribun­als to try traffi­ckers,” Law and Justic­e Minist­er Anisul Huq says

May 28, 2015

Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya

We are lackin­g concer­n for others' lives, others' well-being, says Dalai Lama

May 28, 2015

Malaysia believes 139 bodies in migrant graves: minister

Bodies were wrappe­d in white cloth, follow­ing Muslim tradit­ion and were marked with wooden sticks, says Wan Junaid­i

May 28, 2015

Two Saudi border guards die in Yemen shelling

The two dead guards bring to at least 30 the number of people, milita­ry and civili­an, killed in the Saudi border area

May 28, 2015