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UN votes to end Cuban embargo, US abstains

The UN General Assembly voted to adopt a resolution urging an end to the US embargo on Cuba and the United States abstained for the first time in 25 years. On Wednesday, 191 UN member states voted in favour of the resolution, while US and Israel abstained, Xinhua news agency reported. This is the 25th …

India, America and Afghanistan unite to corner Pakistan

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For the first time, India raised the issue of Balochistan in the international forum. In the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Indian referred to the issue of ongoing Human Rights Violation in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Balochistan. Meanwhile, in New York, outside UN headquarters people protested against Pakistan …