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Syria Death Toll Approaching 70,000

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's intensifying civil war has probably killed over 9,000 people since the beginning of the year, bringing the likely deat...

Syrian Regime 'Tortures Children'

Posted 03.28.2012 | World

On the heels of the United Nations increasing its civilian death toll estimate during the year-long conflict in Syria to more than 9,000, many of the ...

UN Rights Chief: Close Gitmo

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. human rights chief says the U.S. government must close the Guantanamo Bay prison as President Barack Obama promised a year ago. Na...

United Nations High Commissioner For Human Rights Tells Nations To End Gay Executions

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 02.14.2012 | Gay Voices

GENEVA — The U.N.'s top human rights official urged countries Thursday to abolish legal discrimination against gays, including the death penalty...