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Burma should give access to investigators, says UN rights chief

13 hours 56 minutes ago
On the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman meets Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Hussein has been urging Burma to allow an investigation team to enter the country and stop what he calls the 'ethnic cleansing' of Muslim-minority group, the Rohingyas. He also talks of the war in Yemen where violations of international law are observed on a daily basis.

Boy killed at massive Togo protest

1 day 10 hours ago
A 10-year-old boy was killed and 10 others injured in Togo's capital as hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters demonstrated Wednesday, the security minister said.

Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

1 day 13 hours ago
Falah Mustafa Bakir, the foreign minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. He admitted that the international community has "asked" his government to postpone the September 25 referendum on Kurdish independence but said Erbil is "determined to go ahead".
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