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Philippines 14 Aug 2016 | 6:52 AM

Drug killings to be investigated, Philippines tells US

The Philippines has vowed to investigate reports of a wave of extrajudicial killings, the government said Sunday, after Washington warned military aid to its Asian ally was dependent on respect for human rights.

AseanPlus News 23 Jul 2016 | 1:04 PM

Five young Indians die in suspected‘honour’ killings

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Five young people in northern India are believed to have been murdered by their families or partner’s relatives in suspected honour killings, in three separate incidents this week, police said Saturday.

World 08 Feb 2016 | 4:48 PM

Director hopes Oscar-nominated film will help end Pakistan honour killings

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An Oscar-winning filmmaker hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account for the deaths of hundreds of women and men each year.

World 24 Nov 2015 | 2:50 PM

U.S. appeals court withholds release of memos on targeted killings

(Reuters) - Memorandums on the legal basis for targeted killings of people in other countries that the U.S. government believes are involved in militant attacks can be kept secret, a federal court ruled in a document released on Monday.

World 23 Sep 2015 | 1:10 AM

U.N. calls on Philippines to investigate killings of rights activists

MANILA (Reuters) - The United Nations on Tuesday called on the Philippine government to investigate immediately the killings of three human rights activists on a southern island affected by long-running armed conflict.

World 01 Oct 2015 | 7:05 PM

Burundi to pursue the 'few' officials behind killings - president

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi's president said those in possession of illegal arms have a month to relinquish them and that authorities will hold to account the "few" security officials behind cases of killings and torture.

World 28 Sep 2015 | 9:35 PM

U.N. rights chief alarmed by rising killings, arrests in Burundi

GENEVA (Reuters) - There has been an "alarming upsurge" in the number of killings and arrests in Burundi after the president was sworn in for a disputed third term in office, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Monday.

World 03 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.N. investigator calls for halt to CIA drone killings

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations investigator called Wednesday for a halt to CIA-directed drone strikes on suspected Islamic militants, warning that killings ordered far from the battlefield could lead to a

World 02 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.N. investigator calls for halt to CIA drone killings

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations investigator called on Wednesday for a halt to CIA-directed drone strikes on suspected Islamic militants, warning that killings ordered far from the battlefield could lead to a

World 02 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.N. investigator calls for halt to CIA drone killings

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations investigator called on Wednesday for a halt to CIA-directed drone strikes on suspected Islamic militants, warning that killings ordered far from the battlefield could lead to a