UNHRC while hearing reports on numerous violations around the world, has called on all sides of the conflict in Yemen to show restraint and respect international laws.
The Geneva forum adopted a resolution on accountability, brought by Pakistan on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), by a vote of 23 states in favour, 8 against with 15 abstentions.
Most of the casualties on the ferry were women and children who could not swim in Tigris River near Mosul, officials say, adding search for missing is underway.
US President Donald Trump says the US should "fully recognise" Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Syrian territory, an area annexed by Israel in 1967 and never recognised by international community.
Aid officials say those dying were part of a group of 2,000 women and children who arrived at the camp fleeing Daesh's last enclave, Baghouz. Separately, Russian air strikes in Idlib killed four children and their father, reports say.
The trial of at least 10 women opened in Riyadh's criminal court last week after they were detained in 2018 as part of a sweeping crackdown on activists, legal authorities said, without specifying the charges.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells Mike Pompeo that the US should recognise Israel's claim over occupied Golan Heights.
Two masked people who identify themselves as Catalan threaten to use terrorist training against Spain once they arrive in the country from Syria, according to viral footage.
Putting curbs on Hezbollah and also questioning its presence in the Lebanese parliament and cabinet will be top of the list on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's first visit to the country.
The health ministry said Raid Hamdan, 21, and Zaid Nouri, 20, died after being shot late Tuesday by Israeli troops near the Joseph Tomb's religious site close to the Palestinian city of Nablus.
The battle for Baghouz, including the encampment, a collection of tents covering foxholes and underground tunnels‚ has dragged on for weeks amid an unexpected exodus of civilians from the area.
UN war crimes investigators called on Israel to stop its snipers using lethal force against Palestinian protesters on the border with Gaza.
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