Jody Williams, who is a Nobel Peace laureate, said lethal autonomous weapons are crossing a moral and ethical Rubicon and should not be allowed to exist and be used in combat or in any other way.
Meanwhile, Andrea Belotti scores a second-half brace as already-qualified Italy overran Liechtenstein 5-0 to stretch their perfect run in Euro 2020 qualifying to eight games and match an 80-year Italian record.
While Zimbabweans would want CITES to lift ban on ivory trade, they however cannot trust the thoroughly corrupt ruling elite to manage the possible windfall for the benefit of ordinary citizens and the wildlife.
Italian coastguard says it recovered bodies of 13 women, some of them pregnant, after a small overloaded boat carrying around 50 migrants capsized off Lampedusa.
Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed on crucial issues including the PKK terror group's Syrian wing, YPG's, presence in the northeastern part of the country, where Ankara plans to launch a military operation soon.
Despite committing grave violations, certain countries responsible for war crimes against children have been omitted from the UN Secretary-General’s new ‘list of shame’ report, Human Rights Watch says.
Virginia Gamba, a UN representative on children in armed conflicts, signed an agreement with YPG's Mazloum Abdi to end child soldier recruitment. Turkey's foreign ministry said negotiating with a group with blood on its hands is unacceptable.
Human Rights Watch says the Syrian regime has developed a policy and legal framework to divert "reconstruction resources to fund its atrocities, punish those perceived as opponents and benefit those loyal to it."
Authorities said that a tourist has drowned in Switzerland's Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite.
Torture may shatter the world of its Kashmiri victims, but it is Indian society that is becoming irretrievably corroded.
President Maithripala Sirisena orders emergency for another 30 days, citing "public security," a month after deadly Easter bombings killed 258 people.
As the guest of honour of the World Health Organization (WHO), Turkey's first lady Emine Erdogan is set to speak about women's and children's health at a panel discussion in Geneva.
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