1. Despite Human Rights outcry, Bahrain executes three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police officer, and the second related to the killing of a mosque imam.

Click to Read – The Guardian

  1. Romania’s Constitutional Court strikes down changes to the criminal code made by the ruling Social Democrats that would have halted many anti-graft cases in one of the European Union’s most corrupt countries.

Click to Read – Euro News

  1. Syrians living in Istanbul and Beirut continue to be targeted by immigration authorities in recent weeks, with more than 1,000 being detained in Turkey’s biggest city last weekend and given a 30 days ultimatum to leave.

Click to Read – The Guardian

  1. A car in which the Unnao rape survivor, her family, and lawyer were traveling was hit by an over speeding truck in Rae Bareli on Sunday, killing two members and leaving her and the advocate critically injured.

Click to Read – India Today

  1. In a bid to tackle citizen unemployment, Saudi Arabia plans to restrict certain hospitality jobs to its own citizens by the end of the year, banning the recruitment of foreign workers for those positions.

Click to Read – Economics Times

  1. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates an Automated Multimodal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS) that aims to create a criminal database by addition of iris and face biometrics.

Click to Read – Times of India

  1. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) refuses to pass an order on a plea by the Delhi government seeking its nod to create reservoirs on Yamuna floodplain and asks statutory authorities to look into the matter concerned.

Click to Read – Times of India

  1. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres extends his condolences to the families of those killed in the landslides of July 29th, in the southern Chinese province of Guizhou, following heavy rains.

Click to Read – UN News

  1. In her inaugural speech as President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Mona Juul, of Norway, underscored that the body’s mandate today remains “as relevant and compelling” as it did back in 1945 when it was tasked with “fostering international cooperation on economic, social, and cultural issues”.

Click to Read – UN News

  1. Calling for “bold political leadership” ahead of World Hepatitis Day, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged countries to take advantage of recent reductions in the costs of diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis and scale up investments in disease elimination.

Click to Read – UN News


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