"The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention considers that the various forms of deprivation of liberty to which Julian Assange has been subjected constitute a form of arbitrary detention," the group's head, Seong-Phil Hong, said in a statement.
The 16-page analysis, carried out between 2014 and 2015, warns even a combination of US and Baltic troops with US air support would do little to stop Russia advancing - as Nato's ground forces are no match for Russia's battalions.
Tens of thousands of Syrians fled an intensifying Russian assault around Aleppo on Friday, and aid workers said they feared the city which once held two million people could soon fall under a full government siege.
As the results of the Iowa Caucuses came in, the crowded Republican presidential race appeared to be narrowing down to a three-cornered contest with Florida Senator Rubio coming a close third behind Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Donald Trump.
Baidar said the provincial government had broken the law by parading Wasil in a police uniform after the Taliban siege was lifted. But he also condemned the Taliban's killing of Wasil because the boy had moved to a civilian life.
The French embassy in New Delhi said there was no ban on wearing turbans in public spaces while reacting to a charge by a Sikh organisation that the community has been fighting for their right to wear the religious garb in France.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei awarded the 'Medal of Fath (Conquest)' to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy commanders who recently detained 10 US sailors in Persian Gulf after their intrusion into the coun
“We are starting officially the Geneva talks... The discussions are starting." Staffan de Mistura told reporters. "We will meet the government tomorrow (Tuesday) and will invite the HNC (High Negotiations Committee) tomorrow afternoon to go deeper in
"Acting upon intelligence reports, the drones of the coalition forces stormed the hideouts of Taliban rebels in Gomal district of the eastern Paktika province on Monday night killing 17 armed insurgents," a provincial government official told Xinhua
Most of them were senior figures in Jamaat-e-Islami, the country’s largest Islamist party. Three of the Jamaat leaders have so far been executed, along with a senior leader of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
The bombings came as delegates from the Syrian government and its divided opposition groups have gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, for UN-brokered negotiations aimed at finding a solution to the conflict that has been going on in Syria since March 201
Lama Naw Aung, an MP for the minority Kachin State Democracy Party, said a seat in parliament was "a good opportunity for us to speak out for the ethnic people and demand indigenous rights", AP reports.