The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defences collapsed on December 12, leaving insurgents in a tiny, heavily bombarded pocket of ground.
Syria's army and allies pushed into rebel-held parts of Aleppo's Old City on December 6, a monitoring group said, looking closer than ever to achieving their most important victory of the five-year-old civil war by driving rebels out of their last urban stronghold.
The Syrian army and its allies announced the capture of a large swath of eastern Aleppo from rebels on November 28 in an accelerating attack that threatens to crush the opposition in its most important urban stronghold.
VOV.VN - The 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly concluded on November 23 after making significant progress.
Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, has highlighted Vietnam’s comprehensive international integration at a meeting with UN officials.
Islamic State fighters abducted 295 former Iraqi Security Forces members near the militant stronghold of Mosul and also forced 1,500 families to retreat with them from Hammam al Alil town, the United Nations human rights organization said on November 8.
Iraqi security forces drove Islamic State fighters from the center of a town just south of the militants' main stronghold of Mosul on November 5 and reached within a few km (miles) of an airport on the edge of the city, a senior commander said.
US-backed Iraqi forces moved closer on November 2 to a town south of Mosul where aid groups and regional officials say Islamic State has executed dozens of prisoners.
Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to joint global efforts and actions to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights for all.
Syria's army said on October 31 the Nusra Front and what the army called other terrorist groups had killed 84 people, mostly women and children, in Aleppo during the past three days, in a bombardment that included chemical weapons and rocket fire.
VOV.VN - The effects of this year’s severe drought on agriculture in the economically vital Mekong Delta will be felt for months, if not years, to come, say environmentalists and United Nations experts.
The Iraqi army was trying on October 27 to reach a town south of Mosul where Islamic State has reportedly executed dozens to deter the population against any attempt to support the US-led offensive on the jihadists' last major city stronghold in Iraq.
VOV.VN -Child marriage is a human rights violation. Despite laws against it, the practice remains widespread, in part because of persistent poverty and gender inequality.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with outgoing United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pratibha Mehta on October 24, asking her to continue supporting relationships between the UN and his country on her new posts.
Fierce fighting and air strikes broke the third day of a four-day unilateral Russian ceasefire in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo on October 22, a monitor said.
The 14th round of the annual human rights dialogue between Vietnam and Switzerland recently took place in Bern city, Switzerland in a candid, sincere and constructive manner.
Nearly 100 students from ASEAN member countries studying in Western Australia participated in a seminar centred on “ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR): Prospects and Challenges” held in Perth in early October.
VOV.VN - Re-educating convicted felons is a special education activity to help people in prison improve their awareness, attitude, and behavior in preparation for re-integrating into the community.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has addressed voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts 1, 3, and 4 concerning major agenda of the 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).
Experts from Vietnam and the European Union (EU) shared experience in ensuring human rights while implementing the United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) during a workshop held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 3.