UN removes Saudi Arabia from child rights violators week after blacklisting them

Yemeni women and children from the Al-Akhdam community, meaning "servant" in Arabic arrive to receive cash transfers provided by UNICEF. AFP

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • The UN removes Saudi Arabia and its allies from its list of child rights violators less than a week after blacklisting them for killing Yemeni children.
  • A heavily-armed ultra-nationalist Frenchman recently detained in Ukraine was planning to attack several targets in France including mosques.
  • NATO launches 10-day war-games in Poland amid a row with Russia which is angry at the alliance over its military presence in Eastern Europe.
  • New polls in Britain show the campaign to leave the E-U in a referendum to be held later this month is gaining momentum, causing the pound to fall sharply against the dollar.
  • And, Muslims around the world start observing the holy month of Ramadan marked by religious practices including fasting, which strengthen the spiritual bond between them and God the Almighty.

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