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UN adopts resolution on HR situation...

UN adopts resolution on HR situation...

World

Sat, Nov 17 2018

The resolution reaffirms that the Rohingya must be allowed, on their own accord, to return to their homes...

How safe are journalists in...

How safe are journalists in...

Sayeed Ahmad

Thu, Nov 1 2018

Let us pay tribute to the journalists who keep the truth alive in the face of danger

US urges Myanmar to hold security forces...

US urges Myanmar to hold security forces...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The military in Myanmar, previously known as Burma, where Buddhism is the main religion, has denied accusations...

US: Those responsible for Myanmar crimes...

US: Those responsible for Myanmar crimes...

World

Fri, Sep 28 2018

The US State Department report released on Monday said Myanmar’s military waged a ‘well-planned...

Trump criticizes Iran as corrupt dictatorship...

Trump criticizes Iran as corrupt dictatorship...

North America

Tue, Sep 25 2018

In remarks to reporters on his way to his speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Trump said...

Colombia urges diplomatic isolation...

Colombia urges diplomatic isolation...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 25 2018

Colombia has been joined by Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Peru in calling on the International Criminal...

Cuba's new president makes first trip...

Cuba's new president makes first trip...

Latin America

Mon, Sep 24 2018

Diaz-Canel made his first trip abroad as president to Cuba's main ally, Venezuela, in May

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting...

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 9 2018

The emergency meeting had been pushed by the Organization of Islamic States and the Arab League

UN Security Council picks 5 new...

UN Security Council picks 5 new...

World

Fri, Jun 8 2018

The council has 15 members -  five permanent ones and 10 non-permanent members, half of which are...

Events since Trump's decision on...

Events since Trump's decision on...

Middle East

Tue, May 15 2018

Here are key developments since US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as...

On the right track

On the right track

Opinion

Sat, Apr 21 2018

The IPHRC has been quite vocal about the Rohingya crisis and well as other human rights violations around...

Nojibur: Govt to prepare integrated...

Nojibur: Govt to prepare integrated...

Bangladesh

Sat, Mar 10 2018

HLPW’s outcome document will also be shared at the World Water Forum (WWF), Brasilia, on March 19, and...

Myanmar turns down UN Security Council...

Myanmar turns down UN Security Council...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 2 2018

Last month, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution calling on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

US pulls out of UN's Global Compact...

US pulls out of UN's Global Compact...

North America

Mon, Dec 4 2017

Miroslav Lajcak of Slovakia, the current UN General Assembly president, said on Sunday that he regretted...

'America first' or 'America alone'?...

'America first' or 'America alone'?...

North America

Mon, Dec 4 2017

Trump announced in June that the US will withdraw from the 196-nation Paris agreement on climate change...

PM Hasina attends public event a month...

PM Hasina attends public event a month...

Bangladesh

Sun, Nov 5 2017

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's movement has been restricted between Ganabhaban, her official residence,...

DR Congo wins seat on UN rights council...

DR Congo wins seat on UN rights council...

Africa

Tue, Oct 17 2017

The 11 other countries elected on Monday were: Australia, Afghanistan, Nepal, Qatar, Pakistan, Slovakia,...

Three ways the UN is helping the world...

Three ways the UN is helping the world...

World Tribune

Sun, Sep 24 2017

The UN plays a critical positive role in the management of humanitarian crises—as the Rohingya crisis...

Sheikh Hasina: No understanding with...

Sheikh Hasina: No understanding with...

Politics

Sat, Sep 23 2017

She made the statement at a press conference on Bangladesh's Permanent Mission in New York on

India calls Pakistan ‘Terroristan’ in...

India calls Pakistan ‘Terroristan’ in...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 22 2017

India addresses the UN on Saturday and has responded angrily to the speech by Pakistan prime minister...

Bangladesh PM at UNGA: 1971 genocide...

Bangladesh PM at UNGA: 1971 genocide...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 22 2017

The premier made the comments during her speech at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly...