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Leaked data on persecuted groups like...

Leaked data on persecuted groups like...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Nov 18 2018

At a recent conference of development experts, some have questioned whether data collection in developing...

UN rights envoy: Too soon to send Rohingya...

UN rights envoy: Too soon to send Rohingya...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Nov 7 2018

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Oct 30 to begin the returns to Myanmar in mid-November.

UN calls for ending global crisis of...

UN calls for ending impunity for crimes...

Law & Rights

Thu, Nov 1 2018

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is set to be observed on Friday,...

UN rights chief calls for international...

UN rights chief calls for international...

World

Wed, Oct 31 2018

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October...

Identifying opportunities in a potential...

Identifying opportunities in a potential...

Opinion

Mon, Oct 29 2018

Bangladesh has the potential to capture a lot more business in the United Nations System

Impending development requires...

Impending development requires...

Mahmudur Rahman

Wed, Oct 24 2018

Many challenges to overcome 

If human rights shelved in N Korea talks,...

If human rights shelved in N Korea talks,...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Oct 24 2018

Quintana said he raised concerns about the Myanmar military committing crimes against humanity and called...

President for more investment in people,...

President for more investment in people,...

Business

Wed, Oct 24 2018

The five-day United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) World Investment Forum...

Rohingya crisis: Firebrand monk Wirathu...

Rohingya crisis: Firebrand monk Wirathu...

World

Mon, Oct 15 2018

More than 720,000 Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh following the military crackdown against them in Myanmar...

UN expert voices fears for Rohingyas...

UN expert voices fears for Rohingyas...

World

Wed, Oct 10 2018

The UN expert said nearly 200 Rohingyas are known to be detained in India on charges of illegal...

Trump questions UN global warming...

Trump questions UN global warming...

World

Wed, Oct 10 2018

Many in Trump's Republican Party are self-described climate change skeptics, questioning whether...

UN: Change attitude to mental health,...

UN: Change attitude to mental health,...

Health

Wed, Oct 10 2018

World Mental Health Day Wednesday; focus on young people

Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN...

Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN...

North America

Tue, Oct 9 2018

The former governor of South Carolina, Haley took the diplomatic job with little experience in foreign...

Dhaka’s last minute campaign for UNHRC...

Dhaka’s last minute campaign for UNHRC...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Oct 9 2018

Earlier, Dhaka served in the global body three times

What the science says

What the science says

Keith Shine

Tue, Oct 9 2018

Are we on the verge of catastrophe?

UN rights envoy: Myanmar 'unwilling'...

Rights envoy calls on UN to act on Myanmar’s...

World

Tue, Oct 9 2018

Myanmar has dismissed all allegations, slamming the UN body as biased, and the government has set up...

UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert...

Paradigm shift needed to avert climate...

World

Mon, Oct 8 2018

Earth's surface has warmed 1°C-- enough to lift oceans and unleash a crescendo of deadly storms,...

UN seeks $50.5 million for 'immediate'...

UN seeks $50.5 million for 'immediate'...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 5 2018

The UN plan, developed in consultation with Indonesian government officials, outlines 'how the humanitarian...

Guterres to India: Support Dhaka on...

Guterres to India: Support Dhaka on...

World

Wed, Oct 3 2018

Describing India as a ‘pillar of multilateralism’, the UN secretary-general urged it to play...

Palestinians ask UN court to revoke...

Palestinians ask UN court to revoke...

World

Sun, Sep 30 2018

The Palestinians have filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for violating international...

PM to return home on Monday

PM to return home on Monday

Bangladesh

Sun, Sep 30 2018

The Bangladesh ambassador to the US and ambassador and permanent representative to the UN saw her...