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UN chief calls for individual action...

UN chief calls for individual action...

Nation

Wed, Oct 21 2020

People around world urged to #PledgetoPause before sharing online

UN: Traffickers profiting as pandemic...

UN: Human traffickers profiting amid...

World

Mon, Oct 19 2020

'The difficulty is that trafficking is now even more underground and less visible'

'Something close to genocide in China's...

'Something close to genocide in China's...

East Asia

Sat, Oct 17 2020

China has denied any abuses and says its camps in the region provide vocational training and help to...

Israel halts visas for UN rights staff...

Israel halts visas for UN rights...

World

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Only three international staff members of the agency still have valid visas to work in the country

UN chief: 130 million people face starvation...

‘130m people face starvation risk by...

Coronavirus

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has further intensified food insecurity to a level not seen in decades, he...

Envoy: Nuclear power continues to play...

'Nuclear power key to low-carbon energy...

Bangladesh

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Bangladesh has a tripartite agreement among Bangladesh-Russia-India for collaborative efforts to extend...

UN for investing in rural women to help...

UN for investing in rural women to help...

World

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Covid-19 has affected more than half the world's women farmers, Gueterres said

Bangladesh: Mobilizing resources critical...

Bangladesh: Mobilizing resources critical...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 14 2020

The ongoing pandemic may slow down the rate of poverty reduction

UN: Sharp rise in natural disasters...

UN: Sharp rise in natural disasters...

World

Mon, Oct 12 2020

Some 7,348 major disaster events were recorded globally, claiming 1.23 million lives, affecting 4.2 billion...

Bangladesh condemns terrorism in all...

Bangladesh condemns terrorism in all...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Dhaka stresses the need to conclude a comprehensive convention on international terrorism outlining the...

BNP: Spate of rape dragging the nation’s...

BNP: Spate of rape dragging the nation’s...

Politics

Thu, Oct 8 2020

The BNP leader warned that people will surely wake up and ensure the fall of the current autocratic regime...

UN: Covid-19 could add to 2 million...

UN: Covid-19 could add to 2 million...

World

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Most stillbirths occur due to poor quality healthcare lacking investment in equipment and training of...

UN on rape: This must stop

UN on rape: This must stop

Current Affairs

Wed, Oct 7 2020

The UN said that they will support the government to undertake a comprehensive review of the handling...

39 nations demand China respect Uighur...

39 nations demand China respect Uighur...

East Asia

Wed, Oct 7 2020

On Monday, China led a group of 26 countries in a joint declaration calling for an end to US sanctions...

UN condemns escalation of violence in...

UN condemns escalation of violence in...

Europe

Tue, Oct 6 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan have been at loggerheads over the mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh since...

UN: World is living in shadow of nuclear...

UN: World is living in shadow of nuclear...

World

Sat, Oct 3 2020

Many speakers recalled that the meeting took place 75 years after the United States dropped nuclear bombs...

Slow progress on women's rights decried...

Slow progress on women's rights decried...

World

Fri, Oct 2 2020

Even at the UN General Assembly, there were only a handful of women speakers among the representatives...

Intersex surgery 'abuses' condemned...

Intersex surgery 'abuses' condemned...

World

Thu, Oct 1 2020

It is the first time that unnecessary surgeries on children born with an indeterminate sex have been...

David Attenborough leads call for world...

David Attenborough leads call for world...

Climate Change

Wed, Sep 30 2020

Attenborough, whose new film 'A Life on Our Planet' documents the dangers posed by climate change...

UN report: N Korea flouting nuclear...

UN report: N Korea flouting nuclear...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 29 2020

The UN sanctions require member states to repatriate North Koreans working overseas, with a deadline...

Belarus accuses western states of trying...

Belarus accuses western states of trying...

Europe

Sun, Sep 27 2020

More than 12,000 people have been arrested since President Alexander Lukashenko was declared the landslide...