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UN: World faces existential threats,...

UN: World faces existential threats,...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The UN chief said humanity doesn’t want to repeat 2020's 'tragedy and crisis'

PM: Due global climate adaptation actions...

PM: Due global climate adaptation actions...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 26 2021

Bangladesh is often referred to as the ground zero for climate change adverse impacts, she says

OP-ED: Does Guterres deserve a second...

OP-ED: Does Guterres deserve a second...

The Conversation UK

Sat, Jan 23 2021

To tackle the global problems of today, the UN needs someone new

UN: Nations failing to fund climate...

UN: Nations failing to fund climate...

World

Mon, Jan 18 2021

With just over 1°C of warming since the start of the industrial era, Earth is already experiencing...

UN experts: Disgraceful Guantánamo Bay...

'Guantánamo Bay detention facility must...

World

Tue, Jan 12 2021

40 detainees still remain in the detention centre in Cuba, but only nine of them have been charged with...

News Analysis: China, Russia and India...

China, Russia and India at it

World

Sun, Jan 3 2021

Bangladesh continues to fail to persuade what it describes as “very good friends” to back...

Nine more countries back UN resolution...

9 more countries back UN Rohingya...

World

Sat, Jan 2 2021

The nine countries had previously abstained from voting on the resolution

Tahsan becomes UNHCR goodwill...

Tahsan becomes UNHCR goodwill...

Showtime

Sat, Jan 2 2021

‘I feel privileged and honoured to be engaged with the UNHCR,’ says the popular singer-songwriter...

UN: 9 in 10 Syrian refugee families...

‘Syrian refugee families in Lebanon...

World

Sat, Dec 19 2020

‘89% of Syrian refugee families in the country are now living in extreme poverty, compared to 55%...

UN chief: Migrants must be included...

‘Inclusion of migrants must in Covid-19...

World

Fri, Dec 18 2020

‘Just as migrants are integral to our societies, they should remain central to our recovery,’...

UN Security Council calls for exit of...

UN Security Council calls for exit of...

World

Wed, Dec 16 2020

In early December, the acting UN envoy to Libya said about 20,000 foreign and mercenary forces were still...

Oxfam: Third of world's people get no...

Oxfam: Third of world's people get no...

World

Tue, Dec 15 2020

'The coronavirus united the world in fear but has divided it in response'

UN: 5m Yemenis one step away from famine...

UN: 5m Yemenis one step away from famine...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 14 2020

Yemen has been mired in a civil war since late 2014

UN chief laments 'chaotic' Covid-19...

UN chief laments 'chaotic' Covid-19...

World

Fri, Dec 11 2020

‘…the response has been fragmented and chaotic, with countries, regions and even cities...

Bangladesh urges UN to delineate outer...

Bangladesh urges UN to delineate outer...

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 9 2020

The determination of outer continental shelf will enable Bangladesh to explore the natural resources,...

Momen to UN: Increase female participation...

FM to UN: More women in PK

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 8 2020

The foreign minister also urged the international community to renew its commitments to working together...

UN launches int'l hub on behavioral...

UN launches int'l hub to counter...

World

Tue, Dec 8 2020

UNOCT Under Secretary General Vladimir Voronkov hailed the launch as a major milestone in the strategic...

'Genocide still taking place with...

'Genocide still taking place with...

World

Tue, Dec 8 2020

Perpetration of genocides followed by multiple warning signs like hate speech, discrimination and violence,...

UN: World food prices jump to 6-year...

UN: World food prices hit 6-year...

World

Thu, Dec 3 2020

Cereal harvests remained on course to hit an annual record in 2020, says FAO

Rohingya relocation: UN reiterates offer...

Rohingya relocation: UN reiterates offer...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Dec 2 2020

“The United Nations has not been involved in preparations for this movement or the identification...

Covid-19 drives 40% spike in number...

UN: Covid-19 spiked aid need by

World

Tue, Dec 1 2020

'The pandemic has wreaked carnage across the most fragile and vulnerable countries’