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Bangladesh continues leading the...

Bangladesh continues leading the...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, May 28 2020

In terms of numbers, Bangladesh, which accounts for 7.8% of total 82,445 personnel, and Ethiopia are...

Cyclone Amphan: UN lauds Bangladesh,...

Cyclone Amphan: UN lauds Bangladesh,...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 24 2020

The cyclone, which pounded coastal areas with brutal winds and rain, left at least 84 people dead across...

Mustafizur Rahman appointed permanent...

Mustafizur Rahman appointed permanent...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 17 2020

Mustafizur is a medical graduate and a career foreign service officer from the 11th batch of...

UN: 'Major' mental health crisis looming...

UN: 'Major' mental health crisis looming...

World

Thu, May 14 2020

'We know that the current situations, the fear and uncertainty, the economic turmoil -- they all...

UN: Surge in child mortality forecast...

UN: Surge in child mortality forecast...

World

Wed, May 13 2020

India, Pakistan also among 10 countries where additional child deaths feared

Diplomat: China 'shocked' by US reversal...

Diplomat: China 'shocked' by US reversal...

World

Sun, May 10 2020

Washington has halted funding for the WHO, a UN agency, after President Donald Trump accused it of being...

US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic...

US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic...

North America

Sat, May 9 2020

When asked for an explanation of the US move, a State Department official told AFP that China had 'repeatedly...

UN chief: End tsunami of hate and xenophobia...

UN chief: End tsunami of hate sparked...

World

Fri, May 8 2020

According to Guterres, migrants and refugees have been 'vilified as a source of the virus - and then...

UN Diplomats: Russian mercenaries are...

UN Diplomats: Russian mercenaries are...

Africa

Thu, May 7 2020

The report also revealed that Haftar was being supported by Syrian fighters

Covid-19 could reverse 30 years of progress...

Covid-19 could reverse 30 years of progress...

World

Wed, May 6 2020

The authors of a United Nations University study found that a setback of that size could reverse a decade...

How leaders should think during a...

How leaders should think during a...

Ahmed Imran

Sat, May 2 2020

This is a good time to leave behind past baggage, and look to a new, global strategy

UN expert: Criminalization of journalism...

UN expert: Criminalization of journalism...

World

Fri, May 1 2020

'A free press gives people access to information of all kinds, which is especially critical during...

UN launches coronavirus aid flights...

UN launches coronavirus aid flights...

Coronavirus

Fri, May 1 2020

'We need capacity to service many of the fragile countries across the globe'

Security Council looks to 3-month 'humanitarian...

Security Council looks to 3-month 'humanitarian...

World

Wed, Apr 29 2020

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on March 23 called for an immediate global...

UN: Coronavirus could double food insecurity...

UN: Coronavirus could double food insecurity...

Africa

Tue, Apr 28 2020

Due to their often weak economies and poor health infrastructure they are considered highly vulnerable...

UN: Violence increased in Afghanistan...

UN: Violence increased in Afghanistan...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 27 2020

'More than 500 civilians were killed and over 700 injured during the first three months of the...

UN: Pandemic could create 'human rights...

UN: Pandemic could create 'human rights...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 27 2020

'Shooting, detaining, or abusing someone for breaking a curfew because they are desperately searching...

UN requests Bangladesh to let in 2 boats...

UN requests Bangladesh to let in 2 boats...

Rohingya Crisis

Sat, Apr 25 2020

No more Rohingyas will be allowed in, the foreign minister said on Wednesday

Push for virus vaccine as Trump disinfectant...

Push for virus vaccine as Trump disinfectant...

World

Sat, Apr 25 2020

Trump tried to walk back his comments claiming he had been speaking ‘sarcastically’

Infographic: Global hunger could double...

Infographic: Global hunger could double...

World

Fri, Apr 24 2020

The number of people facing acute food insecurity could double this year as a result of the coronavirus...

UN chief: Using pandemic to erode human...

UN chief: Using pandemic to erode human...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 23 2020

He called on governments to be transparent, responsive and accountable