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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...

UN reports progress in health of women,...

UN: Progress in Women health, children,...

World

Sat, Sep 26 2020

The report also examines the deep-rooted inequities which continue to deprive women, children and adolescents...

E-poster published on Bangabandhu’s...

E-poster on Bangabandhu’s 1st Bangla...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 25 2020

The published e-poster will be displayed on electronic or digital or LED screens operated by local government...

New bid but little hope to reform UN...

New bid but little hope to reform UN...

World

Thu, Sep 24 2020

A coalition of four nations- Brazil, Germany, India and Japan- on Wednesday renewed its campaign for...

UN, Britain to co-host climate summit...

UN, Britain to co-host climate summit...

World

Thu, Sep 24 2020

Recent data shows greenhouse gas concentrations reaching record levels, worsening extreme events including...

UN: World's workers lost $3.5tn in wages...

UN: World's workers lost $3.5tn in wages...

World

Wed, Sep 23 2020

Since surfacing in China late last year, the Covid-19 has killed nearly one million people worldwide...

Trump lashes China as UN warns against...

Trump lashes China as UN warns against...

North America

Wed, Sep 23 2020

Critics say Trump is trying to shift blame for his handling of Covid-19

Empty UN summit for world in

Empty UN summit for world in

World

Tue, Sep 22 2020

The United Nations has asked world leaders to submit their videos four days in advance

PM Sheikh Hasina: Don’t allow geopolitical...

PM: Don’t allow geopolitical rivalries...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Sep 22 2020

Covid-19 has shown that all the nations need the UN more than ever, she said

UN chief to push pandemic ceasefire...

UN chief to push pandemic ceasefire...

World

Mon, Sep 21 2020

Guterres said a global ceasefire would boost efforts to contain Covid-19

Explainer: What reimposition of UN sanctions...

Explainer: What reimposition of UN sanctions...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 20 2020

Here is a look at the events leading to this showdown and an explanation of what could happen next

Somalia names new PM, announces plan...

Somalia names new PM, announces plan...

Africa

Fri, Sep 18 2020

The UN had described the pursuit of one-person, one-vote elections as a ‘historic milestone’...

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly...

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly...

North America

Fri, Sep 18 2020

The decision marks an about-face for Trump, who last month said he wanted to deliver his speech in the...

Covid-19, cash crunch leave UN...

Covid-19, cash crunch leave UN...

World

Fri, Sep 18 2020

Some diplomats complain that the anti-virus measures at the UN are too strict, and certain countries...