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Every five seconds, a child under 15...

Every five seconds, a child under 15...

World

Thu, Sep 20 2018

In Bangladesh, according to the latest data available in 2017, under-five mortality rate is 32 deaths...

The picture of injustice

The picture of injustice

Editorial

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The UN has identified Myanmar’s army chief and five other key personnel as being responsible for...

Australia considering targeted sanctions...

Australia considering targeted sanctions...

World

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Australia’s government finds there is sufficient evidence to warrant the prosecution of genocide...

UN: Won’t interfere in Bangladesh internal...

UN: Won’t interfere in Bangladesh internal...

Nation

Tue, Sep 18 2018

The UN is also embarrassed at comments that it had invited the Bangladeshi politicians to New York

UN investigator: Myanmar military brutality...

UN investigator: Myanmar military brutality...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

A shorter version of the mission's report, published last month, had already called for Myanmar's...

Moudud: AL worried about Fakhrul’s UN...

Moudud: AL worried about Fakhrul’s UN...

Politics

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed on Monday also said that the next national polls would have to be held...

Mayors announce cities with peaking...

Mayors announce cities with peaking...

World

Mon, Sep 17 2018

To realize the highest goal of the Paris Agreement- keeping global temperature increase to 1.5°C-...

Sri Lanka seeks UN reprieve over war...

Sri Lanka seeks UN reprieve over war...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 15 2018

At least 100,000 people were killed during the separatist war between government forces and rebels from...

US wants to toughen UN response to peacekeeper...

US wants to toughen UN response to peacekeeper...

World

Thu, Sep 13 2018

The United Nations has 96,000 peacekeepers serving in 14 missions worldwide

UN expert: Sri Lanka women selling kidneys...

UN expert: Sri Lanka women selling kidneys...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 12 2018

Loan sharks are also demanding annual interest rates of up to 220%

UN teams given first access to Myanmar's...

UN teams given first access to Myanmar's...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 12 2018

It was not immediately clear which villages they will visit or which communities the UN teams will...

UN: World hunger levels rise for third...

UN: World hunger levels rise for third...

World

Tue, Sep 11 2018

A lack of food had caused an estimated 2.3 million people to flee Venezuela as of June

UN: More than 30,000 displaced in Syria's...

UN: More than 30,000 displaced in Syria's...

World

Tue, Sep 11 2018

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said an all-out military assault on...

UN sees 70% chance of El Nino event...

UN sees 70% chance of El Nino event...

Environment

Tue, Sep 11 2018

El Nino is triggered by periodic warming in the eastern Pacific Ocean which can trigger drought in some...

Nations round on US, allies as UN climate...

Nations round on US, allies as UN climate...

World

Sun, Sep 9 2018

The US and other developed economies want less oversight on how their funding is gathered and more flexibility...

Russian, Syrian jets pound Idlib province...

Russian, Syrian jets pound Idlib province...

Middle East

Sat, Sep 8 2018

The United Nations fears a full-scale offensive could cause a humanitarian catastrophe involving tens...

Yemen peace talks collapse in Geneva...

Yemen peace talks collapse in Geneva...

Middle East

Sat, Sep 8 2018

Yemeni foreign minister Khaled al-Yamani accused the Houthis of being totally irresponsible and of trying...

UK's Hunt to host Myanmar talks at...

UK's Hunt to host Myanmar talks at...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 5 2018

A referral to the International Criminal Court would need to come from the UN Security Council

Bangkok climate conference sounds alarm...

Bangkok climate conference sounds alarm...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 4 2018

Developing countries favour grants from public sources and demand visibility on how donor nations intend...

Jordan: US move to halt UN refugee agency...

Jordan: US move to halt UN refugee agency...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 2 2018

Staunch US ally Jordan lies at the heart of the Arab-Israeli conflict with many of its citizens refugees...

A UK minister’s visit and endless...

A UK minister’s visit and endless...

Opinion

Sun, Sep 2 2018

Seeking the opinions of outsiders on local issues is a fool’s errand