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CAT findings on torture: UN body recommends...

CAT findings on torture: UN body recommends...

Bangladesh

Sat, Aug 10 2019

The UN Committee Against Torture has expressed concern over the allegations of routine torture, ill-treatment...

UN chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan...

UN chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 6 2019

India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority...

Bangladesh is the best teacher in...

Bangladesh is the best teacher in...

Muhammad Zamir

Sun, Aug 4 2019

For us, adapting to a less predictable climate is a matter of survival

Infographic: UN says Afghan forces,...

Infographic: UN says Afghan forces,...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 3 2019

More civilians were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan in the first half...

Report alleges ethical abuses at UN...

Report alleges ethical abuses at UN...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 29 2019

UNRWA said in response to AFP questions that it 'is probably among the most scrutinized UN agencies...

UN official says some Sri Lankan laws...

UN official says some Sri Lankan laws...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 27 2019

President Maithripala Sirisena's government during its 2015 election campaign promised to ensure...

Momen: UN wants Rohingya solution...

Momen: UN wants Rohingya solution...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Jul 25 2019

'You (the UN) should work more in Rakhine rather than in Bangladesh. I conveyed this (to Guterres),'...

80 navy peacekeepers leave for Lebanon...

80 navy peacekeepers leave for Lebanon...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Jul 19 2019

They have left the Chittagong Airport

UN: Organized crime outpaces authorities...

UN: Organized crime outpaces authorities...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Jul 18 2019

Such groups generate profit of tens of billions of dollars each year

Infographic: More than 820m people still...

Infographic: More than 820m people still...

World

Wed, Jul 17 2019

The number of people going hungry has risen for the third year running to more than 820 million, according...

UN: Worsening world hunger affects...

UN: Worsening world hunger affects...

World

Tue, Jul 16 2019

After decades of decline, malnutrition began to increase in 2015, mainly because of climate change and...

20m children miss out on life-saving...

20m children miss out on life-saving...

World

Mon, Jul 15 2019

The report said this was too low, since 95% coverage is generally needed to provide 'herd immunity'...

Queen Máxima lauds Bangladesh’s inclusive...

Queen Máxima lauds Bangladesh’s inclusive...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Jul 12 2019

The Dutch Queen expressed her interest to support the government’s development priorities in...

UN report: Bangladesh shows significant...

UN report: Bangladesh shows significant...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Jul 12 2019

It showed that poverty in both rural and urban areas has decreased at the same pace

UN rights expert urges US action over...

UN rights expert urges US action over...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 10 2019

The UN rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions said Washington could act 'either...

US and Iran set to clash at UN nuclear...

US and Iran set to clash at UN nuclear...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 10 2019

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran's measures were within the framework of the...

Ex-UN official jailed for child abuse...

Ex-UN official jailed for child abuse...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 9 2019

Peter John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, a former high-profile humanitarian worker, was sentenced on Monday...

UN report: 464,000 people killed in...

UN report: 464,000 people killed in...

World

Tue, Jul 9 2019

According to the study, the 464,000 victims of homicides compares to 89,000 killed in armed conflicts...

UN blasts India, Pakistan over Kashmir...

UN blasts India, Pakistan over Kashmir...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 8 2019

Kashmir, ruled in part but claimed in full by both countries, has suffered decades of unrest with rebel...

UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death...

UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death...

Africa

Sat, Jul 6 2019

The council condemned the late Tuesday attack on the Tajoura detention camp east of Tripoli

UN: 1 migrant child dies each day...

UN: 1 migrant child dies each day...

World

Sun, Jun 30 2019

The UN migration agency said on Friday that at least 32,000 migrants globally