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    Nearly one in 10 children globally is a victim of forced labour, says UN study

    Reuters | Updated at 10:40am on September 19, 2017

    More than 150 million children, or nearly one in 10 globally, are victims of forced labor and progress in reducing that number has slowed, a...

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    Suu Kyi ‘burying head in sand’ over Rakhine crisis: Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:45pm on September 19, 2017

    Aung San Suu Kyi and her government are ‘burying their heads in the sand’ over the violence in Rakhine state, Amnesty International...

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    Fled Rohingyas reject Suu Kyi’s claims

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:23pm on September 19, 2017

    Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar are rejecting leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s claims that many members of their minority...

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    UN investigators demand ‘full, unfettered’ access to Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:28pm on September 19, 2017

    UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed ‘full and unfettered’ access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and...

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    Hurricane Maria wreaks ‘devastation’ in Dominica

    Agence France-Presse . Pointe-a-Pitre | Updated at 12:05am on September 20, 2017

    Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday, with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma....

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    Thousands of Rohingya infants cry for food

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2017

    Thousands of Rohingya infants and children who have entered Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar are starving amid baby food crisis and no or only little reliefs so far reached them in absence of focused assistance for the children...

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    PM attends high-level meeting on UN reforms

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New York | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday joined a high-level meeting on UN reforms hosted by US president Donald Trump who called on the UN to improve the way it does business...

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    Powerful storm kills eight in Romania, damage hits Serbia, Croatia

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on September 18, 2017

    A strong storm killed eight people and injured at least 67 in western Romania on Sunday as winds of up to 100 kph (over 60 mph) also brought destruction to parts of Serbia and Croatia, officials said...