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    More than 100,000 children in migration-related US detention: UN

    Agence-France-Presse .  Geneva | Updated at 10:40pm on November 19, 2019

    More than 100,000 children are currently being held in migration-related detention in the United States, often in violation of international law, the UN said Monday....

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    Saving Assange is saving ourselves

    Kim Petersen | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    THE United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner issued a statement based on special-rapporteur-on-torture Nils Melzer’s fact-finding mission into the incarceration of WikiLeaks...

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    Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon due Friday 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10pm on November 19, 2019

    Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive here on Friday on a brief visit which will be his second visit to Bangladesh...

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    UN adopts resolution on Rohingyas’ HR situation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on November 16, 2019

    A resolution on situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar has been adopted at the third committee of the 74th...

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    US, Israel cast lone UN vote against peace measures

    Ben Norton | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    Most of the international community supported draft resolutions calling for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East, measures to stop an arms race in outer space and...

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    Resolution on Myanmar HR situation adopted at UN

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 12:43pm on November 15, 2019

    A resolution on human rights situation of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar has been adopted at the Unites Nations. The resolution received 140...

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    Climate action: emergency now

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2019

    FEW countries that signed the landmark Paris Agreement are respecting what they promised, the United Nations’ 2018 Environment Program annual report confirmed. What can we...

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    United States wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:39pm on November 09, 2019

    The United States wants the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama’s succession in an intensifying bid to stop China from trying to handpick...

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    US looks forward to UN technical study of Bhasan Char

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:33pm on November 08, 2019

    The United States has said that it looks forward to the UN technical study of Bhasan Char, which will evaluate its ‘technical, security, and financial’...

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    Nigeria to lift aid ban in northeast

    Agence France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2019

    United Nations humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said Friday that Nigeria has promised to lift a ban on two international aid groups working in the restive...

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