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    Govt concerned about capital flight: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:32pm on January 29, 2020

    Panning minister MA Mannan on Wednesday said that money had been taken out of the county but the amount was not very high. He said this while...

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    Bangladesh government doing everything to protect migrants: Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:43pm on January 28, 2020

    Chair of Bangladesh Parliamentarians Caucus on Migration lawmaker Md Israfil Alam has said the government of Bangladesh had been doing everything to protect the rights...

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    Rohingya children to get education, skills training in Bangladesh camps

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:15am on January 28, 2020

    The Bangladesh government— under the growing pressure from the UN organisations and international rights groups—has agreed to extend education and skills training facilities to forcibly-displaced...

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    UN slams Libya arms embargo violations despite Berlin pledges

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:41pm on January 26, 2020

    The United Nations mission to Libya has slammed on-going violations of a UN Security Council arms embargo, despite commitments made a week ago at an...

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    China, Russia support for Myanmar shameful: UN rapporteur

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:00pm on January 23, 2020

    United Nations special rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Thursday termed ‘shameful’ the support UN Security Council members China and Russia continued to Myanmar. ‘It is shameful...

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    Protect 30% of planet by 2030 to save ecosystem: UN plan

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:27pm on January 14, 2020

    Thirty per cent of Earth’s surface across land and sea should become protected areas by 2030 to ensure the viability of ecosystems essential to human...

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    Bangladesh asks UNSC to end crimes against humanity:

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:17pm on January 11, 2020

    The permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations ambassador Rabab Fatima had urged the UN Security Council to bring an end to crimes against...

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    UN condemns military escalation in Tripoli

    Xinhua/ United News of Bangladesh . Tripoli | Updated at 10:08pm on January 04, 2020

    United Nations senior officials on Friday condemned the recent military escalation in and around Libyan capital Tripoli, which has been witnessing a violent war between...

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    No progress seen in UN talks on Syria aid

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 02:15pm on January 04, 2020

    UN Security Council members held an intensive round of meetings Friday on the humanitarian crisis in Syria’s embattled Idlib province amid calls to reauthorize urgently...

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    EU divisions over Libya leave a gap for others

    Nermin Ismail | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    TURKISH president Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to militarily support the Tripoli-based Libyan government — which is recognised by the United Nations — in its fight...