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    Bangladesh becomes UNHRC member for next 3 years

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:19am on October 13, 2018

    Bangladesh has been elected a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the next three years in an election that took place...

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    Ivanka tamps down idea she would be dynamite UN envoy

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:18am on October 11, 2018

    Ivanka Trump on Tuesday tamped down the suggestion her father could be poised to tap her as UN envoy, after president Donald Trump said she...

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    Trump's UN envoy Haley resigns, rules out 2020 run for office

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:45am on October 10, 2018

    Nikki Haley, a rising Republican star, said on Tuesday she was stepping down as US ambassador to the United Nations, but knocked down speculation that...

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    Change attitude to mental health, change the world: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on October 10, 2018

    United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres has said that UN is committed to create a world by 2030, where everyone, everywhere has someone to turn to...

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    Myanmar not willing to probe Rohingya abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Myanmar is ‘unable and unwilling’ to investigate its abuses against Rohingya Muslims, a UN rights envoy has said, bolstering calls for the country’s generals to...

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    US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning ‘to take a little time off,’ president Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as she...

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    UN calls for revising Digital Security Act

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on October 10, 2018

    UN Human Rights body has called on Bangladesh to urgently revise the Digital Security Act to ensure that it is in line with international human...

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    UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos

    Agence France-Presse . Incheon | Updated at 11:14am on October 08, 2018

    Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is ‘unprecedented in scale,’ the UN said Monday in...

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    Tensions between Rohingyas, hosts on rise: UN

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:19am on October 08, 2018

    The United Nations said on Sunday that conditions at Rohingya camps remain extremely precarious while tension between the forcibly displaced ethnic minority people of Myanmar...

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    Whose legitimacy is the right legitimacy?

    Catherine Shakdam | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    EARLIER this September UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths reaffirmed what he sees as his foremost mandate: ‘to begin the difficult and uncertain journey away...

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