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    Jail sought for ex-UN official convicted of child abuse in Nepal

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:10am on June 12, 2019

    Nepali prosecutors said Tuesday they will seek a 13-year jail term for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of sexually abusing two...

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    Surrender or starve?

    Jafar M Ramini | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    THIS vile ultimatum that’s been the undercurrent of the so very well touted ‘Deal of the Century’ has a touch of the deja vu for...

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    Rohingyas slam UN, ASEAN repatriation plan without consulting them

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on June 10, 2019

    A Cox’s Bazar-based organisation of Rohingyas has issued a warning to the United Nations and the ASEAN that there would be no repatriation to Myanmar...

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    Navy chief leaves for New York

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:44am on June 08, 2019

    Naval chief Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury left Dhaka for New York on Wednesday on a 4-day official visit to the United Nations headquarters...

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    115m men, boys married as children: UNICEF

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:44am on June 08, 2019

    An estimated 115 million boys and men worldwide were married as children, 23 million of them before the age of 15, the UN children’s agency...

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    Assange suffering psychological torture: UN expert

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 08:47pm on May 31, 2019

    Julian Assange has been subjected to drawn-out ‘psychological torture’, a UN rights expert said Friday, accusing the United States, Britain, Ecuador and Sweden of ‘collective...

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    UN honours 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers posthumously

    | Updated at 12:28pm on May 25, 2019

    The United Nations has honoured 12 peacekeepers...

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    UN to honour 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Twelve fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh will be honoured by the United Nations on Friday when it will observe the International Day of UN Peacekeepers.UN secretary-general...

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    12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers to be honoured posthumously

    | Updated at 02:32pm on May 22, 2019

    Twelve deceased peacekeepers from Bangladesh will be honoured

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    North Korea demands UN action as US seizes ship

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 03:08pm on May 18, 2019

    North Korea has demanded the United Nations take ‘urgent measures’ to help return a cargo ship taken by the United States, calling the seizure a...