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    UN rights investigator on Myanmar lambasts Suu Kyi

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 08:48pm on September 03, 2019

    Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has washed her hands of the Rohingya crisis, a UN rights investigator said Tuesday ahead of a meeting...

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    UN allocates $5m to assist female-headed households hit by floods

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:13am on September 01, 2019

    Central Emergency Response Fund of the United nations has allocated US$ 5 million to complement the government’s response to the people in need following the...

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    Bangladeshi greens demand UN intervention

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Green activists in Bangladesh on Friday at a procession demanded United Nations’ intervention to douse the fire at Amazon rainforest in South America especially in...

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    UN chief fears full civil war in Libya

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said Thursday that he fears Libya will end up in a ‘full civil war’ unless moves are soon made to...

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    Enforced disappearances must end early

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    ENFORCED disappearances continue, with rights groups reporting, as New Age reported on Friday, 532 cases to have happened between January 2009 and July 2019. The...

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    Oceans turning from friend to foe: UN report

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:10pm on August 29, 2019

    The same oceans that nourished human evolution are poised to unleash misery on a global scale unless the carbon pollution destabilising Earth's marine environment is...

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    UN panel for trial of Myanmar military

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on August 25, 2019

    The Bangladesh government and the UNHCR would continue to determine voluntariness of Rohingya families for sending them back to Rakhine, when UN experts are stressing...

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    Bangladesh FM for amicable solution to deep sea dispute with India

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Friday said Bangladesh and India agreed to withdraw their objections lodged with the United Nations on the disputes involving...

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    Sexual violence means Rohingyas can’t return to Myanmar: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Sexual violence by Myanmar’s military against Muslim Rohingya amounts to war crimes, a UN report said Thursday, adding that conditions are not favourable for refugees...

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    Malaysia’s poverty figures inaccurate

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:29pm on August 23, 2019

    A UN human rights expert on Friday disputed Malaysia’s assertion that it has nearly eliminated poverty, saying that official figures were vastly inaccurate and do...