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    Bangladesh tags Rohingya relocation with UN funding

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on December 27, 2019

    The Bangladesh government is highly unlikely to extend support to the UN agencies for collecting funds for Rohingya people next year unless they include in...

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    Five reasons behind COP25 climate talks failure

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 06:51pm on December 25, 2019

    The climate summit in Madrid earlier this month did not collapse — but by almost any measure it certainly failed. Five years after the fragile...

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    India goes to war against its own people

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2019

    ON DECEMBER 13, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights released a powerful statement that criticised India’s new citizenship law. This ‘fundamentally discriminatory’ Citizenship...

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    Victory Day observed in US

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:43pm on December 17, 2019

    Bangladesh ambassador to the United States Mohammad Ziauddin said that the ruthless brutality of the genocide in Bangladesh in 1971 stunned the conscience of the...

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    UN chief calls climate summit a 'lost opportunity'

    Agence France-Presse. Madrid, Spain | Updated at 10:30pm on December 16, 2019

    A major climate summit wrapped up in Madrid Sunday with a compromise deal that left little to show, prompting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to lament...

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    UN climate talks unravelling, face failure

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 03:20pm on December 14, 2019

    A UN climate summit in Madrid was facing failure Saturday after all-night negotiations between countries left them more divided than ever over how to fight...

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    UN concerned over India’s ‘discriminatory’ citizenship act

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:56pm on December 13, 2019

    The United Nations high commissioner for human rights Jeremy Laurence expressed deep concern over India’s new Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019, calling it ‘fundamentally discriminatory in...

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    Michael Bloomberg to represent US at COP25

    Agence France-Presse .Madrid | Updated at 03:46pm on December 10, 2019

    The United States presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg will attend United Nations climate talks in Madrid on Tuesday with the message that the US is ‘still...

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    Samoa measles death toll rises to 70

    Agence France-Presse . Apia | Updated at 01:01pm on December 10, 2019

    A devastating measles outbreak has continued to spread in Samoa, with the death toll reaching 70, as the United Nations on Monday released $2.6 million...

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    Bangladesh new UN-CFC head

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on December 10, 2019

    Bangladesh secured the post of managing director of the United Nations Common Fund for Commodities on winning the election among 6 candidates, held at the...