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    Denuclearisation talks out of negotiation table

    Reuters . United Nations/ Washington | Updated at 11:19pm on December 08, 2019

    North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearisation is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with...

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    Revival of waqf to achieve SDG

    Md Akther Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2019

    With policies and strategies being formulated, the vastly underused waqf resources can effectively help to fulfil the targets of the development goals but only if...

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    Suu Kyi to face genocide hearings at highest UN court

    Reuters . The Hague | Updated at 06:03pm on December 06, 2019

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will head a team of lawyers to hearings at the International Court of Justice in The Hague next week...

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    TIB finds loopholes in UN expenses for Rohingya people

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:12pm on December 05, 2019

    Operational costs of a section of United Nations organisations and international NGOs were higher compared to their expenditure for programmes for Rohingya people and local...

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    Sheikh Hasina returns home attending COP25

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:45am on December 04, 2019

    Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home early Wednesday from Madrid, wrapping up her visit to Spain after attending the 25th session of the Conference...

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    2010s hottest decade in history: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on December 04, 2019

    This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining the ways in which climate...

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    Choose between hope, surrender: Antonio Guterres

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 01:38pm on December 03, 2019

    Confronted with a climate crisis threatening civilisation itself, humanity must choose between hope and surrender, UN chief Antonio Guterres told the opening plenary of a...

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    Extremely difficult to set timeline for Rohingya return: UNHCR

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:03pm on November 28, 2019

    The UN Refugee Agency on Thursday said it was extremely difficult to set a timeline when the conducive environment for the return of Rohingyas would...

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    At least four people killed in anti-UN demo in Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Beni, DR Congo | Updated at 01:29pm on November 26, 2019

    At least four protesters were killed in eastern DR Congo on Monday, the military said, after angry clashes erupted over the perceived failure of UN...

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    Afghanistan must do more to prevent violence against women: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:07pm on November 25, 2019

    Afghan authorities must do more to counter violence against women across the patriarchal nation, the United Nations said Monday as it marked the international day...