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    UN resident coordinator summoned 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on October 13, 2019

    The government summoned UN resident coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo on Sunday and expressed annoyance over a statement made by her office involving freedom of...

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    Mali protesters ransack UN supplies

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:34pm on October 13, 2019

    Protesters demonstrating against foreign troops in Mali ransacked a dozen UN supply containers on Saturday looting electrical equipment, air conditioners and mattresses, the UN and...

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    Bangladesh tables resolution at UN on natural fibers use

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:01am on October 13, 2019

    Bangladesh has tabled a draft resolution titled ‘Use of Natural Fibres such as Jute and Sisal’ at the United Nations for its consideration during the...

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    110 police peacekeepers leave for Mali UN mission

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:00am on October 12, 2019

    A team of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka to join the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali by a chartered aircraft of the UN. The 110-member...

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    United Nations calls for greater heat protection for workers in Qatar

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:21am on October 12, 2019

    Improved safeguards and working hours are needed to protect labourers in Qatar from the effects of heat and humidity, the United Nations said Friday, as...

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    Bangladesh a committed actor in promoting peace, dev: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:46pm on October 11, 2019

    The United Nations has appreciated Bangladesh's role in promoting peace and development both globally and nationally terming the country a committed actor. At present more...

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    Cash crisis at United Nations

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on October 11, 2019

    IT REMAINS one of the more unusual arrangements in terms of funding. Like a club filled with members of erratic disposition, the United Nations can...

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    Campus killing, violence matters of grave concern: UN

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:33pm on October 09, 2019

    The United Nations on Wednesday deplored campus violence in Bangladesh and said killing in educational institutions was a matter of grave concern. Replying to a...

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    United Nations and some reformations

    Amir Mohammad Sayem | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    THE United Nations, established in 1945 with the UN Charter that provides pathways for its activities, has significantly contributed to the world on many grounds,...

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    UN urges Iraq to end violence against anti-government protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 01:23pm on October 06, 2019

    The United Nations urged Saturday an end to violence in Iraq, after five days of anti-government rallies marred by the killing of nearly 100 people,...