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    Bangladesh government doing everything to protect migrants: Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:43pm on January 28, 2020

    Chair of Bangladesh Parliamentarians Caucus on Migration lawmaker Md Israfil Alam has said the government of Bangladesh had been doing everything to protect the rights...

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    Rohingya children to get education, skills training in Bangladesh camps

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:15am on January 28, 2020

    The Bangladesh government— under the growing pressure from the UN organisations and international rights groups—has agreed to extend education and skills training facilities to forcibly-displaced...

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    UN slams Libya arms embargo violations despite Berlin pledges

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:41pm on January 26, 2020

    The United Nations mission to Libya has slammed on-going violations of a UN Security Council arms embargo, despite commitments made a week ago at an...

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    China, Russia support for Myanmar shameful: UN rapporteur

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:00pm on January 23, 2020

    United Nations special rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Thursday termed ‘shameful’ the support UN Security Council members China and Russia continued to Myanmar. ‘It is shameful...

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    Protect 30% of planet by 2030 to save ecosystem: UN plan

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:27pm on January 14, 2020

    Thirty per cent of Earth’s surface across land and sea should become protected areas by 2030 to ensure the viability of ecosystems essential to human...

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    Bangladesh asks UNSC to end crimes against humanity:

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:17pm on January 11, 2020

    The permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations ambassador Rabab Fatima had urged the UN Security Council to bring an end to crimes against...

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    UN condemns military escalation in Tripoli

    Xinhua/ United News of Bangladesh . Tripoli | Updated at 10:08pm on January 04, 2020

    United Nations senior officials on Friday condemned the recent military escalation in and around Libyan capital Tripoli, which has been witnessing a violent war between...

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    No progress seen in UN talks on Syria aid

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 02:15pm on January 04, 2020

    UN Security Council members held an intensive round of meetings Friday on the humanitarian crisis in Syria’s embattled Idlib province amid calls to reauthorize urgently...

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    EU divisions over Libya leave a gap for others

    Nermin Ismail | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    TURKISH president Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to militarily support the Tripoli-based Libyan government — which is recognised by the United Nations — in its fight...

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    Resolution on Myanmar adopted at United Nations General Assembly

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:56pm on December 28, 2019

    A resolution on ‘Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar’ has been adopted at the 74th session of the UN...