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    UN chief wants ‘good news’ in upcoming climate summit

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 04:36pm on September 21, 2019

    Next week dozens of countries will gather in New York for an emergency United Nations summit to help curb the rim prospect of rising greenhouse...

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    PM reaches Abu Dhabi en route to New York

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:13am on September 21, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Abu Dhabi on Friday afternoon en route to New York on an eight-day official visit to the USA to...

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    PM off to New York to attend 74th UNGA

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:16pm on September 20, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for New York via Abu Dhabi Friday afternoon on an eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the...

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    Students bring out worldwide climate strike

    Reuters. Sydney | Updated at 11:04am on September 20, 2019

    Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering...

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    LPG distribution launched by UN partners in Cox’s Bazar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:01am on September 20, 2019

    United Nations agencies have expanded distributions of gas stoves and LPG in the host community of Cox’s Bazar, jointly targeting the most vulnerable people in...

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    Rabab Fatima made ambassador to UN

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 07:37pm on September 18, 2019

    The government has decided to appoint current Bangladesh ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima as ambassador and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Headquarters...

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    Hong Kong lawmaker urges UN to probe growing ‘police brutality’

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    A Hong Kong lawmaker called Monday on the UN to launch an international investigation into a police crackdown on pro-democracy protests, voicing alarm at escalating...

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    6 lakh Rohingyas in Myanmar at ‘serious risk of genocide’: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 05:40pm on September 16, 2019

    Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a ‘serious risk of genocide’, UN investigators said Monday, warning the repatriation of a million already driven from...

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    EU fund to help WFP provide food to Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed a contribution of 2 million euro from the European Union for its emergency operation in Bangladesh. It...

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    Climate change, inequality derailing global goals: scientists

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:47am on September 13, 2019

    Growing inequality and climate change will not only derail progress towards global sustainability goals but threaten human existence, leading scientists said at the United Nations...