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    PM for timely, equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:09pm on September 26, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday stressed timely and equitable access to prospective COVID-19 vaccines while addressing the United Nations General Assembly amid a visible...

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    UN ramps up battle against virus 'untruths, disinformation'

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:57am on September 24, 2020

    All countries must develop plans to battle sometimes deadly misinformation around the coronavirus and potential vaccines, the United Nations said on Wednesday. ‘COVID-19 is not...

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    UN chief appeals for global solidarity at General Assembly

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:24am on September 23, 2020

    The United Nations secretary-general António Guterres on Tuesday appealed for global solidarity to overcome COVID-19, and repeated his call for a global ceasefire during the...

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    PM urges UN to work out global challenges roadmap

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:31am on September 22, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the United Nations to formulate a ‘credible and practical roadmap’ for delivering on commitments and responding resolutely to global...

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    PM to address COVID-19 vaccine, Rohingya issues in UNGA speech

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:12pm on September 21, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually deliver her key speech on September 26 highlighting global issues including Rohingya crisis and vaccine with a call to...

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    US defies world to say Iran UN sanctions back in effect

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:12pm on September 20, 2020

    The United States unilaterally proclaimed on Saturday that UN sanctions against Iran are back in force and promised to punish those who violate them, in...

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    Bangladeshi Zahin among 17 young SDG leaders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:32pm on September 18, 2020

    Bangladeshi tech entrepreneur Zahin Razeen is named among the 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals Class of 2020. The United Nations named the...

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    Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:37am on September 18, 2020

    The United States president Donald Trump will not attend next week’s UN General Assembly gathering in person, his chief of staff told journalists aboard Air...

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    UN chief calls for investment in renewable sources of energy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10pm on September 17, 2020

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has called for massive investment in cheaper and profitable renewable energy, saying that it is not only the ‘right...

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    UN betrays people on upholding rights

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on September 17, 2020

    The United Nations has betrayed common people by failing to uphold their rights while overemphasising a notion of sovereignty of the member states, experts said...