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    1,300 civilians killed in DR Congo, over half million flee in months: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 04:16pm on June 05, 2020

    About 1,300 civilians have been killed in conflicts across DR Congo while over half a million people have been displaced by violence in a matter...

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    Bangladesh gets UN Public Service Award 2020

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 04:02pm on June 05, 2020

    The land ministry has been adorned with the prestigious ‘United Nations Public Service Award’ for 2020, in the category of ‘Developing transparent and accountable public...

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    UN lauds countries open borders, hearts for refugees

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 09:01pm on June 03, 2020

    Antonio Guterres, United Nations secretary-general, has lauded the developing countries that have opened their borders and hearts to refugees and migrants, despite their own social,...

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    UN issues stamps

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on May 31, 2020

    The UN postal administration, jointly with the permanent mission of Bangladesh to the UN in New York, has issued a set of commemorative stamps as...

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    UN charters Biman flight first time

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:53pm on May 29, 2020

    The United Nations chartered a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the flagship carrier of the country, for the first time in its history for carrying...

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    United Nations to honour two Bangladesh peacekeepers posthumously

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:02pm on May 28, 2020

    Two Bangladeshi peacekeepers, who lost their lives in the line of duty, will be honoured at United Nations ceremony as the UN Headquarters will observe...

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    Pandemic creating ‘lockdown generation’ as one in six youths stop work: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 08:48pm on May 27, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused surging unemployment worldwide, but has hit young workers especially hard, forcing more than one in six people aged under 29...

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    UN experts call Bangladesh to end persecution of journalist

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:41pm on May 27, 2020

    UN experts have called on the Bangladesh government to stop the ongoing ‘persecution of journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol’ and expressed concern about his previous suspected...

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    UN lauds Bangladesh, India for keeping people safe

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 10:43am on May 24, 2020

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appreciated Bangladesh and India for their efforts to keep people safe well ahead of cyclone Amphan that affected badly both...

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    Funding for Yemen may be slashed: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:16pm on May 22, 2020

    A range of aid programmes in war-ravaged Yemen, including ones responding to coronavirus, could be cut in the coming weeks because of funding shortages, the...