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Nominations open for young people to join Commonwealth Youth Council

Nominations are open for young leaders to apply to stand for positions on the Commonwealth Youth Council, the body which represents the Commonwealth’s 1.4 billion young people

The Commonwealth Youth Council is one of the world’s largest and most diverse youth-led bodies

'Solution to Rohingya crisis unlikely if geopolitical appeasement continues'

Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has said there will be no sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis in near future if the defiance, impunity and geopolitical appeasement of Myanmar ...

Solution to Rohingya crisis unlikely if geopolitical appeasement continues: Foreign minister

‘Literacy rate increased but the number of enlightened people has dropped’

Actress Jaya Ahsan recently joined a Commonwealth event with 20 of the world's most influential women saying no more to domestic and sexual violence

Actress Jaya Ahsan

Jaya Ahsan joins Commonwealth campaign against domestic and sexual violence

Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan has joined leaders and celebrities from across the Commonwealth for the first-of-its-kind 'Commonwealth Says NO MORE' campaign against domestic and sexual violence

Jaya Ahsan

The hidden pandemic alongside COVID-19

Domestic violence has increased during the pandemic and the Commonwealth Secretariat is working alongside partner organisations to stem this rising tide of violence

The hidden pandemic alongside COVID-19

ACC sues ex-secretary, wife

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday filed a case against former secretary ATM Sarwar Hossain and his wife Nazma Akhter for allegedly amassing huge wealth illegally, reports UNB.ACC deputy ...

ACC sues ex-secretary, wife

Women’s empowerment is not a women’s issue, it is everyone’s issue

Enala Ngulu was married to a man of 47 who had two other wives. She was 13 years old.At a time when she should have been in school learning about the world, she was forced to grapple with adult ...

Women’s empowerment is not a women’s issue, it is everyone’s issue

Polls held were fair, claims PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government is working for strengthening democracy in the country and accelerating its development.She made the remarks when visiting Commonwealth ...

Polls held were fair, claims PM Hasina

Commonwealth secy gen due in Dhaka 8 Aug

Commonwealth secretary-general Patricia Scotland is set to arrive in Dhaka on a two-day visit on 8 August to have discussions with the head of the government, ministers and other public figures on ...

Commonwealth secy gen due in Dhaka 8 Aug

Australia Commonwealth Bank to pay record penalty money

The Commonwealth Bank Monday agreed to the largest civil penalty in Australian corporate history to settle claims it breached anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.The Aus$700 ...

Australia Commonwealth Bank to pay record penalty money
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