Saturday, 04 December 2021
United Nations (UN )
Armed man arrested outside UN HQ
Images showed armed police surrounding him as he walked up and down the sidewalk holding the gun for more than two hours
03 Dec 2021, 10:03
Myanmar regime’s legitimacy crisis deepens
The diplomatic the stand-off between ASEAN and Myanmar military is most likely to continue. In this imbroglio, will China continue its support for military rule in Myanmar to risk its wider ...
30 Nov 2021, 19:52
Four decades but still no silver bullet
With hopes of eradicating AIDS badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, we look at the fight against the deadly condition since its emergence 40 years ago, as the planet marks World AIDS Day on ...
30 Nov 2021, 18:50
UNGA adopts resolution to graduate Bangladesh from LDC category
The UN website said alongside Bangladesh the same recommendation has been made for Nepal and Laos
25 Nov 2021, 09:42
UN chief visits Colombia for fifth anniversary of peace deal
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres paid tribute to Colombia’s peace deal efforts on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the historic agreement that ended almost six decades of devastating conflict
23 Nov 2021, 11:30
US, UN demand proof of Chinese tennis star's well-being
The United States and UN on Friday demanded proof of Peng Shuai's whereabouts as concern rises for the tennis star, who has not been seen in public since alleging she was sexually exploited by a ...
20 Nov 2021, 12:37
UN unanimously adopts resolution on Myanmar for first time
The adoption of the resolution with a strong mandate will bring hope to the Rohingyas that they have not been forgotten, said Rabab Fatima
18 Nov 2021, 12:45
Thunberg denounces COP26 deal, UN chief warns 'catastrophe' close
UN secretary general Antonio Guterres warned of an impending "climate catastrophe", while environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg dismissed Saturday's COP26 climate conference deal as "blah, blah, ...
14 Nov 2021, 16:58
Last-minute negotiations as UN climate conference set to close
Negotiators shuttled between delegations at the UN climate talks in Scotland on Saturday, seeking a deal to give the world a fighting chance of avoiding the worst effects of global warming, as the ...
13 Nov 2021, 23:05
Finance minister Kamal seeks continued UN and EU support
Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has voiced optimistic that the United Nations would always support Bangladesh in achieving its development goals
11 Nov 2021, 21:13