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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

A man is detained by members of the NYPD, after holding a gun under his chin outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, US, on 2 December 2021

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 ...

Soldiers stand next to military vehicles as people gather to protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar on 15 February 2021.

AIDS timeline

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 ...

Four decades but still no silver bullet

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

UNGA adopts resolution to graduate Bangladesh from LDC category

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

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres

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 ...

In this file photo taken on 3 November, 2017, Peng Shuai of China looks on during her women's singles match against Elena Vesnina of Russia at the Zhuhai Elite Trophy tennis tournament in Zhuhai

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

UN unanimously adopts resolution on Myanmar for first time

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, ...

Thunberg denounces COP26 deal, UN chief warns 'catastrophe' close

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 ...

Last-minute negotiations as UN climate conference set to close

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

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal
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