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Bangladesh's Zahin among 17 young leaders selected for SDGs

Young Leaders for the SDGs is a flagship initiative of the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, which recognises the efforts of young people leading drives to combat the world's most ...

Bangladesh's Zahin among 17 young leaders selected for SDGs

UN-CPS webinar

‘Countries like Bangladesh key to democratising UN’

Asia’s rising nations, including Bangladesh, need to be in focus in democratising the United Nations, speakers said at an international webinar on Thursday.

‘Countries like Bangladesh key to democratising UN’

Myanmar erases names of Rohingya villages, UN map makers follow suit

The satellite images show the base built on the site of Kan Kya doubled in size in the past year and two helipads were added. A new road has been built over the site of another razed village nearby ...

A police officer stands in a house that was burnt down during the days of violence in Maungdaw, Myanmar, on 30 August 2017

Enforced disappearance: Families in distress as they can’t draw money from banks

According to Asian Human Rights Commission, 553 people were victims of enforced disappearance in Bangladesh between 2009 and 2019. Some of them have returned, some were rescued from the other side of ...

Adiba Islam Hridi breaks into tears while asking to return her father Parvez Hossain. Mayer Daak, a platform of the families of the people who fell victim to enforced disappearance, organised a programme where relatives of disappeared people joined at Shahbagh intersection, Dhaka on 29 August 2020

GDP Debate

Mr. Finance Minister, balance the sum please

The experts considered the GDP growth a tall tale, especially because of the 'magic' in the first eight and half months of the fiscal year that apparently upturned all the negative effects on an ...

Prothom Alo illustration

Facebook shares ‘first data set’ on Myanmar with UN investigators

Myanmar denies genocide and says its forces were conducting legitimate operations against militants who attacked police posts

Rohingyas flee Rakhine state in Myanmar due to military atrocities to neighbouring Bangladesh

Rival Libya govts announce ceasefire, elections soon

Libya's warring rival governments announced in separate statements Friday that they would cease all hostilities and organise nationwide elections soon, an understanding swiftly welcomed by the United ...

Rival Libya govts announce ceasefire, elections soon

Shringla’s visit to Dhaka more than vaccine diplomacy

What did Bangladesh do to take part in the initiatives of other countries that are way ahead in production of COVID-19 vaccine before expressing its interest in joining human trial of vaccines being ...

Indian foreign affairs secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla (L) meets Bangladesh foreign secretary Masud Bin Momen

US moves to restore all UN sanctions on Iran, other UNSC members oppose

The United States submitted a letter to the 15-member UN Security Council accusing Tehran of non-compliance, starting a 30-day clock that could lead to a "snapback" of UN sanctions

US secretary of state Pompeo

Pakistan unveils new map integrating Kashmir as its part

Imran Khan said that Pakistan has launched a political map which shows the whole Kashmir region, including "Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir" as part of his country's territory

Pakistan unveils new map integrating Kashmir as its part
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