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Husband confesses to killing actress Shimu

Service seekers need to be vigilant against harassment: PM at DC conference

Sheikh Hasina inaugurates DC Conference

Accused flees after throwing police vehicle in ditch

Coronavirus: About 20 percent of identified patients infected with Omicron

World leaders urged to prioritize action on water and climate

New York, October 30: Countries must step up urgent action to address the water-related consequences of climate change, the head of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and nine other international organizations said on Friday in a letter to world leaders issued ahead of the COP26 UN climate change conference.

Scientists say extreme heat wave in West Canada to become common in future due to climate change

Vancouver, July 1: The unprecedented heat wave in Western Canada would become more common with climate change, scientists predict.

World now likely to hit watershed 1.5 °C rise in next five years, warns UN weather agency

New York, May 28: Odds are increasing that the annual average global temperature will rise beyond 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, in at least one of the next five years, the UN weather agency warns in a new report issued on Thursday.

The United States will continue to work to resolve the Rohingya crisis: John Kerry

Dhaka, April 10: US President Joe Biden's Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry has lauded Bangladesh for exemplary humanity in sheltering the Rohingya refugees and said the US will continue to work towards resolving the crisis.

Climate change takes toll on Zimbabwe’s natural habitat, UN deputy chief observes

New York: Alongside the human population, Africa’s animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mahommed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe.

Coal addiction ‘must be overcome’ to ease climate change, UN chief says in Bangkok

New York: In Thailand for the ASEAN Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited a climate mitigation project in Bangkok's new Centenary Park on Saturday where he told journalists that “coal addiction must be overcome”.

World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns

New York, Aug 9: More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries to commit to sustainable land use to help limit greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late.

At COP24, countries agree concrete way forward to bring the Paris climate deal to life

New York, Dec 16: After two weeks of crunch negotiations – with overtime – the almost 200 parties gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the United Nations COP24 two-week climate change conference, adopted on Saturday a “robust” set of implementing guidelines for the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, aimed at keeping global warming well below 2°C compared to pre-industrial levels.

Conflict and climate change challenge sustainable development effort: UN report

New York, June 20 : Although more people are leading better lives than a decade ago, persistent poverty and hunger, as well as rapid urbanization, are challenging global efforts to create a more just and equitable world, according to a United Nations report launched on Wednesday.