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Flood causes loss of 1,800 cr in Sunamganj

Bangladesh reiterates its commitment to achieve SDGs

More than 500 Bangladeshis detained off Libya coast

Tripoli, Libya, April 27: The Libyan police have detained more than 500 people trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Europe illegally. It is learned that 240 Bangladeshis of them have been contacted.

‘This terrible situation cannot be allowed to continue’, UN chief tells world leaders at major Libya summit

New York: Speaking at a major, high-level summit on Libya, held in the German capital Berlin on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres evoked the disastrous humanitarian situation faced by thousands of civilians, as conflict in the North African country grows deeper and more destructive.

UN Libya Mission strongly condemns bombing of military academy, at least 30 dead

New York: The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), on Sunday strongly condemned the bombing of a military academy in the capital Tripoli, which according to news reports left at least 30 dead and more than 30 others wounded.

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials

New York, July 24: The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following an agreement on Tuesday by European Union countries to offer those fleeing across the Mediterranean a safe berth through a new distribution mechanism.

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack

New York, July 6: The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating their appeal to close all such facilities in the embattled country.

Libyan national conference postponed, nearly 500,000 children at ‘direct risk’ from fighting around Tripoli

New York, Apr 10: An imminent UN-led Libyan conference seeking to set up elections for the war-ravaged, oil-rich country has been postponed because of ongoing clashes near the capital, the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.

‘The welfare of the Libyan people’ the UN’s sole agenda for the country, says Guterres in Tripoli

New York, Apr 5: Helping to promote a “Libyan-led and Libyan owned political solution” to resolve years of instability and insecurity there that puts the “welfare of the Libyan people” first, is the sole agenda of the United Nations within the country, Secretary-General António Guterres told a press conference in the nation’s capital, Tripoli on Thursday.

Libya: ‘Substantial civilian casualties’ in Derna, UN humanitarian chief ‘deeply concerned’

New York, Jan 12: Increasing hostilities in the oil-rich city of Derna are becoming an increasing source of concern said the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya on Friday, following an intensification in fighting which has resulted in “substantial civilian casualties”.

‘Repeated attacks’ could close down key hospital in eastern Libya, says WHO

New York, Dec 28: The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack in Al Jala Hospital in Libya’s second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on Tuesday, warning that further assaults could shutter the key facility.

Security Council extends mandates of UN peace operations in Libya, Colombia through next September

New York, Sept 14: By unanimous agreement on Thursday, the Security Council extended the mandates of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Organization’s Verification Mission in Colombia.

Militias force nearly 2,000 to leave Libyan capital’s largest shelter for internally-displaced: UNHCR

New York, Aug 15: Libyan militias have forced nearly 2,000 people from an ethnic minority likely targeted for their alleged links to the former Gadaffi Government, to flee long-established shelters in the capital Tripoli, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

'Status quo in Libya cannot be sustained', UN Envoy tells Security Council

New York, July 17: Despite encouraging signs on the political and humanitarian front, efforts must be sustained and intensified in Libya to avoid further “economic collapse, the breakdown of public services, and more frequent and intense outbreaks of violence”, said the United Nations Special Envoy for the country on Monday.