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Bilawal Bhutto blames Pakistan military for 1971 defeat

If BNP comes with sticks, we will be show them the real game: Obaidul Quader

Inflation is constantly decreasing, will go down further: Planning Minister

Over 60s to get fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine earlier: Health Minister

232 people died of AIDS in Bangladesh in one year

Bangladesh, 142 other countries vote against Russia in UN

New York, Oct 13: One hundred forty-three countries, including Bangladesh, voted in favour of a UN resolution condemning Russia for demarcating four regions of Ukraine. However, 35 countries, including India, Pakistan, and China, abstained from voting. A total of five countries, including North Korea and Syria, voted against this proposal.

Bangladesh becomes member of UN Human Rights Council for 5th time

New York, Oct 12: Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term of 2023-25 after getting the highest number of votes from the Asia-Pacific region. Bangladesh got 160 votes in the election. The UN Human Rights Council election was held on Tuesday (October 11) New York local time.

3 Bangladeshi peacekeepers killed in explosion in Central African Republic

Bangui, CAR, Oct 5: Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers were killed and one was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in a vehicle belonging to the peacekeepers in the Central African Republic during a UN peacekeeping mission.

Rohingya genocide: International Court rejects Myanmar's objections

The Hague, ‎Netherlands, July 23: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejected Myanmar's objections to the Rohingya genocide case. As a result, there is no longer any obstacle to proceed with the proceedings of the case filed by The Gambia on the charges of genocide and torture against the Rohingya minority in the United Nations' court.

Bangladesh elected a member of United Nations Commission on Social Development

New York, April 15: Bangladesh has been unanimously elected a member of the United Nations Commission on Social Development (CSocD) for the term 2023-27.

Bangladesh votes in favour of Ukraine in UN

New York, March 25: Bangladesh has voted in favour of a UN resolution calling for immediate action to address the humanitarian crisis caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The resolution in favour of Ukraine was passed by 140 votes.

Bangladeshi diplomat Rabab Fatima elected as first woman Chair of UN PBC

New York, February 2: Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (UN PBC). She is the first woman to be elected for the post.

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.

Pandemic disruption to learning is an opportunity to reimagine, revitalize education

New York: To mark the third International Day of Education on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to the resilience of students, teachers and families in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic that, at its peak, forced almost every school, institute and university to close its doors.

25,000 refugees in unsettled Tigray region receive urgent UN food supplies

Dhaka, December 29: Some 25,000 Eritrean refugees, sheltering in two camps in the unsettled Tigray region of Ethiopia, have received desperately needed food aid for the first time since mid-October.

Bangladeshi women peacekeepers in charge of Congo airport security

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ২ অক্টোবর ২০২০ :   জাতিসংঘের শান্তিরক্ষা মিশন কর্তৃক পরিচালিত ডিআর কঙ্গোর মনুস্কো বিমানবন্দর সুরক্ষার দায়িত্ব পেয়েছেন বাংলাদেশের পুলিশের নারী শান্তিরক্ষীরা।

Work to achieve a culture of peace amid COVID-19 upheaval: UN Secretary-General

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend economies and societies, while also threatening to erode trust in public institutions and democracy, it is critical that people everywhere continue to pursue peace.

Terrorist groups exploiting COVID-19 in Sahel, UN peacekeeping chief tells Security Council

New York: COVID-19 is complicating an already complex security situation in the Sahel, with terrorist groups exploiting the pandemic as they step up attacks on national and international forces, the UN’s peacekeeping chief said on Friday.

Venezuelans ‘teetering on the brink of survival’ warn UN human rights experts

New York: United Nations independent experts demanded on Wednesday that the Venezuelan Government take concrete actions to tackle the devastating impact on basic human rights of the country’s economic crisis.

UN human rights office calls for compassion following Rohingya deaths at sea

New York: The UN human rights office (OHCHR), is calling for compassion for people desperately seeking shelter, after 30 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar died on a boat in the Bay of Bengal that had spent nearly two months at sea.