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Muktijoddha Mancha organises human chain rally against Pakistan

Water level in Sylhet decreases, misery increases

Rain brings relief in different places including Dhaka

Government employees want 60 percent salary hike

Siam to star opposite Mithila Palkar in a Bollywood film

Kosovo: Ban condemns fatal attack on EU convoy

New York, Sept 20 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his top envoy in Kosovo have strongly condemned this morning’s attack on a European Union (EU) convoy that resulted in one death, and urged that those responsible be brought to justice.

Cambodia: UN tribunal secures loan to pay national staff

New York, Sept 19 : The United Nations have secured a loan from major donors to meet the salaries of national staff working for the tribunal responsible for trying genocide suspects in Cambodia.

Ban stresses global cooperation to tackle major challenges

New York, Sept 18 : As the General Assembly prepares to kick-off its 68th session later Tuesday , United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need for global cooperation to tackle the world’s most pressing issues including the crises in Syria and elsewhere, beyond conflict, accelerating achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Libya’s transition facing numerous challenges: UN

New York, Sept 17 : Two years after the fall of the authoritarian regime, Libya faces a number of challenges in ensuring that its democratic transition proceeds peacefully, a United Nations envoy told the Security Council Monday, noting that recent months have been marked by pronounced political disagreements, a disruption of the country’s oil exports, and security problems.

Ban seeks inclusive participation as remedy to Apathy

New York, Sept 16 : This year's International Day of Democracy falls amid volatile political transitions in several countries, prolonged economic crisis, and dramatic demographic and social change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday, stressing that such events all underscore the need to strengthen people's voices in how they are governed — an imperative that lies at the heart of democracy.

Philippines: UN seeks end to violence

New York, Sept 14 : A senior United Nations official in the Philippines, on behalf of the UN humanitarian team and its partners, Friday called for an immediate end to the latest violence and said the team is ready to support the Government in delivering humanitarian aid to people affected by the armed clashes.

Iraq: Iranian exiles transferred to transit location

New York, Sept 13 : A United Nations official in Iraq Thursday announced the successful relocation of the last group of Camp Ashraf residents to a camp near the Baghdad area, pending their resettlement outside the country.

China welcomes Syria's decision

Beijing, Sept 11 : China on Wednesday said Syria has taken a "major step" in easing tensions in the country by accepting Russia's proposal to put its chemical weapons under international control.

Syrian Prez warns of retaliation against US

Washington, Sept 9 : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned the Untied States that there will be retaliation if the US resorted to military action in response to the chemical weapons attack in that country.

G20: Ban warns of military action in Syria

New York, Sept 7: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday urged leaders at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in St. Petersburg to explore ways to avoid further militarization of the conflict in Syria and to revitalize the search for a political settlement, warning that “tragic consequences” could follow military action.

Want a political solution: US on Syria

Washington, Sept 6 : The United States has said it is not looking towards a political solution in Syria.

Kerry lied about al Qaeda in Syria: Putin

Moscow, Sept 5: Russian President Vladimir Putin said US Secretary of State John Kerry lied about al Qaeda's presence in Syria.

Iraq: UN condemns attack on Camp Ashraf

New York, Sept 4 : The United Nations human rights office and the UN mission in Iraq Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of dozens of people in Camp Ashraf north of Baghdad, urging the Iraqi Government to investigate what happened.

Ban deplores attack on Iranian exile camp

New York, Sept 2: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Sunday condemned an attack on an Iranian exile camp near the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, and urged the Government to launch an investigation into what happened.

Ban to brief chemical weapons inspection team from Syria

New York, Aug 30: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is cutting short his official visit to Austria to return to New York in preparation for a briefing from the United Nations chemical weapons inspection team which is due to wrap up its work in Syria this weekend.