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Uttara crane accident: 5 dead, only newlyweds survive

Bangabandhu's martyrdom anniversary and National Mourning Day observed with respect and love

PM Hasina pays tributes at the burial of her relatives

Polythene factory fire in Chawkbazar kills at least six

Coronavirus: One death, 259 new cases in last 24 hours across Bangladesh

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.

Somalia: UN welcomes agreement with southern region's leaders

New York, Aug 29: The top United Nations envoy in Somalia Wednesday welcomed the agreement signed between the country's Federal Government and the Interim Jubba Administration establishing the terms of governance in three southern regions.

Ban appoints force commander of UN Western Sahara Mission

New York, Aug 28: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday announced the appointment of Major General Imam Edy Mulyono of Indonesia as Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

UNESCO calls on Egypt to investigate death of journalists

New York, Aug 27: The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom Monday denounced the deaths of three Egyptian journalists and called for a thorough investigation into these incidents.

Syria to allow use of chemical weapons probe: UN

New York, Aug 26: Following talks with United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane, the Syrian Government has affirmed it will grant access to UN inspectors, beginning Monday, to sites in the suburbs of Damascus where chemical weapons were allegedly used last week.

Ban urges ‘maximum restraint’ following rocket fire into Israel

New York, Aug 24: United Nations Secretary-General Ban has expressed great concern over Thursday’s firing of rockets from the area of Tyre – within United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon’s (UNIFIL) area of operations – towards Israel, and noted that the missions was investigating the circumstances of the incident in cooperation with the Lebanese Armed Forces and the Israel Defense Forces.

Ireland: First legal abortion performed

Dublin, Aug 23: The first life-saving pregnancy termination has been performed under the provisions of new abortion legislation in Ireland, media reports said on Friday.