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10 die of coronavirus, daily infection rate drops to 1.8 percent

We want to build a non-communal Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina

Rangpur SP transferred for failing to curb violence

Culprits in Rangpur arson, communal violence identified

Blockade at Shahbag in protest of communal attacks; 24 hour ultimatum

Syria facing serious bread and fuel crisis: UN agency

New York, Jan 9: The United Nations food relief agency Tuesday warned that humanitarian needs in Syria – especially for food – are growing, with serious bread and fuel shortages across the war-torn country.

UN condemns wave of attacks in Iraq during Arba’een

New York, Jan 5: The United Nations political mission in Iraq (UNAMI) Friday strongly condemned the wave of attacks over the past days which killed and wounded dozens of worshippers participating in the religious Shia Muslim commemoration of Arba’een.

UN: Syria death toll surpasses 60,000

New York, Jan 3: Data analysis suggests that the death toll in the ongoing conflict in Syria has surpassed 60,000, the United Nations human rights office said Wednesday.

Yemen pledges to stop recruitment of child soldiers

New York, Nov 29: A visiting United Nations envoy Wednesday secured commitments by the authorities in Yemen to end the recruitment and use of children in the country’s armed forces.

Sierra Leone: Ernest Bai Koroma wins presidential election

Washington, Nov 27: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated Ernest Bai Koroma on his win in Sierra Leone’s presidential election, and called on him and all political leaders in the country to maintain calm and work towards unity and reconciliation.

Ban strongly condemns terrorist bombings in Damascus

New York, Nov 29: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the terrorist bombings in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Wednesday morning which have left dozens killed and injured.

African leaders call on M23 rebels to stop war in DR Congo

New York, Nov 26: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Sunday welcomed a joint statement issued by the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila Kabange, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, calling on the 23 March Movement (M23) rebel group to immediately cease fire in Eastern DRC.

Sierra Leone: Ernest Bai Koroma wins presidential election

Washington, Nov 27: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated Ernest Bai Koroma on his win in Sierra Leone’s presidential election, and called on him and all political leaders in the country to maintain calm and work towards unity and reconciliation.

African leaders call on M23 rebels to stop war in DR Congo

New York, Nov 26: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Sunday welcomed a joint statement issued by the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila Kabange, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, calling on the 23 March Movement (M23) rebel group to immediately cease fire in Eastern DRC.

Ban appoints new UN information technology chief

New York, May 10: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Atefeh Riazi of the United States as the new Chief Information Technology Officer for the United Nations, with the responsibility for all substantive and operational needs of the world body relating to information and communications technology (ICT).