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Sudan at the start of ‘long road to recovery’, UN chief tells high-level meeting New York: Sudan is now on the long road to socio-economic recovery, following the establishment of a civilian-led government, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a high-level meeting on Friday, at UN Headquarters in New York. 28-Sep-2019
UN chief urges scaled up response for peace, across troubled Sahel’s region New York: Humanitarian and development responses for Mali and Africa’s wider Sahel region “are falling short”, and support must be scaled up to ensure a hopeful future for its people, the Secretary-General told world leaders at a special high level meeting inside UN Headquarters on Wednesday. 26-Sep-2019
Sustainable Development Summit: ‘We must step up our efforts - now’, Guterres declares New York: “The 2030 Agenda is coming to life”, declared the UN chief on Tuesday, referring to the blueprint for a healthier planet and a more just world, as he launched the first Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit in New York. However, despite encouraging progress, António Guterres warned that much more needs to be done, and “we must step up our efforts. Now”. 25-Sep-2019
UN chief announces progress on committee to shape Syria's political future New York: UN-led discussions to secure a peaceful future for the people of Syria have resulted in agreement by the country’s Government and opposition representatives to the formation of a new Constitutional Committee in a bid to end the “tragedy” of more than eight years of fighting, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Monday. 24-Sep-2019
Banks worth $47 trillion adopt new UN-backed climate, sustainability principles New York, Sept 23: Banks collectively with more than $47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, signed up on Sunday to new United Nations-backed responsible banking principles in a massive boost for climate action and the shift from “brown to green” models of economic growth. 23-Sep-2019
UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN Human Rights Office reveals. 20-Sep-2019
UN and Red Cross chiefs appeal for end to use of explosive weapons in cities New York: With some 50 million people in urban areas suffering from the impact of armed conflict, war in cities “cannot be back page news”, the UN Secretary-General and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday. 19-Sep-2019
UN climate summit aims to speed up transition to cleaner, greener future New York: New measures to speed up the transition to clean energy and green economies are among the initiatives to be unveiled during the UN Climate Change Summit next week. 18-Sep-2019
Guterres calls for ‘maximum restraint’ following drone assault on key Saudi oil facility New York: The UN Secretary-General appealed on Sunday for “maximum restraint" following a wave of drone attacks claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen, against a huge Saudi Arabian State-owned Armco petroleum processing facility, which threatens to disrupt global oil supplies. 16-Sep-2019
US President Donald Trump confirms death of Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza Bin Laden in US operation Washington, Sept 14 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that terror group al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza Bin Laden has been killed during an US-led operation. 14-Sep-2019
Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert New York, Sept 13 : Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said. 13-Sep-2019
Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet New York, Sept 11: Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year’s anti-Government demonstrations. 11-Sep-2019
Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council New York: While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to sustainable peace”, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Monday. 10-Sep-2019
Bahamas: ‘Clock is ticking’ to help those who lost everything in Hurricane Dorian, says UN New York, Sept 9: “The clock is ticking” for Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas to receive humanitarian assistance, the top United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) official in the region said on Sunday. 09-Sep-2019
Growing a future free of terrorism: UN News special report from Cameroon New York: When terrorists attacked and ransacked 30-year old Mamma Hamidou’s village in the Far North region of Cameroon four years ago, she faced an impossible choice. Hand over her young daughter or risk that her husband be executed on the spot. 07-Sep-2019
Crop yields are up in Syria, but higher prices still cause major strain: new UN report New York: A new UN report on Thursday shows that while improved security and rainfall across Syria's farming areas have boosted the country’s harvests, higher prices mean that many citizens are still struggling to feed their families. 06-Sep-2019
‘Digital divide’ will worsen inequalities, without better global cooperation New York, Sept 5: Inequality will worsen unless the so-called “digital divide” – the gap between under-connected and highly digitalized countries – is not addressed, warns a new report released on Wednesday by the UN trade body, UNCTAD. 05-Sep-2019
A third of young people polled by UN, report being a victim of online bullying New York: Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have been bullied online, while one-in-five report that they have skipped school because of it. Those are some of the key findings in a new poll released on Wednesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Special Representative on Violence against Children. 04-Sep-2019
DR Congo President and UN chief meet at a ‘historic moment’ for democracy in the country New York, Sept 3: On the third and final day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres declared that the country is experiencing a historic moment, which could herald the development of democratic institutions. 03-Sep-2019
চীন সরকার বিরোধী আন্দোলনে আজ আবার উত্তপ্ত হং কং হং কং সিটি, সেপ্টেম্বর ১ঃ শহর জুড়ে চলতে থাকা চীন সরকার বিরোধী আন্দোলনে আজ আবার একবার উত্তপ্ত হয়ে ওঠে হং কং আর তার মাঝেই পুলিশ মেট্রো স্টেশনে ঢুকে আন্দোলনকারীদের পিটিয়েছেন বলে অভিযোগ উঠেছে। 01-Sep-2019
Hong Kong witnesses another weekend of anti-China protests Hong Kong City, Sept 1: The Hong Kong Police cracked down on thousands of protesters who defied ban to continue their agitation in the city on Sunday. 01-Sep-2019
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