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US, Taliban sign agreement in Doha  Kabul: In a bid to establish a peace process, the US and Taliban group signed an agreement on Saturday, media reports said. 29-Feb-2020
US Israel-Palestinian peace plan a ‘mockery’, upends long-standing consensus – International Conference hears New York: The United States’ announcement of a new vision for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, touted as the “Deal of the Century”, is a “mockery”, the Prime Minister of Malaysia told an international conference in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. 29-Feb-2020
Beijing considers Pakistan little more than a subordinate colony to be exploited, feels expert   Islamabad: The recent developments related to Pakistan's silence over the oppression on Muslims in China and the manner in which Imran Khan government remained unmoved in evacuating its own students from Coronavirus-hit Wuhan city shows that Beijing simply considers the Muslim-majority nation as little more than a subordinate colony to be exploited but not heard. 28-Feb-2020
Airstrikes kill 34 Turkish soldiers in Syria's Idlib: monitor Damascus: Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Thursday killed 34 Turkish soldiers, a war monitor reported. 28-Feb-2020
UN disarmament chief hopes upcoming conference will address current nuclear challenges New York: With division and distrust rife among countries that possess nuclear arsenals, the UN disarmament chief is hopeful that the issue will be addressed during an upcoming conference on the Non-Proliferation Treaty. 27-Feb-2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Iran's deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi tests positive Tehran: A day after claiming that his government was getting the novel Coronavirus under its control, Iran deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi tested positive for the disease worsening the situation in the country, media reports said. 26-Feb-2020
Climate change takes toll on Zimbabwe’s natural habitat, UN deputy chief observes New York: Alongside the human population, Africa’s animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mahommed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe. 24-Feb-2020
UN chief welcomes South Sudan’s Unity government, lauds parties for ‘significant achievement’ New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed on Saturday the establishment of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) in South Sudan. 23-Feb-2020
Escalating Burkina Faso violence brings wider Sahel displacement emergency into focus New York: Deadly attacks on villages in Burkina Faso have forced 150,000 people to flee in just the last three weeks, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday, warning of a displacement emergency in the wider Sahel region. 22-Feb-2020
Can't have Turkish law in France: Prez Macron vows to fight political Islamic Paris: In a bid to crack down on what he calls the risk of "Islamic separatism", French President Emmanuel Macron said he will curb the practice of foreign nations sending imams and teachers to the European country. 21-Feb-2020
Chinese military hackers steal Equifax data of 13 million Britons Beijing: In a “criminal heist” spanning the globe, Chinese military hackers allegedly stole personal information of more than 13 million Britons, media reports said on Tuesday. 18-Feb-2020
Leaked Chinese document on Uyghur Muslims show people detained for veil, beard or clicking on foreign website Beijing: A leaked Chinese government document has shown how issues, like growing a beard, wearing a veil or accidentally visiting a foreign website, were among the justifications shown to send Uyghur Muslims to China’s detention camps in Xinjiang province. 18-Feb-2020
As north-west Syria violence reaches ‘horrifying’ new level, UN relief chief says ceasefire is only option New York: The crisis in north-west Syria has reached a “horrifying new level”, the UN Humanitarian Affairs chief warned on Monday. 18-Feb-2020
Vital Idlib aid deliveries resume after ‘heavy bombing’ - WFP New York: Urgently-needed aid deliveries to embattled civilians in north-west Syria have started again after a day-long break in distributions caused by escalating hostilities, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. 15-Feb-2020
Transitional justice processes critical to lasting peace, Security Council hears New York: For countries to move forward after conflict or mass atrocities, suffering must be acknowledged and justice served, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights told the Security Council on Thursday. 14-Feb-2020
Ai Wei Wei sculpture celebrates pedal power, as Urban Forum continues in Abu Dhabi New York: “You can walk down to the sculpture,” said the guide, “or,” and he paused to pique interest, “you can use one of these new public bicycles and follow the bike lane.” He gestured enticingly at a row of brand new, green, semi-electric bicycles. 13-Feb-2020
‘Don’t forget Madagascar’s children’, UN appeals for long-term help as emergency worsens New York: Since 2012, the plight of children in Madagascar has not improved and is in many cases getting worse, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday. 12-Feb-2020
With science ‘held back by a gender gap’, Guterres calls for more empowerment for women and girls New York: Fewer than 30 per cent of the world’s scientific researchers are women: that’s just one of the statistics showing how many challenges remain for women and girls in the scientific field, as the world marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, on Tuesday. 11-Feb-2020
African Union Summit: Guterres hails ‘shared values, mutual respect and common interests’ of UN partnership New York: The UN chief on Saturday called on the international community to recognize the need for African counter-terrorism operations, backed by the UN Security Council, to tackle the growing threat of extremist violence across the continent, and “predictable funding, guaranteed by compulsory contributions”. 09-Feb-2020
Thailand: Soldier opens fire in Korat, 17 killed Bangkok: At least 17 people were killed as a Thai soldier shot at them in Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima city on Saturday, media reports said. 08-Feb-2020
Resolving Israel-Palestinian conflict, ‘key to sustainable peace’ in the Middle East: Guterres New York: Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is “key to sustainable peace in the Middle East”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, maintaining that the lack of any progress only “furthers radicalization across the region”. 05-Feb-2020
Coronavirus: Death toll touches 361, China set to open new hospital in Wuhan Beijing: China is all set to open a new hospital in Wuhan city of the country where the deadly Coronavirus outbreak took place. 03-Feb-2020
চীন থেকে উৎপত্তি হওয়া করোনাভাইরাসের ফলে ৩০০ উপরে মানুষ মৃত,  ফিলিপাইনে প্রাণ হারালেন একজন বেইজিংঃ চীনের শহর থেকে দ্রুত ছড়িয়ে চলেছে  প্রাণঘাতী করোনাভাইরাস আর আজ তাতে  ফিলিপাইনে মারা গেছেন এক ব্যাক্তি। 02-Feb-2020
Man stabs multiple people in London London: The police on Sunday said a man was shot after he stabbed several persons in south London. 02-Feb-2020
First Coronavirus death outside China: Man dies in the Philippines Manila: In the first case of death reported outside China, a person died from the disease in the Philippines, media reports said on Sunday. 02-Feb-2020
Security Council renews Central African Republic arms embargo New York: The UN Security Council on Friday renewed the arms embargo against the Central African Republic (CAR) and extended the mandate of the expert panel assisting its sanctions committee for the country. 01-Feb-2020
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