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‘This terrible situation cannot be allowed to continue’, UN chief tells world leaders at major Libya summit
New York: Speaking at a major, high-level summit on Libya, held in the German capital Berlin on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres evoked the disastrous humanitarian situation faced by thousands of civilians, as conflict in the North African country grows deeper and more destructive. Read more>>
Civil war in Yemen made over 3 million people homeless: ICRC

New York: The International Committee of the Red Cross on Sunday said over three million people, the majority of which are women and children, have been made homeless as a result of ongoing fighting in Yemen’s civil war that has raged since 2015.

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মিয়ানমার সফরে শি জিনপিং, আসল চেহারায় চীন

নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, জানুয়ারি ১৯ : দুই দিনের সফরে শুক্রবার মিয়ানমার গেছেন চীনের প্রেসিডেন্ট শি জিনপিং।

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Tackling femicide in Argentina: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

New York: Tackling violence against women is crucial to realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In January, the United Nations launched a Decade of Action to support meeting the 17 goals by 2030.

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Aid to vulnerable Iraqis may ‘come to a complete halt within weeks’

New York: Aid to vulnerable people in Iraq risks being completely blocked within weeks, warned the UN’s humanitarian chief in Iraq, Marta Ruedas, on Tuesday, as a result of the suspension of government documents allowing humanitarians to carry out critical missions.

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UN aviation experts to join Ukraine Airlines Iran crash investigation

New York: Experts from the UN aviation watchdog, ICAO, will support the investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian Passenger plane in Iran on January 8, following an invitation from the Iranian authorities, which was accepted on Tuesday.

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Global Goals top General Assembly President’s priority list

New York: The President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Monday set out his 2020 priorities, which aim to make the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality by the start of the next decade.

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