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Netanyahu says Iran greater threat than Islamic State

Netanyahu says Iran greater threat than Islamic State

Israel's prime minister describes Iran, ISIL and Hamas as part of a single team, and compares them to Germany's Nazis. Israel's prime minister has warned the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose a far greater threat than the armed group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which he compared to...

Ban Ki-moon, Biswal shower praises on Hasina

Ban Ki-moon, Biswal shower praises on Hasina

Friends of Bangladesh including United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon have showered praises on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her invaluable contribution to world peace and security side by side with stellar development in the country. They also lauded Hasina for her firm stance against terrorism and militancy and achieving millennium development goals by...

Divert fund from war machines, violence to education: PM

Divert fund from war machines, violence to education: PM

Making a pointed reference to atrocities in Gaza by Israel, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon all concerned for diverting billions being spent on creating war machines and violence to quality education for ensuring a 'Culture of Peace and Non-Violence'. "We, at the GEFI, must build global partnerships and consensus for resources. We...

PM seeks Norwegian investment in ICT sector

PM seeks Norwegian investment in ICT sector

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought Norwegian investment in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector of Bangladesh. The prime minister made the request when she had a meeting with her Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg at the Bilateral Room of the UN Headquarters in New York yesterday. After the meeting, PM's Media Adviser Iqbal Sobhan...

Un Climate Summit Today

Obama seeks int'l support for change

President Barack Obama will seek to galvanize international support in the fight against climate change today when he addresses the United Nations, with time running out on his hopes of leaving a lasting environmental legacy. Obama has warned that failure to act on climate change would be a "betrayal" of future generations, but faced with a Congress reluctant to even limit greenhouse gas emissions -- let alone ratify an international agreement -- his options appear limited. Today's climate summit in New...

UN appeal as Syrian refugees flood over Turkish border

UN appeal as Syrian refugees flood over Turkish border

  The UN refugee agency says Turkey urgently needs help to care for 130,000 Syrian refugees who have crossed the border in recent days. The UNHCR said this was the largest influx in such a short period since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011. The Kurdish refugees are fleeing an advance by Islamic State...

UN begins food aid to Ukraine's war-torn east

The UN's World Food Programme announced yesterday the launch of its first food aid operation in Ukraine, saying it had begun distributing rations in the country's conflict-torn east. "In its first operation in Ukraine, the United Nations World Food Programme is rolling out food assistance for vulnerable people affected by the conflict, distributing food in transit centres and public shelters in Donetsk and Lugansk in East Ukraine," WFP said in a statement. The UN agency said it was responding to a...

A poor man's fruit: Now a miracle food!

JACKFRUIT is a very popular fruit in Bangladesh, though not appreciated by all alike. It is sweet, delicious, juicy and very tasty. Jackfruit with rice and milk is a great traditional delicacy in the summer. Because of its popularity, it has been named the national fruit of Bangladesh. Known as the poor man's fruit, jackfruit is now considered as a miracle food of south and south-east Asia as it is likely to save millions of people from starvation when major...

UN pledges to rebuild Gaza for the 'last time'

UN pledges to rebuild Gaza for the 'last time'

The United Nations is ready to help rebuild Gaza but for the last time, UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned yesterday as Egyptian mediators engaged in shuttle diplomacy on extending a 72-hour truce. Ban opened a special meeting of the United Nations General Assembly with an appeal for a lasting peace. "The senseless cycle of suffering...

Israel offers Gaza truce extension

Israel offers Gaza truce extension

Israel has offered to extend a three-day ceasefire in Gaza which began on Tuesday after nearly a month of conflict, Israeli officials say. But there has no far been no agreement from the militant Hamas movement, which controls Gaza, as indirect talks continue in Cairo. US President Barack Obama has said a more durable truce...

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