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August 4, 2018
August 4, 2018

UN experts: NKorea hasn't stopped nuke and missile programs

North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating UN sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” UN experts say...

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

UN to put more pressure on Myanmar: Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says they will put more pressure on Myanmar to make them understand what they should do on the Rohingya issue.

June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

Act now to protect migrants vulnerable to trafficking, exploitation: UN

States around the world must act now to protect migrants from traffickers by putting in place innovative measures to identify as early as possible those who are at risk, says a UN rights expert.

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingyas: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency calls a Myanmar minister's visit to Bangladesh to meet Muslim Rohingya refugees a confidence-building measure, but says conditions in Myanmar are not ready for their return.

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

After Khaleda Verdict: UN calls upon all sides to stay calm

In the wake of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being jailed in a corruption case, the United Nations has called upon all sides in Bangladesh to maintain calm and continue an inclusive democratic process.

January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018

World food prices fall 3.3 pct in December - UN FAO

World food prices fell in December from the month before, as dairy, vegetable oils and sugar values declined sharply, the United Nations food agency says.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Interactive graphic shows number of burned Rohingya villages

A Reuters graphic makes use of data from the UN Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) to show hundreds of villages in Rakhine state that were once inhabited by the Rohingya, but...

December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017

Persecution Against Rohingyas: UN official warns of genocide trial

The top UN human rights official has expressed determination to see that the perpetrators of the horrors committed against the Rohingyas in Myanmar face justice.

December 9, 2017
December 9, 2017

UN for tripartite repatriation deal

Calling Bangladesh and Myanmar for a tripartite repatriation agreement, the UNHCR yesterday said all refugees have the right to return and this should happen voluntarily and only when people feel...

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

UN officials for ensuring safety in Myanmar

The United Nations has warned against repatriation of the Rohingyas to their homeland without ensuring safety in Myanmar.