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Nusrat’s fate example of gender-based violence

Nusrat Jahan Rafi is a prime and tragic example of a girl, who spoke up against gender-based violence and met with even more violence, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo said yesterday.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

No evidence monkeypox virus has mutated: WHO

The World Health Organization does not have evidence that the monkeypox virus has mutated, a senior executive at the UN agency said on Monday, noting the infectious disease that is endemic in west and central Africa has tended not to change.

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Nusrat’s fate example of gender-based violence

Nusrat Jahan Rafi is a prime and tragic example of a girl, who spoke up against gender-based violence and met with even more violence, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo said yesterday.

September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017

NKorea nuke issue must be resolved peacefully: China

The North Korean nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells his Russian counterpart during a meeting at the United Nations, China’s Foreign Ministry says.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

US submits tougher sanctions on N Korea

The US, backed by China, submits a draft resolution to the UN Security Council aimed at imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Bangladesh to surprise world in SDGs too, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh is committed to leading by example again in case of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as it surprised the world with its achievements in MDGs.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

UN considers Yemen air strike pause

United Nations Security Council considers Russia's call for a pause in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen.