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PM at 77th Session of UNGA

PM seeks a peaceful world for future generations

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressed the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In her speech, the Premier highlighted various global issues including ensuring world peace, dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, solving the Rohingya crisis, stopping wars, and reviving the economy. Besides, the Prime Minister expressed the hope of leaving a peaceful world for future generations.

10:27 24 September 2022

UN inspectors reach Ukraine nuclear plant after shelling delay

A team of United Nations experts arrived at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant complex on Thursday to assess the risk of a radiation disaster after being delayed several hours by shelling near the site, while Moscow claimed it had thwarted a Ukrainian attempt to seize the plant.

10:35 2 September 2022

China may have committed crimes against humanity in Xinjiang: UN

The UN has accused China of "serious human rights violations" in a long-awaited report into allegations of abuse in Xinjiang province.

10:15 1 September 2022

UN Special Envoy for Myanmar arrives in Dhaka

United Nations (UN) Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer has arrived in Dhaka on a four-day visit.

15:55 22 August 2022

Ukraine war creating a global food crisis: UN

The United Nations (UN) has warned of rising food prices worldwide. The agency says the war in Ukraine risks “raising inflation” and creating a “global food crisis”, reports Al Jazeera.

13:37 4 June 2022

Russia strikes Kyiv amid UN chief’s visit

Russian forces bombarded Ukraine’s capital late Thursday during a visit by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who decried the “absurdity” of war in the 21st century.

11:06 29 April 2022

More than 5 million people flee Ukraine: UN

More than 5 million people have fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion of the Eastern European country.  

17:45 16 April 2022

Genocide been carried out on Rohingyas in Myanmar: US

Branding Myanmar’s military attack on Rohingyas a “genocide”, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said it had “clear intentions” to eliminate the Muslim minority. 

12:55 22 March 2022

UN opens emergency Security Council meeting on Ukraine

The United Nations opened an emergency Security Council meeting on the deepening Ukraine crisis on Monday, after Russia recognized two breakaway regions there and ordered troops to be deployed as peacekeepers.

10:01 22 February 2022