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  • Rohingya Crisis: It’s becoming a regional threat

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has placed a four-point proposal at the 74th UN General Assembly to resolve the Rohingya crisis which she says is becoming a regional threat.

  • Migration Myths vs Economic Facts

    Migration Myths vs Economic Facts

    On December 19, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly voted to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular

  • How Bangladesh should approach the Rohingya issue

    It is quite evident that Bangladesh will be playing a prominent role at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) this year since the Rohingya crisis will be one of the dominating agendas for not only Bangladesh but also many other countries.

  • Rohingya Crisis: Hasina to seek global support

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who reached New York yesterday to attend the United Nations General Assembly, would plead for global support to cope with the ongoing Rohingya crisis, as the refugee deluge fleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar tops 410,000.

  • Cabinet okays proposal to sign deal prohibiting nuke weapons

    The cabinet approves a proposal for signing the "Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons", a legally binding instrument of the United Nations for nuclear disarmament.

  • Leading towards a better world?

    Leading towards a better world?

    President Barak Obama's speech at the seventy first session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 20, 2016 carries great significance.

  • Bangladesh elected vice president of 71st UNGA session

    The United Nations General Assembly elected Bangladesh as Vice President of its upcoming 71st session, foreign ministry sources says.

  • Uniting to prevent violent extremism

    Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.

  • PM reaches London

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached London from New York en route home after winding up her eight-day official visit to the United States.

  • Fighting terrorism

    We endorse the Prime Minister's call for global unity against terrorism during her speech at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, and through this column, reinforce the urgent necessity for countries around the world to come together to confront extremism of all forms for a peaceful and tolerant world.

  • PM seeks global unity to address terrorism, extremism

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks global unity to address terrorism, extremism in her speech at 70th session of United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York.

  • PM attends opening session of UN General Assembly

    The General Debate in the 70th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 70) begins at the UN headquarters.

  • PM reaches New York to attend UNGA

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives the United States last night on an eight-day official visit to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

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