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Saturday 17th of November 2018 05:38 PM

Category: International

‘Perfect storm heading your way’: UN on growing hunger, climate change threat

Probashbangla24 online Desk : A potent combination of hunger, climate change and man-made conflicts are creating a “perfect storm”, the head of the UN’s food arm warned Tuesday in a call to action on World Food Day. “You’ve got a nightmare, the perfect storm heading your way,” David Beasley, World Food Programme (WFP) chief, said in…

EU comes up with Tk 7.8m aid for Shariatpur erosion victims

Probashbangla24 online Desk : European Union is providing EUR 80,000 (Tk7.84 million) humanitarian assistance for the most affected people in the collapse of the Padma River embankment in Shariatpur distirct. The affected people will get the assistance through Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS). The BDRCS will distribute shelter tool kits including tarpaulins among those who have…

Push Myanmar to force return of Rohingyas, UN chief tells India

Probashbangla24 online Desk : UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has asked India to support Bangladesh and pressure Myanmar for the safe and dignified return of Rohingyas to their homeland. Speaking up for Bangladesh, he said, “It was unacceptable that countries like Bangladesh have to accept a million refugees. Generosity is inversely proportional to richness, I think.”…

Myanmar defends itself against UN report

Probashbangla24 online Desk : Myanmar is defending itself against a United Nations report released in August which accused the Southeast Asian country of committing genocide against the Rohingya. In a speech at the U.N. General Assembly Friday, Kyaw Tint Swe, the country’s union minister for the state counsellor, said the report was ‘based on narratives and…

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