UN scales up response as numb...

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New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): With the number of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar arriving in south-east Bangladesh edging towards half a million, United Nations agencies are stepping up delivery of life-saving aid to two official refugee camps, where the health concerns are quickly growing.

‘No room for complacency’ when survival of future generations...


New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Addressing global leaders at the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations, the Prime Minister of Bhutan underscored that the impacts of climate change – illustrated by devastating hurricanes and floods, and record-setting temperatures year after year – are very real.
To address terrorism, ‘we must stamp out its root causes,’ Pa...
New York, Sept 22(Just Earth News): Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Minister of Pakistan underscored that any strategy to combat global terrorism must focus on addressing the issue of State sponsored terrorism, as well as resolve the root causes behind such violence.
Addressing Rohingya crisis, Bangladesh proposes UN-monitored ‘s...
New York, Sept 22(Just Earth News): Myanmar must stop “ethnic cleansing” in Rakhine state, and “safe zones” should be created inside that country to protect all civilians, under the supervision of the United Nations, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told the General Assembly on Thursday.
Nepal: UN chief welcomes holding of local elections as ‘crucial...
New York, Sept 22(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the holding of the third phase of the local elections in Nepal earlier this week and congratulated the people of the South Asian nation for the peaceful conduct of the polls.
World oblivious to suffering of other minorities in Rakhine, says...
New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): Informing world leaders that the violence, suffering and mass displacement in Myanmar’s Rakhine province affects not just Muslim and Rakhine communities, but also other minority groups – to which most of the world has been oblivious – the country’s Vice-President stressed his Government’s deep concern over the situation.
Bangladesh : Nine killed, 20 injured as truck carrying relief for...
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IBNS) : At least nine people were killed and eight others injured when a truck carrying relief for Rohingyas veered off the road and fell into a roadside ditch near Bangladesh's in Bandarban on Thursday, Bangladesh's leading daily New Age reported.
Afghanistan: Intelligence operatives foil Taliban attack, four ar...
Kabul, Sep 21 (IBNS): Operatives of National Directorate of Security (NDS), the Afghan intelligence wing, have arrested at least four Taliban militants, foiling an attempt to stage a coordinated attack in Samangan province, local Khaama Press reported.
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