26 May 2021 – Odds are increasing that the annual average global temperature will rise beyond 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, in at least one of the next five years, the UN weather agency warns in a new report issued on…
The international legal framework and tools are all there to protect civilians caught up in conflict, and now it’s time for governments and armed groups to apply them,
To support the effectiveness of these efforts, it is important that such spending be subject to adequate transparency and accountability.
The families of a dissident journalist and his girlfriend, held after a plane was diverted to Belarus, have spoken of their concern for their safety.
a new partnership will help tackle undernutrition in the ready-made garment (RMG) industry by introducing essential nutrition services and support for working mothers and pregnant women in PVH suppliers’ factories in Bangladesh.
Almost half of the population in the Central African Republic (CAR) are likely to suffer from high levels of acute food insecurity between April and August of this year
The UN Security Council (UNSC), the most powerful political body at the United Nations, has largely remained silent or ineffective in resolving one of the longstanding military conflicts in the Middle East involving Israelis and Palestinians.
Trampled under the boots
Of brutal Israeli soldiers!
Their only errand
Is to staining hands
With fresh bloods of-
People and children of Palestine!
The body of a missing driver of a microbus that fell into Padma River on Monday was recovered on Thursday morning, around 45 hours after an accident.
A day after former Chattogram police superintendent Babul Akter was arrested for his alleged involvement in the murder of his wife, RAB on Thursday claimed to have apprehended another prime accused in the case.
Africa must keep its eye on long-term development needs. IITA will play its role in equipping the next generation to advance agriculture and feed the people of Africa.
“Input supplies should go beyond basic inputs like seeds and fertilisers, we should also encourage the use of digital tools across the agricultural value chain,” Amolegbe added.
A rare fishing cat, locally known as ‘mechho bagh’, was captured in Azimnagar village of Fatikchhari Upazila on Monday night.
The Biden-Harris administration on 5 May brought about a seismic change in the ongoing discussions on a temporary waiver from certain provisions of the WTO’s TRIPS Agreement in combating the COVID-19 pandemic
Two more confirmed cases of Indian Coronavirus strain have been detected at the Genome Centre of Jessore University of Science and Technology.
We want to share with you our concerns with the current text proposed as the ‘update of the zero draft’ of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework since it actually represents a step back in biodiversity related policies and obligations.
At least 26 people died when a speedboat sank in the Padma River near Kathalbari Ferry ghat in Shibchar Upazila of Madaripur district on Monday.
When the UN’s Beirut-based Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), released a landmark 2017 report on “apartheid” in Israel, the United Nations disassociated itself with the study and left it to die— unceremoniously and unsung.
Edmund Burke called the press the fourth estate, the fourth pillar of democracy, with an oversight role on the remaining three pillars – the legislature, executive and the judiciary.
Cross-border bank claims increased by $431 billion, or 6% year on year, in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, bringing the outstanding stock to $35.6 trillion at end-2020.
The ‘UN Women Care Accelerator’ is an online group training and incubating programme for female entrepreneurs and businesses led by or supporting women in the care industry.
At least four people were killed and 35 others sustained burn injuries after a massive fire broke out at a building in the Armanitola area of Old Dhaka in the early hours of Friday.
The Amazon Basin is fast approaching an irreversible tipping point. That should concern everyone because what happens in the Amazon has planetary implications.
But while President Joe Biden’s administration is focusing on the Central American migration crisis, it must not miss the opportunity to drive urgently needed climate action to help the region rebuild after the pandemic.
Only last week a story was published about seven girls aged between 10-18 from a district neighbouring India that had gone missing but luckily were found safe by the Indian police and returned back to their families.
As Pakistan, Bangladesh and India warn citizens of higher temperatures in early April, experts say urgent adaptation is essential
At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports.
At least 20 people including two policemen were injured in a turf battle between two local Awami League (AL) factions Thursday in Kushtia’s Khoksa Upazila.
Around 27.3 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have said.
GreenWatch Dhaka Report A recent research has found that around 58 per cent of the women migrant workers from Bangladesh were forced to return home within the first year of their migration though the duration of the initial contract was…