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Dhaka for inter-religion dialogue to fight intolerance
Dhaka, Nov 16 – Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the battle against the “pandemic of intolerance” needs a concerted “whole of society” approach and a rock-solid partnership involving all stakeholders.
WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK court
London, AP/UNB, Sept 06 – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to challenge the U.S. government’s attempt to extradite him on spying charges over the site’s publication of secret U.S. military documents in a UK court.
Cannabis a ‘probable tool’ to fight COVID-19: Report
Researchers in Canada say they are considering Cannabis as a potentially valuable tool to fight against COVID-19. Researchers Olga and Igor Kovalchuck have reportedly been developing and testing a novel cannabis strain for years, except with the goal of creating…
Invest now to fight next pandemic, says WHO
Geneva, May 7 – The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged countries to invest in getting their healthcare systems fit to fight the next pandemic rather than scrambling around in panic when it hits.
All-of-govt, whole-society involvement must to fight virus
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 28 2020 (IPS) – The Covid-19 pandemic is now widely considered more threatening than any other recent viral epidemic. Most believe that many more have been infected or…
Decisive, collective action must to fight Covid-19: WB, IMF
1. The Development Committee met virtually on Friday, April 17, 2020. 2. Our meeting occurred at a time of unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its devastating effects are being felt across the globe as the human and economic…
PM calls for enhancing global cooperation to fight covid-19
Dhaka, April 10 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for bolstering international cooperation to fight the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Africa Needs Debt Relief to Fight COVID-19
by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Brahima Coulibaly WASHINGTON, DC – After a slow start, COVID-19 has spread increasingly rapidly throughout Africa, with more than 7,000 confirmed cases and 294 deaths across 45 countries and two territories as of April 7. Unless the…
BD High Court wants commission to fight rape, violence
Dhaka, Jan 19- The High Court on Sunday asked the government to form a commission within 30 days under the Law Ministry to stop rape and violence against women.
Using renewable energy, circular economy to fight poverty
By Daniel Gutman Buenos Aires, Jul 29 2019 (IPS) – On the outer edges of Buenos Aires proper, where the paved streets end and the narrow alleyways of one of Argentina’s largest shantytowns begins, visitors can find the En Haccore…
US leads donor funding to fight AIDS amidst overall decline
By Caley Pigliucci UN, Jul 19 2019 (IPS) – Since 2010, donor funding to fight HIV/AIDS in low-and middle-income countries has dropped significantly, according to a new report released recently.
Bd job site, IOM partner to fight unethical recruitment norm
Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov 13 2018 (IOM) – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) is partnering with Bangladesh’s largest online job portal Bdjobs.com Ltd. to provide the latest information to job seekers on overseas employment opportunities and connect them directly with employers.
Police to form new team to fight cybercrime soon
Dhaka, Sept 29 – The Inspector General of BD Police (IGP) Dr Javed Patwary on Saturday said a new police team specializing in fighting cybercrime will be formed soon.