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Bangladesh 8th in global weekly increase of Covid-19 cases: WHO

Bangladesh ranked 8th in the global weekly increase in new coronavirus cases on Friday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Bangladesh ranked 8th with 26,598 new Covid-19 cases in the last seven days, WHO Dashboard showed in its pandemic situation in countries, territories, and areas. Meanwhile, Bangladesh is 9th …

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Accountability essential for Myanmar atrocities: UK Ambassador

UK’s International Ambassador for Human Rights Rita French has said accountability for atrocities is essential for Myanmar to move towards peace and stability. “The UK is deeply concerned by the restrictions Rohingya face on their freedom of movement,” Rita said while delivering a statement during the Interactive Dialogue on the …

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Green jobs, closing gender gaps key issues for future work: UN

UN Assistant Secretary-General, Kanni Wignaraja said that, four key issues frame the agenda for future of work — digital transformation, green jobs, the reliance of adaptive techniques, and closing the gender gap in jobs. “If countries, communities, and households are going to have a chance to recover and get back …

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WFP provides assistance to communities at risk of flooding

The United Nations World Food Programme, in support of Bangladesh Government’s emergency response, has dispatched cash assistance to communities at risk of monsoon flooding in the northern region of Bangladesh. With funding from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Federal Foreign Office of the Government of Germany, 6,000 …

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