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Landing a Blow Against Climate Change

by Ibrahim Thiaw BONN – In the face of climate change, providing reliable supplies of renewable energy to all who need it has become one of the biggest development challenges of our time. Meeting the international community’s commitment to keep global warming below 1.5-2°C, relative to preindustrial levels, will require expanded use of bioenergy, carbon storage and capture, land-based mitigation ... Read More »

Trump threatens war crimes against Iran

Laws of War Prohibit Deliberate Attacks on Cultural Property: HRW Washington – United States president Donald Trump’s public threat to attack Iranian sites of cultural importance would be war crimes if carried out, Human Rights Watch said today. The US government should immediately clarify that the US will at all times comply with the laws of war. Amid escalating US-Iran ... Read More »

India’s Citizenship Bill Discriminates Against Muslims

Draft Law Favors Hindus, Other Non-Muslim Immigrants On December 11, India’s upper house of parliament also passed the bill. It will now become law after the president of India gives his assent. New York – The Indian government’s proposed law to grant citizenship based on religion violates India’s international legal obligations, Human Rights Watch said today. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, ... Read More »

Drive against corruption, terrorism to continue: PM

She urges Armed Forces to keep up their nation-building efforts Dhaka, Nov 21 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday reiterated that the ongoing drive against corruption, terrorism and militancy will continue. Addressing an Armed Forces Day reception arranged in Senakunja of Dhaka cantonment on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2019, Sheikh Hasina also urged the Bangladesh Armed ... Read More »