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Kabul suicide attack kills 5 Kabul, June 30 (IBNS) At least five people were killed as a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of foreign forces with his explosives-laden car in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Tuesday, media reports said. 30-Jun-2015
Suicide blast rocks Kabul Kabul, June 30 (IBNS): A suicide blast hit Afghanistan's Kabul city on Tuesday, media reports said. 30-Jun-2015
Senior UN official urges global action t New York, June 30 (IBNS) Expressing concern over the plight of millions of Afghan refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has called on the international community to boost its engagement, employ innovative solutions and pro-active joint advocacy to end the world’s largest prolonged humanitarian crisis. 30-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: UN official expresses deep New York, June 27 (IBNS) Last year saw more children killed or maimed in Afghanistan since monitoring of those statistics began in 2007, reflecting that “children are bearing the brunt of the conflict,” according to United Nations UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s latest report on children and armed conflict in that strife-torn country. 27-Jun-2015
Massive damage to Nepal's healthcare ser New York, June 26 (IBNS) The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursdaywarned the health of the people who survived Nepal's twin earthquakes could be at risk if regular services are not urgently rebuilt and restored in a country where 80 per cent of health facilities in the 14 most affected districts are damaged. 26-Jun-2015
Nepal: Two months on, UN agency shifts p New York, June 25 (IBNS) Thousands of porters are carrying food and other relief high into Nepal's mountains, and repairing trails as they go, as part of a shift by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) from emergency response to longer-term recovery, after the 25 April earthquake. 25-Jun-2015
First-ever comprehensive online system t New York, June 24 (IBNS) As the result of a three-year partnership, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Afghan Government on Tuesday launched the first-ever interactive online system for all counter-narcotics-related data in the country. 24-Jun-2015
Nepal: senior UN development official pl New York, June 24 (IBNS) Two months after a massive earthquake and several powerful aftershocks ravaged Nepal, the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Haoliang Xu, arrived in Kathmandu for a visit will include participation in an International Donors’ Conference aimed at bolstering the country's post-disaster reconstruction efforts. 24-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: 23 militants join peace com Kabul, June 23 (IBNS): At least 23 militants have joined peace committee in Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said. 23-Jun-2015
Pakistan: Heatwave kills 630 in Karachi Karachi, June 23 (IBNS) Heatwave has claimed 630 lives in Pakistan's Karachi city in the last three days, media reports said on Tuesday. 23-Jun-2015
Nepal: in earthquakes' wake, UNICEF spee New York, June 23 (IBNS): At least 245 children have been intercepted from being trafficked and unnecessarily or illegally placed in children's care homes since the first earthquake hit Nepal almost two months ago, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported. 23-Jun-2015
In the face of growing insecurity, Afgha New York, June 23 (IBNS): It is absolutely clear that Afghanistan continues to need the support of the international community, as well as the sustained attention of the Security Council, Nicholas Haysom, the head of the UN mission in the country said on Monday, warning the Security Council that there is no room for "complacency." 23-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: UNAMA condemns killing of 1 New York, June 21 (IBNS) The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned on Sundaythe killing of 16 civilians, and injuring of several others, when their minibus hit an improvised explosive device (IED) on Saturday. 22-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: Landmine blast kills 14 Kabul, June 20 (IBNS): At least 14 people were killed as the vehicle in which they were travelling hit a landmine in Marjah district in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said. 20-Jun-2015
Pakistan forces kill 25 militants Rawalpindi, June 17 (IBNS): Security forces have killed 25 militants during clashes in Pakistan's North Waziristan area on Wednesday, media reports said. 17-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: Mine blast kills 3 Kabul, June 16 (IBNS): At least three people were killed and 16 others were injured in a mine blast in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province on Tuesday, media reports said. 16-Jun-2015
20 Afghan police officers killed in an a Kabul, June 13 (IBNS): At least 20 police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province, officials said on Saturday. 13-Jun-2015
UN rights chief urges Pakistan Governmen New York, Jun 12 (IBNS): The top United Nations human rights official has urged the Government of Pakistan to reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty amid a sharp uptick in the number of executions in the country, the Organization’s human rights office reported on Thursday. 12-Jun-2015
Bangladesh factory collapse: UN-backed f New York, Jun 10 (IBNS): Set up in October 2013 with assistance from the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Rana Plaza Coordination Committee has announced that it met its $30 million target so that it can pay out full compensation to the victims and families of a deadly factory collapse in Bangladesh that claimed more than 1,100 lives and left scores of others injured. 10-Jun-2015
Ban welcomes 'milestone' agreement on ne New York, Jun 10 (IBNS): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the agreement of a new constitution for Nepal as "a major milestone" in the country's democratic development, a spokesperson for the United Nations confirmed on Tuesday. 10-Jun-2015
Almost 1,000 civilians killed in Afghani New York, Jun 9 (IBNS):The conflict in Afghanistan is resulting in thousands of people being killed or wounded, forcing families to leave their homes and seek refuge in neighbouring communities, according to Mark Bowden, the UN Secretary-General's Deputy Special Representative in the country. 09-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: Taliban shadow district gov Kabul, June 7 (IBNS) A shadow district governor of Taliban in Afghanistan's Paktika province has been killed by the security forces, media reports said on Sunday. 07-Jun-2015
Pakistan: UN experts urge halt to execut New York, Jun 6 (IBNS): The Government of Pakistan must halt the execution of a man convicted of a crime committed as a child and reinstate the country’s moratorium on the death penalty, three United Nations human rights experts have urged. 06-Jun-2015
Afghanistan guest house attack: Spy agen Kabul, June 3 (IBNS) The Afghanistan spy agency on Wednesday said two people, who were planners and masterminds behind the terrorist attack on Park Palace guesthouse in country's capital Kabul, have been arrested, media reports said. 03-Jun-2015
Pakistan, Kashmir are inseparable: COAS Islamabad, June 3 (IBNS) Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said Kashmir and Pakistan are 'inseparable'. 03-Jun-2015
Maggi gets clean chit in Bangladesh Dhaka, June 2 (IBNS): The Bangladeshi authorities have found no ingredients above harmful levels in popular noodles brand Maggi, media reports said. 02-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: Gunmen kill nine NGO worker Kabul, June 2 (IBNS) Armed men killed nine employees of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Afghanistan's Zare district on Tuesday. 02-Jun-2015
As UN marks Buddhist holiday, Ban pays t New York, Jun 2 (IBNS): On the Day of Vesak, which acknowledges the contribution of Buddhism to the spirituality of humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is paying special tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal over a month ago. 02-Jun-2015
In Nepal, UN rushes to replace quake-dam New York, Jun 2 (IBNS): The United Nations health agency is racing critical medical supplies to fourteen of Nepal's most earthquake-affected districts in an effort to restore health services before the onset of monsoon season. 02-Jun-2015
Rocket attacks kill 3 in Afghanistan Kabul, June 1 (IBNS) At least three people were killed as a rocket landed on residential areas in southern Afghanistan, media reports said on Monday. 01-Jun-2015
Schools reopen in earthquake-hit Nepal Kathmandu, May 31 (IBNS) Schools, which remained closed following devastating earthquakes in Nepal, reopened on Sunday. 01-Jun-2015
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