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New York, May 27 (IBNS):  The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Sunday underlined the need to bring the perpetrators of the attack on a compound of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to justice, and expressed serious concern over the threat that terrorist groups pose to the country.

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Afghanistan: UN urges law to eliminate women violence

New York, May 21: Senior United Nations officials in Afghanistan are Monday urging the Government to fully implement legislation to protect women from child marriage and other forms of violence, in line with international commitments, after the Afghan Parliament failed to ratify the law over the weekend.


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UN assesses low damage from Cyclone Mahasen

New York, May 18: United Nations agencies and partners assessed parts of Bangladesh and Myanmar after Tropical Cyclone Mahasen hit land Friday, weakened and dissipated, leaving behind less damage than originally feared.


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Gilani son kidnap: Ring leader arrested

Islamabad, May 17: The Pakistani Police on Friday claimed that they have arrested the leader of a gang that kidnapped former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani on May 9.


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Ban hails successful elections in Pakistan

New York, May 13 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the Government and people of Pakistan on the successful conduct of national and provincial elections, hailing the polls, for which millions of voters turned out, as a major democratic step.


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