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Afghanistan: UN condemns Taliban’s killing of civilians New York, Aug 28: The United Nations mission in Afghanistan Tuesday condemned the abduction and killing of six civilians in the western province of Herat. 28-Aug-2013
Pakistani general appointed military adviser to UN peacekeepers New York, Aug 27: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Maqsood Ahmed as the military adviser for the Organization’s peacekeeping operations. 27-Aug-2013
Myanmar: UN urges curbing spread of religious hatred New York, Aug 23: A United Nations independent expert Thursday urged greater inclusion of women and other minority voices in the peace efforts in Myanmar and called on the Government to fulfil its obligations in stemming the spread of incitement of religious hatred directed against minority communities. 23-Aug-2013
Pakistan adopts second anti-India resolution Islamabad, Aug 22: The Pakistan National Assembly or the Lower House of the Parliament on Thursday passed its second resolution condemning the ‘unprovoked firing’ by the Indian Army along the Line of Control (LoC). 22-Aug-2013
Ban calls for strengthening bonds between UN and Pakistan New York, Aug 15: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday hailed the strong partnership between the United Nations and Pakistan on a wide range of issues, and voiced his hope that the country can build on the recent achievement of its first democratic transition between two civilian governments. 15-Aug-2013
Myanmar: UN calls for dialogue with displaced persons New York, Aug 14: The United Nations refugee agency Tuesday reiterated its call for dialogue between displaced Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and national authorities after recent violent clashes left one man dead and 10 other people injured. 14-Aug-2013
Pak: 10 killed in firing outside mosque Quetta, Aug 9: At least ten people were killed as four gunmen opened fire outside a mosque at Quetta city in Pakistan on Friday, reports said. 09-Aug-2013
Pakistan PM 'sad' over LoC killings Islamabad, Aug 8: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday expressed 'sadness' over the recent incidents on the Line of Control (LoC) which left five Indian soldiers dead even as the episode cast a shadow over the prospective meeting between him and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. 08-Aug-2013
Local authorities continue rescue efforts following Pakistan floods New York, Aug 7: The United Nations humanitarian wing reported Tuesday that local authorities in Pakistan are continuing their rescue and relief efforts in areas affected by flash flooding following recent monsoon rains. 07-Aug-2013
Pak floods kill 50; more rains predicted Islamabad, Aug 5: The death toll in flash floods in Pakistan touched 50 on Monday even as Flood Forecasting Division (FFD), Lahore, predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country. 05-Aug-2013
Afghan conflict takes increasing toll on civilians: UN New York, Aug 1: The number of Afghan civilians killed or injured in the first half of 2013 rose by 23 per cent compared to the same period last year, owing mainly to the increased use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by insurgents, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday. 01-Aug-2013
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