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UNESCO denounces killings of journalists in Pakistan New York, Jan 29 : The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom Tuesday condemned the separate killings of four television journalists in Pakistan and Iraq, calling for those responsible to be brought to trial. 29-Jan-2014
Pakistan: 6 children killed in explosion Hangu, Jan 26 : At least six children were killed as a bomb, with which they were playing, exploded in Pakistan's Hangu district on Sunday, media reports said. 27-Jan-2014
Myanmar: UN calls for probe into violence in Rakhine New York, Jan 24 : The United Nations human rights and humanitarian chiefs on Thursday voiced deep concern about reports of alarming levels of violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, including the killing of many civilians and a policeman, and called for an immediate investigation by the authorities. 24-Jan-2014
Ban condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Pakistan New York, Jan 23 : Reiterating deep concern over continued terrorist attacks and sectarian violence in Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday strongly condemned a spate of deadly violence in the country, including the bombing of a market earlier this week in Rawalpindi, and a series of attacks against polio workers. 23-Jan-2014
Fresh snowfall in Kashmir Srinagar, Jan 22: Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall on Tuesday night. 22-Jan-2014
UN officials pledge continued support to Afghanistan New York, Jan 21 : United Nations Monday flew its flags at half-mast in honour of four staff members killed in Friday’s terrorist attack in Kabul, with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other senior officials pledging to continue working in active support of Afghans. 21-Jan-2014
Pakistan: 8 killed in blast Peshawar, Jan 16: At least eight people were killed in a bomb blast in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Thursday, reports said. 17-Jan-2014
UNESCO denounces killing of Pakistani journalist New York, Jan 14 : The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom on Monday denounced the murder of television journalist Zakir Ali in Pakistan’s Sindh province and urged the authorities to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice. 14-Jan-2014
Treason Case: Musharraf granted exemption Islamabad, Jan 6 : A Pakistani special court, which is investigating the treason case against Pervez Musharraf, granted exemption to the country's former president from attending the hearing on Monday, reports said. 07-Jan-2014
Srinagar-Jammu highway reopens Srinagar, Jan 3: After remaining closed for three consecutive days, the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was opened for the traffic on Friday. 03-Jan-2014
Gangrape: Mamata govt. under fire Kolkata, Jan 2: With the civil society hitting the streets and political opposition joining the stir over the double gangrape of a 16-year-old girl and her subsequent death from burn injuries near Kolkata on Tuesday, the ruling Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday set out to quell the embers saying it would provide all help to the family of the victim, punish the culprits and pursue its policy of zero tolerance to crime against women. 02-Jan-2014
Myanmar: UN welcomes presidential pardon for prisoners New York, Jan 1: The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday welcomed the presidential pardon granted in Myanmar to political prisoners convicted of or prosecuted for various offences under seven specific laws, including unlawful association, peaceful assembly, treason and sedition. 01-Jan-2014
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