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Pervez Musharraf indicted for treason Islamabad, Mar 31: A special court in Pakistan on Monday indicted former military President Pervez Musharraf in a treason case. 31-Mar-2014
UN approves inquiry into abuses in Sri Lanka war New York, Mar 28 : The United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday voted to open an international inquiry into alleged war crimes committed by both the Sri Lankan Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the final stages of a decades-long conflict that ended in 2009. 28-Mar-2014
Maldives: Ban welcomes peaceful parliamentary polls New York, Mar 27 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the timely holding of the parliamentary election in the Maldives, which international observers have assessed as peaceful, orderly and well administered. 27-Mar-2014
Afghanistan: UN condemns attack on election office New York, Mar 26 : The United Nations has condemned Tuesday’s deadly attack on an office of the Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul, which comes less than two weeks before the holding of presidential and provincial council polls. 26-Mar-2014
UNESCO pays tribute to Afghan journalist killed in attack New York, Mar 25: The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom on Monday paid tribute to journalist Sardar Ahmad, one of several people killed during last week’s attack on the Serena Hotel in the Afghan capital, Kabul. 25-Mar-2014
Pakistan: Van plunges into ravine, 11 killed Islamabad, Mar 23 : At least 11 people were killed as the passenger van in which they were traveling fell into a ravine close to Salgran area in Pakistan's Rawalpindi district on Sunday, media reports said. 24-Mar-2014
Afghanistan: UN condemns deadly assault on Kabul hotel New York, Mar 22 : The United Nations has strongly condemned Thursday night’s deadly attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul that has reportedly left nine civilians dead and several more wounded – the latest violence to strike Afghanistan ahead of next month’s elections. 22-Mar-2014
UN condemns suicide attack in northern Afghanistan New York, Mar 19 : The United Nations strongly condemned a deadly suicide attack that occurred on Tuesday in the northern Afghan province of Faryab, killing 15 civilians and injuring nearly 50 others. 19-Mar-2014
UN urges Afghanistan to ensure peaceful, credible polls New York, Mar 18 : In a personal appeal to the Afghan people less than three weeks before national elections, a senior United Nations envoy on Monday urged all citizens of the nascent democracy to exercise their right to vote and not allow spoilers to deter the holding of peaceful and credible polls. 18-Mar-2014
Non-bailable arrest warrant issued for Musharraf Islamabad, Mar 14 : A Pakistani special court, which is hearing the treason case against former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, on Friday issued a non-bailable warrant against him, media reports said. 15-Mar-2014
Pak PM meets Imran Khan Islamabad, Mar 12 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan here. 13-Mar-2014
Musharraf Treason: Court adjourns hearing Islamabad, Mar 11 : The special court bench in Pakistan, which is hearing the treason case against former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, on Tuesday excused him from appearing before it, media report said. 11-Mar-2014
Pak issues new refugee cards to Afghans New York, Feb 26: The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday confirmed that it assisting the Government of Pakistan to issue new refugee cards to more than 1.6 million Afghan refugees in the country, certifying that they are legally in the country and should be allow access to social services and basic rights. 05-Mar-2014
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