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UN condemns killing of pregnant Pakistani woman New York, May 29 : The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of a 25-year-old pregnant woman, who was stoned to death by her family as she approached a Pakistani court on Tuesday, and urged the Government to do much more to prevent such killings. 29-May-2014
Polo ground reference case: Zardari acquitted Islamabad, May 28: Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari was acquitted by an accountability court here in connection with the polo ground reference case on Wednesday, media reports said. 28-May-2014
Modi meets Sharif; talks tough on terrorism, 26th 11 New Delhi, May 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at Hyderabad House here and reportedly talked tough on cross-border terror and the "slow" 26/11 trial in their nearly 50 minutes meeting. 27-May-2014
Nawaz Sharif to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony Islamabad, May 24: Pakistan has confirmed that its Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony as India's new Prime Minister on May 26 in New Delhi. 24-May-2014
Afghanistan attack: Modi speaks to envoy New Delhi, May 23: Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Friday called India's Ambassador to Afghanistan Amar Sinha and condemned the attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat city. 23-May-2014
Pakistan air strikes kill 60 terrorists Peshawar, May 21: At least 60 terrorists were killed as Pakistan Air Force warplanes bombarded terrorist’s hideouts in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday. 22-May-2014
Afghanistan: UN welcomes preliminary results of provincial polls New York, May 21: The top United Nations official in Afghanistan on Tuesday welcomed the release of preliminary results in the country’s provincial council election and lauded the “real community engagement” seen in the polls. 21-May-2014
Modi elected as Leader of Parliamentary party New Delhi, May 20: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi was on Tuesday elected as the Leader of the Parliamentary party. 20-May-2014
Nawaz Sharif invites Modi to Pakistan Islamabad, May 19: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited India's Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi to visit the country. 19-May-2014
Myanmar: UN concerned about access to thousands displaced New York, May 17 : With increased fighting in parts of Myanmar that is preventing access to civilians, the United Nations and humanitarian partners on Friday said they were seriously concerned by the displacement of thousands of people over the past weeks and called for an end to the fighting. 17-May-2014
Pakistan: 5 killed in blast Peshawar, May 11 : At least five people were killed in a blast at a mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Sunday, media reports said. 12-May-2014
UN urges investigation into murder of Pakistani lawyer New York, May 10 : The United Nations on Friday condemned the killing of prominent human rights lawyer Rashid Khan Rehman in Pakistan and urged the Government to bring the perpetrators to justice. 10-May-2014
UN wraps up Pakistan visit with calls to support for insecurity New York, May 9 : Wrapping up a mission to Pakistan that included time in the country’s tribal region, where the protracted suffering of the displaced is “heart-wrenching,” a senior United Nations humanitarian official on Thursday stressed the need for more support to millions of people affected by insecurity, natural disasters and chronic malnutrition in the country. 09-May-2014
Afghanistan: UN urges support for vulnerable communities New York, May 7 : In the wake of last week’s massive landslide in north-eastern Afghanistan, a senior United Nations relief official on Tuesday voiced deep concern about the impact of conflict and natural disasters in the country, and urged the world to step up support to vulnerable communities. 07-May-2014
Afghanistan: UN officials visit landslide-hit north-eastern province New York, May 6 : Following a visit on Monday to the site of the massive landslide which killed hundreds in north-eastern Afghanistan late last week, two senior United Nations humanitarian officials highlighted the longer-term needs of people displaced by natural disasters in the country, as well as the need for long-term preventive measures. 06-May-2014
UN supports rescue effort after landslides hit Afghanistan New York, May 3 : Landslides triggered by heavy rains crashed into an area of north-eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 350 people and causing widespread damage to homes and agriculture, according to a senior United Nations relief official in the country, who said the world body is “fully engaged” in the effort to mobilize support for the initial search and rescue effort. 03-May-2014
Afghanistan: 10 killed in suicide bombing Kabul, May 1: At least 10 people were killed in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's central Panjsher province on Thursday, media reports said. 02-May-2014
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