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Senior UN official urges global action to end years-long plight of 2.6 million Afghan refugees New York, June 30: Expressing concern over the plight of millions of Afghan refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has called on the international community to boost its engagement, employ innovative solutions and pro-active joint advocacy to end the world’s largest prolonged humanitarian crisis. 30-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: UN official expresses deep concern after report reveals children bear brunt of conflict New York, June 27: Last year saw more children killed or maimed in Afghanistan since monitoring of those statistics began in 2007, reflecting that “children are bearing the brunt of the conflict,” according to United Nations UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s latest report on children and armed conflict in that strife-torn country. 27-Jun-2015
India politicising Lakhvi issue : Pakistan Islamabad, June 26: Pakistan's foreign office has condemned the Indian Government saying it is politicising the Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi issue. 26-Jun-2015
Nepal: Two months on, UN agency shifts post-quake focus from emergency response to recovery New York, June 25: Thousands of porters are carrying food and other relief high into Nepal's mountains, and repairing trails as they go, as part of a shift by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) from emergency response to longer-term recovery, after the 25 April earthquake. 25-Jun-2015
Nepal: senior UN development official pledges support ahead of post-quake reconstruction conference New York, June 24: Two months after a massive earthquake and several powerful aftershocks ravaged Nepal, the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Haoliang Xu, arrived in Kathmandu for a visit will include participation in an International Donors’ Conference aimed at bolstering the country’s post-disaster reconstruction efforts. 24-Jun-2015
In the face of growing insecurity, Afghanistan still needs support, Security Council told New York, June 23: It is absolutely clear that Afghanistan continues to need the support of the international community, as well as the sustained attention of the Security Council, Nicholas Haysom, the head of the UN mission in the country said on Monday, warning the Security Council that there is no room for “complacency.” 23-Jun-2015
Afghan parliament attack ends with the death of all seven militants Kabul, June 22: A Taliban attack on the Afghanistan parliament on Monday ended after all seven militants were killed in a prolonged gun battle with security forces and an explosion, triggered by a suicide bomber. 22-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: UNAMA condemns killing of 16 civilians by improvised explosive device New York, June 21: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned on Sundaythe killing of 16 civilians, and injuring of several others, when their minibus hit an improvised explosive device (IED) on Saturday. 21-Jun-2015
J&K: Pakistan militant prisoner killed in Sopore blast Srinagar, June 20: An under trial Pakistani prisoner was killed in a blast in Sopore town in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police official said. 20-Jun-2015
Protest march: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar New Delhi, June 19: Restrictions were imposed by the state administration to prevent a protest march called by separatists against the killings of former militants in north Kashmir Sopore town here on Friday, on the first day of Ramdhan. 19-Jun-2015
Pakistan forces kill 25 militants Rawalpindi, June 17: Security forces have killed 25 militants during clashes in Pakistan's North Waziristan area on Wednesday, media reports said. 17-Jun-2015
India dare not treat Pakistan like Myanmar: Pervez Musharraf New Delhi, June 16: Days after Indian Army's operation along the Indo-Myanmar border to kill Northeast militants, former Pakistan President Parvez Sharif has slammed the same and said India should not attempt the same with his country. 16-Jun-2015
Mysterious killings continue in Kashmir, another former militant shot in Sopore Srinagar, June 15: Guerrillas on Monday killed a former militant in Sopore town of North Kashmir , which is the latest in the spate of recent attacks in the state. 15-Jun-2015
20 Afghan police officers killed in an attack plotted by Taliban Kabul, June 13: At least 20 police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province, officials said on Saturday. 13-Jun-2015
Pakistan, IS flags waved in J&K Srinagar, June 12: The Hurriyat supporters of Jammu and Kashmir have allegedly hoisted flags of Pakistan and dreaded terrorist group IS (Islamic State) in the state on Friday, according to eye witnesses. 12-Jun-2015
Ban welcomes 'milestone' agreement on new Nepal constitution New York, Jun 10: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the agreement of a new constitution for Nepal as “a major milestone” in the country's democratic development, a spokesperson for the United Nations confirmed on Tuesday. 10-Jun-2015
Almost 1,000 civilians killed in Afghanistan conflict during first 4 months of this year New York, Jun 9:The conflict in Afghanistan is resulting in thousands of people being killed or wounded, forcing families to leave their homes and seek refuge in neighbouring communities, according to Mark Bowden, the UN Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative in the country. 09-Jun-2015
Eight members of marriage party killed in Bihar road mishap Patna, June 8: Eight people have were killed and three injured when after the vehicle in which they were travelling rammed against a stationary truck in Bihar's Nawada district in the early hours on Monday. 08-Jun-2015
Afghanistan: Taliban shadow district governor killed Kabul, June 7: A shadow district governor of Taliban in Afghanistan's Paktika province has been killed by the security forces, media reports said on Sunday. 07-Jun-2015
Pakistan: UN experts urge halt to execution of child offender New York, Jun 6: The Government of Pakistan must halt the execution of a man convicted of a crime committed as a child and reinstate the country’s moratorium on the death penalty, three United Nations human rights experts have urged. 06-Jun-2015
Army expected to launch counter-insurgency operations in Manipur Imphal, June 5: After Thursday's militant ambush in which nearly a score of jawans were killed the army is expected to launch a massive counter-insurgency operation in Manipur. 05-Jun-2015
10 army jawans killed in Ultra attack in Manipur Imphal, June 4: Ten jawans were killed and 12 others seriously injured when ultras ambushed an army convoy in Manipur's Chandel district on Thursday. 04-Jun-2015
Pak & Kashmir are inseparable: Pakistani Army New Delhi/Islamabad, June 3: Sparking more tension between India and Pakistan, the later's Army has claimed that the Islamic country and Kashmir are inseparable. 03-Jun-2015
In Nepal, UN rushes to replace quake-damaged healthcare facilities ahead of monsoon New York, Jun 2: The United Nations health agency is racing critical medical supplies to fourteen of Nepal's most earthquake-affected districts in an effort to restore health services before the onset of monsoon season. 02-Jun-2015
Rocket attacks kill 3 in Afghanistan Kabul, June 1: At least three people were killed as a rocket landed on residential areas in southern Afghanistan, media reports said on Monday. 01-Jun-2015
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