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New York, Sept 2 (JEN) The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned the deliberate killing of 12 civilians in the western province of Farah for which the Taliban has claimed responsibility. more
Afghanistan: UN envoy praises international troops after deadly attack

New York, Aug 6 (JEN)A “tragedy” is how the top United Nations official in Afghanistan summed up an attack on international forces on Tuesday outside of Kabul in which a man wearing an A ...

Afghanistan: UN strongly condemns deadly attacks against civilians in Kabul, Paktika

New York, July 15 (JEN) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations mission in Afghanistan strongly condemned two attacks that took place on Tuesday, one in Kabul and the other i ...

UN condemns suicide attack in Afghanistan

New York, July 9 (JEN): The top United Nations official in Afghanistan on Tuesday condemned a suicide bombing in the central province of Parwan which killed at least 10 children and injured ...

Afghanistan needs statesmanship, not brinksmanship: UN envoy

New York, June 25 (JEN): Amidst challenges that are testing Afghanistan’s electoral, institutional and legal frameworks, together with the maturity of its political leaders, the top United ...

Afghanistan: UN urges broad participation in run-off election

New York, Jun 13 (JEN): As the Afghan people head toward a historic run-off presidential election that will culminate the country’s first-ever democratic transfer of power, the top United ...

UN calls for improved polling process in Afghanistan

New York, Jun 11 (JEN): As Afghans prepare to vote in the presidential run-off, senior United Nations officials in the country are calling on key stakeholders to improve the electoral proces ...

Afghanistan: UN welcomes preliminary results of provincial polls

New York, May 21 (JEN): 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 ...

Afghanistan: UN urges support for vulnerable communities

New York, May 7 (JEN): 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 ...

Afghanistan: UN condemns suicide attack in Panjshir province

New York, May 3 (JEN): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned the suicide car bombing which took place on Thursday in the central eastern provinc ...