KABUL, 18 April 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes today’s approval of 16 ministers to the country’s national unity Government by lawmakers in Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of the National Assembly.
KABUL, 18 April 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the suicide attack that took place this morning near a branch of Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, and killed at least 35 Afghans and injured more than 100, including civilians.
PAKTIKA, 16 April 2015 – At a UN-backed workshop in Paktika, religious scholars and community leaders identified illiteracy as a significant barrier to the eastern province’s development, and called on women and girls to focus on education in the interest of achieving sustainable development.
KUNDUZ, 14 April 2015 – Helping to bridge the gap between Afghanistan’s legal institutions and people seeking recourse to justice, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) launched a television series this month in the northeast of the country.
NANGARHAR, 12 April 2015 – At a United Nations-backed seminar, women journalists in the eastern region of Afghanistan voiced concern over security issues and other challenges confronting members of the media, especially women journalists, who say security problems and cultural constraints are hindering their ability to report on political and social developments.
KABUL, 10 April 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the killing of at least 18 civilians over the last 24 hours in three separate incidents, including Thursday’s armed attack on the Prosecutor’s Office in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif, as well as two incidents Friday involving a suicide bomber in Jalalabad city and a road-side bomb explosion in Ghazni province.
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