KANDAHAR - Panel members at a lively television debate sponsored by the UN and Hewad TV spoke this week about the value of open dialogue to work out differences and deal with ongoing conflict in the interest of provincial development.
NILI - In a daylong event, local leaders laid the groundwork for a new peace and reconciliation process to defuse long-standing tensions with an armed group, whose activities have contributed to insecurity and social problems in the central highlands province of Daikundi.
KABUL - Participants at a an international conference held yesterday to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Paris Commitments to end the use of children in conflict hailed the release of some 65,000 children from armed entities during the past decade, and called for further
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns yesterday’s killing of 12 civilians, including eight children returning home from school for the weekend, caused when the vehicle in which they were travelling detonated a pressure-plate improvised explosive device
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expresses its grave concern at the recent escalation of violence in Helmand province, which reportedly claimed the lives of at least 25 civilians, mostly women and children, and injured many more.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is encouraged by the strong political will of President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and other political leaders to hold timely, credible and transparent parliamentary electio
NEW YORK -The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack, which occurred on 7 February outside the Supreme Court in Kabul and resulted in at least 21 people killed and more than 40 wounded.
NEW YORK - We condemn today’s suicide attack outside the Supreme Court complex in Kabul. We express our condolences to the families of the victims and convey our solidarity to the Government and people of Afghanistan.
KABUL - The United Nations called on all warring parties in Afghanistan to take urgent steps to halt the killing and maiming of civilians, as a new UN report issued today recorded the highest ever number of civilian casualties in a single year, includi