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9 June 2009 - A total of fifty seven candidates from more than 3,000 for this year’s elections in Afghanistan have been disqualified from taking part in the polls.
KABUL - The number of people calling Afghanistan’s election hotline is growing everyday, with about 25,000 Afghans ringing the free number each week.
8 June 2009 - The office of the United Nations agriculture agency was attacked in northern Afghanistan over the weekend, with a rocket-propelled grenade having been fired at the compound.
KABUL - Transcript of press conference by Aleem Siddique, Spokesperson, UNAMA Strategic Communication and Spokespersons Unit and Dr Nilab Mobarez, UNAMA Strategic Communication and Spokespersons Unit.
KABUL - Nearly 10,000 people who fled fighting and drought conditions eight years ago in the north and west of Afghanistan are heading back home.
KABUL - The World Bank in Afghanistan has announced a new assistance strategy for the country.
NEW YORK - The top United Nations human rights official, highlighting the suffering of civilians caught up in armed conflict, has urged the Human Rights Council to protect this vulnerable group.
4 June 2009 - Afghanistan has been marking World Environment Day with events throughout this week.
3 June 2009 - Some 12,000 households in nine provinces in northern and north-eastern Afghanistan have been affected by floods since April, according to the latest United Nations-backed assessments.
3 June 2009 - Agriculture in Afghanistan needs to grow at a minimum of five per cent a year over the next decade for the country to make a dent in rural poverty and attain food security.
KABUL - Afghanistan will see its best wheat harvest in 32 years, according to a report released today by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
KABUL - The United Nations Environment Programme is promoting the importance of environmental protection in Afghanistan.
KABUL - The new Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Afghanistan, Peter Galbraith arrived in the country today with a pledge to listen closely to the concerns of ordinary Afghans.
Read UNAMA's latest civilian protection reports here.