12 March 2010 - In 1975, the International Women's Year, the United Nations began celebrating 8 March as International Women's Day.
Every year during the month of March, thousands of events are held across the world to inspire women and celebrate their achievements.
10 March 2010 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Martin Kobler of Germany as his Deputy Special Representative (Political) for Afghanistan, replacing Peter Galbraith of the United States.
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attacks that took place in Kabul this morning, which caused the death and injury of many Afghan and foreign residents and for which the Taliban claimed responsibility.
9 March 2010 - It wasn’t just the Muslims of Jalalabad who celebrated the holy festival of Eid with pomp and jubilation in the last week of November 2009.
In downtown Jalalabad, minority Hindu-Sikhs were also euphoric about the festival of their Muslim neighbours.
8 March 2010 - On International Women’s Day in Bamyan, women and men gathered to pray for peace in Afghanistan and to discuss the role of women and their place in the country during the ongoing peace and reconciliation efforts.