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Dhaka: Bangladesh publishers attacked, 1 killed

Dhaka, Oct 31 (IBNS): A Bangladeshi publisher was hacked to death by unknown attackers in Dhaka on Saturday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: UN urges prompt investigation into murder of mission staff member

New York, Oct 13 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply troubled and saddened over Monday's killing in Kandahar of Toorpaki Ulfat, a staff member of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

Bangladesh blogger death: Case filed against four anonymous assailants

Dhaka, Aug 8 (IBNS): A case has been filed against four anonymous assailants in connection with the murder of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay in Dhaka on Friday.

UNESCO voices alarm at reported killing of Iraqi journalists by extremists

New York, Jul 31 (IBNS): The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voiced deep concern on Thursday over the reported killing of two Iraqi journalists in Mosul.

UNESCO chief denounces murder of Honduran journalists

New York, Jul 16 (IBNS): The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, on Wednesday denounced the killing of three journalists in Honduras, reiterating that crimes against media workers cannot be allowed to go unpunished.

Burundi: Ban condemns opposition politician's murder as tensions rise

New York, May 25 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of a Burundian politician and his bodyguard in a move that threatens to further destabilize the country amid simmering political tensions and a growing humanitarian crisis.

UNESCO chief denounces the murder of Mexican journalist

New York, May 13 (IBNS): While stressing the need to end impunity of crimes against media workers, the head of the United Nations agency charged with promoting press freedom urged on Tuesday a full inquiry into the killing of journalist Armando Saldaña Morales in Mexico.

UNESCO chief condemns murder of journalists in East Africa

New York, May 8 (IBNS): The head of the United Nations agency mandated to promote freedom of expression and the safety of media workers worldwide has on Thursday condemned the murder of two journalists, a Somalian and a Kenyan, and urged an investigation into the two separate incidents.

Pakistan executes murder convict

Islamabad, Apr 14 (IBNS): Pakistan on Tuesday executed murder convict in the county's Bahawalpur city, media reports said.

Pakistan executes two murder convicts

Islamabad, Apr 7 (IBNS)Pakistan has execute two death row convicts in the country's Kot Lakhpat and Sahiwal Central Jail on Tuesday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Murder convict hanged

Multan, Mar 24 (IBNS) A person, who was found guilty of murder, has been hanged in Pakistan's Multan Central Jail on Tuesday, media reports said.

FBI team investigates Roy murder scene

Dhaka, Mar 6 (IBNS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team, which is currently in Bangladesh to investigate writer Avijit Roy's murder case, visited the crime scene at Dhaka University on Friday, media reports said.

Bangladesh writer murder: One arrested from Dhaka

Dhaka, Mar 2 (IBNS): Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday arrested a person in connection with the murder of writer Avijit Roy here last week.

FBI to probe Roy's murder

Dhaka, Mar 1 (IBNS): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the US is all set to investigate the murder case of writer Avijit Roy, media reports said on Sunday.

Philippines radio journalist shooting, UN calls for investigation

New York, Feb 25 (IBNS): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has denounced the latest killing of a journalist in the Philippines and urged authorities to investigate the murder and “provide the media with as safe an environment as possible to ensure the public’s right to be kept informed.”