Dhaka, Oct 31 (IBNS): A Bangladeshi publisher was hacked to death by unknown attackers in Dhaka on Saturday, media reports said.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 SaldaÃ±a Morales in Mexico.
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.
Islamabad, Apr 14 (IBNS): Pakistan on Tuesday executed murder convict in the county's Bahawalpur city, media reports said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 â€œprovide the media with as safe an environment as possible to ensure the publicâ€™s right to be kept informed.â€