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UN condemns murder of photojournalist in CAR

New York, May 15 (IBNS): The United Nations has condemned the murder of well-known French photojournalist Camille Lepage, whose body was found in the Bouar region in the western part of war-torn Central African Republic (CAR), where she had been working.

S Korea ferry mishap: Captain, 3 others charged with murder

Mokpo, May 15 (IBNS): Nearly a month after a ferry sank in South Korea, country's prosecutors on Thursday brought murder charges against the captain and three crew members of the ferry for abandoning the vehicle and attempting to evacuate passengers travelling in it.

UN urges investigation into murder of Pakistani lawyer

New York, May 10 (IBNS): The United Nations on Friday condemned the killing of prominent human rights lawyer Rashid Khan Rehman in Pakistan and urged the Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Somalia: UN condemns murder of second lawmaker

New York, Apr 23 (IBNS): Following the murder earlier on Tuesday of Somali parliamentarian Abdiaziz Isaaq Mursal - the second lawmaker to be killed in less than 48 hours in Mogadishu - the top United Nations official in the country strongly condemned the incident and pledged the world body's resolve in standing by the Somali people as they worked to build a stable, peaceful country.

UN condemns murder of Somali parliamentarian

New York, Apr 22 (IBNS): The top United Nations envoy in Somalia on Monday condemned the murder of parliamentarian Isaak Mohamed Rino and called for the perpetrators of the attack to be brought to justice.

Around half million people murdered worldwide in 2012: UN

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Almost half a million people across the world lost their lives in 2012 as a result of intentional homicide, with the highest murder rates logged in the Americas and Africa, and the lowest in Europe, Asia and Oceania, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reports.

UN agency denounces murder of Egyptian journalist

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday denounced the recent murder of Egyptian journalist Mayada Ashraf and called on the Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.