New York: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said the first half of 2020 witnessed fluctuating levels of violence impacting civilians in Afghanistan, with the United Nations documenting 3,458 civilian casualties (1,282 killed and 2,176 injured).
New York/IBNS: Welcoming the preliminary results for Afghanistan’s presidential election on Sunday, the head of the United Nations mission in the country urged the authorities and all actors to “protect the integrity of the final stage of the process.”
Kabu/IBNS: People in Afghanistan on Thursday held nationwide candlelight vigil prayer ceremony in remembrance of Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, the head of Japanese NGO Peace Japan Medical Services (PJMS), who was killed during an attack on him in Jalalabad city of the country recently.
New York/IBNS: A UN worker was killed and two people were injured when their vehicle was attacked in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday.
Kabul/IBNS: A blast in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Sunday left one foreign national killed, media reports said.
New York, Aug 8 (IBNS): The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed outrage at a Taliban attack in Kabul, that led to “scores” of civilians casualties on Wednesday. In a Tweet, the Mission said that such “indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks in heavily populated civilian areas must stop”.
Kabul, Aug 3 (IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan on Saturday said more than 1,500 civilians were killed and injured in the country in July.
New York, May 27 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”.
Kabul, May 13 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expresses grave concern about the impact on civilians from the increase in violence around the country during the first week of the holy month of Ramadan.
Kabul, Mar 25 (IBNS): An airstrike conducted by international military forces on the night of Friday to Saturday in Kunduz in support of pro-Government forces on the ground killed 13 civilians and injured three more, according to preliminary findings of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
Kabul, Feb 25 (IBNS): A fire has broke out at a building of an organization affiliated with the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in Kabul city, media reports said on Monday.
Kabul, Dec 25 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday condemned the attack carried out last night in an area of Kabul city heavily populated by civilians.
Kabul, Dec 5 (IBNS): Women’s full, equal and meaningful participation in peace processes was the focus of this year’s Afghanistan-wide Global Open Days events, a series of nationwide dialogues around women, peace and security.
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IBNS): Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the United Nations in Afghanistan calls on everyone to respect, promote and protect the rights of women and girls to end violence against women.
New York, Nov 7 (IBNS): The Taliban’s campaign of violence and intimidation during last month’s parliamentary elections in Afghanistan was the deadliest for civilians in years, a report by the United Nations mission in the country, UNAMA, revealed on Tuesday.