Asia Pacific

As momentum builds towards Afghanistan's elections, refugees turn out to register

With Afghanistan just a week away from its historic, first-ever presidential elections, hundreds of thousands of refugees who fled the country to neighbouring Pakistan are signing up for the vote.

Annan condemns terror attacks in India

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today condemned the deadly terrorist attacks which have wreaked havoc in India, reiterating his long-standing opposition to the targeting of innocent civilians.

Annan condemns deadly terrorist bombing of mosque in Pakistan

Deploring a deadly terrorist bomb blast inside a mosque in Pakistan today, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said “no cause or motive can justify attacks on places of worship and innocent civilians."