Afghanistan

Afghanistan: one injured as blast rocks area near UN guest house in Kabul

Security is being tightened around the United Nations guest house in the Afghan capital of Kabul following a blast which injured one person on Sunday evening, a spokesman for the world body reported today.

UN would support any inquiry into alleged mass graves in Afghanistan, spokesman says

Although it has not been formally approached by the Afghan Government about helping in any investigation of mass grave sites in the northern part of the country, the United Nations would be prepared to support any inquiry, a spokesman for the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said today.

Afghanistan: UN issues details of visit to alleged mass grave site

Responding to recent news accounts about a suspected mass gravesite in the northern part of Afghanistan, the United Nations mission in the country today issued a statement providing details of its visit to the location earlier this year.