Afghanistan: UN envoy urges investigation of attack on aid workers

Following an ambush against two relief workers in Afghanistan, the senior United Nations envoy to the country, Lakhdar Brahimi, today urged the authorities to find and punish those responsible.

Afghanistan: UN condemns police killings of student demonstrators

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) today condemned a recent police action in the country which left two student demonstrators dead and at least 15 wounded.

UN announces $12.5 million plan to help vulnerable Afghans this winter

As temperatures drop in Afghanistan, the Government and the United Nations have devised a $12.5 million plan to help the country's most vulnerable people during winter, a UN spokesman announced today.