Afghanistan

Afghanistan: UN Mission condemns suicide attack against Iraqi embassy in Kabul

The United Nations political mission in Afghanistan today denounced an attack on the embassy of Iraq saying it is another attack aimed at the international community but where Afghan civilians bear the brunt of the violence.

Civilians continue to bear the brunt of Afghanistan's 'ugly war' – UN report

Civilians lives – including those of women and children – continue to be lost at record high levels amid a worsening toll of suicide attacks, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said today, calling on anti-government forces to stop indiscriminate attacks against civilians as well as on the Government to stop using mortars and rockets in populated areas.