Bahrain: UN chief condemns bomb attack in southern village

United Nations Secretary-General has condemned the bomb attack yesterday in the village of Sitra, Bahrain, which reportedly killed two policemen and injured several others.

Security Council and Ban deplore deadly hotel bombings in Indonesian capital

The Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have strongly condemned this morning’s bombings of two hotels in central Jakarta that have reportedly killed at least nine people and injured dozens of others.

UN security chief steps down over last year’s Algiers terrorist attack

The head of United Nations security has resigned, saying he will shoulder full responsibility for any security lapse that may have occurred concerning the deadly terrorist attack against UN facilities in Algiers last December.

Group to probe individual accountability for deadly attack on UN in Algiers

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today that he is setting up a group to examine whether any United Nations staff should be held individually accountable over last December’s deadly terrorist attack on the world body’s premises in Algiers.

Secretary-General deplores deadly bombing at Baghdad market

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned today’s terrorist bombing at a market in northern Baghdad that has reportedly killed at least 50 people and left scores more injured.

New global ban on cluster bombs will save millions of young lives – UN agency

Stressing the unspeakable suffering inflicted on millions of children by the use of cluster munitions, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has lauded the recent adoption of a new global treaty banning the production, use and transfer of these deadly weapons.

UN refugee agency welcomes adoption of pact to ban cluster bombs

The United Nations refugee agency has added its voice to the chorus of support greeting yesterday's adoption of an international convention to end the manufacture, use and stockpiling of cluster bombs.

Middle East: UN envoy condemns latest suicide attack against Israeli civilians

The United Nations Special Envoy for the Middle East Peace Process has denounced the latest suicide bombing against Israeli civilians in Petah Tikva.

Aid worker in Kosovo killed in cluster bomb incident, UN mine centre reports

One aide worker was killed, another injured, in an incident involving a cluster bomb unit in Kosovo, the UN Mine Action Coordination Center in the province has reported.