Hariri

Turkish Prime Minister wins first ever UN award in memory of slain Lebanese leader

The Prime Minister of Turkey is set to receive an inaugural award honouring the late Lebanese leader Rafiq Hariri who was killed in a massive car bomb attack five years ago, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) announced today.

UN committed to ensuring justice, Ban says on anniversary of Hariri killings

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reaffirmed the commitment of the United Nations to bring those responsible for the terrorist attack that killed former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and 22 others to justice, as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the assassination.