Urging action against terrorist attacks, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today strongly condemned the explosion in Pakistan which reportedly left dozens of people dead and many more wounded.
Welcoming recent talks between senior Indian and Pakistani officials, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged further dialogue to resolve outstanding issues, including the question of Jammu and Kashmir.
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today condemned an attack on a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan, which reportedly killed about a dozen worshippers and wounded about 100 more, and called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice.
Three weeks after the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) resumed its voluntary repatriation programme from Pakistan to Afghanistan, the pace of returns has stepped up to more than 1,000 people a day.
Kicking off a United Nations campaign to reduce the number of refugee camps in Pakistan, the country's Shalman camp in the North West Frontier province has closed after the last of its residents returned to Afghanistan.
Encouraged by the "steady progress" being made in the bilateral dialogue between India and Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged the two South Asian neighbours to press forward in tackling sensitive issues.
Lauding new contacts between the leaders of India and Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged further dialogue between the two South Asian nations to settle their differences.