Pakistan

Secretary-General strongly condemns bomb attack in Pakistan

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.

Hailing India-Pakistan progress, Annan urges compromise on Kashmir issue

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.

Italian Major-General named new UN Chief Military Observer in India-Pakistan

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today named Maj.-Gen. Guido Palmieri of Italy as Chief Military Observer in the United Nations Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).

Pakistani UN veteran is new Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today announced the appointment of a Pakistani human rights expert and veteran United Nations manager as Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Annan condemns deadly attack on Karachi mosque

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.

Over 1,000 Afghans a day returning from Pakistan - UN refugee agency

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.

UN closes refugee camp in Pakistan in start of consolidation programme

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.

Hailing progress in talks between India and Pakistan, Annan urges leaders to stay course

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.

'Wonderful news' coming out of India-Pakistan talks - Annan

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today hailed progress being made towards improved relations in South Asia after the leaders of India and Pakistan held summit talks early this week.

Annan hails meetings between leaders of India and Pakistan

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.