Journalists are working in growing insecurity – UNESCO

After a flurry of denunciations of individual murders, attacks and kidnappings of journalists, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has voiced increasing concern at the growing insecurity in which journalists in general exercise their profession.

UN rushing relief aid to Pakistan as flooding and avalanches hit

With heavy snow causing avalanches, torrential rains bursting a dam and both killing at least 300 people in Pakistan, United Nations relief agencies were rushing aid supplies to the region.