Perpetrators of shrine bombing in Pakistan must be brought to justice – Secretary-General

Reacting with outrage to the deadly bomb attack in a shrine today in Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said the perpetrators should be held accountable for the crime.

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.