Pakistan

Perpetrators of attack on church in Pakistan must be brought to justice, stresses UN chief

Denouncing Monday’s attack on a Methodist church in western Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General called for those behind the incident be held accountable.

To address terrorism, ‘we must stamp out its root causes,’ Pakistan leader says at UN Assembly

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly today, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Minister of Pakistan underscored that any strategy to combat global terrorism must focus on addressing the issue of State sponsored terrorism, as well as resolve the root causes behind such violence

UN chief Guterres strongly condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan's Lahore

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today strongly condemned the terrorist attack in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore and called for those responsible to be brought to justice, his spokesman said.

UN agency lauds new project to register undocumented Afghan refugees in Pakistan

A new pilot project in Pakistan to register undocumented Afghan refugees – who up to now have been without identity papers and living in fear of being arrested or deported – would allow up to one million people to have legal status, the United Nations refugee said.

Pakistan: UN chief condemns separate deadly bomb attacks

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the twin bombing at a marketplace in Parachinar, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, and a suicide attack at a checkpoint in Quetta, Balochistan.

Pakistan: UN condemns deadly terrorist attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh province

The United Nations has condemned the terrorist attack on worshippers at a Sufi shrine in Sehwan, in Sindh, Pakistan, today, which reportedly left dozens dead and hundreds injured, and for which the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) has claimed responsibility.

Pakistan: UN expert calls for return of four disappeared human rights and social media activists

A United Nations human rights expert today called on the Pakistani authorities to make it a top priority to locate, protect and return home four disappeared human rights and social media campaigners.