Ensuring independent judiciary key challenge for Pakistan, says UN rights chief

Establishing an independent judiciary and protecting human rights while ensuring national security are among the major challenges currently facing Pakistan, the UN human rights chief said today, adding that she was confident the country has both the resources and resilience to overcome them.

Security Council deplores deadly bombing in Pakistan

The Security Council has condemned the deadly bombing that took place outside the Danish Embassy in Islamabad yesterday and reiterated its determination to combat all forms of terrorism.

Secretary-General deplores deadly embassy bombing in Pakistani capital

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced his outrage at today’s deadly car bombing outside the Danish Embassy in the Pakistani capital.