Pakistan

UN experts urge Pakistani authorities to halt evictions and demolition for new Lahore metro line

Concerned that construction on a new metro line in Lahore, Pakistan, has led to numerous forced evictions and damage to historic and cultural heritage sites, United Nations human rights experts have called on the Government to stop the work and provide more details on the project.

UN agricultural agency helps Pakistan cope with natural disasters such as floods, quakes, droughts

With Pakistan suffering a multitude of natural disasters each year, including floods, earthquakes, droughts, landslides and avalanches, a United Nations development agency is teaming up with State and provincial authorities to shore up the country's agriculture, among the sectors most affected

UN chief condemns terrorist attack at Pakistani university

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the terrorist attack by armed militants at Bacha Khan University in the city of Charsadda, Pakistan, which killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens more.

Pakistan: Ban condemns suicide bombing near polio eradication centre in Quetta

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today’s suicide bombing close to the premises of a polio eradication centre in Quetta, Pakistan, reportedly killing at least 15 people, and wounding 25 others.