Pakistan

News in Brief 24 July 2017 (PM)

UN chief ‘strongly condemns’ terrorist attack in Pakistan

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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.

One million undocumented Afghans to get right to stay in Pakistan

Pakistan’s plan to register up to one million undocumented Afghans living in the country is set to bring “much needed relief” for many refugees unable to return home amid ongoing insecurity, the UN said on Friday.

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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.

News in brief 27 April (PM)

Ishmael Beah, former child soldier, helps amplify Syria youth voices

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News in brief 26 April (AM)

UNICEF reaches almost half of world’s children with life-saving vaccines

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UN Messenger of Peace Malala says girls can change the world

The Pakistani teenager whose courageous defense of girls’ education continues to inspire people worldwide has a message for girls everywhere: your voice matters.

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News in Brief 17 February 2016 (AM)

UN underlines support for Pakistan after series of deadly terrorist attacks

The UN has underlined its support for Pakistan in the wake of a week of bloody terrorist attacks across the country.

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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.