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Kabul: At least six people were killed when a Taliban-fired  mortar shell hit a civilian home in the Greshk district of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, media reports said on Monday. more
Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists attack check-post, kill four cops

Kabul: Taliban terrorists attacked a check-post in western Farah province of Afghanistan on Sunday and left at least four policemen killed, media reports said.

UN condemns deadly twin bombings in Kabul, killing first-responders, sportsmen, journalists

New York,  The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned an attack on a Kabul sports centre on Wednesday, which killed at least 22 people, including first-re ...

Major UN push for peace to end Yemen’s ‘hot war’ begins in Geneva

New York,  Efforts are under way to bring a “flickering signal of hope” to war-weary civilians in Yemen with UN-organised consultations between the Government and the Hou ...

Ceasefire agreement reached in Libyan capital, announces UN mission

New York,  An agreement on a ceasefire in Tripoli has been reached under the auspices of Ghassan Salame, the top United Nations official in Libya, the Organization’s Support Mi ...

Iraq milestone: Some four million people return home, displacement drops to four-year low

New York, For the first time in nearly four years, the number of displaced Iraqis has fallen below two million, according to a new report released on Tuesday by the United Nations migrati ...

UN chief urges calm as violence erupts in Libyan capital

New York, Condemning the escalation of violence in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on all parties to immediatel ...

Somalia: Blast in Mogadishu kills 3

Mogadishu: At least three people were killed and 14 others were injured when a suicide bomber attacked a government office here on Sunday, media reports said.

Roadside bombing leaves two officials injured in Afghanistan

Kabul: A roadside bombing in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province left at least two senior officials wounded, media reports said on Saturday.

Living a life in the ruins of Syria

New York, Many people in Syria are trying to lead “a normal life amidst the ruins” of their country devastated by years of conflict; that’s according to the UN High Comm ...