Tag Archives: Conflict

South and Central Asia: Recent Attacks in Pakistan

The United States condemns the attacks in Quetta and Parachinar, which killed innocent civilians and police officers.

We offer our deepest condolences to the victims and their families. We will continue to work with the …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Eri Kaneko, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

**Uganda

A short while ago, the Secretary‑General and President Yoweri Museveni closed the Uganda Solidarity Summit …

At least 20 dead, 50 injured as car bomb hits bank in south Afghanistan

NNA – A car bomb that struck a bank in southern Afghanistan Thursday (June 22) left at least 20 people dead and 50 wounded, a government spokesman said.

“The blast killed 20 people and left …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Syria

In a statement issued earlier this morning, the Secretary-General said that he remains deeply alarmed …

Violence and persecution uprooted record 65.6 million people in 2016, UN agency reports

19 June 2017 &#150 Nearly 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes last year, the United Nation refugee agency today reported, stressing the &#8220very high&#8221 pace at which conflict and persecution is forcing …

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