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Inquiry into fatal Afghan hospital strikes must be "impartial”

Special Representative for Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom. File Photo: UNAMA/Fardin Waezi

The UN has strongly condemned the airstrike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, which has left at least 22 people dead. The facility was the only hospital in…

5 Oct 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 05 October 2015 (AM)

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN File Photo/Amanda Voisard

Airstrike on hospital in Afghanistan condemned by UN Airstrikes on the city of Kunduz in Afghanistan, that killed at…

5 Oct 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia: focus on General Assembly debate and Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai (centre), education advocate and Co-founder of the Malala Fund, addresses the General Assembly during the opening day of the UN's Sustainable Development Summit, taking place in New York from 25-27, September, 2015. She is joined by youth from all 193 Member States holding lanterns that represent the youth's hope for the future and committment to help meet the Global Goals set down in the Summit's agenda,

Reconciliation “imperative” to Sri Lanka’s future The reconciliation between former foes in Sri Lanka is "imperative" to the future…

1 Oct 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 30 September 2015 (PM)

Sheikh Hasina. UN Photo/Cia Pak

Bangladesh maintains "zero-tolerance policy" to terrorism Bangladesh has said it maintains a "zero-tolerance policy" to terrorism at home and…

30 Sep 2015 / Listen /
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