Afghanistan civilian deaths hit new high: United Nations

Deaths in the capital Kabul accounted for nearly 20 per cent of the toll, according to the report by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which has been documenting civilian casualties in the war-torn country since 2009.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:02 PM IST

Search called off after Afghan landslide kills at least 300

Rescue teams abandoned the search for survivors today after a landslide buried a hillside village in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 300 people under a fast-moving tide of rock and mud.

May 04, 2014, 03:13 AM IST

UN to pull staff out of Afghan provinces

The UN assistance mission in Afghanistan will confine its operations to the zonal level within a few months.

Aug 31, 2012, 11:36 AM IST

Top UN official for Afghanistan arrives in Kabul

The new UN mission chief for Afghanistan arrived in Kabul to take over the reins of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

Mar 15, 2010, 13:32 PM IST