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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.

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.

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).