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Thousands forced to leave homes in Helmand: UNAMA

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Oct 15, 2020 - 16:56
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Wednesday said the violence unleashed in southern Helmand province this week forced thousands of civilians to leave their homes. In a statement, the mission said...
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Truce key to humanitarian efforts delivery: UN envoy

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Sep 04, 2020 - 12:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): UN secretary-general’s special representative for Afghanistan Deborah Lyons has said a humanitarian ceasefire should be announced in Afghanistan ahead of intra-Afghan talks in Qatar.
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Cut in violence needed ahead of talks: UN

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Aug 16, 2020 - 12:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says long-awaited Intra-Afghan peace parleys will begin this week. The UN mission, whose representatives met members of Taliban ’s political commission in Doha, called for reduced...
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Truce must lead to start of peace parleys: NATO

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Jul 29, 2020 - 12:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO has hailed the announcement of an Eid ceasefire by the Taliban and the Ghani administration as an important step in the Afghan peace process. In a statement on Wednesday, the alliance stressed the ceasefire must lead to the...
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1,282 civilians killed in 1st half of 2020: UNAMA report

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Jul 27, 2020 - 13:16
کابل (پژواک، ۶ زمری ۹۹) : ملګري ملتونه وایي چې په افغانستان کې د ملکي تلفاتو کچه دتېر کال د همدې مودې په پرتله ۱۳ سلنه ټیټه شوې، خو بیا هم په تېرو شپږو میاشتو کې ۳۴۵۸ ملکي وګړو ته مرګ ژوبله اوښتې ده.
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UN urges de-escalation in build-up to talks

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Jul 02, 2020 - 11:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Thursday asked the warring parties in Afghanistan to take effective measures to protect civilians. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) also urged de-escalation of the conflict to save lives and...
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Health workers attacked 15 times during pandemic

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Jun 21, 2020 - 21:08
KABUL (Pajhwok):The United Nations mission n Afghanistan on Sunday expressed its grave concern over recent deliberate attacks on healthcare personnel and facilities, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The UN Assistance Mission in...
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UN calls for halt to war, start to intra-Afghan talks

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May 19, 2020 - 13:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Tuesday asked the warring sides to halt fighting and re-focus on starting intra-Afghan peace negotiations.
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Cooperation spirit to continue, hopes UNAMA

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May 18, 2020 - 09:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has welcomed the agreement between President Ashraf Ghani and Dr Abdullah on resolve the political impasse. In a statement on Sunday, the UN mission acknowledged that both sides had...
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Saleh, Lyons stress united front against Covid-19

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May 06, 2020 - 14:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice-President Amrullah Saleh and Special Representative of UN Secretary-General Deborah Lyons have discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and its socio-economic impacts on people’s lives in Afghanistan . A joint statement from the...
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Afghan media freedoms must be preserved: UN

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May 03, 2020 - 12:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Sunday reaffirmed its position that media freedoms must be protected as part of any peace process in Afghanistan . “All parties in any peace negotiations must uphold all fundamental human rights, including the...
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Over 500 civilians killed in 1st quarter of 2020

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Apr 27, 2020 - 12:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 500 civilians, including over 150 children, were killed in the fighting in Afghanistan during the first quarter of 2020, the United Nations said on Monday. In a report, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)...
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Coronavirus fury illustrates war folly: UN

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Mar 25, 2020 - 21:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Wednesday urged the parties in the country’s conflict to further reduce levels of violence to protect civilians and work towards a ceasefire and a lasting political settlement. The...
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UN puts last year’s civilian causalities at more than 10,000

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Feb 22, 2020 - 12:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 10,000 civilians have suffered casualties during the conflict in Afghanistan in 2019, a new UN report said on Saturday. The report documents 3,403 civilian killed and another 6,989 injured, blaming anti-government elements...
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UN ready to work with incoming administration

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Feb 20, 2020 - 11:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday underlined the importance of an orderly process leading up to the announcement of the final presidential election results. The UN mission said it continued to stress the...
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Afghan conflict has no military solution: Yamamoto

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Dec 26, 2019 - 16:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan on Thursday said a hundred thousand Afghans have been killed during the last one decade in Afghanistan conflict, stressing for intra-Afghan talks and asked warring sides...
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UNAMA vehicle comes under attack in Panjsher

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Nov 14, 2019 - 12:00
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A vehicle of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) came under armed attack in central Panjsher province, an official said on Thursday. Police chief Gen. Mohammad Ishaq Tamkin told Pajhwok Afghan News a vehicle carrying...
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UNAMA reaffirms impartiality in support of election process

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Nov 13, 2019 - 20:48
​ KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has re-iterated its strict impartiality in support of the Afghan electoral authorities, respect for the country’s election law and all efforts to fight fraud, a statement said on...
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‘Afghan electoral authorities face complex challenges’

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Nov 11, 2019 - 16:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Monday said electoral authorities in the war-torn country “face a range of complex and difficult challenges” in managing the count and tabulation of recent presidential...
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‘No possible justification’ for Nangarhar mosque attack: UN

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Oct 20, 2019 - 15:09
KABUL (Pajhwok) - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned the attack that took place Friday at a mosque in Nangarhar’s Deh Balah district, killing and injuring more than 100 civilians, among them many children, a statement said on...
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