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Secretary-General deplores deadly suicide attack in Afghanistan

8United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today denounced the suicide attack that killed more than 40 civilians and injured scores of others in the northern Afghan town of Baghlan – one of the deadliest the war-torn nation has witnessed in recent years. “The Secretary-General strongly condemns this heinous attack and sends his profound condolences to the …

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Education is the key to Afghanistan’s future

  Kabul, 19 September 2007- As the world commemorates the International Day of Peace on 21 September; the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Culture Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) urge everyone to recognize that children and teachers at schools and literacy centres in Afghanistan should be protected against all violent acts. …

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