The United Nations Secretary-General has strongly condemned Wednesday’s attack on a boarding school in north-central Nigeria, in which one student was killed and several students, as well as relatives and staff, abducted.  According to reports, gunmen stormed the Government Science College Kagara, in the Niger state of Nigeria, at aroundContinue Reading

UN report acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts against terrorist groups, warns of threat faced from TTP The United Nations has acknowledged the ongoing efforts of the Pakistan government against elements involved in terrorist activities, while noting that the threat from the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had resulted in over “100 cross-border attacks withinContinue Reading

The attacks on peacekeepers from the UN mission in the country (known by its French acronym MINUSCA) and national security forces took pace in Dékoa, Kémo Prefecture, and Bakouma, Mbomou Prefecture.   In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated that attacks against UN peacekeepers may constituteContinue Reading