Jan 2, 2013 — Recently, it was estimated that about 45,000 people had been killed since anti-regime protests began in March 2011. Now, the U.N. says it has compiled a more accurate list of those who have died. It's likely the death toll is still underestimated, the U.N. concedes.
Mar 9, 2012 — Valerie Amos says "almost all the buildings had been destroyed and there were hardly any people left" in the hard-hit Baba Amr district of Homs when she visited this week.
Oct 11, 2011 — The seemingly intractable nature of the problems plaguing Afghanistan are being underscored yet again with two new reports from the United Nations.