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In this Wednesday, March 9, 2016 photo, Shiite militiamen from Popular Mobilization forces head to the front line to fight Islamic State group militants in the Samarra desert, on the border between Anbar and Salahuddin provinces, Iraq. Iraqi military and militia forces are again trying to clear Islamic State group fighters from the sprawling deserts that stand between recent territorial gains in Anbar province and the IS-held city of Mosul to the north. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Islamic State ‘spreading like a cancer’: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

The war raging in Syria has “provided the perfect breeding ground for extremist and terrorists to take root in the society”

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UN responds to PM Modi’s criticm by defending its stance against terrorism

“We certainly are trying to take a responsible attitude in terms of dealing with terrorism and the spectre of
terrorism worldwide,” said Ban Ki-moon.

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UN chief urges release of detained and missing UN staff

Ban Ki-moon said six staffers were held hostage by armed groups last year before being released.

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Western Sahara talks: UN chief Ban Ki-moon to send envoy

The 40 year-old conflict between Morocco and the Polisario Front which claims independence for Polisario, has also led to icy relations with Algeria which supports the Front.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon warns military action risks derailing Syria talks

The resolution was supported by 17 key countries supporting opposing sides of the Syrian conflict who agreed on February 12 to a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria within a week.

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UN chief hails progress in Sri Lanka after one year

The Secretary-General acknowledges the initial steps the Government has taken to strengthen good governance in Sri Lanka

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United Nations ushers in ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

The official ushering in of the new 15-year cycle takes place over a 24-hour period, coming into effect in each region of the planet at the stroke of midnight Thursday.

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Key moments in UN chief Ban Ki-moon’s 9-year quest for climate agreement

The UN chief invites world leaders to the United Nations on April 22, 2016 (Earth Day) to sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change that was reached in Paris.

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Health insurance policy for planet: Ban Ki-moon on Paris climate change deal

“It will save lives, improve human well-being and promote more peaceful, stable societies,” Ban Ki-moon said on his return from Paris.

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Dialogue only way forward for improving Indo-Pak relations: Ban Ki-moon

“I believe that an improved relationship between India and Pakistan could create a more conducive environment for both countries to stem the threat posed by terrorism,” Ban said.

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Perpetrators of terror attacks must be brought to justice: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

The masterminds of the 26/11 attacks are yet to face justice with the case in a Pakistani court dragging on.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon congratulates Suu Kyi, warns of hard work ahead

Ban described Sunday’s poll as a “significant achievement” in Myanmar’s transition away from military rule, although he noted that minority voters such as the Muslim Rohingya were denied the right to vote.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon to make surprise visit amid Israel-Palestinian tensions

The visit comes amid unrest that erupted in Jerusalem a month ago over tensions surrounding a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Jews and Muslims.

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Ban Ki-moon calls for direct dialogue between Pakistan and India

When asked about the civilian casualties on both sides and the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan being aware of the situation.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon appalled at IS’ barbaric terror attacks in Palmyra

The UN chief called on world governments to ‘unite and act swiftly to put a stop to this terrorist activity.’