Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

ban ki moon


Ex-UN secretary general's nephew pleads guilty in bribe case

January 06, 2018 9:49 am

Joo Hyun Bahn, also known as Dennis Bahn, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and a corruption count in Manhattan federal court as part of a deal with prosecutors.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon welcomes Donald Trump's call for unity

November 13, 2016 7:02 am

In a phone call on Friday afternoon when anti-Trump protests were underway across the United States, Ban congratulated Trump again on his election victory.

Always supportive of any direct talks between Pakistan, India: UN

June 02, 2016 1:52 pm

"I think, throughout his tenure, the Secretary-General has always been supportive of any direct dialogue between Pakistan and India," Stephane Dujarric said.

Ban Ki-moon has always supported direct talks between India, Pakistan: Spokesperson

June 02, 2016 1:17 pm

Questions are being raised if Ban Ki-Moon would push a direct talks between Indo-Pak before his term ends this year

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

April 08, 2016 8:58 pm

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

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

April 06, 2016 10:14 am

"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.

UN chief urges release of detained and missing UN staff

March 26, 2016 9:08 am

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

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

March 07, 2016 2:36 pm

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.

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

February 18, 2016 11:48 am

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.

UN chief hails progress in Sri Lanka after one year

January 08, 2016 3:21 pm

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


Ban Ki-moon urges Netanyahu and Abbas to step back from ‘dangerous abyss’

October 21, 2015 11:11 am

An international diplomatic effort spearheaded by the UN’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is under way to try and end three weeks of violence between Palestinians and Israel.