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

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

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

"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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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Switzerland: Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon arrive for meeting on UNHRC sidelines

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov and Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon arrived for a meeting in the Russian room in the United Nations Office at Geneva on the sidelines of the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Tuesday. Sergei Lavrov and Ban Ki-moon are meeting to discuss the situation […]

UN's Ban Ki-moon in South Sudan as fighting persists

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has arrived in South Sudan and is meeting with President Salva Kiir. His visit comes a week after 19 people were killed, when they thought they were under the UN’s protection.


UN chief Ban Ki-moon visits troubled Burundi

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon begins a trip to Burundi where he says President Pierre Nkurunziza and the opposition have agreed to hold talks to end a 10-month-old political crisis.

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

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.