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U.N. aid chief to G20 on coronavirus: 'Step up now or pay price later'

July 17, 2020 2:58 pm

The coronavirus has infected at least 13.6 million people and there have been more than 5,84,000 known deaths worldwide, according to a Reuters tally.

Peace, denuclearisation must remain clear goal of Trump-Kim summit: UN chief

June 11, 2018 11:03 pm

The summit - the first between a sitting US president and the North Korean leader - will mark a turnaround of relations between Trump and Kim after a long-running exchange of furious threats and insults.

UN chief concerned over children recruitment by separatists, Naxalites

October 07, 2017 3:04 pm

Armed groups reportedly resorted to abduction and threats against parents in order to recruit children, who subsequently underwent military training and served as messengers, informants or guards in child squads (baldasta).

Charlottesville Violence: 'No place for violent racism, anti-Semitism,' says UN chief 

August 15, 2017 12:34 pm

Residents of in Charlottesville grappled with shock and fear following a day of violence when a car rammed into a crowd peacefully protesting against the rally by white supremacists, killing a 32-year-old woman.

Sartaj Aziz speaks to UN chief; raises Kashmir issue

October 19, 2014 1:00 pm

The call to Ban was part of Pakistan's attempts to raise the Kashmir issue on international forums.

Ban Ki-moon urges restraint after protests over teen's killing in US

August 19, 2014 10:12 am

The Secretary-General hopes local and federal investigations will "shed full light on the killing and that justice will be done."

UN chief calls for release of Egypt's Morsi

July 26, 2013 9:45 am

Morsi and several Muslim Brotherhood leaders have been detained since the military drove him.

UN chief says sanctions harm Iranians

October 06, 2012 11:37 am

Iran's general population is feeling the brunt of international sanctions.

Sri Lanka: UN chief seeks political solution to Tamil issue

October 02, 2012 4:47 pm

Ban highlights urgent need for solution to underlying factors of past conflict in Lanka.

UN chief says East Timor ready to protect itself

August 15, 2012 6:07 pm

The country is now planning for the 400 international peacekeepers to leave by year's end.