United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned a deadly rocket attack in Ukraine`s government-held port of Mariupol on Saturday and denounced "provocative statements" made by pro-Russian separatist fighters.
An eminent Indian academician is among seven experts nominated by UN chief Ban Ki-moon to be part of an advisory group that will conduct a policy and institutional review of the world body's peace- building architecture and make recommendations.
A lethal health crisis is brewing in Russian-annexed Crimea and war-torn eastern Ukraine, where injecting drug users have lost access to therapy to wean them off heroin, the UN`s AIDS envoy said on Wednesday.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has commended India's Lieutenant General Iqbal Singh Singha on the completion of his assignment as force commander of the UN mission in the Golan, acknowledging his "dedicated leadership" during an attack by Al-Qaeda-linked armed groups last year.
A local court here has asked CBI to submit evidences along with case diary on February 2 before it to corroborate its "closure report" indicating that the two teenage cousins in Katra village of Badaun were not raped or murdered, as earlier alleged by the local police.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had considered whether he should cut short his trip to India to attend a unity march in France to show solidarity in the wake of a terror attack in Paris but eventually decided to continue with his trip, his spokesperson said.
New Delhi; In the wake of terror strikes in France and Peshawar, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Tuesday favoured firm and committed action by the international community against the menace to terror.
Amid India's aspiration for a permanent seat in the Security Council, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday impressed upon UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to use his leadership to speed up the process of reforms in the world body in this year itself.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discussed Sri Lanka's post-war agenda with newly- elected President Maithripala Sirisena who recorded a stunning victory in the bitterly-contested presidential election that ended the 10-year rule of Mahinda Rajapaksa.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday held "expansive talks" with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who raised the issue of the need for troop-contributing countries to have greater say in the UN peacekeeping mandate.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had a very fruitful discussion with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on a wide array of issues including matters relating to climate change and environment and the growing global concerns on terrorism.