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UN chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

UN chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

"This action is in violation of Security Council resolutions and a threat to peace and security in the region," said Guterres in a statement by his spokesman.

UN chief warns that Libya risks a return to wide conflict

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Libya risks a return to widespread conflict, citing the volatile security situation in Tripoli and fighting in the oil-rich east and elsewhere.

Police release picture of truck attack suspect

"We do not have contact with the driver," national police chief Dan Eliasson told reporters, as another police officer showed a picture of a man wearing a white sweater, with dark stubble on his face. 

UN chief condemns Sweden truck attack

UN chief expressed hope that those responsible for the attack are swiftly brought to justice.

UN chief at Iraq camp urges more solidarity with Mosul people

UN chief Antonio Guterres called today from Iraq for greater international solidarity with the people of Mosul, who have faced years of jihadist rule and months of deadly fighting.

New UN chief has big goals but says he's 'no miracle maker'

The new UN secretary-general says he's "no miracle maker" but Antonio Guterres has big ambitions: He wants to shake up the global body and get all 193 member nations to come together to solve the "terrible problems" the world is facing.

Trump's threat and the challenge before new UN chief

Critics are asking one question: Is the UN behaving more as a NGO today than as a global peace broker?

Antonio Guterres debuts as UN chief with call for peace

Antonio Guterres began on Sunday his five-year term as the new United Nations Secretary-General with a call for peace.

UN chief condemns Russian envoy's assassination

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov in Turkish capital of Ankara, calling it as a "senseless" act of terror.

UN chief alarmed by reports of atrocities in Aleppo

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is alarmed by reports of atrocities against "a large number" of civilians, including women and children, in recent hours in the Syrian city of Aleppo, his spokesman said Monday.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon becomes godparent to newborn giant tortoise!

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon becomes godparent to newborn giant tortoise!

The baby tortoise will stay in the breeding centre for the next five years and will then return to its home island of Santiago, the GNP said in a statement.

Portugal's Antonio Guterres replaces Ban Ki-moon as next UN chief

Portugal's Antonio Guterres replaces Ban Ki-moon as next UN chief

The UN General Assembly on Thursday formally appointed Antonio Guterres as the new secretary-general of the United Nations, replacing Ban Ki-moon. The 193 member states adopted by acclamation a resolution appointing the former prime minister of Portugal for a five-year term beginning January 1.

Security Council formally recommends  former Portuguese PM Antonio Guterres as next UN chief

Security Council formally recommends former Portuguese PM Antonio Guterres as next UN chief

Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres, nominated Thursday to be the next UN secretary-general, is a self-described man of action who earned his stripes as the world body`s refugee chief, tirelessly pressing rich nations to do more.

Portuguese former PM Guterres poised to be next UN chief

Portugal's former premier Antonio Guterres is set to become the next UN Secretary- General after the Security Council in the sixth straw poll conducted on Wednesday declared him to be the unanimous choice.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes India joining Paris climate deal

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes India joining Paris climate deal

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed India formally joining the Paris climate change agreement.

UN chief Ban pats India's back for its decision to ratify Paris Climate deal

UN chief Ban pats India's back for its decision to ratify Paris Climate deal

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon praised India's swift action against carbon emission and said that he is looking forward to receiving New Delhi’s instrument of accession.

UN chief calls for peaceful presidential election in Gabon

On the eve of the presidential election in Gabon, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on Gabonese to exercise their civic duty and hold the poll in a peaceful and credible manner.

UN chief calls for renewed focus on mass destruction weapons

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to renew its commitment to eliminate weapons of mass destruction as technological advances make it cheaper and easier for terrorist groups to produce and deliver materials for making the weapons.

South Sudan on brink of an abyss: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that South Sudan remains precariously poised on the brink of an abyss, and warned that the promises of the new state for peace, justice and opportunity have been squandered.

UN chief voices concern over Turkey situation

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced his concern over Turkey situation but said that he trusts the government and people of Turkey will transform this moment of uncertainty into a moment of unity.