UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Morocco wants to rejoin African Union: King Mohammed VI

Morocco wants to rejoin African Union: King Mohammed VI

Morocco wants to rejoin the African Union.

Jul 18, 2016, 09:36 AM IST

South Sudan struggles to avert `catastrophe`

Street sweepers in Juba have cleaned up the blood and bullet casings after gun battles at the Presidential palace.

Jul 18, 2016, 08:56 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi thanks those who organised yoga events

PM Narendra Modi thanks those who organised yoga events

President Pranab Mukherjee kicked off the celebrations at Rashtrapati Bhavan with around 1,000 persons participating in a mass yoga event.

Jun 21, 2016, 21:27 PM IST

Swedish general appointed to head UN India-Pakistan military

He is to succeed Major General Delali Johnson Sakyi of Ghana, who is completing his two-year assignment in July.

Jun 09, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

Indian Army chief Dalbir Singh to visit US

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh will be visiting the US on a "goodwill visit" from April 5 to 8 when he will also meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Apr 04, 2016, 19:28 PM IST
Solar alliance a platform to promote solar energy: India

Solar alliance a platform to promote solar energy: India

 The International Solar Alliance mooted by India is a platform to encourage and promote solar energy and the expected participation of around 50 countries in its initial phase is "historic", a senior minister said today.

Nov 30, 2015, 00:39 AM IST
UN chief concerned over Nepal-India border blockage

UN chief concerned over Nepal-India border blockage

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon underlined his concern over the blocking of essential supplies on the Nepal-India border and the adverse impact on the humanitarian operations post the devastating quake in April, his spokesman said in a statement.

Nov 21, 2015, 19:02 PM IST
Dadri lynching: UP govt sends report to Centre; Rajnath Singh appeals for communal harmony

Dadri lynching: UP govt sends report to Centre; Rajnath Singh appeals for communal harmony

Recovery of the body of a young man on Tuesday stoked tension in Dadri's Bishada village.

Oct 06, 2015, 22:08 PM IST
Muslim activist claims Muftis, Imams have issued fatwa against ISIS

Muslim activist claims Muftis, Imams have issued fatwa against ISIS

A Muslim activist has claimed that scores of Muftis, Imams and Islamic scholars have issued a fatwa against the leaders, fighters and followers of Middle-East terrorist group IS, and termed its actions as against the basic tenets of Islam.

Sep 08, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

Yemen faces power vacuum after president quits

Yemen faced a dangerous power vacuum Friday after its president announced his resignation over a deadly standoff with Shiite militia controlling the capital and lawmakers called an emergency weekend session.

Jan 23, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

Ban Ki-moon condemns Jordan pilot kidnapping

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday expressed his "concern" over a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State jihadist group after his plane went down in Syria. 

Dec 25, 2014, 04:44 AM IST

UN chief warns of dangerous escalation in Ukraine

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is alarmed by reports of fighting in east Ukraine spreading southward and warned of a dangerous escalation, his spokesman said today.

Aug 29, 2014, 00:19 AM IST

Shopian killings: Geelani to submit memorandum to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Hardline Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday said he would submit a memorandum on the killings of unarmed youths in Kashmir to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Sep 16, 2013, 21:44 PM IST

UNSG congratulates people of Pakistan on historic election

Ban Ki-moon today applauded the courage and determination of political parties to engage in the electoral process despite the challenging security situation ahead of the voting.

May 13, 2013, 12:19 PM IST

UN names head of Syria chemical arms inquiry

UN Secretary General named a Swedish scientist to head a UN fact-finding mission to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Mar 27, 2013, 12:48 PM IST

Ban voices support for Malala as world names Nov 10 after her

With the world commemorating November 10 as `Malala Day` in honour of Pakistani child activist Malala Yousafzai, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon extended his support to the young girl.

Nov 10, 2012, 00:10 AM IST

UN strongly condemns Benghazi attack on US envoy

The consulate in Benghazi was set on fire yesterday reportedly killing one American consular official.

Sep 13, 2012, 00:46 AM IST

UN chief asks for help to end Syrian conflict

UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon has called on outside parties, especially countries in the Middle East, "to do all they can" to help end the Syrian conflict.

Sep 05, 2012, 09:45 AM IST

Ban backs UN presence in Syria

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Security Council to support continued UN presence in Syria as it would facilitate a peaceful resolution to the crisis there.

Aug 12, 2012, 16:34 PM IST