UN chief Ban Ki-moon

Hope Thailand will honour King's human rights legacy, says UN chief Ban Ki-Moon

Hope Thailand will honour King's human rights legacy, says UN chief Ban Ki-Moon

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said he hoped Thailand will honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej`s legacy of commitment to universal values and respect for human rights, his spokesman said in a statement following the king`s death on Thursday.

Oct 13, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

UN chief condemns attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terror attack on the Indian

Jan 05, 2016, 11:49 AM IST
UN chief to brief Security Council on Israeli-Palestinian violence today

UN chief to brief Security Council on Israeli-Palestinian violence today

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will brief the Security Council today on his trip to the Middle East where he is seeking to defuse weeks of violence, diplomats said.

Oct 21, 2015, 06:08 AM IST

UNGA a great opportunity for leaders of India, Pak to meet: Ban

UN chief Ban Ki-moon said he has always encouraged India and Pakistan for dialogue and the current General Assembly sessions provides a great opportunity for the leaders of the two countries to meet, even as India indicated that there was no bilateral meeting scheduled.

Sep 25, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

Ban calls for immediate Ramadan truce in Yemen

 UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for an immediate two-week humanitarian pause in Yemen to mark Ramadan as talks got underway in Geneva to try and resolve the bloody conflict.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Italian marines row: UN chief's position remains unchanged

United Nations: The ongoing Italian marines row with India has not generated any new response from the United Nations, with the spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon saying the position of the UN chief over the issue remains unchanged.

Jan 06, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

UN urges Pakistan to halt executions

UN chief Ban Ki-moon is pressing Pakistan to end capital punishment and restore a moratorium on the death penalty the government lifted in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.

Dec 27, 2014, 06:30 AM IST

UN urges US to look at police accountability

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged the United States to improve police accountability after protests triggered by a jury`s failure to press charges against a white police officer for a black man`s death.

Dec 05, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Travellers with Ebola should not be stigmatised: UN chief

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed concern over restrictions imposed on travellers returning from Ebola-affected countries, saying people who develop infections should be "supported, not stigmatised".

Oct 28, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

Badaun gang-rape: UN chief appalled, Centre says situation in UP deplorable

While the United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon on Wednesday said that he is appalled by the brutal rape and murder of two teenaged girls in India`s Badaun district and demanded urgent action in the case, the Centre also said that the law and order situation in Samajwadi Party-ruled Uttar Pradesh is deplorable.

Jun 04, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

UN will closely follow Indian elections: Ban`s spokesperson

Terming India as a "very important partner" of the United Nations, a spokesperson for UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said that the Secretary General and the world body will closely follow the country`s crucial General Elections scheduled to begin on April 7.

Mar 31, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

Syria envoy warns of `Somalisation` if peace efforts fail

UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, in Syria on Tuesday on the most sensitive leg of a regional push for peace talks, has warned of the `Somalisation` of the war-ravaged country.

Oct 29, 2013, 23:02 PM IST

UN chief asks Israel, Palestinians to overcome scepticism

Days after resumption of the much-awaited peace talks between Israel and Palestinians, UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday appealed to both sides to overcome "deep scepticism" and avoid actions that risk undermining the negotiations.

Aug 16, 2013, 17:11 PM IST

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in China for high-level talks

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for high-level talks with Chinese officials on North Korea, Syria and other issues, his spokesman said.

Jun 18, 2013, 14:28 PM IST

UN chief slams coup in Central African Republic

Rebels seized control of Central African Republic`s capital Bangui after President Francois Bozize fled to Cameroon, reports said Sunday.

Mar 25, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

UN chief condemns attack on peacekeepers in Sudan

Two weeks ago, four Nigerian servicemen were killed and nine were injured in an attack on a Unamid patrol in Darfur.

Oct 18, 2012, 22:54 PM IST

UN chief seeks political solution: Sri Lanka

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the need to find a political solution immediately to the underlying factors of the past conflict in Sri Lanka.

Oct 02, 2012, 17:03 PM IST

World`s oceans need greater protection: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sought global attention to the fragile state of the world`s oceans and the importance of marine diversity for global survival.

May 23, 2012, 12:51 PM IST

‘Repeal laws that criminalise same-sex relationships`

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked countries to repeal laws that criminalise same sex relationships.

May 18, 2012, 00:45 AM IST

Bring 26/11 attackers to justice: UN chief

Ban Ki-moon asked India and Pakistan to continue with their peace dialogue, saying it is significant for both regional and global peace.

Apr 28, 2012, 00:05 AM IST