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Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 09:06

Lawyers for more than 1,500 victims of Haiti`s deadly cholera epidemic said they had served UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with a personal summons to appear in US court.

UN chief to visit three African countries: Spokesman

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 09:01

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon is scheduled to start a visit to Namibia, Equatorial Guinea and Kenya Monday.

UN chief calls for arms embargo on Syria

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 20:38

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria and urged neighboring countries to stop the flow of weapons across the border.

UN chief congratulates Spain`s new king

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 11:18

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Felipe VI on his coronation as the new king of Spain, media reported Friday.

UN chief condemns heavy shelling, aerial attacks in Syria

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 10:47

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the continued heavy shelling, aerial attacks and use of barrel bombs by the Syrian government and renewed his appeal to all parties to the conflict to end violence and seek a political solution.

Jordan`s Prince Zeid to be next UN rights chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 04:19

Prince Zeid al Hussein of Jordan, a veteran diplomat and campaigner for international justice, will become the first UN human rights chief from the Muslim and Arab worlds following his unanimous election by the UN General Assembly.

UN chief condemns Iraq violence

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 11:55

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the recent upsurge of violence in Iraq by terrorist groups including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

UN chief calls for international solidarity with Iraq

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 05:11

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the international community to unite behind Iraq as a lightening offensive by heavily armed jihadists swept closer to Baghdad.

UN chief, Australian PM discuss regional issues

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 06:20

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Tuesday met visiting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and they discussed situations in Syria, Ukraine, as well as Fiji.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 11:59

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.

UN Women chief supports Nigerian girls`education

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:10

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka assured the Nigerians of UN support for girls` education in the country during a recent visit, a UN spokesperson said Monday.

UN chief hails initial Iraqi parliamentary poll results

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 09:49

UN Secretary General Ban Ki- moon Monday welcomed the announcement of preliminary results of parliamentary election in Iraq, and looked forward to the final tally and subsequent timely formation of a new government.