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Shabir Choudhry rejects UN Secy Gen's letter to Pak PM as ''unimpressive''

Apart from the above, he said, Pakistan is also a mastermind of the ongoing militancy and a proxy war in Jammu and Kashmir started in 1988.

UN chief deplores Kashmir deaths, offers to help in dialogue

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the deaths in the current unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and also offered his good offices to facilitate dialogue between India and Pakistan to "achieve a negotiated settlement" on all outstanding issues, including Kashmir.

Ban Ki-moon expresses concern over Kashmir, calls for dialogue: Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the loss of lives in the Kashmir unrest and offered his good offices to facilitate dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue.

Philippines President slams UN for interfering in drug war

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the UN and called it "stupid" for opposing his controversial war against drugs that has claimed more than 1,000 lives, authorities said on Thursday.

UN rejects assertions of Ban's silence on Kashmir

The UN has strongly rejected assertion that Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has a "vow of silence" on the issue of Kashmir.

UN asks Saudi coalition to do more to prevent Yemen child deaths

The Saudi-led coalition must address "very serious concerns" about the killing of children in Yemen, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said today, but the alliance remained off a blacklist of child rights violators.

UN backtracks on role of its observers in Kashmir, says limited to LoC

The UN has backtracked on its assertion that it was monitoring the situation in Kashmir through the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), clarifying that the observers` mission is limited to the line of control between Indian and Pakistani forces.

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.

Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests; Indian national spared

Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests; Indian national spared

Indonesia on Thursday executed four drug convicts, three of them foreigners, by firing squad, an official said, pushing on with a campaign of capital punishment that has sparked a storm of global anger.

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.

Next UN chief ballots remain secret, despite televised debates

Next UN chief ballots remain secret, despite televised debates

Ten of the 12 candidates vying to be the next UN Secretary-General took part in live televised debates on Tuesday.

UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions on South Sudan

UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions on South Sudan

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council on Monday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, sanction leaders and commanders who are blocking the implementation of a peace deal and fortify a U.N. peacekeeping mission.

A year later, US lawmakers still take aim at Iran nuclear deal

A year later, US lawmakers still take aim at Iran nuclear deal

U.S. lawmakers this week will consider three Republican-backed measures targeting the Obama administration`s nuclear agreement with Iran, which bitterly divides Washington a year after it was announced and could play a role in November`s elections.

Ceasefire declared after deadly South Sudan clashes

South Sudan`s President and his estranged deputy ordered a ceasefire Monday after a new day of heavy fighting in the capital that sent thousands fleeing and threatened a return to civil war.

Thousands flee South Sudan capital as heavy clashes between rebels and govt soldiers take Juba 'back to war'

Thousands flee South Sudan capital as heavy clashes between rebels and govt soldiers take Juba 'back to war'

Thousands of people fled renewed heavy fighting in South Sudan's capital on Sunday as former rebels and government soldiers exchanged fire in several parts of the city.

Iran missile tests inconsistent with nuclear deal: UN report

Iran`s ballistic missile tests in March were "not consistent" with the spirit of the nuclear agreement signed with world powers, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the Security Council.

UNMOGIP head calls on UN chief

India has maintained that UNMOGIP has outlived its utility and is irrelevant after the Simla Agreement and the consequent establishment of the Line of Control (LoC).

Yemen clashes intensify as Ban Ki-moon pushes peace

Yemen clashes intensify as Ban Ki-moon pushes peace

Fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite rebels killed 41 people on several fronts Sunday, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged the rival factions in Kuwait to accept a peace plan.

UN chief on Brexit: ''When we work together, we are stronger''

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expects Britain to continue its leadership at the world body particularly on development issues after the country, a Security Council veto power, voted to leave the European Union.

UN marks Yoga day, people from 135 nationalities participate

Participants from a record 135 nationalities gathered in front of the iconic UN Secretariat building here to commemorate International Yoga Day today as Secretary General Ban Ki-moon underlined Yoga's message of promoting harmony and asked people to commit to unity regardless of ethnicity and faith.