WHO says Ebola outbreak 'stable' in Guinea

 The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea where the crisis began.

UN slams terrorist attack in Kenya

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the terrorist attack on a bus in northern Kenya that left at least 28 people dead.

Ebola could be contained by mid-2015: Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the spread of the deadly Ebola virus could be contained by mid-2015.

UN peacekeepers facing `complex challenges`

Dozens of UN peacekeepers have been killed in northern Mali and kidnapped on Syria`s Golan in recent months, while in South Sudan they shelter 100,000 civilians fleeing merciless fighting.

UN Council calls on Sudan to allow `mass rape` investigation

The UN Security Council on Wednesday called on Sudan to allow peacekeepers to investigate allegations of a mass rape in Darfur after Khartoum blocked access for the mission.

Make selection process of UN chief more transparent: India

United Nations: With the term of current UN chief Ban Ki-moon set to end in 2016, India has called for a "more inclusive and transparent" procedure for appointment of the United Nations Secretary-General, with the General Assembly having a greater say in the selection process.

Myanmar parliament rails at UN`s Ban Ki-moon over Rohingya comments

Myanmar`s parliament Friday lambasted UN Security General Ban Ki-moon for using the term `Rohingya`, accusing him of interfering in the country`s affairs during a visit this week that has kicked off fresh furore over the Muslim minority.

Deaths of women in Indian sterilisation camp worrying: UN

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon said that the death of 11 women in India due to sterilisation surgeries is "worrying" and the government should take appropriate care to ensure such medical procedures are conducted in the safest and sanitary way possible.

UN chief meets Myanmar officials, says concerned about Rohingya minority

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the Myanmar government on Wednesday he is concerned about the welfare of the country`s Rohingya Muslims and asked officials to ensure access for UN agencies delivering humanitarian assistance to them.

UN express concern over women's rights violation in India

The UN has expressed concern over the incident of a woman in Rajasthan paraded half-naked and other cases of women's rights violations in India, hoping that the matter will be investigated.

UN secretary-general reiterates supports for Malala Yousafzai

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his support for Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani Nobel Laureate and girls` education advocate, who has come under a renewed volley of attacks in her homeland.

UN chief voices concern over violence in Israel, West Bank

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday voiced his deep concern about "the upsurge of violence and killings over the past days in Israel and the West Bank".

Indian named on UN probe panel on Gaza

United Nations: An eminent Indian official has been named on a UN inquiry panel set up by the world body's chief Ban Ki-moon to probe the presence of arms in UN premises in the Gaza strip and the damage to its facilities during the conflict between Israel and Palestinian factions.

UN chief names retired Dutch general to head Gaza war inquiry

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named a retired Dutch general to head an inquiry into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel`s recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the use of U.N. sites to store weapons.

Suicide bomber in school uniform kills 47 in Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.

India agrees to stay on as advisory board member of UNCCT

India has agreed to UN chief Ban Ki-moon's offer to remain a member of the advisory board of a UN centre on counter-terrorism for an additional three years.

UN chief hails new government in Yemen

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday welcomed the announcement of the formation of a new government in Yemen, saying that the "announcement is a positive step towards political stability and peace in the country".

Ukraine supports peace, but ready for war: Poroshenko

Ukraine remains committed to a peace process with pro-Russian separatists, but is rearming and prepared for war should they attempt to launch a new offensive, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday.

Ban Ki-moon asks Pakistan to act against Wagah attackers

Ban Ki-moon has asked Pakistan to act against the terrorists who carried out the attack last week at the Wagah border.

Indian appointed to UN peacekeeping panel

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has appointed Abhijit Guha, a retired Indian Army Lieutenant General, to a high-level panel to assess UN peace operations.