UN chief asks India, Pakistan to resolve issues through dialogue

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their issues peacefully and through dialogue, against the backdrop of cancellation of foreign-secretary level talks between the two nations and continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan along border posts.

Ban voices `deep concern` over Russian aid convoy in Ukraine

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern over a Russian aid convoy crossing the border into Ukraine without permission, asking all sides to exercise restraint and avoid escalation as any unilateral action could exacerbate an "already dangerous situation".

2 UN peacekeepers killed in north Mali; 7 wounded

The UN Secretary-General has said two United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and seven wounded in a suicide attack in Mali.

UN chief urges meeting on nuclear-free Mideast

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that the failure to hold a conference on establishing a nuclear-weapons-free-zone in the Middle East this year could jeopardize the success of next year`s review of the landmark 1970 agreement aimed at stopping the spread of nuclear arms.

Ban Ki-moon honours sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon honoured over a million Indian soldiers who fought in the World War I at a commemorative event here and released a photo book authored by the Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of India to the UN featuring war memorials from across the world.

Ban urges UN system-wide coordination on Ebola

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday called for United Nations system-wide support to the World Health Organisation`s (WHO) efforts to fight Ebola.

Ban Ki-moon urges UN system-wide coordination on Ebola

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday called for United Nations system-wide support to the World Health Organisation`s (WHO) efforts to fight Ebola.

UN calls for global response to contain Ebola Virus

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for a coordinated international response to the Ebola outbreak and appointed Britain`s David Nabarro as the world body`s coordinator in its fight against the deadly disease.

UN chief`s appeal to help youth with mental health conditions

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for wide ranging efforts at all levels to raise awareness about the importance of investing in and supporting young people with mental health conditions.

UN chief calls for durable Gaza truce as hostilities resume

The UN Secretary General called on the parties to continue negotiations in Cairo to reach a durable ceasefire saying that the "appalling" humanitarian situation in Gaza should not be made worse by any military action by two sides.

Cost of Gaza truce "almost too much to bear," says UN chief

The ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza has come at almost too high a price as the death and destruction from nearly a month of fighting has "shocked and shamed" the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.

Armenia, Azerbaijan urged to de-escalate tension

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to immediately de-escalate the rising tension in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Ban Ki-moon condemns ceasefire violation by Hamas

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned "in the strongest terms the reported ceasefire violation by Hamas and demanded that an Israeli soldier captured in Gaza be released immediately.

Ban Ki-moon calls for end to fighting near MH17 crash site

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on Kiev and pro-Russian rebels to immediately stop fighting to allow investigators to reach the crash site of the downed Malaysian plane.

France condemns shelling of Gaza UN school, demands truce

France today condemned the shelling of a UN school in Gaza that killed 16 people, calling for an immediate ceasefire.

France condemns shelling of Gaza UN school, demands truce

France today condemned the shelling of a UN school in Gaza that killed 16 people, calling for an immediate ceasefire.

Ban in fresh appeal for Gaza ceasefire

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged Israel and Hamas to stop the violence in Gaza, stressing they must "honor" world appeals for a ceasefire.

Ban Ki-moon `shocked and appalled` by shelling of Gaza school

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made an impassioned plea for Israel and Hamas to end their conflict and vehemently condemned the shelling of a U.N.-run school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday.

Syrian forces step up attacks on hospitals: UN

Syrian government forces have stepped up attacks on hospitals and clinics, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Thursday, accusing all sides of blocking aid deliveries as a "tactic of war."

UN staff killed in attack on UN-run school in Gaza: Ban

An attack on a UN-run school in Gaza on Thursday has claimed lives among the UN staff, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.

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