UN complains to S Sudan after staff blocked

The United Nations has complained to South Sudan and demanded an explanation after four local UN staff were prevented from taking a plane and had their passports confiscated.

Ban Ki-moon viewing Indian elections with "great" interest

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is viewing India`s general elections that began on Monday with "great interest".

UN chief calls for ending female genital mutilation

Ban Ki-moon called for ending female genital mutilation, a harmful practice that threatens millions of girls worldwide.

Ban Ki-moon urges Iraq to address `root causes` of unrest

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Iraqi leaders to address the "root causes" of a surge in bloodshed.

Cyclone Phailin damage control recognised by UN

The Odisha government`s success in minimising the devastation caused by Cyclone Phailin which struck Odisha in early October came in for UN recognition.

UN Secretary General to Interact with KISS Students

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would hold an interaction with tribal students of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here through video conferencing.

Bangladesh on the track to graduate from LDC list: UN chief

Bangladesh is on the track to graduate from the ranks of the least developed countries, the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has said.

UN chief wants India to play greater role

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he expects India to play a greater role in world affairs.

UN chief to discuss Kashmir with India, Pakistan

UN Secretary General has said he will discuss Kashmir with Indian and Pakistani leaders to help resolve the dispute through dialogue.

Russia to back Ban for second term

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon`s term of office expires on December 31 this year.