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Ban Ki-moon, Tony Blair among VIP guests at Akash-Shloka wedding

Akash, son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, will marry his childhood friend Shloka, daughter of Mona and Russell Mehta, at the Jio World Centre

Mar 09, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon won't run for South Korea presidency

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that he won't run for South Korea's presidency, a surprise announcement that removes a well-known figure from contention and further stirs the country's already tumultuous politics.

Feb 01, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

South Korea will overcome political confusion triggered by President Park Geun-Hye: UN

The vote leaves South Korea facing political anxiety and paralysis at a time of slowing economic growth, rising unemployment and heightened military tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea. 

Dec 09, 2016, 21:21 PM IST

Malian soldiers, civilian killed in election-linked attacks

The twin attacks were among a string of disruptions to voting in northern and central Mali.

Nov 21, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

UN warns mass atrocities real risk in South Sudan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that there is a real risk of mass atrocities being committed in South Sudan, following a sharp rise in hate speech and ethnic incitement.

Nov 17, 2016, 03:48 AM IST

Paris agreement unstoppable, Donald Trump will change mind: UN

United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon on Tuesday said he is confident that US President-elect Donald Trump would distance himself from his election rhetoric against the Paris Climate Change Agreement, saying "now it has become unstoppable".

Nov 15, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Barrel bombs hit largest hospital in rebel-held Aleppo: NGO

At least two barrel bombs hit the largest hospital in the rebel-held side of Syria`s Aleppo city on Saturday, the medical organisation that supports it said.

Oct 01, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

Should India wage war against Pakistan after Uri attack? Watch the video and decide

The India Army has blamed the Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed for the Uri attack.

Sep 22, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

Balochis, Indians protest outside UN against Pakistan

"Balochi, Bharathi, Bhai, Bhai," was one of the slogans chanted at the protest.

Sep 22, 2016, 11:42 AM IST

Nawaz Sharif talked like supreme commander of `Hizbul Mujahideen` not Pakistan at UN: Ram Madhav

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ram Madhav said Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was at his pathetic best at the UN.

Sep 22, 2016, 11:36 AM IST

Embarrassment for Nawaz Sharif; UN says 'India, Pakistan should resolve issues, including Kashmir, through dialogue'

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif had given UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon a dossier containing evidence of alleged human rights violations by Indian forces in Kashmir.

Sep 22, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

Myanmar says UN chief to attend ethnic peace talks

Officials in Myanmar say United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend a peace conference next week that seeks to end decades of armed conflict with ethnic minority groups.

Aug 23, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed appeals all Muslim nations to boycott India over Kashmir issue

Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed attacked UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon over Kashmir issue.

Aug 08, 2016, 19:19 PM IST

UN chief calls for 'maximum restraint' to curb Kashmir strife

Expressing regret over the loss of lives and injuries in the clashes in Kashmir, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called on all parties to exercise 'maximum restraint' to avoid further violence and hoped that all concerns would be addressed through peaceful means.

Jul 12, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

In a first, candidates for UN chief to be in televised debate

Ten of the 12 candidates who have announced their bids to replace UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will take part in a first-ever "globally televised" debate.

Jul 12, 2016, 08:38 AM IST

UN chief offers his 'good offices' to resolve Indo-Pak issues

With Pakistan announcing that the bilateral peace process with India has been suspended, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that the offer of his "good offices" to help resolve the conflict stands but it is up to both nations to seek it.

Apr 09, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

UN Secretary-General condemns terrorist attack in Jakarta

Islamic State suicide bombers and gunmen struck at the heart of the capital of Muslim-majority Indonesia, executing a Westerner and killing a local while blowing up a Starbucks cafe, leaving five attackers dead in the ensuing firing.

Jan 14, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

UN welcomes US release of 6,000 nonviolent prisoners

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday welcomed the United States government's decision to release about 6,000 inmates to ease prison overcrowding, said a statement of Ban's spokesperson.

Oct 08, 2015, 02:24 AM IST

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon calls on PM Modi

United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.

Sep 25, 2015, 23:51 PM IST

UN chief appalled by `barbaric` attacks in Palmyra

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria`s ancient Palmyra.

Aug 25, 2015, 04:34 AM IST