Showing posts with label Ban Ki-moon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ban Ki-moon. Show all posts

Monday, January 16, 2017

S.Korea's ex-opposition party head beats ex-UN chief in presidential poll

Former head of South Korea's biggest opposition party beat former UN chief in recent presidential poll though the latter's return to his home country boosted hopes among conservative voters, a local survey showed on Monday.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

New type of Leadership Ethos: Former UN chief says S. Korea should achieve grand unity

Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon said in a televised press conference Thursday that South Korea should achieve a grand unity, vowing to devote himself to uniting the divided country into one.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

EE.UU. acusa a dos familiares de Ban Ki-moon de cohecho

Un Tribunal de Justicia de Manhattan, Nueva York (EE.UU.) ha presentado este martes cargos contra el hermano y el nieto del exsecretario general de Naciones Unidas (ONU), Ban Ki-moon, por varios casos de soborno, informa Reuters.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

New UN chief Guterres aims to put peace first in 2017

Antonio Guterres painted a dark picture of global politics on his first day as the new UN secretary general on Sunday, as he took the reins from Ban Ki-moon with a new year's resolution to put peace first.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Saturday, December 17, 2016

New type of Leadership: UN chief hints he could run for South Korea's presidency

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday said that he will discuss with political leaders, close friends in South Korea on how best he can do for his home country after he steps down as the UN chief on December 31, as the Asian country is facing "very difficult situation" and "the biggest challenge."

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

North Korea files complaint to U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon

North Korea filed a complaint to the United Nations less than a week after the U.N. Security Council adopted a new sanctions resolution targeting the country's nuclear weapons program.

Friday, December 2, 2016

UN apologizes to Haiti for cholera epidemic

The United Nations on Thursday formally apologized to Haiti for its role in the country's cholera epidemic after refusing to admit its responsibility up until this year.

Friday, November 25, 2016

UN chief concerned about situation deterioration in Kashmir

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday expressed his deep concern over the deterioration of the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir in recent days.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

UN Chief Calls Syrian Crisis 'Collective' Failure

The fact that he violence in the crisis-torn Syria has not ended yet could be called a failure of the United Nations as the organization, but it is also a "collective" failure, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

UN Chief Sees 'Heartbreaking' Suffering in Haiti

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday that Hurricane Matthew left Haiti in a "heartbreaking" situation, with devastation across a country that already was extremely impoverished.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Syria: Ban Ki-moon’s failure to respect his responsibilities repeatedly harms the UN

An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry took a swipe at the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, criticizing his failure once again to respect the most basic requirements of the responsibilities entrusted to him, most importantly sincerity, integrity and independence.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Ban Ki-moon offers to mediate between India, Pakistan to resolve disputes

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged India and Pakistan to take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions in the region and offered to act as a mediator to help the nuclear-armed neighbours resolve their disputes.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

UN Chief Calls Syrian Offensive on Rebel Held East Aleppo ‘Chilling Escalation’

Ban Ki-moon called the escalation of Syrian airstrikes on rebel-held areas in Aleppo and surrounding areas a "chilling military escalation" according to a statement by his spokesman who said the international diplomat was "appalled" by the surge in violence following the breakdown of the ceasefire.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Russia, US to Coordinate Actions Following Report on Syria Chemical Attacks

On Wednesday, the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) released the results of a joint probe into chemical weapons attacks in Syria in 2014 and 2015 that said the Syrian government was allegedly involved in two and the Daesh terrorist group, outlawed in Russia, in one attack [2-1].

UN chief submits report related to use of chemical weapons in Syria to the Security Council

UN,  24 August 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today submitted a joint UN-Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) report to the Security Council outlining in-depth investigation into, as well as the findings, assessments and conclusions of, nine selected cases related to incidents involving the use of chemicals weapons in Syria.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

UN chief condemns airstrike on humanitarian hospital in Yemen : At least 20 people were killed

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned an airstrike on a Yemeni hospital operated by the humanitarian association Doctors Without Borders, calling on all parties to end hostilities and find a negotiated solution.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Yemen: UN chief condemns attack on school that killed at least 10 children

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the attack, reportedly an airstrike, on a school in northern Yemen that killed at least 10 children and injured many more over the weekend.

Venezuela's U.N. ambassador: We have problems but no humanitarian crisis

Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations has denied U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's comments that there is a humanitarian crisis occurring in the country.

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