Former UN chief once considered a potential presidential candidate denounces 'character assassination' by media.
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Ban Ki-moon21 Sep 2016 07:46 GMT
Outgoing UN secretary-general tells world leaders at the General Assembly to end war, poverty and persecution.
Human Rights16 Sep 2016 04:21 GMT
Ban says Benjamin Netanyahu's claim about opposition to illegal Israeli settlements in West Bank is "outrageous".
UN29 Aug 2016 11:11 GMT
The current system, one that privileges states and often corporations over people, can no longer be acceptable.
UN28 Aug 2016 08:35 GMT
The candidates should not hesitate to commit to modelling the accountability the UN expects from its member states.
Ban Ki-moon16 Aug 2016 11:07 GMT
The secretary-general says it's "high time" for female leadership at the United Nations.
UN14 Jul 2016 06:55 GMT
A new secretary-general will replace Ban Ki-moon in 2017 and those vying for the job face many challenges ahead.
Politics13 Jul 2016 10:12 GMT
Candidates for UN secretary-general post make calls for UN reform and unity, while also addressing controversies
War & Conflict20 Apr 2016 19:40 GMT
Houthis agree to take part in UN-brokered talks after assurances that pro-government forces will respect truce.
War & Conflict15 Apr 2016 11:28 GMT
Men and women hoping to succeed Ban Ki-moon explain how they will represent interests of planet's seven billion people.
Inside Story13 Apr 2016 20:36 GMT
For the first time in its history, the United Nations is conducting open interviews for the job of Secretary General.
Humanitarian crises30 Mar 2016 11:50 GMT
Ban Ki-moon says governments must "act with solidarity" to alleviate Syria refugee crisis and "counter fear-mongering".
War & Conflict12 Mar 2016 10:38 GMT
First-of-its-kind decree comes after UN pressed to tackle rising problem of sexual abuse by peacekeepers.
Palestine26 Jan 2016 19:39 GMT
PM Netanyahu accuses UN's Ban of "encouraging terror" after he criticises illegal settlements in occupied West Bank.
Politics25 Sep 2015 19:59 GMT
Pontiff tells world leaders gathered at UN that greed is destroying the Earth's resources and aggravating poverty.
War & Conflict08 Aug 2015 16:25 GMT
UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns attack which killed 12 people including one UN contractor.
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