Ban Ki-moon

Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon due Friday

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive Dhaka on Friday on a brief visit which will be his second visit to Bangladesh this year after leaving the United Nations.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

UN chief 'encouraging terror': Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of "encouraging terror".

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Uniting to prevent violent extremism

Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Hotel attacks: Mali declares 10-day state of emergency

Gun-toting jihadists took more than 100 people hostage for around nine hours at a top hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, in an attack claimed by an al-Qaeda affiliate that left at least...

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

UN chief to visit North Korea this week

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will visit North Korea this week, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Security Council condemn the attacks in Paris that killed at least 140 people.

September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015

World leaders set to adopt UN goals

Leaders from nearly 200 nations are set to adopt a sweeping plank of global goals to combat poverty, inequality and climate change in the broadest and most comprehensive effort ever by the United...

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

UN chief seeks 'global action' on climate change

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for "global action" this year to limit climate change as international weather experts began a quadrennial congress in Geneva.

May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

North Korea cancels UN chief's visit

North Korea has abruptly cancelled UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's visit one day before he was due to arrive.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

700 migrants rescued off Indonesia

Another 700 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants are rescued off Indonesia on Friday, police say, as Myanmar undermined calls for a coordinated response to the human-trafficking crisis by threatening...

May 2, 2015
May 2, 2015

Advise BNP to shun path of terrorist, Hasina tells UN chief

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expresses her hope that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will suggest BNP to return to the democratic politics shunning the path of terrorist and militant activities.