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Stories with person: Ban Ki-Moon
  • UN chief appeals for resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 7:44 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon used the 65th anniversary of the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees to appeal Tuesday for an immediate resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations and an end to unilateral actions "that erode trust."

  • UN chief urges all nations to help end Ebola in West Africa 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 7:15 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Tuesday that as long as there is one Ebola case in West Africa "all countries are at risk" and urged all nations to support the final battles to wipe out the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

  • German foreign minister visits Gaza 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 1:46 pm

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Germany's foreign minister paid a rare visit to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Monday, calling on Israel to ease a blockade on the territory and urging Hamas prevent rockets from being fired into Israel.

  • Quartet Mideast envoy Tony Blair resigns 
    Updated: May-27-15 12:23 pm

    JERUSALEM - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down as the international community's Mideast envoy, officials said, leaving a post that began with great promise but which struggled to deliver dramatic changes in its quest to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

  • UN delays Yemen peace talks scheduled to start Thursday 
    Updated: May-26-15 3:43 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - A conference aimed at restoring peace to conflict-torn Yemen has been postponed following a request from Yemen's government and other parties for more time to prepare, the U.N. announced Tuesday.

  • Cholera infects 3,000 Burundian refugees, UN calls for help 
    Updated: May-22-15 1:27 pm

    KAMPALA, Uganda - An outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees fleeing political unrest in Burundi have massed, the U.N. Refugee Agency said Friday.

  • UN chief urges peaceful solution of South China Sea dispute story has photos
    Updated: May-22-15 10:32 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Friday for a peaceful solution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, where China's increased assertiveness has alarmed its smaller neighbors.

  • UN chief to visit inter-Korean factory park in North Korea 
    Updated: May-19-15 8:01 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday that he will visit an inter-Korean factory park just north of the two Koreas' heavily fortified border, saying he hopes his trip to the last major cooperation project between the rivals helps improve ties.

  • UN chief concerned at death sentence for Egypt's Morsi 
    Updated: May-18-15 6:07 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is raising "serious concern" at the death sentences against ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and 105 others.

  • Macedonia charges 30 over weekend battle with militants 
    Updated: May-11-15 3:10 pm

    KUMANOVO, Macedonia - Macedonian authorities on Monday jailed 30 people captured in a weekend gun battle in a northern town that left 22 police and suspected ethnic Albanian militants dead, at a time of heightened political tension in the small Balkan country

  • UN chief, head of North Korea's parliament met in Moscow 
    Updated: May-11-15 12:44 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - A spokesman says the U.N. secretary-general had a brief meeting with the head of North Korea's parliament when both were in Moscow over the weekend.

  • Europe marks 70 years since Nazi defeat, end of epochal war story has photos
    Updated: May-08-15 6:35 pm

    PARIS - With quiet moments of memory or military pomp, leaders and ordinary citizens across Europe are marking 70 years since the Nazi defeat and the end of a war that ravaged the continent. But the East-West alliance that vanquished Hitler is deeply divided today.

  • Poland marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII story has photos
    Updated: May-07-15 7:23 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - Poland's president led international commemorations late Thursday and into Friday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow's Red Square parade this weekend.

  • UN confirms Ban will visit Moscow for WW2 Victory Day 
    Updated: May-04-15 3:11 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon will go to Moscow to attend Victory Day events this weekend, the world body announced Monday, amid criticism that Russia should not be rewarded after annexing Crimea from Ukraine.