Ban Ki-moon

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  • Former UN chief Ban won't run for S Korea presidency

    Former UN chief Ban won't run for S Korea presidency

    Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 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. Ban, during a hastily arranged news conference, said......

    February 1, 2017
  • S Korea urged to arrest Ban Ki-moon's brother

    S Korea urged to arrest Ban Ki-moon's brother

    The US has urged South Korea to arrest the brother of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, sources inSeoul's justice ministry revealed on Saturday. Washington asked Seoul to arrest Ban Ki-Sang, younger sibling of Ban Ki-moon, after the US Attorney......

    January 21, 2017
  • S Korea urged to arrest Ban Ki-moon's brother

    S Korea urged to arrest Ban Ki-moon's brother

    The US has urged South Korea to arrest the brother of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, sources inSeoul's justice ministry revealed on Saturday. Washington asked Seoul to arrest Ban Ki-Sang, younger sibling of Ban Ki-moon, after the US Attorney......

    January 21, 2017
  • S Korea's ex-opposition leader beats Ban Ki-moon in poll

    S Korea's ex-opposition leader beats Ban Ki-moon in poll

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

    January 16, 2017
  • S Korea's ex-opposition leader beats Ban Ki-moon in poll

    S Korea's ex-opposition leader beats Ban Ki-moon in poll

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

    January 16, 2017
  • Ban Ki-moon returns to South Korea, poised for presidential bid

    Ban Ki-moon returns to South Korea, poised for presidential bid

    Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, upon returning to South Korea, has hinted that he would run in the forthcoming presidential election, underlining his past 10 years of experience as the chief official of the international organisation. He also reiterated......

    January 13, 2017
  • Ban Ki-moon returns to South Korea, poised for presidential bid

    Ban Ki-moon returns to South Korea, poised for presidential bid

    Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, upon returning to South Korea, has hinted that he would run in the forthcoming presidential election, underlining his past 10 years of experience as the chief official of the international organisation. He also reiterated......

    January 13, 2017
  • Ban Ki-moon buoyed by climate accord but laments conflicts

    Ban Ki-moon buoyed by climate accord but laments conflicts

    Ban Ki-moon ends 10 years at the helm of the United Nations lamenting the "fires still burning" from Syria to South Sudan but buoyed by a global agreement to combat climate change and new UN goals to fight poverty and......

    December 31, 2016
  • Outgoing Ban Ki-moon bids farewell to UN

    Outgoing Ban Ki-moon bids farewell to UN

    Outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday bid farewell to the United Nations where he has worked for 10 years. Ban said "thank you" to UN staff here at UN headquarters before his departure and encouraged them to keep working......

    December 31, 2016
  • Ban asks India, Pak to resolve differences through dialogue

    Ban asks India, Pak to resolve differences through dialogue

    Outgoing UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their differences through dialogue and exercise restraint as he maintained his concern over the increase in tensions between the two neighbours along the Line of Control in recent......

    December 22, 2016
  • UN chief calls for India, Pakistan dialogue

    UN chief calls for India, Pakistan dialogue

    The outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has again called for India and Pakistan to resolve their differences through dialogue and has expressed concern over the tensions along the Line of Control. Ban, whose term ends this month, encourages the South......

    December 22, 2016
  • UN chief hints on running for S Korea's presidency

    UN chief hints on running for S Korea's presidency

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hinted that he may run for the presidency of his native South Korea.Ban's term as the world's top diplomat expires at the end of December.In his final press conference as UN chief, Ban said......

    December 17, 2016
  • UN chief concerned about Maldives' political situation

    UN chief concerned about Maldives' political situation

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern on the increasing polarisation in the Maldives, which has made dialogue among the government and political parties difficult.Ban encouraged all concerned to work toward an inclusive dialogue, according to a statement issued......

    December 3, 2016