More UN peacekeepers needed for South Sudan

2015-11-25 05:16

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants 1 100 extra peacekeepers to be sent to South Sudan to help protect civilians.

UN chief to visit North Korea this week

2015-11-16 14:18

SKorea report says UN chief to visit North Korea for possible meeting with leader Kim Jong Un

UN says peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

2015-11-11 09:25

A UN peacemaker has been killed in the Central African Republic following a clash with Muslim Seleka rebels that comes just weeks before elections in the troubled country.

UN chief wants Western Sahara talks soon

2015-11-05 11:01

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for negotiations in the coming months to settle the frozen conflict over Western Sahara, at the centre of tensions between Morocco and African countries.

UN chief warns Israel against misuse of force

2015-10-20 21:28

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned against any misuse of force as he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Ban shocked by charges against ex-General Assembly chief

2015-10-07 05:30

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is shocked by allegations that John Ashe, a former president of the General Assembly, took more than $1.3m in bribes, Ban's spokesperson says.

UN demands South Sudan corrects mistakes

2015-09-29 22:29

South Sudan's president and a rebel leader have accused each other of violating a ceasefire brokered to end a 21-month conflict in the world's newest state.

Probe Darfur ambush, Ban tells Sudan authorities

2015-09-28 13:39

The UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned the attack in which one South African peacekeeper was killed in Darfur, and called on the Sudanese authorities to investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice as soon as possible.

UN chief demands Burkina Faso military show 'restraint'

2015-09-18 09:14

The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has called on Burkina Faso's military to "exercise restraint" after three people died and scores more were injured in protests following a coup.

UN supports new Nigerian president

2015-08-25 05:58

The UN chief has promised solidarity in the new Nigerian leader's fight against insecurity, unemployment and corruption.


UN chief condemns 'horrific terrorist attack' in Mali

2015-11-20 21:06

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the "horrific terrorist attack" at a luxury hotel in Mali and indicated the violence was aimed at destroying peace efforts in the country.

UN to vote on resolution condemning Burundi killings

2015-11-12 07:39

The UN Security Council is set to vote on a resolution strongly condemning increasing killings, torture and human rights violations in Burundi.

France seeks UN action to halt Burundi killings

2015-11-10 09:54

France has presented a draft resolution to the UN Security Council aimed at toughening the international response to the violence in Burundi, where fears of Rwanda-style mass killings are rife.

Israel blasts Palestinians after accusations of organ-harvesting

2015-11-05 11:01

The Israeli ambassador to the UN has rejected Palestinian allegations that Israel had recently harvested organs from Palestinians its forces had killed, condemning the charges as anti-Semitic.

UN's Ban calls for investigation of Burundi killings

2015-10-15 21:02

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a rigorous investigation after nine civilians including an IOM staff member were shot in Burundi.

Central African Republic polls delayed by fresh violence

2015-10-02 09:45

Fresh violence in Central African Republic has forced the delay of October 18 elections meant to put the troubled country on firmer political ground, officials say.

CAR leader leaves UN early due to violence in Bangui

2015-09-29 08:25

Central African Republic’s president, Catherine Samba-Panza, has left the UN general assembly in New York to return home due to the worst violence in the capital of her country, diplomats say.

British troops to join UN missions in Somalia, South Sudan

2015-09-28 12:38

British troops are set to join peacekeeping missions in Somalia and South Sudan, the government says.

UN to name member states whose troops commit sexual abuse

2015-09-17 21:01

Countries whose troops commit sexual abuse while on UN peacekeeping missions will be named and their soldiers repatriated, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has told a meeting of member states.

Ban marks Boko Haram attack on UN in Nigeria

2015-08-24 12:07

The UN chief Ban Ki-moon has laid a wreath in the capital of conflict-hit Nigeria to commemorate the fourth anniversary of a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram.

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