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Rajat Gupta’s plea on wiretaps declined


June 12th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 12 (IANS) A US judge trying Goldman Sachs Group's former Indian-American director Rajat Gupta for insider trading has tentatively ruled against allowing wiretaps that suggest another Goldman ... Read more...

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Ban to meet business leaders for UN health agenda


April 28th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will later Saturday meet business and social leaders here to discuss ways and means to achieve the health-related UN Millennium Development ... Read more...

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Involve developing countries in MDG, Speaker tells UN chief


April 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon who is on an India trip Friday met Meira Kumar during which the Lok Sabha speaker asked him ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks accused must be brought to justice: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday asked India and Pakistan to continue with their peace dialogue, saying it is "significant" for both regional ... Read more...

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UN offers to help India in checking HIV transmission


April 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday said member nations of the world organisation are ready to help India in dealing with polio, malaria, tetanus, ... Read more...

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in India


April 26th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by his wife Ban Soon-taek, and senior advisers, arrived in India Thursday on a three-day official visit during ... Read more...

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Life-presidents and sit-tight leaders are in danger: Ex-Nigerian president


March 13th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) With the Arab uprisings causing serial upheavals in North African nations, it has rung warning bells for "the 'life presidents' and 'sit-tight leaders' of the ... Read more...

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UN chief urges Afghanistan to prioritise anti-drugs effort


February 17th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 17 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Afghan government to prioritise its efforts to eradicate illicit drugs in the war-torn country, warning "time is not ... Read more...

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ISI spy claims he was in regular touch with Indian officials


December 12th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Admitted Pakistani spy Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he was in regular touch with Indian cabinet ministers and Indian embassy officials here over the ... Read more...

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Demonstrate leadership to tackle climate change: Ban Ki-Moon


December 7th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday warned that the world doesn't have time to lose and urged leaders of countries to demonstrate political leadership to ... Read more...

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Seize Israeli soldiers to swap for Palestinian prisoners: Hamas


October 7th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 7 (IANS) A senior official of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza Friday called on Palestinian militants to seize Israeli soldiers and exchange them with Palestinians held in ... Read more...

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Wigmore Hall, bastion of chamber music, opens doors to Amjad Ali Khan


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 22 (IANS) Next month London's Wigmore Hall, which specialises in chamber music, will take the unprecedented step of awarding a residency to sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for an immediate ceasefire and a peaceful transition of power in Libya


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged for a smooth and peaceful transition in Libya amid signs that the regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may ... Read more...

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India backs re-election of Ban Ki-moon as UN chief


June 7th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday said it supports the re-election of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for a second term.The Asian Group at the UN met in ... Read more...

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Probe human rights violations, India urges Sri Lanka


May 17th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India Tuesday asked its Indian Ocean neighbour Sri Lanka to "expeditiously" act for "genuine reconciliation" by taking number of measures, which include probe into allegations ... Read more...

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U.S. condemns Syria’s violent crackdown on protesters


April 13th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- The White House on Tuesday condemned the "outrageous" repression of protesters by the Syrian government as reports that the wounded were being denied medical care emerged."We are deeply ... Read more...

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Ex-Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo to face legal proceedings


April 12th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12(ANI): Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will face legal proceedings, the country's internationally recognized president, Alassane Ouattara, has said.Ouattara said that "legal proceedings will be launched against Laurent Gbagbo, ... Read more...

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UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ over crackdown on Syrian protesters


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday expressed deep concern over the situation in Syria as protests continue, a statement from the UN said."He deplores the ... Read more...

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UK to spearhead emergency airlift of stranded refugees in Libya


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 3 (ANI): Britain will today spearhead an emergency airlift of thousands of refugees stranded on Tunisia's border with Libya, amid fears of a humanitarian disaster following Colonel Gaddafi's bloody crackdown.Three ... Read more...

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World leaders welcome end of Egypt crisis


February 12th, 2011 - 8:20 am ICT by ANI
New York/London, Feb.12 (ANI): World leaders and officials have greeted the departure of President Hosni Mubarak with full-throated expressions of support for the people of Egypt along with some measured words ... Read more...

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Egypt unrest might cause economic collapse: Boutros Ghali


February 5th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) The current revolt against President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt could cause a collapse of the economy, former United Nations secretary general Boutros Boutros Ghali has said. "A country ... Read more...

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Europe Leaders Call for faster transition in Egypt


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.3 (ANI): European leaders have called on the Egyptian leadership to effect a faster transition of power to ensure stability in that country.British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday issued ... Read more...

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UN urges calm in Southern Sudan after preliminary referendum results


February 1st, 2011 - 3:43 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged both sides for calm in Southern Sudan after preliminary referendum results were announced.Southern Sudan Referendum Commission announced that ... Read more...

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International community strongly condemns Moscow terror attack


January 25th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- The international community on Monday strongly condemned the suicide bombing which killed at least 34 people at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport, calling it inhumane and unacceptable.NATO Secretary General ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General condemns church bomb attack in Egypt


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the deadly church attack that killed 21 people in Alexandria, Egypt.According to Martin Nesirky, spokesman for the Secretary-General, ... Read more...

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UN Secretary General condemns ‘abhorrent attack of terrorism’ in Pak


December 27th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 27(ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Saturday's "abhorrent attack of terrorism" in Pakistan, in which a female suicide bomber killed 46 people queuing to receive food ... Read more...

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Violence erupts after presidential elections in Haiti


December 9th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Violence erupted in Haiti on Tuesday night following the announcement of preliminary presidential election results and the elimination of candidates, especially of Michel Martelly, HaitiLibre reported on ... Read more...

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu arrives in the United States for talks, speeches


November 7th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara left for the United States on late Saturday to attend the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly in ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon urges China to vigorously curb greenhouse gas emissions


November 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 1 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that seven of the world's top 10 polluted cities are in China and stressed that it should put greater emphasis on ... Read more...

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Pak needs “accountable, civilian-led democracy” for stability: UN chief


October 16th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 16(ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that Pakistan needs an "accountable, civilian-led democracy" for the stability of the country and the region.In a message to the Friends ... Read more...

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PM likely to inaugurate science meet in Hyderabad


October 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may inaugurate Third World Academy of Sciences' (TWAS) general meeting and lay the foundation stone for the Hyderabad campus of the Tata Institute ... Read more...

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UN joins ‘Bell Bajao’ campaign on domestic violence


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) Building on its award-winning "Bell Bajao" campaign ('Ring the Bell' in Hindi) in India, the Breakthrough organisation has launched a global campaign on domestic violence at the ... Read more...

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UN calls for urgent global response to Pak disaster


September 20th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 20(ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an "urgent" global response to Pakistan, which is currently recovering from the worst floods in its history.Ban said this ... Read more...

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Pakistan faces major hunger crisis: NGO


September 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 19 (ANI): The world's leading independent NGO for kids - Save the Children- has warned that Pakistan faces a major hunger crisis, as the number of acutely malnourished children is ... Read more...

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Mideast direct talks ‘only way’ to peace: UN


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 22 (DPA) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Saturday endorsed next month's planned resumption of direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. A spokesman at UN headquarters in New ... Read more...

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