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UN chief lauds India’s role in Security Council


April 27th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Backing the United Nations reforms process, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday lauded India's leadership role as a non-permanent member of the Security Council and its ... Read more...

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UN announces new agency for women


September 15th, 2010 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday announced a new agency - UN Women - headed by former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, to oversee all programmes aimed at promoting ... Read more...

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Africa is the winner, says Ban Ki-Moon of World Cup


June 12th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 12 (DPA) The football World Cup in South Africa can serve as a catalyst for the entire African continent, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon says. "It is an absolute honour ... Read more...

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100 UN staff among ‘hundreds’ killed in Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday "hundreds" of people may have been killed by a strong earthquake and its aftershocks that hit Haiti a day earlier, ... Read more...

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Hurry up, seal Copenhagen deal, UN chief urges world leaders (Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) As the clock ticked down on the Copenhagen climate summit and negotiators settled down for hard bargaining through the night, UN chief Ban Ki-Moon rued that ... Read more...

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UN chief hopeful of Copenhagen deal


December 18th, 2009 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) Negotiations at the Copenhagen climate summit "have been very slow", UN chief Ban Ki-Moon rued Thursday evening, "but I have not seen anything to indicate we ... Read more...

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UN chief urges China to lead developing nations to `green’ future


July 24th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday urged China to become a role model for developing nations in responding to climate change by promoting clean energy and investing in ... Read more...

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UN chief welcomes US-Russia arms reduction pact


July 8th, 2009 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday praised the new pact by the US and Russia to reduce by as much as a third of their nuclear ... Read more...

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G20 meeting can kickstart world economy: UN chief


March 24th, 2009 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 23 (DPA) The meeting of the world's 20 leading economies in London April 2 has the potential of making profound changes in the global economy that is suffering a ... Read more...

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