# ban-ki-moon - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
A request for all foreigners to leave South Korea was largely dismissed today.
# ban-ki-moon - Friday 29 March, 2013
The draft proposals could be put to a vote in the General Assembly as soon as Tuesday, however.
# ban-ki-moon - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
As Ireland notes record-low levels of TB, global experts have warned of an untreatable strain emerging in a number of other countries.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
World leaders have been sending their congratulations to the new pontiff.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.
# ban-ki-moon - Tuesday 12 February, 2013
Eamon Gilmore adds his voice to a chorus of international opposition to North Korea’s nuclear explosive testing.
Claiming to have made a breakthrough with a ‘miniaturised’ device it would put the country a step closer to fitting a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
The U.N. chief also appealed for a major boost in international relief aid for Syria.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
The UN Secretary-General said that it was only fair that the developed world should bear most of the responsibility in fighting global warming.
# ban-ki-moon - Monday 3 December, 2012
Any construction would be an “almost-fatal” blow to the two-state solution, according to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
# ban-ki-moon - Sunday 25 November, 2012
The South Korean smackdown of Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district surpasses Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ with 812 million views.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.
# ban-ki-moon - Tuesday 20 November, 2012
The conflict is now entering its seventh day with over a hundred dead.
# ban-ki-moon - Monday 19 November, 2012
Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# ban-ki-moon - Thursday 25 October, 2012
The deputy head of the United Nations warned Thursday that there are no guarantees that a proposed Syrian cease-fire will hold.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 24 October, 2012
Here are the things we loved, learned and shared today.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 10 October, 2012
The foreign ministry said it had twice implemented a ceasefire – but rebels had used it as an opportunity to ” expand their armed deployment”.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
NATO is to meet urgently to discuss the events of today, which include reports of a retaliation.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
Witnesses said the blasts set off hours of sporadic gunbattles and a raging fire inside the heavily guarded compound.
# ban-ki-moon - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
# ban-ki-moon - Monday 27 August, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Meanwhile, French president Hollande says he is ready to recognise a provisional Syrian government.
# ban-ki-moon - Thursday 2 August, 2012
Annan said he cannot go on when the Security Council provides no backing for his role.
# ban-ki-moon - Saturday 28 July, 2012
Fears are growing about the safety of civilians in Syria’s second city, with reports of massive assaults on several neighbourhoods.
# ban-ki-moon - Friday 27 July, 2012
Tonight is the deadline for the draft of a new global deal to regulate the arms trade – but progress has been slow.
# ban-ki-moon - Saturday 21 July, 2012
Despite the UN’s extension of its observation mission, violence continues to escalate across the country.
# ban-ki-moon - Monday 16 July, 2012
Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.
# ban-ki-moon - Sunday 15 July, 2012
At least nine people have been killed in fresh violence today as regime forces shelled several areas across the country, according to human rights monitors.
# ban-ki-moon - Saturday 14 July, 2012
More people have died in further violence a day after a massacre in the village of Treimsa left at least 118 people dead.
# ban-ki-moon - Monday 9 July, 2012
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“A president shouldn’t run away from a challenge, and we have a national challenge in Syria now,” Syrian president Bashar Assad said in a defiant interview with German television last night.
# ban-ki-moon - Thursday 31 May, 2012
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Ban Ki-Moon said UN observers monitoring the ceasefire were not there to watch the killings of innocent people. # ban-ki-moon - Monday 28 May, 2012
Ban Ki-moon has confirmed evidence of artillery and mortar shelling at Houla, as well as “shootings at close range and severe physical abuse”. More than 90 people, including 32 children, were killed in the massacre.
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
Michael D Higgins told Irish professionals working in the States that he hoped to some day see many of them return to Ireland in the future.
# ban-ki-moon - Monday 30 April, 2012
The head of the Burmese opposition will lead party colleagues to the parliament on Wednesday after a dispute over a legislative oath was resolved.
The president will meet New York’s Mayor Bloomberg and attend a performance of ‘Once’ during his trip.
# ban-ki-moon - Friday 27 April, 2012
Welcome to the weekend (almost). First, here’s nine things you should know this morning…
# ban-ki-moon - Wednesday 21 March, 2012
Rebels were yesterday forced out of one eastern city by regime forces and artillery, as a group warned of serious human rights abuses.
# ban-ki-moon - Monday 12 March, 2012
The recent outbreak of violence has been the worst the region has seen in months. A total of 21 people have been killed since Friday.
# ban-ki-moon - Saturday 3 March, 2012
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Paul Conroy was speaking after being smuggled out of Homs, where he was injured in the attack that killed Marie Colvin.