Ban Ki-Moon

China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli
24 Sep, 2014

US and China 'embrace' their responsibility to combat the global effects of climate change

The largest ozone hole ever recorded in 2000
11 Sep, 2014

A 'major environmental success story', but scientists warn urgent action is now required to tackle climate change

Palestinians carry the body of Mohammad Deif
20 Aug, 2014

Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down

Ban Ki-moon
22 Jan, 2014

Foreign ministers descend on Montreux despite 'near-zero' expectations of a political breakthrough

20 Jan, 2014

Syrian Opposition threatens to boycott talks after Ban Ki-Moon extends invitation to Tehran

Anti-Balaka fighters show their weapons outside Bangui
11 Apr, 2014

At least 30 people, many of them civilians, died in clashes between Christian and Muslim militias this week

17 Sep, 2013

UN confirms 21 August attack on Damascus was gas – and the 'most significant' use of chemical weapons since Saddam's day

23 Aug, 2013

As UN chief Ban Ki-Moon urges immediate inspection of site, experts warn evidence is already fading

04 Jul, 2013

Fears of further violence as world leaders avoid calling army takeover a 'coup'

12 Apr, 2013

Top US officials downplay Pentagon report that says Pyongyang has advanced its nuclear programme