Ban Ki-Moon

Will Antonio Guterres 'kick the UN up the backside'?
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Will Antonio Guterres 'kick the UN up the backside'?

Syria will be a top priority when Portugal's former prime minister replaces Ban Ki-moon in January
14 Oct 2016
Is South Sudan on the verge of another civil war?
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Is South Sudan on the verge of another civil war?

Former vice president Riek Machar threatens to march on capital 'and end this drama'
4 Aug 2016
Earth Day: World leaders sign historic climate agreement
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Earth Day: World leaders sign historic climate agreement

Record number of countries to back Paris accord limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius
22 Apr 2016
Who will replace Ban Ki-moon as next United Nations chief?
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Who will replace Ban Ki-moon as next United Nations chief?

Bulgarians Irina Bokova and Kristalina Georgieva lead the race to become secretary general
12 Apr 2016
Climate Summit: China to take action on emissions
China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli
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Climate Summit: China to take action on emissions

US and China 'embrace' their responsibility to combat the global effects of climate change
24 Sep 2014
Ozone layer has begun to recover, say UN scientists
The largest ozone hole ever recorded in 2000
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Ozone layer has begun to recover, say UN scientists

A 'major environmental success story', but scientists warn urgent action is now required to tackle climate change
11 Sep 2014
Family of Hamas leader killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail
Palestinians carry the body of Mohammad Deif
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Family of Hamas leader killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail

Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down
20 Aug 2014

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AFRICA: UN votes as 30 killed in Central African Republic
Anti-Balaka fighters show their weapons outside Bangui
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AFRICA: UN votes as 30 killed in Central African Republic

At least 30 people, many of them civilians, died in clashes between Christian and Muslim militias this week
11 Apr 2014
SYRIA SUMMIT: What will come of talks?
Ban Ki-moon
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SYRIA SUMMIT: What will come of talks?

Foreign ministers descend on Montreux despite 'near-zero' expectations of a political breakthrough
22 Jan 2014
Syria: Iran invitation throws peace talks into 'disarray'
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Syria: Iran invitation throws peace talks into 'disarray'

Syrian Opposition threatens to boycott talks after Ban Ki-Moon extends invitation to Tehran
20 Jan 2014
What next for Egypt? Five key questions after Morsi ousted
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What next for Egypt? Five key questions after Morsi ousted

Fears of further violence as world leaders avoid calling army takeover a 'coup'
4 Jul 2013
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