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U.N. to Investigate Chemical Weapons Accusations in Syria

An inquiry will begin “as soon as practically possible” over allegations that the weapons were used in Aleppo Province, said the Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.


North Korean nuclear test, war threats "unacceptable": U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon

North Korea's third nuclear test and threats of military action are "completely unacceptable", U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in remarks published on Saturday, urging Pyongyang to feed its people and seek peace with South Korea.


U.S. will 'do what we must' on Iran, Ban Ki-moon opposes threats

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President Barack Obama declared on Tuesday the United States will "do what we must" to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned against threatening attacks whose consequences would be devastating.


Ban Ki-moon wins second UN term

Ban Ki-moon wins second UN term

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is unanimously re-elected to serve a second five-year term, in a vote at the UN General Assembly.


U.N.'s Ban in West Bank pushes for peace talks

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to restart negotiations as world powers stepped up diplomatic efforts to push the peace process forward.


Gore Pushes CEOs To Back Climate Change Deal

Climate-change heavyweights U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and Nobel prize winner Al Gore urged more than 500 business leaders on Sunday to lend their corporate muscle to reaching a global deal on reducing greenhouse gases. The CEOs of PepsiCo, Nestle, BP and other major world businesses began meeting in Copenhagen, where politicians will gather in December to negotiate a new U.N.-brokered climate treaty.


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