All posts tagged "ban ki-moon"

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, shakes hands with United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters  Wednesday March 16, 2016. (Adrian Wyld /The Canadian Press via AP)
    Canada PM says he has no problem calling himself a feminist

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has no problem calling himself a feminist but that every time he mentions it, the “Twitterverse explodes.” Trudeau, who assembled a Cabinet with an equal number...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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    UN chief still favorite presidential candidate

    By Kang Seung-woo United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would still beat any other candidate in next year’s presidential election, according to the latest poll. The poll, compiled by the Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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    UN chief denounces Trump call for ban on Muslims entering US

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. spokesman says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly opposes Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States Farhan Haq said Ban has repeatedly spoken out against...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, and actor Leonardo DiCaprio. (Instagram screen capture)
    DiCaprio interviews UN chief for environmental documentary

    Star American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has interviewed United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as part of an environmental documentary, according to the international body’s webpage report. The U.N. Instagram webpage on Saturday posted a video and a photo...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivers a speech at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (Eric Feferberg/Pool Photo via AP)
    Ban Ki-moon calls for world free of nuclear weapons

    By Brian Han As U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gears up for a potential meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, he hopes to spread a grander vision of a world free of nuclear weapons. “Now is...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife, Yoo Soon-taek, visit an exhibition by Korean artist Kim Geun-tae inside U.N. headquarters Thursday for International Day of Persons with Disabilities. (Yonhap)
    UN holds cultural event for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    The United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities Thursday was celebrated by a cultural event inside its New York City headquarters. “The theme for this day says it all: inclusion matters,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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    UN chief Ban Ki-moon says he’s trying to visit N. Korea at earliest possible date

    NEW YORK (Yonhap) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he’s trying to visit North Korea as early as possible, the first time he’s acknowledged that talks are under way to set up a trip to the...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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