All posts tagged "ban ki-moon"

  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (Yonhap)
    Ban’s S. Korean presidential bid rumors flare up amid planned N. Korea trip

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Speculation of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s presidential bid in South Korea has resurfaced after news reports on his possible visit to North Korea. Ban’s spokesman said earlier this week that discussions are under way...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
    UN says Ban will not visit N. Korea next week

    NEW YORK (Yonhap) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has no plan to visit North Korea next week, his office said Wednesday amid speculation that the two sides may be in a last-minute scramble to fix a schedule....

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives for the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. The 2015 G-20 Leaders Summit is held near the Turkish Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya on Nov. 15-16, 2015. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
    ‘N. Korea invited Ban Ki-moon’

    By Yi Whan-woo North Korea appears to have invited U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit the repressive country, and he accepted, diplomatic sources said Tuesday. Both sides have kept mum about media reports that Ban and...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Ban Ki-moon
    N. Korea seen as seeking to break out of isolation with Ban’s visit

    NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s decision to accept a visit by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is seen as part of efforts by Pyongyang to break out of isolation amid increasing international pressure on the...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (Yonhap)
    UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit Pyongyang this week

    NEW YORK (Yonhap) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon plans to visit North Korea this week, a high-level U.N. source said Sunday, a surprise trip that raises hope for progress in inter-Korean relations and efforts to resolve the...

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the 3rd World Forum of Economic Development in Turin, Friday, Oct 16, 2015 (AP Photo/ Massimo Pinca)
    Ban Ki-moon marks World Food Day at Expo 2015 world’s fair

    MILAN (AP) — Calling hunger “a terrible injustice,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday marked World Food Day with a visit to the Milan Expo World’s Fair, which is focused on food security and nutrition. Bidding to...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, meets North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
    Ban meets NKorean FM, expresses hope for further dialogue between Koreas

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed hope for more dialogue and exchanges between South and North Korea when he met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong on Thursday, Ban’s office said. Ban also welcomed...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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