All posts tagged "ban ki-moon"

  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, left, talks with South Korea president Park Geun-hye during a conference on A New Rural Development Paradigm and the Inclusive Sustainable New Communities Model, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
    S. Korea to donate US$200 million in aid to poor countries

    By Kim Kwang-tae NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye announced Saturday that South Korea will donate US$200 million in aid to poor countries as part of Seoul’s efforts to boost contributions to sustainable development....

    • Posted September 26, 2015
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    UN chief welcomes inter-Korean deal

    NEW YORK (Yonhap) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed an agreement between South and North Korea to defuse heightened military tensions, saying he hopes it will lead to resumption of long-stalled negotiations on the North’s nuclear program....

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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    Ban Ki-moon fires UN peacekeeping chief in Central African Republic

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief has fired the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic over the force’s handling of dozens of sexual and other misconduct allegations, including rape and killing,...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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    Obama receives handwritten banner from Ban Ki-moon for birthday

    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gifted a handwritten banner to President Barack Obama for his 54th birthday, the White House announced Thursday. Written on the banner is a four-character Chinese idiom which means “The highest virtue...

    • Posted August 7, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (AP Photo)
    Late businessman allegedly influenced Sri Lanka for UN Chief’s election: associates

    By Jun Ji-hye Deceased Keangnam Enterprises Chairman Sung Woan-jong claimed that he contributed considerably to the election of Ban Ki-moon as United Nations secretary general, Sung’s associates were quoted as saying by a South Korean newspaper. Sung...

    • Posted April 17, 2015
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  • U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivers a speech during a symposium of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations at the UN University in Tokyo, Monday, March 16, 2015. Ban attended last weekend the World Conference on Disaster Risk and Reduction in Sendai, northeastern Japan.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
    UN chief gets dragged into late businessman suicide scandal

    By Do Je-hae The latest headlines on the Sung Wan-jong bribery scandal are zeroing in on the relationship between the late businessman and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as both hail from the Chungcheong region. Although Ban...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • In this photo provided by the United Nations, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, right, presents actor Daniel Craig, center, with a document designating him as the UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards, at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. At left is Agnès Marcaillou, Director of the UN Mine Action Service. (Evan Schneider/The United Nations via AP)
    UN chief gives 007 a special mission _ to eliminate mines

    United Nation (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Daniel Craig, who has won international acclaim portraying James Bond, as the first U.N. Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards. And Ban has given...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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