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New York, Nov 1 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is concerned about the latest wave of deadly violence in Bangladesh ahead of parliamentary elections due by January. more
UN envoy for Western Sahara launches new phase in negotiations

New York, Oct 31 (JEN): The United Nations envoy dealing with Western Sahara Wednesday told the Security Council that he plans to return to the region in the coming weeks to pursue a new a ...

Maldives Supreme Court undermines democratic process: UN

New York, Oct 31 (JEN): The repeated interventions of the Supreme Court in the presidential election process in the Maldives are undermining the country’s democracy, the United Natio ...

UNSC to support African forces in Somalia

New York, Oct 31 (JEN): Without adequate security, the efforts of the Somali Government and people, and those of their partners, could be in vain, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United ...

CAR: UNICEF warns of running low on life-saving supplies

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): With increasing displacement in the Central African Republic (CAR) and waning funding, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Tuesday warned that the gro ...

UN refutes reports of interference with EU Cyprus envoy

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): The United Nations in Cyprus Tuesday refuted media reports that allege Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Adviser for Cyprus Alexander Downer interfered ...

General Assembly seeks end to US embargo against Cuba

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): For the 22nd consecutive year at the United Nations, the General Assembly Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial b ...

Ban urges states to bolster safety measures for UN staff

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): In a major new report, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to Member States and Host Governments to support all measures of safety and security ...

Guinea: UNSC urges restraint ahead of election certification

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is urging Guineans to exercise restraint and calm as the Supreme Court certifies the results of the legislative elections h ...

Ban notes peaceful elections in Madagascar

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday noted the generally peaceful conduct of the first round of presidential elections in Madagascar, “after the ...