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Irish Examiner
Fitzgerald rejects Merkel's criticism of Ireland's refugee policy | Irish Examiner Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 08:26 AM Justice Minister Fra
Fitzgerald rejects Merkel's criticism of Ireland's refugee policy
Irish Examiner / Posted 46 minutes ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 08:26 AM Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has strongly rejected... Read more
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The China Post
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea VIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
The China Post / Posted 50 minutes ago
VIENNA -- Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Clock ticking as climate negotiators meet in BonnPARIS - Diplomats gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a clima
Clock ticking as climate negotiators meet in Bonn
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
PARIS - Diplomats gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a climate-rescue pact to be adopted at a year-end UN conference in Paris. US government scientists declared July the hottest month in history, and said 2015 appears set to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Ban Ki-moon 'horrified and heartbroken' by migrant deaths in EuropeUN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said he is "horrified and heartbroken" by
Ban Ki-moon 'horrified and heartbroken' by migrant deaths in Europe
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest migrant deaths in Austria and at sea. In a rare statement issued under his name and not a spokesman, he stressed that a "large majority" of people undertaking... Read more
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Japan Today
U.N. chief Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern ‹ Japan TodayChinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki
U.N. chief Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 hours ago
Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has defended his trip to Beijing next week to watch a military parade marking the end of World War Two following concern from Japan. Thousands of Chinese troops... Read more
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RTE News
UN chief urges stronger response to migration tragUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed Friday to governments to step up thei
UN chief urges stronger response to migration trag
RTE News / Posted 2 hours ago
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed Friday to governments to step up their response to Europe's migrant crisis following more drownings at sea and the discovery of migrant bodies in an abandoned truck in Austria. Ban praised leaders and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Austria truck death suspects to appear in courtInvestigators stand near a truck that stands on the shoulder of the highway A4
Austria truck death suspects to appear in court
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
Investigators stand near a truck that stands on the shoulder of the highway A4 near Parndorf south of Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Aug 27, 2015. At least 20 migrants were found dead in the truck parked on the Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian... Read more
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iafrica.com
Truck tragedy suspects to appear in courtFour people arrested after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were found in
Truck tragedy suspects to appear in court
iafrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Four people arrested after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were found in a truck in Austria will appear before a judge in Hungary on Saturday, officials said as the discovery sent shock waves through Europe. The truck, found Thursday on a... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta reports that a Maltese sea captain in Libya is to face charges of smuggling. The Malta Independent quotes Parliamentary Secretary Jose' Herrera saying all those... Read more
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thebee
'Horrified' UN Chief Calls For Refugee ActionUN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said he is "horrified and heartbroken" by
'Horrified' UN Chief Calls For Refugee Action
thebee / Posted 4 hours ago
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest migrant deaths at sea and on land. His response comes after it emerged 71 people, including children, appeared to have suffocated in an abandoned lorry in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Europe’s migrant crisis grows deadlierVIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Aus
Europe’s migrant crisis grows deadlier
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 hours ago
VIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Austria truck death suspects to appear in courtVIENNA - Four people arrested after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were
Austria truck death suspects to appear in court
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 hours ago
VIENNA - Four people arrested after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were found in a truck in Austria will appear before a judge in Hungary Saturday, officials said as the discovery sent shock waves through Europe. People light candles next to... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban urges all parties in Burundi to 'look beyond political differences' Fifteen years after the signing of a landmark Burundi peace accord, United Na
Ban urges all parties in Burundi to 'look beyond political differences'
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
Fifteen years after the signing of a landmark Burundi peace accord, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on all the country's political leaders,... Read more
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New Kerala
UN urges all States to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban as a step to nuclear-free world For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secreta
UN urges all States to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban as a step to nuclear-free world
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed voluntary moratoria on testing imposed by... Read more
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New Kerala
More than 300,000 make perilous Mediterranean crossing in 2015: UNHCR The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that the number of refugees
More than 300,000 make perilous Mediterranean crossing in 2015: UNHCR
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that the number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe has surpassed 300,000 this year, up from... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban urges expansion of safe, legal channels of migration In the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside
Ban urges expansion of safe, legal channels of migration
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
In the wake of the grim discovery of the bodies of more than 70 people inside a truck abandoned near Austria's border with Hungary, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged the world to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN's Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concernBEIJING: Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-Gener
UN's Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
BEIJING: Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has defended his trip to Beijing next week to watch a military parade marking the end of World War Two following concern from Japan. Thousands of Chinese... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.N.'s Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concernBEIJING Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-Genera
U.N.'s Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 hours ago
BEIJING Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has defended his trip to Beijing next week to watch a military parade marking the end of World War Two following concern from Japan. Thousands of Chinese... Read more
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The Star
U.N.'s Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern - XinhuaBEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secr
U.N.'s Ban defends China parade trip after Japanese concern - Xinhua
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has defended his trip to Beijing next week to watch a military parade marking the end of World War Two following concern from Japan. Thousands... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Death toll soars in latest Mediterranean refugee boat disasterMigrant crisis: At least 200 feared drowned as people smuggling across Mediterr
Death toll soars in latest Mediterranean refugee boat disaster
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
Migrant crisis: At least 200 feared drowned as people smuggling across Mediterranean continues Photo:Belongings of dead migrants recovered by the Libyan coast guard, after their boat sank off the coastal town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, August 27,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.N. chief 'horrified and heartbroken' by migrants crisis U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is ''horrified and heartbroken as
U.N. chief 'horrified and heartbroken' by migrants crisis
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 hours ago
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is ''horrified and heartbroken as refugees and migrants are losing their lives in the Mediterranean, Europe and beyond.'' Rough Cut (no reporter... Read more
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TribLIVE
Migrants risk all to fleeVIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Aus
Migrants risk all to flee
TribLIVE / Posted 11 hours ago
VIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Ban urges strong refugee crisis responseUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to governments to step up their r
Ban urges strong refugee crisis response
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to governments to step up their response to Europe's refugee crisis following more drownings at sea and the discovery of bodies in an abandoned truck in Austria. Ban on Friday praised leaders and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN chief urges stronger response to migration tragediesUNITED NATIONS, United States: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moo
UN chief urges stronger response to migration tragedies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS, United States: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed on Friday (Aug 28) to governments to step up their response to Europe's migrant crisis following more drownings at sea and the discovery of migrant bodies in an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Chief Urges All States to Sign, Ratify Nuclear Test Ban As 'Critical Step On Road to Nuclear-Free World'For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary
UN Chief Urges All States to Sign, Ratify Nuclear Test Ban As 'Critical Step On Road to Nuclear-Free World'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed voluntary moratoria on testing imposed by nuclear-armed states but stressed that these cannot substitute for a legally-binding... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Panel to probe Syria chemical weaponsUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is proposing the establishment of a three-memb
Panel to probe Syria chemical weapons
Sky News Australia / Posted 12 hours ago
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is proposing the establishment of a three-member independent panel backed by experts to identify those responsible for using chlorine and other chemical weapons in attacks in Syria for the first time. A resolution... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 12 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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KXXV Waco
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 12 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 13 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 13 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deathsGENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of tho
UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 13 hours ago
GENEVA (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe. 10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "horrified and heartbroken" by the latest deaths in Austria and at... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban strongly condemns use of chemical weapons and toxic chemicals as weapons in Syria conflict Deeply disturbed by continuing reports of the use of chemical weapons, as wel
Ban strongly condemns use of chemical weapons and toxic chemicals as weapons in Syria conflict
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Deeply disturbed by continuing reports of the use of chemical weapons, as well as the use of toxic chemicals as a weapon in Syria, United Nations... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflict Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution o
Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflict
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Charities Say South Sudan Deal is First Step, Needs EnforcementLondon — Four global charities have welcomed the signing of a peace deal by the
Charities Say South Sudan Deal is First Step, Needs Enforcement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
London — Four global charities have welcomed the signing of a peace deal by the president of South Sudan but said it needs to be enforced and regulated if civilians' lives are to improve. CARE, Oxfam, World Vision and the International Rescue... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Ki-Moon to Youths - Raise Your Voices On Climate ChangeThe United Nations Secretary-Genera, Ban Ki-moon, has charged Nigerian youths t
Ban Ki-Moon to Youths - Raise Your Voices On Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The United Nations Secretary-Genera, Ban Ki-moon, has charged Nigerian youths to speak up on the need to combat climate change. Speaking during a twitter chat as part of his visit to Nigeria, the UN scribe urged Nigerian and African youths to play... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Leaving No Woman Behind'By Barakat Abdullahi and Hauwa Sayeed 'Leaving no woman Behind', is coined out
'Leaving No Woman Behind'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
By Barakat Abdullahi and Hauwa Sayeed 'Leaving no woman Behind', is coined out of the phase, "leaving no one behind as it relates to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs), which will build upon the Millennium Development... Read more
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Irish Examiner
UN calls for international body to uncover chemical attacks in SyriaUN chief Ban Ki-moon has proposed that a new international body should be set u
UN calls for international body to uncover chemical attacks in Syria
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has proposed that a new international body should be set up to assign blame for chemical attacks in Syria’s deadly conflict. The Secretary-General’s letter to the UN Security Council, obtained by the Associated Press, recommends... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Welcomes South Sudanese Leader Kiir's Signature of Agreement to Resolve ConflictWelcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of
Ban Welcomes South Sudanese Leader Kiir's Signature of Agreement to Resolve Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the move is "a critical and necessary step towards ending the 20 month-long conflict that... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
New-game-Middle-EastAt the end of June, Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the United Nations, i
New-game-Middle-East
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
At the end of June, Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the United Nations, issued a statement marking the third anniversary of the Geneva communique of 30 June 2012. The statement dealt with the suffering of the Syrian people that “continues to... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
UN chief sets out framework for Syria poison gas probe Published: 28 August 2015 7:22 AM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says continu
UN chief sets out framework for Syria poison gas probe
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 28 August 2015 7:22 AM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says continuing reports of the use of chemical weapons, as well as the use of toxic chemicals as a weapon in the Syrian conflict... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UN calls for panel to identify Syria chemical weapons users UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon wants to investigate the use of chemical wea
UN calls for panel to identify Syria chemical weapons users
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon wants to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria UN chief Ban Ki-moon has proposed that a new international body should be set up to assign blame... Read more
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KTVL Medford
International News UN calls for panel to identify Syria chemical weapons users August 27, 2015 2
International News
KTVL Medford / Posted yesterday
UN calls for panel to identify Syria chemical weapons users August 27, 2015 22:05 GMT UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is proposing the establishment of a three-member independent panel backed by experts to... Read more
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Weekly Times
UN moves on Syria chemical weapons probeUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told the Security Council on he's planning
UN moves on Syria chemical weapons probe
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told the Security Council on he's planning to set up a three-person team to investigate alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria. THE move came amid new reports of a mustard gas attack in Syria that local... Read more
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News.com.au
Panel to probe Syria chemical weaponsBreaking News UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is proposing the establishmen
Panel to probe Syria chemical weapons
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Breaking News UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is proposing the establishment of a three-member independent panel backed by experts to identify those responsible for using chlorine and other chemical weapons in... Read more
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