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Rival forces fight over key sites in Burundi's capital

...violence in Burundi and urged talks between the warring factions.The U.N. Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned leaders of the attempted coup for trying to oust the elected government.The council also condemned those...
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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 workers killed

...iron hand," said Salad, the police commander in the semi-autonomous Puntland state.U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at U.N. headquarters in New York that "the men and women who bring humanitarian action to light are an inspiration...
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Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...countries and Yemen met U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the call in last week's Security Council...from Gulf countries met U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss provisions of last week's U.N. resolution...
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Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

...with this degree of suffering, and with this magnitude of cascading consequences."U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a 20-fold increase in aid totaling almost $1 billion to deal with the crisis.Several countries promised...
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Fall Arts Preview honorary doctorate in music from Yale University; and a Messenger of Peace award from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. She is Distinguished Professor of Music at the University of Southern California, and works with students...
Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...a U.N. school that has been converted into a shelter in the southern town of Rafah.U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the attack a "moral outrage and a criminal act" and demanded a quick investigation, while the U.S. State...
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Gaza war rages on despite pledge of Hamas, Israel truce

...diplomats had hoped a temporary lull could be expanded into a more sustainable truce to end the bloodshed and U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urged the sides on Sunday to accept a 24-hour truce.However, both sides were holding out for bigger gains in the...
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Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province Li Keqiang was en route to Yunnan to oversee quake relief, Xinhua said.U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered "his condolences to the Chinese Government and the families of those killed," according to a statement from...
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Sochi opening: Let Putin's games begin

...including heads of state and international organizations - are joining the games, including U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.The opening ceremonies will gloss over these ugly bits as they hand over the games to the men and women who will spend...
Iran minister, UN chief discuss nuclear issue

UNITED NATIONS - Iran's foreign minister and the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon exchanged views Thursday on the country's controversial nuclear program and its potential role in ending the Syrian conflict...


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