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UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ebola

Sep 16, 2014

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ebola

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting this week to discuss the Ebola outbreak that has gripped West Africa and claimed over 2,200 lives, the president of the 15-member body has said. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Liberia #Ebola
United Nations 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

Sep 15, 2014

United Nations 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

A UN military vehicle struck a land mine on Sunday in the volatile Kidal region of northern Mali, killing a Chadian soldier and wounding four other peacekeepers, a spokesman for the UN mission in the West African country said. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Northern Mali #Kidal
Carbon dioxide pollution levels at annual record high, says United Nations

Sep 10, 2014

Carbon dioxide pollution levels at annual record high, says United Nations

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the UN weather agency said on Tuesday. #World #China #United Nations #Environment #Ban Ki-moon #Carbon dioxide #World Meteorological Organization
Ebola outbreak Barack Obama pledges additional aid to UN

Sep 09, 2014

Ebola outbreak Barack Obama pledges additional aid to UN

US President Barack Obama has pledged additional aid to the UN to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, the White House said in a statement. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #West Africa #Ebola #Ebola outbreak #Ebola Virus disease
UN chief Ban Ki-moon welcomes formation of new govt in Iraq

Sep 09, 2014

UN chief Ban Ki-moon welcomes formation of new govt in Iraq

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday welcomed the formation of a new government in Iraq. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Iraq #Iraqi government #UN secretary general #Iraqi PM #al-Abadi
Obama promises UN more US aid to fight Ebola outbreak

Sep 09, 2014

Obama promises UN more US aid to fight Ebola outbreak

President Barack Obama is pledging more US assistance to help contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Health #UN #Ban Ki-moon #epidemic #US President #Virus #Ebola #UN secretary general #Disease #Outbreak
House-sized asteroid flew past Earth, says NASA

Sep 08, 2014

House-sized asteroid flew past Earth, says NASA

A 60-feet asteroid about the size of a normal house flew past Earth on Sunday posing no threat to humans, NASA reported. #Russia #Nasa #Earth #Moon #New Zealand #asteroid #Space #Nicaragua #Meteorite
UN chief looking to revive global climate deal

Sep 04, 2014

UN chief looking to revive global climate deal

Ban wants heads of state at a September 23 gathering in New York to outline how their countries will contribute to a mutual goal to contain rising temperatures. #Barack Obama #United Nations #climate change #Ban Ki-moon #Global warming #UNFCCC #Secretary-General #UN Framework Convention on Climate Change #Climate summit #Copenhagen Accord #1997 Kyoto Protocol #Paris Summit
UN chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

Sep 04, 2014

UN chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this month hopes to reinvigorate the years-long effort to forge a global climate deal, even as concerns grow over whether the final pact will be rigorous enough to address threats to the environment. #World #United Nations #climate change #Ban Ki-moon #Kyoto Protocol #Yvo de Boer
Ukraine crisis cannot be solved through military action, warns UN chief

Sep 02, 2014

Ukraine crisis cannot be solved through military action, warns UN chief

"What is important at this time is that they should know there is no military solution in this. There should be a political dialogue for a political solution, that is the more sustainable way," Ban stressed. #Russia #Europe #UN #Ban Ki-moon #New Zealand #Ukraine #Putin #UN chief #military action #Ukraine crisis #Western powers #Minsk