UN representatives may think twice about crossing Ban Ki-moon in future after he was awarded an honorary 10th degree black belt in taekwondo.
Humanitarian aid won't be allowed into Qusair until the fighting there is over, Syria's foreign minister has told UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon says he is "deeply concerned" by Hezbollah's growing role in Syria's civil war.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has arrived in the DRC flashpoint city of Goma after three days of deadly fighting between rebels and government forces.
The conflict in Mali could be creating a "ticking time bomb" for neighbouring Western Sahara, UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has warned.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hasappointed a seasoned humanitarian worker to serve as his Acting Special Representative in Haiti.
President Jacob Zuma has been appointed to serve in United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon's Education First initiative.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he had used this week's trip to push for human rights and transparency from Tehran over its nuclear programme.
The United Nations Security Council will meet on Thursday to tackle deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Syria.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned that Syria risks a "catastrophic civil war" following a massacre that sparked global outrage.
Violence has erupted in two Syrian provinces with reports of 10 civilians dead in an army mortar attack and 12 soldiers killed in clashes with rebels.
UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has urged Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime to protect the 300 ceasefire monitors due in Syria next week.
Kofi Annan's deputy has told the Security Council that the swift deployment of observers to Syria is needed despite risks and persistent violence.
UN leader Ban Ki-moon says a UN mission's communications from the Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara with UN headquarters have been compromised.
The US has warned Syria it won't be able to deceive the world about compliance with a cease-fire that is just days away, as the violence continues.
Syrian armed forces killed at least 31 people on Saturday, mostly civilians and all but four of them in an assault on the town of Latamna.
Syria President Bashar al-Assad has promised to try to implement a UN-backed peace plan but demands that opposition groups pledge to end violence.
Dissent mars the United Nations's celebration of its responsibility to protect -- an emerging norm.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the signing of a treaty of non-aggression between Sudan and South Sudan over their disputed border.
Syrian troops have sealed off the population of a rebel stronghold in the city of Homs and bombarded it using tanks, helicopters and artillery.