Gerard Aziakou

UN: Police failed to properly probe Bhutto death

Pakistani authorities deliberately failed to properly investigate the 2007 murder of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto, a UN-appointed independent panel said.

World raises nearly $10bn for quake-hit Haiti

International donors pledged nearly $10-billion on Wednesday to help shell-shocked Haiti recover from January's devastating earthquake.

UN to renew call for Gaza ‘war-crimes’ probe

The UN General Assembly was expected on Friday to demand Israelis and Palestinians probe alleged war crimes during the Gaza conflict.

Ban Ki-moon sworn in as next UN chief

South Korea's Ban Ki-moon was sworn in on Thursday as the next United Nations Secretary General at a General Assembly ceremony during which he vowed to be "a harmoniser and bridge-builder" and build on the legacy of the incumbent, Kofi Annan. The 62-year-old South Korean is to take up his post officially on January 1.

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