U.S. accuses Russia of 'barbarism' over Aleppo bombardment

Sep 26, 2016

U.S. accuses Russia of 'barbarism' over Aleppo bombardment

nited Nations The U.S. accused Moscow of “barbarism” over the worsening carnage in Aleppo, as Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded the city in one of the heaviest bombing raids of the five-year war. At an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to demand ...

After a decade, U.N. chief disappointed in many world leaders

Sep 14, 2016

After a decade, U.N. chief disappointed in many world leaders

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he’s disappointed by many world leaders who care more about retaining power than improving the lives of their people — and can’t understand why Syria is being held hostage to “the destiny” of one man, President Bashar Assad. Nearing ...

Jul 7, 2016

Ban urges China to respect civil society, free media

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told China’s leaders on Thursday that a flourishing civil society and free media are key to China’s development, on one of his last visits to Beijing as U.N. leader. Ban spoke while standing next to Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who ...