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UN’s Ban Joins S.Korean Rapper Psy in ‘Gangnam’ Dance

Posted October 25th, 2012 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon joined South Korean rap phenomenon Psy in his trademark “Gangnam Style” dance moves Tuesday at U.N. headquarters. Speaking to reporters, Mr. Ban said he was “a bit jealous” of his countryman, lamenting that Psy’s meteoric rise to global popularity means he is no longer “the most famous Korean in […]

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UN Secretary-General Wins 2nd Term

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations General Assembly has voted to keep Ban Ki-moon as the head of the world body for another five years. The 192-nation assembly Tuesday unanimously approved a second term for Secretary General Ban, set to begin on January 1. Last week, the Security Council endorsed the bid of Mr. Ban, a 67-year-old former […]

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UN Secretary-General Expected to Win 2nd Term

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations General Assembly is expected to reconfirm Ban Ki-moon for a second five-year term as the world’s top diplomat. The vote in the 192-nation assembly is expected Tuesday afternoon. Last week, the Security Council endorsed the bid of Mr. Ban, a 67-year-old former South Korean foreign minister. Mr. Ban said he was “deeply […]

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Security Council Recommends UN Chief for 2nd Term

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations Security Council has recommended the re-election of Ban Ki-moon for a second term as U.N. chief. The Security Council officially endorsed Mr. Ban on Friday. Speaking from the capital of Brazil, where he is on a Latin American tour, Mr. Ban said he was “deeply honored” by the vote. The former South […]

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Security Council Recommends UN Chief for 2nd Term

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations Security Council has recommended the re-election of Ban Ki-moon for a second term as U.N. chief. The Security Council officially endorsed Mr. Ban on Friday. The former South Korean foreign minister faced no other candidates. His bid earned the backing of the United States and other key Security Council members. If any […]

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Security Council to Recommend UN Chief for 2nd Term

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations Security Council is expected to endorse the reappointment of Ban Ki-moon for a second term as U.N. chief on Friday. Mr. Ban faces no other candidates. His bid has the backing of the United States and other key members of the U.N. Security Council, and he appears almost certain to be re-elected. […]

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Security Council to Recommend UN Chief for 2nd Term

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations Security Council is expected to recommend the reappointment of Ban Ki-moon for a second term as U.N. chief. Mr. Ban faces no other candidates. His bid has the backing of the United States and other key members of the U.N. Security Council, and he appears almost certain to be re-elected. The Security […]

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Obama Welcomes UN Chief’s Bid for 2nd Term

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has welcomed the candidacy of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for a second term heading the world body. In a statement Tuesday, the White House said Mr. Ban has made important reforms and led the U.N. as it played a critical role in crises and challenges around the world — including in […]

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Ban Ki-Moon Seeks Second Term as UN Secretary General

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has formally announced his candidacy for a second five-year term as the head of the world body. The 66-year-old former South Korean foreign minister said Monday he had sent a letter to the 192 U.N. member states to “humbly” offer himself for a second term. Mr. Ban has been secretary […]

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