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Greek, Turkish Cypriot Leaders Meet to Try to Re-Unite Divided Island

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are holding U.N.-mediated talks in an effort to end the four-decade-long stalemate that has kept their island divided. U.N. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon opened the week long talks with words of encouragement for the task...

UN Secretary General Offers Support to Rival Cypriot Leaders for Further Talks in Switzerland; Spokesman Says

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon looks forward to offering his personal support to both Turkish leader of Cyprus; Mustafa Akinci and President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus. The two are set to enter into a crucial phase of negotiations, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in New York....

Assessment of Greek Mission in New York

According to government sources, the trip of the Greek mission in New York during the 71st United Nations General Assembly was successful in regards to the refugee issue, Cyprus negotiations and debt relief talks. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon praised...

Leading Economists and Politicians to Attend 4th Athens Democracy Forum from September 14-18

Is democracy good for business? Is liberal democracy compatible with religion? Should the major institutions of global governance be reformed, or scrapped? Do terrorist attacks justify giving greater powers to security forces? These and many more questions will be...

Ban Ki-moon Concerned 'Confidence Building Measures' Lack Implementation in Cyprus

In his UNFICYP report, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon praises the leaders of the two communities in Cyprus, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, for the genuine progress they have made in the...

UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-moon: Lesvos is the Island of Peace

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited on Saturday the island of Lesvos and "met with refugees from countries that have suffered very much," as he said. He toured the refugee and migrant camp at Kara Tepe and the Moria hotspot and...

Tsipras Tells Ban Ki-moon: The Time is Now to find a Solution to the Cyprus Issue

When Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met in Athens on Saturday a resolution to the Cyprus issue were a critical part of what the two leaders discussed. As PM Tsipras emphasized discussions between Turkish...

Ban Ki-moon Meets with PM Tsipras, President Pavlopoulos, Calls for Solidarity in Tackling the Refugee Crisis in Greece

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon came to Greece with a message of solidarity. Reuters reported that after a meeting with Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday, Ban Ki-moon told the press that "Greece should not be left alone to address this challenge on its own." Tsipras offered...

Ban Ki-Moon Dines With Greek Leaders at Acropolis Museum With Refugees on the Menu

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on the first leg of his two-day visit to Greece. During the dinner at the Acropolis Museum, he discussed the refugee...

UN's Ban Ki-moon to Visit Athens and Lesvos

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be in Athens on Friday to meet with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas. The focus of his trip to Greece is to discuss the refugee...