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FIFA admits venues still not ready ahead of 2014 World Cup: Report  Apr 3, 3:16 pm
London, 3 Apr (ANI): FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has admitted that infrastructure for the 2014 World Cup may not be totally ready for the beginning of the tournament.
FIFA admits venues still not ready ahead of 2014 World Cup  Apr 3, 2:51 pm
London, 3 Apr (ANI): FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has admitted that infrastructure for the 2014 World Cup may not be totally ready for the beginning of the tournament.
Former Norwegian PM Stoltenberg named next Nato chief   Mar 29, 12:15 pm
Johannesburg, March 29 (ANI): Former Norwegian prime minister and negotiator, Jens Stoltenberg has been reportedly chosen by Nato as its next secretary general.
Valcke says FIFA had to learn from delays as Brazil still preparing for WC  Mar 28, 4:11 pm
Johannesburg, Mar. 28 (ANI): FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said that the organisation had to learn from delays and find different ways of working for future events as Brazil is still not ready for the World Cup, starting from June this year.
Khurshid meets SCO Secretary General, discuss regional issues  Feb 24, 7:39 pm
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday met Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Dmitry Mezentsev and discussed regional and multilateral issues.
NATO head believes security pact with Afghanistan will only happen after elections  Feb 21, 1:29 pm
Washington, Feb. 21(ANI): NATO's secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen has reportedly said that he believed that Afghan President Hamid Karzai will not sign the security pact with the US that would allow American troops to remain in Afghanistan after the end of 2014.
Indian women denied voice in decision making: Kofi Annan  Feb 7, 12:19 pm
New Delhi, Feb.7 (ANI): Nobel laureate and former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan has said women in India are still denied the right to take decisions, which have an impact on their lives.
Blatter's ex-'right-hand man' Champagne may put forward bid as new FIFA president  Jan 18, 10:11 am
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): The former right-hand man of FIFA President Sepp Blatter may reportedly put forward a bid to succeed his former boss in his position in the world soccer governing body after inviting the world's media to a news conference in London.
Half of Syrian population urgently needs aid: UN  Jan 16, 1:40 pm
London, Jan. 16 (ANI): Half of Syria's population, some 9.3 million people, are in urgent need of aid, United Nations secretary general has said.
FIFA dismisses 'belief' 2022 Qatar World Cup will be held in winter  Jan 9, 11:53 am
Sydney, Jan 9 (ANI): FIFA has reportedly dismissed the comments of the football governing body's secretary general Jerome Valcke that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held in the winter months that year, instead of the June-July tournament originally scheduled.
UN team in Dhaka to encourage pre-poll dialogue  Dec 7, 2:06 pm
Dhaka, Dec.7 (ANI): A six-member United Nations team led by Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, has arrived in Bangladesh capital Dhaka with the objective of encouraging political parties to sit down for a dialogue and create an environment conducive to holding an inclusive, non-violent and credible election.
2022 Qatar World Cup set to move to winter, says FIFA secretary general  Nov 13, 8:51 am
Sydney, Nov 13 (ANI): The Qatar 2022 Soccer World Cup is set to be switched to November and December in winters, as the Premier League was close to an agreement last night for it, according to FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke.
Philippines declares state of national calamity post Typhoon Haiyan  Nov 12, 11:03 am
London, Nov. 12 (ANI): The Philippines has declared a state of national calamity following the devastation caused by the strongest storm on record Typhoon Haiyan that hit the central islands last Friday.
UN adopts binding resolution on ridding Syria of chemical weapons  Sep 28, 10:26 am
London, Sept. 28 (ANI): In a move, described as 'historic' by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, the UN Security Council has reportedly adopted a binding resolution to remove the chemical weapons stockpile from Syria.
Keep military option open on Syria: NATO chief  Sep 19, 6:11 pm
Brussels, Sept. 19 (ANI): NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday the military option should remain open to ensure Syria keep its promise to eliminate chemical weapons.
UN report confirms chemical weapons use in Syria   Sep 17, 10:56 am
Wellington, Sept. 17 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said report confirms chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in the August 21st attack in Syria.
NATO chief welcomes U.S., Russia deal on Syrian chemical weapons  Sep 15, 3:26 pm
Washington, Sept. 15 (ANI): NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has welcomed a U.S.-Russian agreement on the elimination of Syrian chemical weapons.
'CBI has placed India at the forefront of global policing': Interpol Secretary General  Sep 10, 4:05 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): The Secretary-General, Interpol, Robert K. Noble, has complimented the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for demonstrating professionalism and willingness to share its expertise to effectively combat trans-national organized crime.
Cuba calls on UN to prevent military strikes against Syria  Sep 3, 2:27 pm
Beijing, Sept. 3 (ANI): Cuba is urging the United Nations Security Council and General Assembly to work to prevent a proposed military strike against Syria.
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon urges immediate probe into Syria chemical attack  Aug 23, 3:55 pm
London, Aug. 23 (ANI): The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate investigation into the alleged chemical weapons attack near the Syrian capital.
UN investigator claims Pak Army chief Kayani doubted Taliban role in Bhutto's assassination  Aug 21, 1:31 pm
Islamabad, Aug. 21 (ANI): United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary General Heraldo Munoz has said that Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani suspected the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) having assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
UN chief totally opposed to armed drone strikes   Aug 14, 2:34 pm
Islamabad, Aug. 14 (ANI): The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has clarified that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are essentially flying cameras for informational purposes and should be used within the ambit of international law.
UN chief urges India, Pak to ease LoC tension through talks  Aug 13, 1:20 pm
Islamabad, Aug. 13 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has urged India and Pakistan to resolve the recent misunderstanding between them following the August 6 Line-of-Control incident that killed five Indian soldiers.
UN urged to take note of human rights violations and genocide in Balochistan   Aug 13, 12:20 pm
Quetta, Aug. 13 (ANI): Former leader of the opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Advocate Kachkol Ali has urged the United Nations secretary general to take notice of increasing number of 'genocide in Baloch and violation of human rights'.
NATO to stop combat operations in Afghanistan: Chief  Jun 18, 4:31 pm
Beijing, June 18 (Xinhua-ANI): NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Tuesday that NATO forces will no longer plan, execute or lead combat operations in Afghanistan.