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Ban concerned over downing of Russian plane by Turkish Air Force, urges measures to lower tensions

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is seriously concerned over the downing of a Russian military jet by the Turkish Air Force earlier today, and has urged all relevant parties to take urgent measures with a view to de-escalating tensions, according to his spokesperson.

UN officials condemn terrorist bombings in Turkey

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today's terrorist bombings in Ankara, Turkey.

Child refugees "up 80 per cent" in Europe

The number of child refugees seeking safe passage in Europe has increased by 80 per cent since 2014, the UN Children’s Agency, UNICEF, said Tuesday.

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Ban urges immediate de-escalation of tensions after recent attacks in Turkey

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the recent attacks against Turkish security personnel that have resulted in dozens of casualties, and urged an immediate de-escalation of tensions.

Ban condemns series of terrorist attacks in Turkey

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today’s series of terrorist attacks in Turkey, including on the security forces, both in Istanbul and in the south-east provinces, as well as on the United States Consulate in Istanbul.

Security Council strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack in Turkey

The United Nations Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the recent terrorist attack in Suruc, Turkey, which killed at least 31 and injuring over 100 people.

Ban condemns deadly terrorist attack in Turkey

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the deadly terrorist attack that took place in the Turkish town of Suruc, which has reportedly claimed the lives of at least 28 people and injured more than a hundred.

Syrian refugee children as young as six forced into work

The Syrian conflict has forced an increasing number of children into work, with some as young as six helping to support their families, a UN report warned on Thursday.

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Refugee influx risks overwhelming Greek isles

Greece is struggling to cope with a huge influx of desperate refugees who’ve been arriving by sea from Turkey at a rate of 600 per day, the UN said Friday.

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Refugee “push-back” deaths prompt Bulgaria probe call

The deaths of two Iraqi men who were refused entry to Bulgaria and then assaulted has prompted calls for a “independent and transparent” probe into the incident.

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