Ban deplores killing of Turkish soldiers by armed Kurdish group

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of 15 Turkish soldiers in the latest attack attributed to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), an armed group operating out of northern Iraq.

Secretary-General condemns deadly dual attacks in Istanbul

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned last night’s twin bombings in Istanbul that have killed at least 16 civilians and injured many others.

UN refugee agency deplores deaths of four refugees after expulsion by Turkey

The United Nations refugee agency is seeking clarification from Turkey after 18 refugees were forced to cross a fast-flowing river on the Turkish-Iraqi border, leading to the deaths of four by drowning.

Ban Ki-moon calls for 'utmost restraint' in Turkey-Iraq border actions

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern today over the latest escalation of tension along the Turkish-Iraqi border, appealing for “utmost restraint” in actions there and for respect of the border between the two countries.