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UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Turkish capital

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terrorist attack that reportedly killed and wounded dozens of people in the Turkish capital of Ankara earlier today.

UN rights expert calls on Turkey to reverse seizure of independent media group

An independent United Nations human rights expert today called on the Government of Turkey to relinquish State control over Feza Media Group, which includes the Zaman newspaper.

Ban condemns explosion reportedly caused by car bomb in Ankara

Secretary-General has condemned the explosion reportedly caused by a car bomb in the Turkish capital, Ankara, today, which reportedly killed more than two-dozen people.

Turkey: UN rights chief concerned by actions of security forces and clampdown on media

The United Nations human rights chief today called on the Turkish authorities to respect the fundamental rights of civilians in its security operations and to promptly investigate the alleged shooting of a group of unarmed people after “shocking” video footage of the event.

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist bombing in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet District

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the terrorist bombing in Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul, Turkey, calling it a “despicable crime targeting the heart of Istanbul’s tourist district.”

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.

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.