Incumbent Eroglu leads presidential polls in
Deutsche WelleIncumbent Eroglu leads presidential polls in Turkish Cyprus, but runoff beckonsDeutsche WelleThus far, decades of talks, including a push spearheaded by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, have failed to unify the island. Annan's plan was approved in the north but overwhelmingly rejected by Greek Cypriot voters at a 2004 referendum.Turkish Cypriot leader ahead after first round of voteThe West AustralianCyprus reunification hopes edge toward realityeuronewsall 303 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 2:21 pm
Photo: Kofi Annan breaking an athletics
Photo: Kofi Annan breaking an athletics record in 1960Pulse.com.ghFormer UN Secretary-General, Dr. Kofi Annan, Thursday shared a picture of him breaking an athletic record in the 1960. Dr. Annan shared the photo on his Facebook page and captioned it: 1960: Kofi Annan breaking a 12 year record for the 60 yard sprint ...
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 7:47 am
April 8, birthdays for Patricia Arquette,
Brooklyn Daily EagleApril 8, birthdays for Patricia Arquette, Robin Wright, Kofi AnnanBrooklyn Daily EagleNOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include former U.N. Secretary General KOFI ANNAN, who was born in 1938; “Medium” actress PATRICIA ARQUETTE, who was born in 1968; librarian and chronicler of contemporary civilization WILLIAM D. CHASE, who ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 9:26 am
Statement by Kofi Annan on the outcome of
My Sierra Leone OnlineStatement by Kofi Annan on the outcome of the Nigerian presidential electionsMy Sierra Leone OnlineStatement by Kofi Annan on the outcome of the Nigerian presidential elections. Published On : 2015-04-02 09:49:39. << Back to previous. The Nigerian people have spoken, and they have elected General Muhammadu Buhari. I offer him my warmest ...Five Crucial Days With the President-ElectVanguardall 1,207 news articles »
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 8:51 am
Kofi Annan Salutes Buhari, Urges To Avoid
NAIJ.COMKofi Annan Salutes Buhari, Urges To Avoid 'Winner-Takes-All' TendencyNAIJ.COMReacting to the INEC announcement, Annan praised Goodluk Jonathan for accepting defeat without grudges. According to Daily Post, Annan in a statement issued Tuesday night thanked all Nigerians for standing by the contestants, during and after the ...and more »
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 2:18 am
Why can’t the world keep its promises?
In April 2000, world leaders made six pledges to improve education. None of them were kept.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:18 pm
Berkeley postdoc and wunderkind probes
For his recently published book, Indecision Points: George W. Bush and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Berkeley postdoc and wunderkind Daniel Zoughbie interviewed more than three dozen world leaders including Condoleezza Rice, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 11:38 am
Kofi Annan promotes consumption of sweet
A former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Kofi Annan, and his wife, Nane, are collaborating with the International Potato Centre (CIP) to intensify a campaign on the consumption of sweet potatoes to improve the health of women and children less than five years.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 7:00 pm
Africa needs to do more to feed itself –
Former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan, has warned against growing food insecurity in Africa and urged the leaders and stakeholders to demonstrate strong commitment to deal with the problem.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 12:37 am
Kofi Annan Fast Facts
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Kofi Annan, former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 2:21 pm
What is genocide? Turkey and the Armenian
By contrast, a study commissioned by U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan concluded that, while the Darfur events should be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, they did not amount to genocide. Amnesty International ...
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 2:50 pm
Kofi Annan speaks of desire for fairer world
In an exclusive interview with China.org.cn, the former UN secretary-general said he is still actively working to help the world's poorest and most vulnerable. Follow China.org.cn on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 1:45 pm
Separate talks with Syria rival sides to
Fawzi was referring to the road map allowing for a political transition in Syria, agreed during a first round of Geneva negotiations hosted by one of de Mistura's predecessors Kofi Annan in June 2012. De Mistura, a Swedish-Italian career diplomat who was ...
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 9:21 pm
Former adviser says U.N. Syria envoy 'out of
Brahimi was appointed in 2012 to replace former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who quit after six months. Brahimi and Annan both expressed frustration at the global deadlock, particularly in the Security Council, over how to end the war.
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 8:15 am
Former adviser slams UN envoy to Syria's
"That plan is now dead," Rabbani told Al Jazeera in an exclusive interview. De Mistura, who was preceeded by former Secretary-General Kofi Annan and veteran diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi, "simply does not have the right background and expertise," said Rabbani.
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 4:57 am
Kofi Annan tackles drug trafficking in West
Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan launched a commission Thursday to tackle drug trafficking in West Africa as the region increasingly becomes a stopover point for cocaine and marijuana shipments from the Americas to Europe.
Posted on 31 January 2013 | 9:59 am
Annan: Military intervention in Syria won't
Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan is warning that military intervention in Syria by the major powers won't work.
Posted on 20 October 2012 | 12:30 pm
No Syrian peace in sight as Annan exits as
Kofi Annan's time as a would-be peacemaker among Syria's warring parties is over, and he quietly exited the role Friday having failed to end the conflict in the Arab state. Now the task falls to another veteran U.N. diplomat, Lakhdar Brahimi.
Posted on 31 August 2012 | 8:38 am
Russia: West 'instigating' Syrian opposition
Russia accused Western powers Wednesday of "openly instigating" Syrian opposition groups to take up arms in their fight to unseat President Bashar Assad.
Posted on 15 August 2012 | 9:16 pm
Diplomats: Algeria's Brahimi could replace
Former Algerian foreign affairs minister and longtime U.N. official Lakhdar Brahimi is a strong candidate to replace former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan as peace envoy to Syria, diplomats said Thursday.
Posted on 9 August 2012 | 3:20 pm