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Kofi Annan: The 'teflon' UN secretary-general
'Kofi Annan will be remembered more for his Nobel Prize and related glory rather than Rwanda and Volcker,' notes Ambassador T P Sreenivasan with whom he worked in the UN. IMAGE: Former UN......
Kofi Annan resigns as UN-Arab League envoy for Syria
United Nations and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan has resigned from his post as international envoy for Syria after trying in vain for six months to broker peace and bring the country's warring......
READ: Anna Hazare's letter to the PM
Warm Greetings, In 2003, the then Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi A Annan, during the "UN Convention Against Corruption" noted, "Corruption is an insidious plague that has a wide......
Annan speaks his mind; bows out
Outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Tuesday told the nuclear weapon powers that they cannot tell others not have atomic arms if they themselves keep and upgrade their own......
I'm leaving UN with sense of dismay: Annan
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who is retiring from office after two five-year terms on Dec 31, has said that he was leaving the world body with a mixed feeling of dismay and......
'Ideally food subsidies should not be indefinite'
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has warned India against too many populist subsidies. Speaking on the issue of the Food Security Bill and Delhi government's water and electricity promises,......
Annan lauds India's growth
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annanlauded the rapid economic progress made by India, China, Russia and Brazil but said further political, economic and other reforms are essential to 'distribute the......
Annan asks rich nations to hike aid
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called on the rich nations to keep their promises to increase the official development aid to 0.7 per cent of the GDP and expand debt relief to help the......
Rich nations fueling poverty: Annan
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Wednesday accused the world's richest countries of fueling poverty through unfair trade policies."The damage is profound and the victims can be counted in the......
Annan calls for plan to bridge digital divide
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called for an action plan on the use of information and communication technologies in bridging the digital divide, especially in the developing......
Golden Globes 2015: The Top 10 Moments
Here's looking at some of the high points in the ceremony! There was something for everyone at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards this year, with surprises to please lovers of twist-endings, bold wins......
Liked Globe hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler? VOTE!
While their second turn as Golden Globes host was rather sedate, this year saw Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (in the picture) making some brave jokes. There was the Bill Crosby one, where Poehler......
Who will take charge of FIFA? Kofi Annan or Platini
Campaigners call for Kofi Annan to take charge of FIFA reform Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images A group campaigning for reform of world......
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