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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......

Syria accepts April 10 peace deadline, says Annan

The Syrian government has agreed to pull back its troops from cities and complete withdrawal of heavy weapons by April 10, United Nations-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan told the UN Security Council......

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......

'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......

Nitin Desai is Annan's special adviser for info su

Eminent economist and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Nitin Desai has been appointed as Secretary-General Kofi Annan's Special Adviser for the World Summit on......

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......

Sreejesh, Harmanpreet in contention for FIH awards

IMAGE: Captain and 'keeper P R Sreejesh has been an inspiration under the bar for the Indian team. Photograph: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Inspirational men's team captain P R Sreejesh and......

Football friendlies: Argentina trounce Hong Kong; Honduras draw with US

Lionel Messi of Argentina in action during the International friendly match against Hong Kong. Photograph: Victor Fraile/Getty Images The Hong Kong Football Association were left red-faced and out......
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