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  • Kofi Annan raises concerns over 'fragile democracy' in Maldives

    World | February 10, 2018 21:18 IST

    Annan raised concerns over the actions of President Abdulla Yameen's regime regarding independent institutions, which he claimed were in violation of the spirit of democracy.

  • Paris Climate Summit: Leaders needed to fix global ‘mess’, says Kofi Annan

    World | December 12, 2017 19:14 IST

    “We are seeing more and more troubles and conflicts still continuing, because of the lack of global commitment and global vision”

  • ‘Mohalla clinics a model to scale up healthcare in India’

    India | January 27, 2017 18:28 IST

    Delhi government’s ‘Mohalla Clinics’ has come in for praise by a global body chaired by former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan.

  • ebola neglected because it started in africa kofi annan

    Ebola neglected because it started in Africa: Kofi Annan

    World | October 17, 2014 11:15 IST

    London: Wealthy countries were slow to tackle the Ebola epidemic as it began in Africa, former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan has said in tough criticism of the response to the crisis."I am bitterly

  • kenyan vice president pleads innocence at icc

    Kenyan vice president pleads innocence at ICC

    World | September 11, 2013 7:45 IST

    The Hague: Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto, who faces charges of crimes against humanity related to the deadly post-election violence in 2008, has pleaded not guilty, Al Jazeera reported Tuesday."How was it that somebody innocent,

  • un says it can t feed one million hungry syrians

    UN says it can't feed one million hungry Syrians

    World | January 08, 2013 18:23 IST

    Geneva,Jan 8: The World Food Program (WFP) said on Tuesday it is unable to help one million Syrians who are going hungry.Spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs said that this month, the agency aims to help 1.5 million

  • bill gates kofi annan back leniency for rajat gupta

    Bill Gates, Kofi Annan back leniency for Rajat Gupta

    World | October 13, 2012 9:53 IST

    New York, Oct 13 : Rajat Gupta, Goldman Sachs' former Indian-American director convicted of insider trading, has received letters of support from the likes of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and former UN Secretary General Kofi

  • syria plan to focus on most violent areas annan

    Syria plan to focus on most violent areas: Annan

    World | July 11, 2012 17:38 IST

    Baghdad, Jul 10: Syrian President Bashar Assad has agreed to a new UN-brokered peace plan focusing on containing the most violent areas of the country, then expanding to the entire nation, international envoy Kofi Annan

  • un envoy annan says syria efforts failing

    UN envoy Annan says Syria efforts failing

    World | July 07, 2012 20:06 IST

    Beirut, Jul 7:  Special U.N. envoy Kofi Annan acknowledged in an interview published Saturday that the international community's efforts to find a political solution to the escalating violence in Syria have failed.Annan told the French

  • death toll rises over 50 as syria begins clean up operation

    Death toll rises over 50 as Syria begins clean up operation

    World | May 11, 2012 18:38 IST

    Damascus, May 11: Residents in the Syrian capital, Damascus, began the long task of clearing up their wrecked homes and streets on Friday, a day after two suicide car bombs ripped through the city.The blasts

  • annan says syria violence levels unacceptable

    Annan says Syria violence levels 'unacceptable'

    World | April 25, 2012 8:48 IST

    Damascus, Apr 25: A car bomb rocked Damascus on Tuesday, a day after nearly 60 were killed across Syria, as international peace envoy Kofi Annan said violence levels were “unacceptable” 12 days into a promised

  • first team of un monitors arrive in syria

    First Team Of UN Monitors Arrive In Syria

    World | April 18, 2012 10:01 IST

    Geneva, Apr 16: International envoy Kofi Annan's spokesman says the advance team of six U.N. observers have arrived in Damascus to monitor Syria's 4-day-old cease-fire.Ahmad Fawzi says the remaining 25 observers are expected to arrive

  • syrian city shelled un truce observers to arrive

    Syrian City Shelled, UN Truce Observers To Arrive

    World | April 18, 2012 10:04 IST

    Beirut, Apr 15: Syrian troops shelled residential neighbourhoods dominated by rebels in the central city of Homs on Sunday, activists said, hours before the first batch of United Nations observers were to arrive in Damascus

  • pro assad show massacre mark syria anniversary

    Pro-Assad Show, 'Massacre' Mark Syria Anniversary

    World | March 16, 2012 8:11 IST

    Damascus, Mar 16 : Huge rallies played up support for Syria's president today despite a new “massacre” report and a refugee exodus to Turkey as a deadly revolt against his autocratic rule entered a second

  • annan optimistic after assad talks despite tough mission

    Annan Optimistic After Assad Talks Despite 'Tough' Mission

    World | March 12, 2012 7:59 IST

    Damascus, Mar 12: Peace envoy Kofi Annan emerged optimistic on sunday from talks with President Bashar al-Assad but warned of a “tough” mission to end bloodletting in Syria, even as soldiers were pounding a rebel

  • 62 killed in syria on first day of annan visit

    62 Killed In Syria On First Day Of Annan Visit

    World | March 11, 2012 7:21 IST

    Beirut, Mar 11: At least 62 persons, mostly soldiers and rebels, were killed in violence across Syria on Saturday , the first of a two-day visit by international peace envoy Kofi Annan, a monitor said.Among

  • syria envoy annan to meet assad on saturday

    Syria Envoy Annan To Meet Assad On Saturday

    World | March 10, 2012 13:09 IST

    United Nations, Mar 10 : Kofi Annan, the new Syria envoy, will meet Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus on Saturday morning and deliver a message that all violence must stop, the U.N. chief said