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CBS News Politics 3 hours ago
Kofi Annan, the first black African UN secretary-general, died Saturday after becoming ill. After his death was announced, leaders around the world...
CNN 4 hours ago
Kofi Annan has been described as one of "Africa's foremost son," as well as "a tall Iroko tree," whose achievement as the first black African to lead...
Associated Press News 6 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday March 29, 2005 file photo United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations...
Reuters Politics 8 hours ago
Tributes have been paid from across the world to former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan, who died in...
Reuters Politics 8 hours ago
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday hailed the late former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan as a consummate international diplomat who had...
Associated Press News 9 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 file photo Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General speaks during the Global partners meeting on...
Reuters Incident 10 hours ago
Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died, the Kofi Annan Foundation said on Saturday.
CNN 10 hours ago
Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80, a UN agency confirmed Saturday.Annan, who was born in Ghana...
Associated Press News 1 day ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 file photo, Malian incumbent President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, arrives to cast his ballot during the...
Reuters Lifestyle 1 day ago
Opposition firebrand Julius Malema introduced a bill to nationalize South Africa's central bank, raising pressure on the ruling ANC to go through...
CNN 1 day ago
Five months ago Jessica Osita had never used a computer, sent an email or even browsed the internet, yet she is part of a team of five teenagers who...
Associated Press News Politics 1 day ago
School pupils react after being teargassed by police who were confronting a demonstration near their school in the Kamwokya area of Kampala, Uganda...
CNN 2 days ago
One year after Sierra Leone suffered a devastating mudslide that wiped out entire communities in its capital, survivors say they are are struggling...
Associated Press News Politics 2 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The new leader of Amnesty International says many world leaders, especially President Donald Trump, are rolling back gains made...
Associated Press News Politics 2 days ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 file photo, Malian incumbent President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, arrives to cast his ballot during the...
Reuters Politics 2 days ago
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the...
Miami Herald Finance 2 days ago
One of the world's largest urban forests is under threat from a tiny beetle. The polyphagous shot hole borer is thought to have made its way to...
Reuters Lifestyle 3 days ago
The plunge in Turkey's lira to a series of record lows over the past week sent tremors through global markets. While the currency has recovered a...
Reuters Lifestyle 3 days ago
The Turkish lira is significantly below fair value at the moment and should strengthen over the next one to two years as Turkey's economy slows and...
Associated Press News 3 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amnesty International's new leader said Wednesday his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance...
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