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Kofi Annan: Paul Ryan Was 'Dead Wrong' On Syria

AP | Posted 10.20.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan is warning that military intervention in Syria by the major powers won't work. In comments to ...

Former Foreign Minister Expected To Succeed Annan

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The man expected to replace Kofi Annan as the U.N.-Arab League mediator on Syr...

Twin Departures Signal Death Watch in Damascus

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 10.06.2012 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

The flight to Jordan Monday of Syrian prime minister Riyad Farid Hijab demonstrates that growing numbers of longtime stalwarts of the Ba'ath party regime -- at least those from the country's Sunni majority -- now despair of a negotiated transition and want out.

Kofi Annan Calls It Quits

The Huffington Post | Clare Richardson | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

The United Nations' envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, submitted his resignation on Thursday, citing finger pointing and divisions within the Security Counci...

Kofi Annan Arrives In Baghdad For Talks

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

GENEVA, July 10 (Reuters) - International mediator Kofi Annan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on th...

Can Iran Be Part Of The Solution In Syria?

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

By ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran -- International envoy Kofi Annan said Tuesday that Iran must be "part of the solution" to the ...

Ban: Syria Monitoring Mission Should Refocus On Political Solution

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, July 6 (Reuters) - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon recommended to the U.N. Security Council on Friday that its Syria monitoring mission shift...

World Powers To Meet On Syria In Geneva

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

GENEVA, June 27 (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from the global powers and Middle East countries will meet in Geneva on Saturday to work out a way to ...

Kofi Annan Slams Assad For Failure To Comply

Reuters | Posted 08.02.2012 | World

By Regan Doherty DOHA, June 2 (Reuters) - International envoy Kofi Annan on Saturday criticised President Bashar al-Assad for failing ...

Annan: Peace Plan 'Only Remaining Chance'

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

GENEVA — World powers share a "profound concern" that Syria could descend into civil war, international envoy Kofi Annan said Tuesday, but natio...

Dozens Of Children Slaughtered Since Syrian Ceasefire

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.01.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, May 1 (Reuters) - More than 34 children have allegedly been killed in Syria since a shaky truce between President Bashar al-Assad's ...

Fear of Annan's Plan Turning Into a Process of Buying Time

Raghida Dergham | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

Kofi Annan will not be able to continue merely managing relations between major powers while the Syrian leadership targets people militarily. He has no choice but to admit that granting deadline after deadline will be translated into prolonging the conflict.

Annan Plan Up Against the Syrian Wall

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 06.09.2012 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

As fighting intensifies in Syria on the eve of the declared deadline for troop withdrawals and a ceasefire, it is international mediator Kofi Annan's proposed peace process that many see at risk of burial.

Assad Agrees On Deadline Despite Reports Of Shelling, Killings

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 06.02.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The Syrian government sent troops backed by tanks into rebellious areas Monday, hunting down activists and torching their homes and bul...

Annan's Mission Suits Damascus' Desire to Buy Time

Raghida Dergham | Posted 05.30.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

Annan's mission is edging forward calmly and slowly, which suits the Syrian leadership that seeks to buy time.

Kofi Annan in Syria: Mission Impossible... Or?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.17.2012 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Kofi Annan, the former U.N. secretary-general once known as a diplomatic rockstar, is trying to start meaningful talks to end the brutality in Syria that has claimed at least 8,000 lives over the past year.

Annan: 'Grave And Appalling Reports'

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.12.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — U.N. peace envoy Kofi Annan expressed deep concern Monday over the violence in Syria, urging the world to send a clear message ...

Former U.N. Chief Concludes Syria Talks

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

* Former UN chief says he remains optimistic * Syrian forces pursue drive against rebels in northwest * Clinton to meet ...

BLOODY ASSAULT: Families Flee As Syrian Troops Batter Town

AP | By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY, Associated Press BEIRUT -- Syrian troops pushed ahead with a new assault on the northern region of Idlib on Saturday, shel...

Kofi Annan To Talk Syria In New York

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

(Adds Annan invited to Moscow) GENEVA, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Kofi Annan, the United Nations-Arab League envoy for Syria, said he would ho...