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Pentagon Papers whistleblower wins Swedish rights prize

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Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies

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Obama to deliver 2018 Mandela lecture

The annual lecture will this year be held on July 17, the day before what would have been Mandela’s 100th birthday

Kofi Annan dismisses criticism of ICC

Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has come to the defence of the ICC, which has been criticised for "unfairly targeting Africans".

Annan: Tax havens to blame for Africa’s economic crisis

Tax avoidance and "murky" deals by major international firms are depriving African states of tens of billions of dollars each year, says Kofi Annan.

Lakhdar Brahimi to replace Kofi Annan as peace envoy to Syria

Brahimi, who served as a UN envoy in Afghanistan, formally accepted the post and will resume efforts to find a diplomatic solution to Syria's crisis.

Kofi Annan steps down as UN envoy to Syria

Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan is stepping down as the UN-Arab League mediator in the 17-month-old Syria conflict at the end of the month.

Syrian rebels threaten more violence should sanction bid fail

The Syrian opposition has vowed to confront Bashar al-Assad directly if the UN fails to vote in favour of imposing sanctions upon his regime.

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