President Bashar al-Assad said Thursday that Syria "will spare no effort" to make the peace plan proposed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan "a success," but said rebels must first cease their "terrorist acts." Margaret Warner and NPR's Kelly…
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Kenya's feuding political parties are bracing for a contentious week as the sharply divided Parliament reconvenes and opposition leaders plan mass demonstrations.
An estimated 30 people died in the Darfur region of Sudan over the weekend when armed men on horseback and on camels attacked a village 30 miles north of West Darfur's capital El Geneina, an African Union official told Reuters.
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East Timor's President Xanana Gusmao appealed to the country's military and police forces Thursday to cease feuding and work together to unite the country a week after fighting flared between soldiers and rebels.
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The United Nations summit of more than 150 world leaders opened with Secretary-General Kofi Annan calling the last-minute agreement on a proposal to alter the embattled organization a "good start" but not "the sweeping and fundamental reform" needed.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday that he would ask for "clarifications" on last week's invitation from Iraq to start arms talks, saying he expects Baghdad to show some willingness to provide access to a full team of weapons inspectors.
U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan accepted the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the United Nations and himself Monday, marking the 100th anniversary of the Nobel awards.
The United Nations and its leader, Secretary-General Kofi Annan, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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