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 (ăn′ən), Kofi Born 1938.
Ghanaian diplomat who served as secretary-general of the United Nations (1997-2006). He shared the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize with the United Nations.


(Biography) Kofi (ˈkəʊfɪ). born 1938, Ghanaian international civil servant; secretary-general of the United Nations (1997–2007): Nobel peace prize 2001 with the UN


Kofi, born 1938, Ghanaian diplomat: secretary-general of the United Nations since 1997.
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The little village of Ecclefechan was about six miles from the Solway Firth, among the pasture lands of the bale of Annan.
Between the earnest and frugal father and mother and their children there was a great and reverent though quiet love, and poor though they were, the parents determined that their children should be well taught, so when Thomas was ten he was sent to a school at Annan some five miles away, where he could learn more than in the little village school.
BRECHIN striker Andy Jackson grabbed a first-half hat-trick to send Annan crashing out of the cup.
During his visit, Annan expressed certainty that with his presence at the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, his mission in Iran would yield good results.
Secretary-General Kofi Annan named winner of Bertelsmann Foundation's Reinhard Mohn Prize for 2013.
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21 ( ANI ): Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has warned that military intervention in Syria by major Western powers won't work.
Salehi said these regional, Western and Arab sides did not want Annan to succeed and rejected any role of influential countries in the region in resolving the crisis in Syria.
MOSCOW, (SANA) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said that since the beginning, Russia supported the efforts of UN Envoy to Syria Kofi Annan to settle the crisis in Syria, and that it intends to continue to support them in the future.
IT is clear that the Syrian revolution has embroiled Kofi Annan -- along with his initiatives and plan -- in Syrian affairs.
In the end, Annan decided to make a confusing double-barreled public declaration -- that the mission had failed, and that the mission was not over.
AP DAMASCUS INTERNATIONAL envoy Kofi Annan raised hopes of a revived peace effort in Syria, saying he has reached a framework with President Bashar al Assad and would hold talks with rebel leaders.