09.04.2012 [Christian Science Monitor] - This year, the council was also unanimous in backing a cease-fire effort in Syria led by former UN chief KofiAnnan. Achieving that consensus was made possible after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said that Syria's “horrific campaign of
22.03.2012 [PBS NewsHour] - In other news Wednesday, the UN Security Council urged both sides in Syria to seek a way forward, endorsing proposals by Special Envoy KofiAnnan -- including a ceasefire, guaranteed humanitarian access and withdrawals of government forces.
10.04.2012 [Irish Independent] - The unrelenting bombardments further diminished hopes for the peace plan proposed by the UN-Arab League envoy KofiAnnan, under which the Syrian government would withdraw its troops from towns by 6am this morning, and cease firing within 48 hours.
10.04.2012 [Plain Dealer] - The Obama administration expressed outrage at the violence spilling over the frontiers, saying the Syrian government appeared to have little commitment to the peace plan that was negotiated by former UN chief KofiAnnan. The latest bloodshed was a sign
03.08.2012 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the resignation of the United Nations-League of Arab States Joint Special Envoy for the Syrian crisis, KofiAnnan. “Mr. Annan has informed me, and the Secretary-General of ...
10.04.2012 [Kansas City Star] - Syrian President Bashar Assad has accepted a cease-fire deadline brokered by international envoy KofiAnnan, which calls for his forces to pull out of towns and cities by Tuesday and for both government and rebels to lay down their arms by 6 am local
10.04.2012 [Daily News & Analysis] - One of the Assad regime's most implacable critics in the region, it has been vocal in its scepticism of a peace plan brokered by KofiAnnan, the UN and Arab League special envoy to Syria, that is meant to reach fruition this week.
10.04.2012 [BBC News] - The UN has called on the Syrian government to cease all military actions against civilians immediately, and honour the agreement brokered by the international envoy, KofiAnnan. Shooting in the Damascus suburb of Duma .
10.04.2012 [Vancouver Sun] - Nor are they now as the fractured peace plan of former United Nations secretary-general KofiAnnan shatters into shards, Syria's conflict crosses borders into Turkey and Lebanon and only Russia seems to have the ear of the Assad regime.
09.04.2012 [NPR] - A ceasefire agreement, brokered by international envoy KofiAnnan last week, has the military retreating by tomorrow, with a truce starting on Thursday. The regime also wants Annan to guarantee that three of its most prominent critics in the region
05.04.2012 [CNN (blog)] - Syria claims some troop withdrawals, KofiAnnan spokesman says: "The Syrian government said Thursday that it had withdrawn troops from some cities and towns as part of a peace plan championed by former UN Secretary General KofiAnnan, Annan's spokesman
24.03.2012 [AFP] - By Dmitry Zaks (AFP) – 3 days ago MOSCOW — Syrian peace envoy KofiAnnan arrived in Moscow on Saturday to gauge how far Russia was willing to push its Arab ally after joining a UN call on regime forces to pull back from protest cities.
08.04.2012 [Taipei Times] - International mediator KofiAnnan said yesterday an “unacceptable” escalation in violence in Syria violated guarantees made to him and called on Damascus to keep its promises to end the bloodshed. Meanwhile, Pope Benedict in his Easter Sunday message
08.04.2012 [GlobalPost] - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (2nd R) talks with a delegate as the image of UN-Arab League envoy KofiAnnan is seen on a screen before the start of the General Assembly meeting at the UN on April 5, 2012 in New York City.
09.04.2012 [CRIENGLISH.com] - The Jordanian leader reiterated support to the efforts of former UN secretary general KofiAnnan to resolve the Syrian crisis. He made the remarks at a meeting with a delegation representing the British House of Commons and House of Lords.
07.04.2012 [Al-Arabiya] - The importance of the Syrian card for Tehran extends to international equations, most prominently that of Russia and the joint Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States KofiAnnan. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and KofiAnnan
02.04.2012 [The Daily Star] - BEIRUT: Spanish Ambassador to Lebanon Carlos Gafo said Monday that Arab League and UN envoy to SyriaKofiAnnan's plan should be given a chance, adding that Spain supports dialogue as a means to end violence in Syria. Gafo was speaking after his
05.04.2012 [Capital FM Kenya] - GENEVA, Apr 5 – UN-Arab League envoy KofiAnnan expects both the Syrian government and the opposition to fully implement a ceasefire agreement by April 12, his spokesman said on Thursday. “What we expect on April 10 is that the Syrian government will
04.08.2012 KofiAnnan's bitter resignation yesterday from his hopeless assignment as the UN's Special Envoy for Syria merely confirms what has long been apparent: the Obama administration's Syria policy has failed. The policy seems ...
04.08.2012 Syria envoy KofiAnnan called it quits Thursday, confirming a growing conclusion that international diplomacy is having no impact on the 17-month-old crisis and that the only path in Syria now appears to be one of fighting ...
03.08.2012 Nobody knows how to resolve the crisis in Syria and that includes KofiAnnan, who will resign as the United Nation's special envoy for Syria on August 31, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Thursday.
30.07.2012 On March 6, one week after KofiAnnan was appointed U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria, columnist Benny Avni wrote an item in the New York Sun suggesting that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon had been ...
03.08.2012 KofiAnnan, the United Nations and Arab League joint special envoy to Syria, has announced he is leaving his post. He said in a news conference that the Syrian people desperately need action but criticized the United ...
03.08.2012 Former U.N. Secretary-General KofiAnnan is quitting as international peace envoy for Syria, frustrated by “finger-pointing” at the United Nations while the armed rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad becomes ...
03.08.2012 Local villagers of Assam bury an elephant, Russians celebrate Paratroopers Day, KofiAnnan steps down as the U.N.-Arab League mediator in the Syria conflict and more in today's daily brief. The body of a female elephant is ...