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PM Modi honored with 2018 Seoul Peace Prize recently

On 22nd February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honored with the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize – 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The award credited ‘Modinomics’ for reducing social and economic disparity between the rich and the poor. The Peace Prize committee also credited him for his contribution ..

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan passes away

Kofi Annan (80), the former UN secretary-general and a Ghanaian diplomat, has passed away in Switzerland on August 18, 2018. He served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006. Mr Annan was the first black African to become UN secretary-general. He later served as the UN special envoy for Syria, leading efforts to ..

Lakhdar Brahimi: New joint special representative of UN and Arab League for Syria

Former Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi has been appointed as the new joint special representative of the UN and the League of Arab States. Brahimi will replace Kofi Annan, who had resigned from the position.

Kofi Annan resigns as the UN special envoy to Syria

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan quit as the UN special envoy to Syria. He was appointed to the position to explore for the peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis and secure a peaceful transition of the rule. He failed to accomplish his task. Besides, he also failed to bring all the super powers on one ..