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2006-03-15 21:24:00

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan chose a German conservationist to head the U.N. Environment Program for a four-year term, a U.N. spokesman announced on Wednesday.

2006-02-03 15:50:08

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, U.S. President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet in Washington this month to try to pump new life into a flagging U.N. reform campaign that has run into strong opposition from developing nations.

2005-11-04 15:25:27

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan canceled his forthcoming trip to Tehran after the Iranian president's call to "wipe Israel off the map," the United Nations said on Friday.

2005-08-18 21:14:30

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday commended Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for his courage and leadership in going through with his plan to pull out of Gaza. The U.N.

2005-08-15 15:42:24

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan ordered a broad independent review of U.N. procurement practices on Monday following the discovery that a senior U.N. purchasing official was shaking down contractors.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'