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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
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Annan: Iran's voice on Syria should be heard

LONDON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Iran has a chance to play a constructive role in bringing stability to Syria and the broader region, former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday.

Rouhani, Annan discuss nuclear issues in Tehran

TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday his country wants nothing more than what it's allowed under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Kerry: Syria peace talks expose how alone Assad is

Kerry: Syria peace talks expose how alone Assad is

MONTREUX, Switzerland, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Discussions on ending Syria's civil war showed the world how isolated Syrian President Bashar Assad truly is, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.
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Egypt criticized for crackdown on rights group

GENEVA, Switzerland, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is upset by the arrests of some human rights leaders after an armed raid this week in Cairo, a spokeswoman said.
The Elders welcome revised draft Egyptian constitution

The Elders welcome revised draft Egyptian constitution

LONDON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday he viewed a revised draft constitution in Egypt as a step closer to democratic transition in the country.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.
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Daughter: Mandela surrounded by family in week before his death

Daughter: Mandela surrounded by family in week before his death

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- South Africa's Nelson Mandela had a "wonderful time" in the week before his death because the entire family was with him, a daughter said.

Israeli settlements bad move, Kofi Annan says

LONDON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Israel's decision to expand into East Jerusalem is "deeply unhelpful" to the Middle East peace process.

Desmond Tutu, Bono attend memorial for Dutch Prince Friso

DELFT, Netherlands, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu and U2 singer Bono were among 900 attendees at a memorial service for deceased Dutch Prince Friso.

AU asks ICC to drop cases against Kenyan, Sudanese leaders

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The African Union has asked the International Criminal Court to delay cases against the presidents of Kenya and Sudan until they leave office.

List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.
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Kofi Annan calls for calm in Egypt

LONDON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Egyptian leaders are called on to return the country to a state of constitutional order peacefully, former U.N. chief Kofi Annan said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
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Syria peace talks delayed after Putin unyielding

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 19 (UPI) -- Syrian peace talks will be delayed after Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to boycott talks that assume President Bashar Assad will resign, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 2, 2013.
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Foreign ministers say Syrian political solution can't include Assad

Foreign ministers say Syrian political solution can't include Assad

AMMAN, Jordan, May 23 (UPI) -- Top diplomats from 11 Middle Eastern and Western countries, meeting in Jordan, say they continue to support a political solution to the Syrian civil war.

Report: Africa loses billions annually to corruption, tax evasion

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Tax avoidance, secret government deals and other illicit schemes cost African nations $38 billion a year, a U.N. panel said.

Reports say Syria to get Russian missiles; U.S. aware of reports

DAMASCUS, Syria, May 9 (UPI) -- A Russian deal to sell advanced anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria is imminent, information relayed to the United States by Israel indicated.

Syrian Internet traffic restored

DAMASCUS, Syria, May 8 (UPI) -- An optic cable malfunction in Syria caused a 24-hour outage affecting Internet access, the state-run news service said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 8, 2013.
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