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Stories with person: Kofi Annan
  • In FIFA crisis, politicians must turn up the heat for change 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 7:54 am

    PARIS - Here's a cheery thought for those despairing of the unrelenting disaster that is FIFA. In Chinese, the word "crisis" is formed from two characters: "danger" and "opportunity." As grim as things look at the top of football, there may still be a chance to salvage a brighter future from the scorched earth of Sepp Blatter's reign.

  • No poverty, hunger in 15 years? UN sets sweeping new goals story has photos
    Updated: Sep-21-15 12:11 am

    A season of goal-setting begins this month as the United Nations launches a new 15-year plan to fight grinding world poverty, improve health and education and quell climate change.