Kofi Annan is awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2001

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the Guardian—Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general who has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2001 for his humanitarian work and for helping revitalise the UN during a period that coincided with the Iraq war and the HIV/Aids pandemic Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies Continue reading...

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