In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death after a short undisclosed illness with "immense sadness", saying he was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Ama, Kojo and Nina.
Syria's crops are spoling in the country's fields. The nation's livestock are being starved, sold or killed. According to a new report from the United Nations, Syrians are in danger of starving if urgent aid isn't provided.
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution condemning the violence by the Syrian government. Washington Post UN Correspondent Colum Lynch says the UN resolution, which is not enforceable, will have little impact.
Syria was rocked Wednesday morning by a deadly suicide bombing that killed the defense minister and President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, the military's deputy chief of staff. It's a further sign the tide of the revolution may be turning.
Lebanon has become home to thousands of Syrian refugees, trying to flee the ongoing violence in the Middle Eastern country. Now, at least in one area of Lebanon, tensions are breaking into the open, with Syrians and Lebanese kidnapping one another over the weekend.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter David McGuffin for the latest on the turmoil in Kenya following last month's disputed election, as protests continued into a second day today and police are cracking down hard.
Kenya's president and the country's main opposition leader sat down to talk today, in a meeting mediated by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan, and meanwhile, there were reports of continuing violence in Kenya
The World's Matthew Bell has the latest on negotiations between Kenya's two main political rivals; Former UN chief Kofi Annan is mediating the talks, aimed at ending weeks of post-election violence in Kenya
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Samantha Power about her new book, "Chasing The Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World;ï¿½ the book was inspired by the life and tragic death of the man who led the UN mission in Iraq in 2003.
Adam Mynott in Kenya, on the status of talks between the country's government and the opposition; the two sides have so far failed to reach a power-sharing agreement that would settle a dispute over elections back in December