Kofi Annan

Billionaire George Soros, 83, weds for the third time

Mon 23 Sep, AT 11:09

Hedge fund tycoon marries Tamiko Bolton, but ex-girlfriend's lawsuit looms over celebrations

Syria debacle: was Kofi Annan ever the right man for the job?

Talking Point
Fri 3 Aug, AT 09:25

Annan accuses UN of finger-pointing as he quits Syria peace role - but what about his own weaknesses?

Bashar al-Assad

Assad accuses United States of backing rebel 'terrorists'

One-Minute Read
Mon 9 Jul, AT 12:30

Syrian president uses German TV interview to rule out any possibility of standing down

Bashar al-Assad

Syria: Assad promises to 'annihilate' terrorist threat

One-Minute Read
Fri 29 Jun, AT 12:44

As tanks mass on the border with Turkey, Syria's leader rejects any external measures to bring peace

Homs child, Syria

Syria looks more like Bosnia than Libya, says William Hague

Fri 8 Jun, AT 09:33

Foreign Secretary warns of descent into sectarian violence with village turning against village

Syria protests over Houla massacre

Syrian diplomats expelled as outrage mounts over massacre

Tue 29 May, AT 15:13

Kofi Annan meets President Assad as evidence suggests most of 108 dead civilians in Houla were executed

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof slams reporter who 'lectured' him on tax morals

One-Minute Read
Wed 16 May, AT 11:49

Fund-raiser suggests his 'time' is a tax payment and asks hack how many irrigation ditches her salary has dug