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# kofi-annan - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Fragile ceasefire comes into effect in Syria

A truce brokered by UN envoy Kofi Annan appears to be holding, hours after another deadline passed this morning.

# kofi-annan - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Syrians report heavy shelling - one day after ceasefire deadline

There is no sign of action on a ceasefire that was scheduled to begin yesterday.

# kofi-annan - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Kofi Annan urges Syria to halt violence in 48 hours

The former head of the UN has urged the Syrian government to withdraw its troops and halt all violence within the next two days.

# kofi-annan - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Syria: Rebels refuse 'written guarantee' to end fighting

It comes as the UN/Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan decried the continuing violence in the country.

# kofi-annan - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Syria agrees April 10 deadline to pull troops out

UN envoy Kofi Annan makes progress amid reports that a high-profile Syrian activist is being detained and tortured.

# kofi-annan - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Syria declares 'victory' over year-long anti-Assad uprising

The state-run SANA news agency carries comments from a minister who says the anti-government uprising is defeated.

# kofi-annan - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine things you need to know this morning.

Syrian regime accepts UN ceasefire plan

However, a senior UN official has accused Bashar al-Assad’s forces of deliberately torturing and jailing hundreds of children.

# kofi-annan - Saturday 24 March, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# kofi-annan - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement

The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire to allow dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis and to allow humanitarian aid in.

# kofi-annan - Friday 16 March, 2012

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Watch: Scenes from Syria on first anniversary of uprising

Heavy fighting between government and rebel forces was reported in Hama and Homs yesterday.

# kofi-annan - Sunday 11 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…

Kofi Annan leaves Syria without securing peace deal

The UN envoy was rebuffed by president Bashar al-Assad as he attempted to broker a ceasefire.

# kofi-annan - Saturday 10 March, 2012

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Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down

Kofi Annan and President Assad’s meeting came to a deadlock in the capital city.

Kofi Annan meets Syrian president in bid to defuse violence

The visit comes amid reports that a number of high-ranking military officers have joined rebel forces against Bashar al-Assad.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# kofi-annan - Friday 24 February, 2012

Ireland to take part in 'Friends of Syria' conference

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is in Tunisia for discussions on how to help the Syrian people.

# kofi-annan - Monday 17 October, 2011

Adams and Ahern in Spain for talks on Basque separatism

Bertie Ahern and Gerry Adams hope their experience in the North’s peace process can be used for good in the Basque Country.

# kofi-annan - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Adams, Ahern travel to Spain for Basque peace talks

Bertie Aherne and Gerry Adams will join Kofi Annan in Spain to try and broker peace talks between the Spanish government and Basque separatists.