Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan has died-foundation
FILE PHOTO: U.N.-Arab League mediator Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva August 2, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse /File Photo
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ACCRA (Reuters) – Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died, the Kofi Annan Foundation said on Saturday.
Annan, of Ghanaian nationality, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday, two close associates of Annan said.
(Reporting by Kwasi Kpodo; Editing by Toby Chopra)