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Kofi Annan dies at 80, gaining wide tributes from UN, European leaders

​UN and European leaders on Saturday paid their tributes to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, who passed away on the day at the age of 80 in a Swiss hospital.

Chinese, Turkish FMs discuss current situation over phone
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held an in-depth discussion on the current situation over phone on Saturday.
Merkel, Putin hold talks on tough issues
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks in north of Berlin on Saturday, with the topics ranging from Syria, Ukraine, Iran as well as the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.

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Profile: former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan

Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan passed away at the age of 80 at a Swiss hospital on Saturday.

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