Former UN chief Kofi Annan passes away at 80

3 days, 2

Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Laureate, has died. He was 80. A statement posted on his Twitter account said, Kofi Annan died after a short illness. "It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, forme...

NASA now targeting Sunday for launch of solar probe

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Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) NASA is targeting Sunday for the launch of its historic small car-size probe to "touch the Sun" from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida after its scheduled launch on Saturday got scrubbed. NASA cited the cause of delaying the launch as a "violation of a launch l...

Former UN chief Kofi Annan passes away at 80

3 days, 2

Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Laureate, has died. He was 80. A statement posted on his Twitter account said, Kofi Annan died after a short illness. "It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, forme...