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Kofi Annan remembered: The human side of a UN chief

With a career spent largely covering Northern Ireland, I have dealt with my fair share of pugnacious politicians, so intent on making their point that you fear the blood vessels on their heads might pop. By contrast, even in highly pressurised situations, I found Kofi Annan to retain his characteristic gentle demeanour, annunciating his views softly, but clearly. He had ...

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Christopher Wray Defends FBI Amid Trump Criticism

FBI director Christopher Wray is defending his agency against an onslaught of criticism, including from the president, over its handling of the Russia investigation, CBS News reports. President Trump frequently tweets about members of the FBI, especially former director James Comey. In an interview in July, “CBS Evening News” anchor Jeff Glor asked the president if he thought U.S. intelligence ...

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