Tearful Obama bids farewell in emotional speech

Tearful Obama bids farewell in emotional speech

Conceding disappointments during his presidency yet offering vigorous encouragement for the nation’s future, Barack Obama issued an emotional defense Tuesday of his vision to Americans facing a moment of anxiety and a dramatic change in leadership. Obama’s valedictory speech in his hometown of Chicago was a public meditation on the trials and triumphs, promises kept […]

Ban Ki-moon, the UN’s ‘invisible man’, bids farewell

Ban Ki-moon, the UN’s ‘invisible man’, bids farewell

Ban Ki-moon, who steps down as UN secretary-general at the end of the month, will be remembered as a conscientious statesman who has championed humanitarian causes, but who has struggled to have an impact on the world stage. Addressing the UN General Assembly Monday, Ban said leading the UN for the past 10 years had […]