Former UN Secretary General Boutros Ghali passes away

FILE - In this May 27, 1997 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali gestures during an interview with the Associated Press on Wednesday, May 21, 1997 in New York.  he U.N. Security Council has announced on Tuesday, Feb.  16, 2016 the death of former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali.(AP Photo/Michael Schmelling, File) Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country’s landmark peace deal with Israel but then clashed with the United States when he served a single term as U.N. secretary-general, died Tuesday.He was 93. Boutros-Ghali, the scion of a prominent Egyptian Christian political family, was the first U.N. chief from the African continent. He stepped into the post in 1992 at a time of dramatic world changes, with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the end of the Cold War and the beginning of a unipolar era dominated by the United States.

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