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A Secretary or a General? UN Seeks New Chief

While much of the world is watching the U.S. presidential race play out, another contest is taking shape that, while not as contentious, could have significant international implications. It is the election of the next U.N. secretary-general. Eight governments have put forward candidates since the nomination process officially opened in December. For the first time, half of them are women. In the past, secretaries general were chosen behind closed doors, but this year, in another...

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