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Portugal’s Guterres Confirmed as Next UN Chief

The U.N. Security Council has formally endorsed Portugal’s former prime minister Antonio Guterres as the next U.N. Secretary-General.   Following a decisive round of voting Wednesday in the council, the veteran politician and diplomat prevailed with 13 votes in favor of his candidacy, none objecting and two votes of “no opinion.”    In the formal vote Thursday, the council approved him by acclamation, adopting a resolution recommending him to the General Assembly, which...

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