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UN Set to Appoint New Secretary-General

The United Nations is expected to appoint former Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as Secretary-General Thursday. U.N. General Assembly President Peter Thompson said in a statement he hopes the 193-member body will unanimously approve Guterres’s nomination after the Security Council recommended the former prime minister last week. Should Guterres be confirmed, he will replace current Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon of South Korea at the end of 2016. Ban has held the post since...

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