A formal vote will take place in the UN Security Council on Thursday to confirm the choice of the 66-year-old. Guterres has been leading the UN refugee agency for 10 years. If confirmed, he will take over from Ban Ki-moon early next year.
Rebels in eastern DRC have carried out one of the deadliest attacks against UN forces in recent years. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called it "a war crime."
An alliance between Houthis and forces loyal to ex-President Saleh has collapsed, marking a turning point in the conflict. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all sides to cease fighting and make way for aid.
A meeting of the United Nations Security Council has been called after US President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The US move has sparked fears of regional unrest.
The UN Security Council has condemned the violence that prompted the exodus of over 600,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh in recent months. A stronger resolution condemning the military excesses was blocked by China.
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