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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres slams Libya slave auctions as ‘crime against humanity’

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres slams Libya slave auctions as ‘crime against humanity’

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks as the Security Council holds a meeting at the United Nations in New York on September 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the reported auctions of African refugees in Libya as slaves amount to “crimes against humanity,” calling for […]

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns of Myanmar crisis at ASEAN event

November 14, 2017 9:00 am
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns of Myanmar crisis at ASEAN event

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila, the Philippines, on November 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations (UN)’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the urgency of attempts needed to end the appalling plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. […]

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Death penalty has ‘no place in 21st century’ : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

October 10, 2017 10:51 pm
Death penalty has ‘no place in 21st century’ : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an end to the death penalty Tuesday, insisting it has “no place in the 21st century.” He urged member states that still execute convicts to join the 170 countries that have halted or abolished the practice, warning that the […]

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres voices worries over North Korea situation as world’s worst crisis in “years”

September 10, 2017 5:22 am
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres voices worries over North Korea situation as world’s worst crisis in “years”

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres listens to translations during a joint conference with Palestinian prime minister in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on August 29, 2017. (Photos by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced deep worries over the situation with North Korea, stressing that it is […]

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North Korea’s nuclear test breach of international obligations: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

September 3, 2017 10:30 pm
North Korea’s nuclear test breach of international obligations: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during a conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on August 29, 2017. (Photos by AFP) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has once again called on North Korea to cease it illegal actions after Pyongyang announced the testing of a hydrogen bomb. […]

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warns over military intervention in Venezuela

August 17, 2017 1:14 pm
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warns over military intervention in Venezuela

This July 7, 2017 file photo provided by the United Nations shows Secretary General Antonio Guterres addressing a press conference in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana. (Photos by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stressed that Latin American countries must be safeguarded from foreign intervention after US President Donald Trump threatened military […]

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Ending occupation sole way to resolve Israel-Palestine conflict: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

July 1, 2017 3:44 pm
Ending occupation sole way to resolve Israel-Palestine conflict: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres takes part in a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York, US, June 20, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an end to Israel’s half-century occupation of the Palestinian territories, stressing that it is the […]

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appoints Russian diplomat as first head of new Counterterrorism Office

June 22, 2017 2:50 pm
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appoints Russian diplomat as first head of new Counterterrorism Office

Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov, who has been appointed as the first head of new UN Counterterrorism Office (file photo) The United Nations (UN)’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed a veteran Russian diplomat, Vladimir Voronkov, as the first head of the world body’s newly established Counterterrorism Office. Voronkov “will provide strategic […]

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War in Afghanistan has no military solution: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

June 14, 2017 1:17 am
War in Afghanistan has no military solution: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (C) arrives to meet Afghan families who fled the conflict at a camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, June 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says there is no military solution to the crisis […]

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges world to combat climate change

May 31, 2017 2:21 pm
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges world to combat climate change

The United Nations (UN)’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks on climate change at the New York University Stern School of Business, in New York, May 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has made an impassioned appeal for the world to intensify action to combat climate change and […]

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