U.N. Selects Guterres of Portugal as Its Next Leader

Antonio Guterres, who has served as prime minister of Portugal and head of the United Nations refugee agency, held a steady lead through the selection process, despite expectations of a woman from Eastern Europe to succeed Ban Ki-moon.

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Security Council Adopts New Sanctions Against DPRK

The U.S. mission to the U.N. indicated that it would “make it much harder for the DPRK to raise funds, import technology, and acquire the know-how to continue its illicit nuclear and ballistic missile programs.” The resolution includes an extensive list of what cannot be exported into the country, such as arms in any capacity or technologies to further the nuclear arms race of North Korea.

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