Prime Minister of Portugal
Former Prime Minister of Portugal Antonio Guterres is sworn in as the new United Nations Secretary General.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was sworn in on Monday as the ninth United Nations Secretary-General, pledging to personally help broker peace in various conflicts and reform the 71-year old world body to become more effective.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns Israel to use "extreme caution" as further protests are held at the Gazan border. Israeli Defence Forces open fire again, killing at least seven Palestinians. 2018-04-6 (Context: Antonio Guterres, United Nations)
Portugal's Antonio Guterres begins his term as United Nations Secretary-General, replacing South Korea's Ban Ki-moon. 2017-01-1 (Context: Antonio Guterres, Portuguese)
The United Nations General Assembly officially appoints former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres its next Secretary-General. 2016-10-13 (Context: Antonio Guterres, Prime Minister of Portugal)
Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs Paulo Portas quits after disagreeing with the prime minister's choice for Finance Minister, Maria Luis Albuquerque. The Minister for the Environment and Agriculture and the Minister of Social Security are also set to resign. 2013-07-2 (Context: Portuguese, Prime Minister of Portugal)
Vasily Nebenzia, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, tells the UN Security Council the United Kingdom has created a "fake story" and says Russia has "told our British colleagues that you are playing with fire and you will be sorry." UK representative to UN Karen Pierce tells the Security Council UK actions "stand up to any scrutiny" and compares Russian requests to join the investigation to an arsonist investigating their own fire. 2018-04-5 (Context: United Nations)