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.
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, Secretary General)
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, Portugal)
The United Nations Security Council affirms the first step in the election of Portuguese Antonio Guterres as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations. If ratified by the General Assembly, he will take office on January 1, 2017. 2016-10-5 (Context: Antonio Guterres, Secretary General)
South Africa will notify the United Nations that the country is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This separation would take effect one year from when notice is formally received by the U.N. Secretary-General. Last week, Burundi's parliament voted to leave the ICC, but the required paperwork has not yet reached the U.N. 2016-10-20 (Context: Secretary General, United Nations)
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: Portugal, Prime Minister of Portugal)
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