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U.N. fit for purpose? Antonio Guterres becomes new Secretary General (part 1)

As Antonio Guterres formally gets the backing of the UN Security Council to become the next head of the United Nations, we’re asking if he’s the right person for the job. Given the situation in Syria, the refugee crisis and the deep divisions between the US and Russia, is the UN’s mission for peace still even achievable? Does the UN still have a meaningful role to play in today's world?

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2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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2018-06-14 François PICARD

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings,...

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2018-06-13 François PICARD

Franco-Italian rift: Conte, Macron row over stranded migrants

Will the new Italian prime minister still be coming for lunch on Friday? Amid an escalation with France's president over the refusal to take in stranded migrants in the...

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2018-06-13 Asia-pacific

Handshake for the ages: What to make of the historic Trump-Kim summit?

The first ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader marked a de facto recognition of the North Korean regime. But it's still far from bringing lasting...

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2018-06-11 François PICARD

Expect the unexpected: Trump and Kim in Singapore for historic summit

Just a big photo-op? Or will the Singapore summit make history? Donald Trump is to become the first sitting US president to ever shake hands with a North Korean leader. Not too...

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