The 51 Percent
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How Qatar crisis played a role in Azoulay’s election as UNESCO chiefThe election of France’s former culture minister Audrey Azoulay as UNESCO's new director-general is partly due to the crisis between Qatar and Saudi-led Gulf countries.
Hollande's protégé Azoulay wins UNESCO's top jobAudrey Azoulay, former French culture minister, became UNESCO's new director general over Qatar's Abdulaziz al-Kawari after a tight fifth round of voting on Friday.
Aspiring UNESCO chiefs from France and Qatar face off in final voteThe United Nations’ cultural agency will elect a new chief on Friday, seeking someone who can revive UNESCO’s fortunes after the United States and Israel pulled out.
French, Qatari candidates in race for UNESCO chiefFrance and Qatar were running neck-and-neck in the race to lead the UN's troubled cultural body after a third round of voting Wednesday whittled the field down to five.
Qatar emir meets Macron on first tour since crisisQatar's ruling emir met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday on his first trip abroad since a diplomatic crisis erupted between the tiny Gulf nation and its neighbours.
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