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UN predicts tourism recovery after mass vaccinations

The global vaccination rollout and increased adoption of digital solutions for safe travel should lead to a rise in international mobility over the weeks and months ahead, the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) indicates. …

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Iran stripped of UN General Assembly voting right

Iran and the Central African Republic were stripped of voting power in the UN General Assembly due to non-payment of regular fees for two years, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in a letter to the President of the 75th General Assembly …

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Vote to elect UN Secretary-General due in June

The vote to elect the UN Secretary-General will be held in June, with incumbent UN chief Antonio Guterres being the only candidate, said Estonia’s UN envoy Sven Jurgenson, whose country assumes the Council’s rotating presidency this …

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UN welcomes Gaza ceasefire

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed a cease-fire between Gaza and Israel on Thursday and urged all sides to observe the truce.  The cease-fire took effect at 2 a.m. Friday (2300GMT Thursday). The …

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Putin to hold meeting with UN chief via video link-up

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres via a video link-up on Thursday, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "UN Secretary-General Guterres is visiting Moscow. …

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