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World must avoid a new Cold War, UN chief tells economic forum in Russia

In a world where international relations have become "more chaotic," world leaders must avoid a new Cold War, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told delegates attending the International Economic Forum, in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg on Thursday.

Paris climate accord to continue, despite US withdrawal

That’s what UN Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters at a press encounter in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday.

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News in Brief 03 April 2017 (PM)

Bombing in St. Petersburg metro condemned by UN chief

The Secretary-General has condemned Monday’s bombing in the St. Petersburg metro and called for those responsible for the “appalling act” to be held accountable.

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Combating corruption essential to implement SDGs

Corruption is an obstacle to progress and prosperity and holds back development, according to the UN.

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