Antonio Guterres

UN General Assembly appoints Antonio Guterres as next UN chief

Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres is set to start a five-year term as UN secretary general in January after the UN General Assembly formally approved him for the job on Thursday....

A humanist, "doer" and a realist: Guterres chosen to head UN

No one foresaw in the late 1960s that the young student doing social work in Lisbon would someday become the UN high commissioner for refugees.

Portugal's Antonio Guterres set to become next UN chief

Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres is set to become the next head of the United Nations after he emerged Wednesday as the favoured candidate among UN Security Council members.

Portuguese candidate for UN chief holds onto lead after second poll

Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres remained the top candidate for the position of UN secretary general after the UN Security Council's second round of secret straw polls, UN...