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Secretary General of the Arab League meets the UN envoy to Syria

Secretary General of the Arab League meets the UN envoy to Syria

Secretary General of the League of Arab States Ahmed Aboul Gheit met on Sunday with United Nations Special Envoy to Syria Geir Pedersen.

Australia slaps down ex-PM Rudd's bid for top UN job

Australia slaps down ex-PM Rudd's bid for top UN job

Australia refused on Friday to back former prime minister Kevin Rudd's bid to be the next Secretary General of the United Nations, saying he was not suited to the job.

FIFA picks Fatma Samoura as first female secretary general

FIFA picks Fatma Samoura as first female secretary general

FIFA on Friday named Senegalese UN diplomat Fatma Samoura as the first female secretary general in the history of the male-dominated world football organisation.