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New UN chief calls for 'whole new approach' to prevent war

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Antonio Guterres took over from Ban Ki-moon on January 1 with a promise to boost efforts to tackle global crisesNew UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for a “whole new approach” to prevent war, in his first address to the Security Council since taking office. Guterres took over from Ban Ki-moon on January 1 with a promise to shake up the world body and boost efforts to tackle global crises, from the carnage in Syria to the bloodshed in South Sudan. Guterres is expected to have a more hands-on approach than his predecessor Ban who left most of the mediation efforts to his special envoys.

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