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UN elects members to Security CouncilUNITED NATIONS – Sweden and Kazakhstan won contested elections for coveted seats on the Security Council on Tuesday, and the Netherlands and Italy ended a battle for another seat by agreeing to split the two-year term on the UN’s most powerful body.

The UN General Assembly met to choose five new council members, and it overwhelmingly elected Ethiopia and Bolivia, who faced no opposition for seats earmarked for Africa, and Latin America and the...


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