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UNESCO executive board picks France’s Audrey Azoulay to be its new chief, rejects Qatar’s candidate

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PARIS (AP) — UNESCO executive board picks France’s Audrey Azoulay to be its new chief, rejects Qatar’s candidate.
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On Friday, the United Nations' cultural agency chose former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay to be its new chief, following the United States decision to pull out. Azoulay edged out Qatar's Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari after the fifth round of voting, placing the final decision up to UNESCO's...

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