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Qatari diplomat a leading candidate to head UNESCO

A diplomat from Qatar is the leading contender to head UNESCO, the UN's cultural agency, AFP reported Tuesday.

Qatari diplomat Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari is leading after two rounds of voting to pick the next head of the UN's cultural body, according to the news agency.

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