The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s chief, Yukiya Amano, will secure a third term in office since his most likely challenger has chosen not to run against him, according to diplomats who follow the Vienna-based agency.

Amano, a 69-year-old career diplomat from Japan, has headed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) since 2009. He said in September he would seek to stay on, emphasizing the importance of continuity in policing Iran’s nuclear deal with major powers, among other issues. Continue Reading.