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UN / NORTH KOREA

Commenting on reaction to the rocket launched by his country over the weekend, North Korean Ambassador Pak Tok Hun says that if the UN Security Council takes action, “the next option will be ours” and “necessary and strong steps” will follow. UNTV

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RWANDA / GENOCIDE ANNIVERSARY

Victims of the Rwanda genocide tell their story as part of the commemorative events taking place at UN headquarters on the occasion of its fifteenth anniversary. Other events include a candle lighting ceremony, musical performances and a photo exhibit. UNTV

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CHINA / WHD LAUNCH

The World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Health Day by focusing attention on the large numbers of lives that can be saved during earthquakes, floods, conflicts and other emergencies through the better design and construction of health facilities and preparing and training of health staff. WHO

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UN / SOUTH KOREAN ASTRONAUT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with astronaut Yi So-yeon, a South Korean scientist. On April 8, 2008, she became the first Korean and the second Asian woman to fly in space, after Chiaki Mukai. UNTV

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IRAQ / REFUGEES

Six years after the invasion of Iraq, much of the country is still insecure. Almost 1.8 million people fled their homes and now live in limbo- without jobs or a place to call home. Those with some means left for neighboring countries, but the majority, too poor to leave, moved to whatever safe haven they [...]

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