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HAITI / CLINTON

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Haiti’s president René Preval in the capital Port au Prince. The U.S. will give Haiti (USD) 57 million dollars in extra aid this year, part of the (USD) 324 million-dollar aid package announced on Tuesday at the Haiti donors conference in Washington D.C. MINUSTAH

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UN / BLACK CARBON

Director of the Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team Janos Pasztor speaks to UNifeed about the incidence on climate change of black carbon from third world mud cook stoves pouring soot into the atmosphere. UNTV / FILE

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UN / CYPRUS

Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister Markos Kyprianou meets with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the process of the ongoing peace talks directed at reunifying Cyprus. UNTV

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WASHINGTON D.C. / LIBERIA DEBT

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announces the country has slashed its foreign debt by buying back (USD) 1.2 billion at a discount of nearly 97 percent. The World Bank provided about half of the funding for the buy back with other countries also contributing. WORLD BANK

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LIBERIA / MEDICAL CAMP

In Liberia a group of UN peacekeepers from India have gone beyond the call of duty by setting up an informal medical camp. They provide assistance to hundreds of needy people in a community where few medical facilities exist. UNMIL

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