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GENEVA / GEORGIA

Russia and Georgia conclude a round of talks discussing both security and humanitarian issues. UNTV

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DR CONGO / SECURITY COUNCIL WRAP

A Security Council delegation meets with Congolese President Joseph Kabila during a two-day visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UN ambassadors also visited a hospital that cares for victims of sexual violence in North Kivu province, and met women and children in Kiwanja, where more than 150 people were killed in November 2008 [...]

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GENEVA / HEALTH ASSEMBLY WRAP

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the world must remain vigilant in the face of the A (H1N1) virus. Addressing the World Health Assembly, he noted there were still many unanswered questions about the new virus. “We do not yet know how far and how fast it will spread, how serious the illnesses will be and indeed [...]

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GENEVA / SRI LANKA

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon goes to Sri Lanka on Friday for an on-the spot assessment of the situation following the reported end to hostilities between government forces and Tamil separatists in the north of the island. He told a news conference in Geneva that he was relieved by the conclusion of the military operation, but was [...]

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GENEVA / DISARMAMENT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says multilateralism is needed to tackle the food, energy and economic crises plaguing the world. Addressing the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, he calls for a new multilateralism “where cooperation replaces confrontation and creativity replaces stalemate”. UNTV

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