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UN / NORTH KOREA

US Ambassador Susan Rice and Japanese Ambassador Yukio Takasu say they expect UN Security Council talks following the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s nuclear test last week to result in a “worthy and strong” resolution. UNTV

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SUDAN / PARTY REGISTRATIONS

Hundreds of Sudanese affiliated to different political parties witness the issuance of registration certificates to 37 parties in Sudan’s capital Khartoum. Party representatives see today’s event as a big step in Sudan’s electoral process. So far 69 parties have been registered. UNMIS

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UN / EHUD BARAK

Israel’s Defense Minister, Ehud Barak meets with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and tells journalists that he thinks Israel doesn’t have to cooperate with the independent team of investigators tasked by the United Nations Human Rights Council with examining alleged rights abuses and violations of international law during the recent conflict in Gaza. UNTV

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INDIA / ECONOMIC CRISIS

India’s Bihar state is already one of the poorest states in India and has been visited by a new cascade of calamities. Flood victims were still trying to pick up the pieces of their destroyed lives when they started to feel the impact of the economic downturn that is now ricocheting around South Asia. UNICEF

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ETHIOPIA / MALNUTRITION

At Boricha District’s Yirba Health Center in southern Ethiopia, mothers from surrounding drought-affected villages have brought their children to be weighed and measured, after which they will receive their weekly ration of the ready-to-use therapeutic food Plumpy’nut supplied by UNICEF with the support of the European Commission’s Office for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). UNICEF

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