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SUDAN / ABYEI REAX

Officials react to the ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague who today set new borders for Abyei and left control of the Heglig oil field with the national government in Khartoum. UNMIS

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SUDAN / ABYEI SCHOOL

On Tuesday, a day ahead of a-long-awaited decision expected to settle a dispute over the boundaries of the oil rich area of Abyei, some 500 children of Sudan’s Abyei Basic School for girls calmly sang the country’s national anthem, with hopes for stability in the area. UNMIS

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UN / SMOKING

The head of the UN Department of Management, Angela Kane shares her “frustration” that no-smoking signs mysteriously disappear as diplomats and staff members continue to light up inside the Secretariat building, ignoring a recent General Assembly resolution against indoor smoking on UN premises. UNTV

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UN / HIV PREGNANCY

A new WHO study says that if HIV-positive pregnant women are given a combination of antiretroviral drugs from late in pregnancy until six months into breastfeeding, their babies are over 40 percent less likely to become infected with HIV. FILE

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UN / AL-MALIKI

Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says that in his meeting set for Thursday with U.S. President Barack Obama, he would emphasize the desire for the U.S. and Iraq to continue working according to the agreements signed between the two countries. UNTV

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