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AFGHANISTAN / PRE-ELECTION

Ahead of Afghanistan’s national elections on 20 August the mood is tense and security is on everyone’s mind. These are the first elections since the 1970s that have been organized by Afghans themselves. UNAMA / FILE

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UN / IRAQ

The UN Security Council condemns “in the strongest terms” today’s violence in Baghdad, where a string of attacks reportedly killed 95 people and wounded more than 500. UNTV

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UN / MIDDLE EAST

Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco calls on Israel to adhere to international law and roadmap obligations and to “cease and reverse provocative actions such as demolitions and evictions in East Jerusalem”. UNTV

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UN / WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY WRAP

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon leads the first observance of World Humanitarian Day (19 August) honoring humanitarian workers who risk their lives to help people in need, and solemnly marks the anniversary of the bombing of the UN in Baghdad that killed 22 people on 19 August 2003, including Sergio Vieira de Mello. UNTV / FILE

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