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PAKISTAN / RIPERT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed the current French Ambassador to the United Nations as his Special Envoy for Assistance to Pakistan, a new position created in response to Pakistan’s displacement crisis which at its zenith earlier this year had forced over two million people from their homes in the South Asian nation’s north-west. FILE

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DARFUR / FORCE COMMANDERS

The outgoing Force Commander of the joint UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMD), Martin Luther Agwai hands over the reins to Patrick Nyamvumba of Rwanda. UNAMID

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SUDAN / HUNGER

South Sudan is facing severe food insecurity, according to the World Food Programme (WFP). Deteriorating security and inaccessible roads may force WFP to switch back to emergency operations and airdrop food. UNMIS

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AFGHANISTAN / ELECTION COMPLAINTS

The UN special envoy to Afghanistan, Kai Eide urges all candidates and voters to be patient while the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) considers allegations of irregularities in last week’s national elections. UNAMA

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