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UN / HOLMES

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes comments on a string of natural disasters in Asia, including the storm in the Philippines which left almost two million people struggling to cope with dangerous flooding. UNTV

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UN / MOTTAKI

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki says that the election regulations in his country have been made so that, “no government organ can make irregularities or do anything to change the outcome of the elections.” UNTV

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DR CONGO / BED NETS

Mass distribution of insecticide treated bed nets are being distributed on an unprecedented scale in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo. UNICEF

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SUDAN / ELECTION BOYCOTT

Nearly two dozen Sudanese political parties threaten to boycott next year’s elections unless President Omar al-Bashir implements reforms. UNMIS

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TURKEY / HEALTH CARE

The second special report from Turkey ahead of the World Bank/IMF meetings in Istanbul looks at how Turkey is tackling health care and life expectancy. Turkey is nearly ten years below the European average and among middle-income countries, its infant and mother death rates are among the highest in the world. WORLD BANK

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