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INDONESIA / HOLMES

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes wraps up a two-day mission to Indonesia. It has been two weeks since a powerful earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale left a path of destruction across West Sumatra, damaging houses, hospitals, schools, and infrastructure. OCHA

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UN / KOSOVO

The Security Council is set to meet to discuss the report of the Secretary-General on the UN Interim administration mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). UNTV

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YEMEN / FOOD SUPPLY

On the eve of World Food Day, a story on how Yemen is upgrading and diversifying its agriculture and livestock in rural areas as a way of reducing levels of poverty aggravated by the global economic crisis. WORLD BANK

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UN / WORLD FOOD DAY ADVANCER

As the number of hungry people shoots past record levels, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) calls on the world to remember the more than one billion urgently hungry people with inadequate access to food. WFP

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GA / NON-PERMANENT MEMBERS

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Gabon, Lebanon and Nigeria will serve two-year terms on the Security Council starting next January after winning elections to the 15-member body. UNTV

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GENEVA / HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay calls for urgent action to counter impunity in Israel and the occupied territories. UNTV

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ARUSHA / GENOCIDE

Idelphonse Nizeyimana appears before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. The former second in command in the Rwanda intelligence services was arrested last week for war crimes. ICTR

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