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SREBRENICA / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (26 July) paid his respects to the victims of Srebrenica and called on the world to learn the lessons from the 1995 massacre and stop the ongoing bloodshed in Syria. UNTV

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BAN / OLYMPIC TORCH

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon helped carry the Olympic torch on the final leg of its journey today (26 July) on the eve of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. BBC UNTV

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SYRIA / LADSOUS

The United Nations peacekeeping chief today (26 July) said that as of today “the United Nations is in no way packing and going” from Syria. UNSMIS

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SWITZERLAND / OLYMPIC RUNNER FOR NORWAY

Urige Buta is on his way to the 2012 London Olympics – as a competitor. His was not an easy journey. Urige is a former Ethiopian refugee UNHCR

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UN / CÔTE D’IVOIRE

The Security Council today (26 July) unanimously adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire as the Mission, known as UNOCI, has come under criticism for the handling of a recent attack carried out by some 300 individuals against a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs), which resulted [...]

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SOMALIA / STOVES

UNICEF and its partners hope that a new project to provide fuel-efficient stoves to displaced families in Somalia will reduce or eliminate the need to collect firewood.UNICEF

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DR CONGO / VIOLENCE

Ongoing fighting between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and rebels from M23 group has forced more people to flee their homes in fear of being attacked. MONUSCO

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JORDAN / SYRIA REFUGEES

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is preparing for as many as 113,000 Syrian refugees in a single camp in Jordan. UNHCR

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