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ANGOLA / POLIO

Angola, one of the last countries where polio was endemic, has been free of the crippling disease for one year now. But a group of experts has warned that the country's capital Luanda, with its sprawling informal settlements, inadequate infrastructure and poor sanitation, is a "natural home for polio". UNICEF

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UN / MALI

Addressing the "deeply troubling situation" in Mali, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged the Security Council to consider taking more action – such as travel and financial sanctions – against those responsible. UNTV

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BURKINA FASO / MALI REFUGEES

107,000 Malians have arrived in the small West African country of Burkina Faso since January. They have abandoned everything to escape the conflict in northern Mali and now must survive in refugee camps. UNHCR

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