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MELES ZENAWI

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (21 August) issued a statement saying he was "deeply saddened" by the death of Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. UNTV FILE  

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OCHA / BEYONCE HUMANITARIAN DAY

A UN spokesman  reported today (21 August) that the World Humanitarian Day 2012 campaign made social media history by sharing more than one billion messages by 19 August, encouraging people to do something good for someone else. UNTV, OCHA

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UN / KOSOVO

Following a visit to the Balkans by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last month, his representative in Kosovo today (21 August) called on the Security Council to encourage leaders inSerbiaand Kosovo to take a bolder approach to core political issues facing the region, while putting in place agreed-upon measures on practical matters. UNTV

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SOMALIA / PARLIAMENT

Some 215 of the total number of 275 Members of Parliament were sworn in yesterday (20 August) at an inauguration ceremony in the capital, Mogadishu, passing the benchmark of 185 which allows for the new Federal Parliament to convene with a functioning majority. AMISOM

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SUDAN / WFP AIR DROP

The United Nations World Food Programme  has begun a series of airdrops to replenish rapidly diminishing food stocks for more than 100,000 people in South Sudan who have fled fighting in Sudan. WFP

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