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UN / FRANCE MALI

French Ambassador Gérard Araud today (4 October) called for military intervention in Northern Mali, saying that it is becoming "a hub for terrorist groups and it's frightening not only Mali but the region, and beyond the region, the world." UNTV

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UN / SUDAN

US Ambassador Susan Rice today (4 October) urged the Sudanese government to bring to justice those responsible for the “war crime” of killing four Nigerian UN Peacekeepers inDarfur. UNTV

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LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Refugees continue to flee the worsening violence in Syria for neighbouring countries. UNHCR

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UN / SYRIA – TURKEY WRAP

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (4 October) voiced his alarm at escalating tensions along the Syrian-Turkish border, and called on all concerned to exercise maximum restraint. Meanwhile the Syrian Ambassador said his government was keen to maintain good neighbourly relations withTurkey, and theUSAmbassador urged “meaningful” Security Council action. UNTV

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SOMALIA / KISMAYO UPDATE 2

It is not quite business as usual in the streets of Somalia’s port city Kismayo. Some shops remain closed and people walk the streets cautiously. There is an air of uncertainty on the streets with people not knowing what's next for the countries third largest port city and once stronghold of the al Shabaab militant [...]

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SOMALIA / KISMAYO UPDATE

African Union (AU) troops find and destroy improvised explosive devices (IEDs) left in Kismayo by retreating  al Shabaab. AMISOM / AU/UN IST

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SRI LANKA / HIV-AIDS

Cricket stars from across Asia, Africa and the Caribbean  leverage their popularity in Sri Lanka in a UNICEF/UNAIDS campaign against HIV-AIDS. UNICEF

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WORLD BANK / AFRICA PULSE

Despite Global Slowdown, African Economies Growing Strongly ― World Bank Urges Countries to Spend Their New Oil, Gas, and Mineral Wealth Wisely. WORLD BANK  

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