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UN / WORLD TEACHERS DAY

Some 1.7 million more teachers are needed to achieve universal primary education by 2015, the second of the eight anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals, the heads of various United Nations agencies said today in a joint statement marking World Teachers’ Day. UNTV / FILE

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GENEVA / UNHCR BRIEFING

UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres today (5 October) wrapped up the annual meeting of his organization’s governing body with a fresh call for international solidarity and support as the UNHCR responds to a proliferation of new emergencies. UNHCR

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UN / SYRIA

The members of the United Nations Security Council today (5 October) condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks which took place on Wednesday in the Syrian city of Aleppo, causing dozens of deaths and leaving more than a hundred civilians injured. UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / REFUGEES

A  look at UNICEF's work in Maban County, South Sudan, the home to over 100,000 refugees fleeing the  bombing of their homes in the Blue Nile State, in Sudan. UNICEF

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YEMEN / MALNUTRITION

The World Food Programme (WFP) plans, by the end of the year, to double the size of its emergency programme inYemen, which has the third highest rate of malnutrition in the world. WFP

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