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UN / BEIRUT ATTACK

The UN Security Council condemned the killing today of several people, including General Wissam al-Hassan, a senior commander in the Lebanese Internal Security Forces, in a bomb explosion in Beirut, Lebonon. UNTV

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UN / DR CONGO

The United Nations Security Council today reiterated its demand for an end to all external support to armed groups – in particular the group known as the M23 – which have been destabilizing the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over recent months. UNTV

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GENEVA / MALI

The World Food Programme (WFP) today reported that a recent survey found living conditions had deteriorated "terribly" in the North of Mali where extremist groups have taken control. The agency says overall 4.6 million people in the country are at risk of food insecurity. CH UNTV

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UN / FINANCES

UN Under-Secretary-General for Management Yukio Takasu told reporters today that UN member states owe 2.8 billion US dollars in unpaid assessments to the Organization's budget, with the United States the biggest debtor. UNTV

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UNEP / GREEN ECONOMY

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says the aim of achieving food security across the globe will become increasingly elusive unless countries factor nature-based services into agricultural planning as part of a green economy. UNEP / FILE

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