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HAITI / GANGS

The UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti and the Haitian national police today conducted a security operation in troubled parts of the capital Port au Prince with the aim of curbing gang activity. MINUSTAH

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UN / TIMERMAN

Argentina's Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today to discuss the impounding of the Argentinean frigate "Libertad" by Ghanaian authorities. UNTV

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DARFUR / CONVOY ATTACK

The UN has called on the Sudanese authorities to investigate the ambush of one of its convoys last week, which left one South African peacekeeper dead and three wounded. It was the second deadly attack on UN peacekeepers in Darfur this month. UNAMID

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UN / LADSOUS

UN peacekeeping chief Hervé Ladsous today said the UN was "giving a lot of thought" to the idea of sending peacekeepers to Syria as part of an eventual political solution or ceasefire. On the Democratic Republic of Congo, he said the M23 rebel group has formed a de facto administration in the eastern area of [...]

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JORDAN / ZA’ATARI WATER

The Za'atari refugee camp in northern Jordan is a safe haven for almost 30,000 refugees who have fled conflict in Syria. But in one of the most arid countries in the world, providing drinking water for everyone is becoming an enormous challenge. UNICEF

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