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UN / CONCERT

On it’s 67th anniversary, on the 25th October,  otherwise known as UN Day, the United Nations celebrated in style with a concert for peace, headlined by Stevie Wonder. UNTV

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UN / OPT SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR

A United Nations independent expert today (25 October) called on the world body's General Assembly, as well as civil society, to take action against Israeli and international businesses that are profiting from Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory. UNTV

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HAITI / HURRICANE SANDY

As Hurricane Sandy makes its way through the Caribbean's, Haiti woke up under heavy floods today.  Hundreds of families have been evacuated and bridges collapsed in several cities in the south and three people have been reported dead. (MINUSTAH)

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GENEVA / SYRIA ELIASSON

The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jan Eliasson, said today (25 October) the promised ceasefire in Syria for the Eid festival could improve the political environment in the country and provide leeway for mediation. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / SYRIA HUMAN RIGHTS

The chairperson of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Paulo Pinheiro, said today (25 October) in Geneva that his office will send a letter to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad calling for access to the country. CH UNTV

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