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UN / DPRK HUMAN RIGHTS

An independent United Nations expert todayvoiced continued concern about the situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and urged the Government to re-think its focus on military expenditure and to allocate resources to improve the living standards of its people. UNTV

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MALARIA / PROGRESS REPORT

The Roll Back Malaria campaign launched its Progress & Impact report: 'Defeating Malaria in Asia, the Pacific, Americas, Middle East and Europe' in Sydney on today. ROLL BACK MALARIA (RBM)

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GENEVA / HAITI SANDY AFTERMATH

The UN warns today that the flooding in Haiti caused by Hurricane Sandy is leading to unsanitary conditions, threatening a sharp increase in cases of cholera. CHUNTV

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GENEVA / CHINA-TIBET

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a statement today urging China to address issues in Tibet that have led to what she says is a rise in extreme protests, like self-immolations. CHUNTV

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MONGOLIA / SOLAR POWER

Nomadic Mongolian herder families find a source of affordable electricity with portable solar units that withstand their rugged lifestyle. With help from the World Bank, the solar program allows people living in one of the remotest regions on Earth to connect to a wider world. WORLD BANK

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GENEVA / SYRIA – SUMMARY EXECUTIONS

A video apparently showing Syrian rebels executing captured government troops may be evidence of a “war crime”, the United Nations human rights body says. CHUNTV

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