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ANGOLA / EDUCATION

A decade after Angola ended a 27 year civil war education remains one of the biggest challenges in the country. UNICEF    

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UN / WAHLSTRÖM

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, SRSG for Disaster Risk Reduction Margareta Wahlström told a press conference today that, "we should expect more unusual events, events where they didn't use to happen". UNTV

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GENEVA / CAMEROON LGBT

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned the five year jail term of two Cameroonians, jailed for appearing gay because they drank 'Baileys Irish liqueur'. CH UNTV

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ICTY / GOTOVINA AND MARKAÈ ACQUITTAL

The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, today, reversed by majority, Ante Gotovina's and Mladen Markač's convictions for crimes against humanity and violations of the laws or customs of war and entered verdicts of acquittal. ICTY

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GENEVA / ROAD SAFETY

UNECE's World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulation (WP.29) adopted today 3 new regulations that will significantly increase passenger safety. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / GAZA

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned Israel’s aerial attacks on the Gaza Strip as well as rockets fired by Hamas militants into southern Israel and called on both sides on Friday to step back from the brink. CH UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / ABDUCTED CHILDREN & WOMEN

Twenty women and children, who were separated from their communities when they were abducted at the height of clashes in Jonglei, have returned toPiborCountyinJongleiStateto be re-united with their families. UNMISS

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