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UN / SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN

UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous told the Security Council today that the "sluggish application" of the recent cooperation agreements between Sudan and South Sudan could impact the economic stability of South Sudan. Meanwhile, South Sudan and humanitarian organizations there launched an appeal for more than a billion US dollars to address urgent humanitarian needs in [...]

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GAZA / SCHOOLS

Students in Gaza have returned to school and are regaining a sense of normalcy, but the impressions left by last week's violence are still strong. At least 136 schools and kindergartens were damaged during the bombardment. UNICEF

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UN / FOOTBALL

Former Inter Milan star players Luis Figo and Francesco Toldo spoke to reporters at UN headquarters today. They were presenting the 'Inter Campus' project, which aims to sponsor youth development through sport. UNTV

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UN / DR CONGO

The Security Council today extended the arms embargo and other sanctions imposed against armed rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and will consider additional targeted sanctions against the leadership of the M23 rebels that recently occupied the eastern city of Goma. UNTV

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SOMALIA / ANTI-AL SHABAAB OPERATION

Under the cover of night, soldiers from the Somali National Army with support from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are on the chase for members of the radical al Shabaab group, which has been terrorizing the Elasha Biya area 15km west of the country's capital Mogadishu. AU-UN IST

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GENEVA / STATE OF THE GLOBAL CLIMATE

The last eleven years (2001–2011) were among the top warmest years on record and the first ten months of 2012 indicate that this year will not be an exception, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned today in its annual statement on the world's weather. CH UNTV

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