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UN / PALESTINE VOTE PART II

The General Assembly today voted to grant Palestine non member observer State status at the United Nations, with 138 for, 9 against, and 41 abstentions. UNTV

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IMF / EUROPE

The International Monetary Fund today said that with solid agreements in place between the IMF, Greece, and the European authorities, the next step is for all parties to follow through on their commitments. The IMF also said that the Ukraine has expressed interest in a program, but discussions with Hungary are not progressing. IMF

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DR CONGO / UPDATE

Moustapha Soumaré, Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) today briefed the press via video-link from Kinshasa. UNTV

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UN / IRAQ

The UN envoy to Iraq, Martin Kobler warned a meeting of the Security Council today of spillover from the conflict in Syria, which was already having a "significant humanitarian impact" on Iraq and souring relations with Turkey. UNTV

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THE HAGUE / HARADINAJ AQUITTAL

In a partial retrial, the UN tribunal for the former Yugoslavia today acquitted the former prime minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj for a second time of war crimes allegedly committed as commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army. ICTY

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VIENNA / IRAN NUCLEAR

The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog agency today reported "no progress" on verifying the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear programme, and said a diplomatic solution should be pursued "with a sense of urgency". IAEA

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UN / PALESTINE VOTE PART I

The General Assembly is set to vote today on whether to give Palestine non-member observer state status at the United Nations. UNTV

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UN / SYRIA BRAHIMI

The joint special representative of the UN and Arab League on the Syrian crisis, Lakhdar Brahimi spoke to reporters today after briefing the Security Council. UNTV

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