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UN / WOMEN PEACE AND SECURITY

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told a Security Council meeting on Women Peace and Security that the current situation in Mali "powerfully underlines, armed conflict affects women and men differently" and therefore "actively engaging women must be a priority, not an afterthought." UNTV

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UN / SYRIA

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said he was "horrified and saddened" by the increasingly brutal violence in Syria, while UN-Arab League Special Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi told the General Assembly he feared Syria could become a failed state. UNTV

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SOUTHERN AFRICA / FOOD SHORTAGES

The World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that millions face the prospect of food shortages in drought-hit areas of southern Africa. WFP

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GENEVA / HOMS

Staff from the UN refugee agency have visited Homs this week and said thousands of displaced people are living in dire conditions in the conflict-battered Syrian city. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / NAVI PILLAY

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has urged Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to reconsider a decree handing himself sweeping powers, cautioning it clashed with international rights conventions. She also expressed alarm at the current violent unrest in the Tunisian town of Siliana, her spokesman said today. CH UNTV

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