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BAGHDAD / BAN KI-MOON

On a visit to Iraq, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his concern about the humanitarian situation in Syria and urged the Iraqi government to continue to keep the borders open to enable Syrian refugees and Iraqi returnees to seek safety in Iraq. UNAMI

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JORDAN / ANGELINA JOLIE

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie travelled to the Jordan-Syria border overnight to meet frightened and exhausted Syrian refugees who had just completed the perilous crossing to safety in Jordan. UNHCR

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MYANMAR / AMOS

The UN's top humanitarian official Valerie Amos is on a visit to Myanmar. OCHA

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SOUTH SUDAN / REFUGEES

Humanitarian officials have warned that an influx of close to 110,000 Sudanese refugees to South Sudan's Upper Nile State could be a source of conflict due to pressure on local residents. UNMISS

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PERU / LADY GAGA

On her recent tour of South America, international pop star Lady Gaga stopped by a school on the outskirts of Lima for her first UNICEF field visit. UNICEF

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UN / NIEMEYER

United Nations officials today mourned the death of Oscar Niemeyer, a world-renowned Brazilian architect who was also a key figure in the design and building of the world body's headquarters in New York. FILE

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