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MYANMAR / AMOS

The UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos wrapped up a three-day visit to Myanmar today. OCHA

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TURKEY – SYRIA / BAN KI-MOON

On a visit to a Turkish camp for refugees from Syria, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today warned that any use of chemical weapons in Syria would be “an outrageous crime”. UNHCR

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UN / LADSOUS

The head of UN peacekeeping, Herve Ladsous today spoke to reporters on the latest developments in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo following the M23 rebels’ retreat from Goma. He also commented on Mali and the reinforcement of the UNDOF, the UN mission monitoring the Golan Heights. UNTV

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UN / RICHARD BRANSON

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, was at UN headquarters today to promote a new look at international drug policy. UNTV / SUNDOG PICTURES

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ILO / GLOBAL WAGE REPORT

The International Labour Organization today released its Global Wage Report 2012-13, which says that wage growth is slowing globally despite increases in emerging countries. ILO

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JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEES WINTER

Thousands of refugees who fled the conflict in Syria to Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq are now facing a harsh winter. WFP continues to provide food assistance to vulnerable Syrian families to help them fend off the cold. WFP

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OHCHR / EGYPT

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) warned today that unless the concerns of protestors in Egypt were listened to "we could be on the brink of something very serious." CH UNTV

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