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TURKEY / SYRIAN REFUGEES

The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme, Ertharin Cousin, visits Syrian refugees in a camp on the Turkish-Syrian border to assess needs and observe the agency's work there. WFP

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WORLD BANK/ GLOBAL ECONOMIC PROSPECTS REPORT

Four years after the onset of the global financial crisis, the world economy remains fragile and growth in high-income countries is weak. Developing countries need to focus on raising the growth potential of their economies, while strengthening buffers to deal with risks from the Euro Area and fiscal policy in the United States, says the [...]

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UN / TERRORISM

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (15 January) called for a focus on conditions that feed terrorism as part of a comprehensive strategy against the scourge, as he opened a debate in the Security Council that expected some 50 speakers, including several high-level national officials. UNTV

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GENEVA / MALI UPDATE

Tens of thousands of civilians are fleeing the latest outbreak of fighting in Malithat has led to French air strikes against Islamist strongholds in the northern part of the country, the United Nations said today. CH UNTV

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LEBANON / MIA FARROW

Actress Mia Farrow, a UN Children's Fund Goodwill Ambassador, visits young Syrian refugees in Lebanon, starting with a ten-year-old who lost his father and brother in the fighting across the border.  UNICEF

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