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UN / HOLOCAUST

"The Holocaust was a turning point in the history of mankind. This was the defining moment when humanity collectively agreed that such a crime should never be allowed to happen again", Ambassador Raymond Serge Bale, Vice-President of the United Nations General Assembly (GA) said today during a ceremony today at the UN in New York, marking [...]

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JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEES

A look at conditions at the crowded Za’atari refugee camp  in Jordan as  the continuing arrival of  fleeing Syrians prompts the opening of a new camp.  UNHCR

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UN / SAHEL

The UN envoy to West Africa, Said Djinnit told the Security Council today that developments in Mali could have “far-reaching” consequences for the sub-region. UNTV

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SOMALIA / ROAD REPAIR

Better security in Somalia has paved the way for repairs on the economically strategic road connecting the capital Mogadishu to markets in the trading town of Afgooye. AU-UN IST

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GENEVA / SYRIA REFUGEES

The UN refugee agency UNHCR announced today that it is setting up a second refugee camp in Jordan to accommodate an "absolutely dramatic" inflow of refugees from Syria. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / MALI

People fleeing the conflict in Mali are bringing with them "worrying" accounts of conditions in the north, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said today, as it renewed its appeal for an urgent scaling up of international aid for the hundreds of thousands of people now displaced by the war. CH UNTV

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