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OBIT / HUGO CHAVEZ

Venezuelan President Hugo Chaves died today (5 March) at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. UNTV

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UN / BAN KI-MOON

Ban says that that the approach he was proposing to the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo had a number of important elements "crucial to peacemaking in Africa'sGreat Lakesregion".  UNTV

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UN / DRC

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  today called on the Security Council to authorize the deployment of a special force within the current United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to address imminent threats to peace and security. UNTV

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GOMA / PLANE CRASH

A plane crash in Goma last night killed seven people, three men survived and were taken to the hospital. Some of MONUSCO’s offices near the crash site got hit by flying debris, which damaged some roofs and UN Vehicles, but did not cause any human casualties on the ground.  MONUSCO

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UN / DPRK

Ambassador Susan Rice of theUnited States today (5 March) announced the drafting of a new US –China tabled resolution that would "deliver a credible and strong response" to the Democratic People's Republic ofKorea (DPRK) latest nuclear test. UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / UNMISS OUTREACH

In a bid to increase awareness of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan's (UNMISS) role and mandate among communities of Jonglei  State, the mission conducted a one-day community outreach in Akuideng Boma, township of Jalle Payam. UNMISS

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GENEVA / COUNTER-TERRORISM

Ben Emmerson, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, demanded today in Geneva that Britain and the United States publish classified documents regarding the CIA’s human rights violations under former President George W. Bush.  UNTV

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BANGLADESH / PRIMETIME NEWS

In Bangladesh, six young people from mostly underprivileged backgrounds have been given an extraordinary opportunity. They've been trained as broadcast journalists. UNICEF

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