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UN / UNDOF

The Security Council issues a press statement read by the President of the Security Council, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, strongly condemning the detention of a group of more than 20 peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) earlier today by armed elements of the Syrian opposition. UNTV

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UN / SOMALIA

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution extending the mandate of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) until 28 February 2014. UNTV

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UN / IRAN SANCTIONS

At a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iran and non-Proliferation, United States (US) Ambassador Susan Rice welcomed the recently resumed P5 +1 dialogue with Iran; but, she said, "let us not forget that dialogue is only a means to an end". UNTV

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UN / WATER AND DISASTERS

At a meeting at the United Nations (UN) convened by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation, Government and UN officials agree that early warning systems and cooperation among countries are some of the measures needed to increase resilience to water-related disasters. UNTV

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GENEVA / SYRIAN REFUGEES-GUTERREZ

Almost two years to the day of the start of the Syrian crisis, the one million refugees mark has been reached. UNHCR

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UN / SECURITY COUNCIL – HUGO CHAVEZ

The Security Council today (6 March) observed a minute of silence honoring the memory of Venezuelan President Hugo Chaves who died yesterday (5 March) at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. UNTV / FILE

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NIGER/ REFUGEE EDUCATION

About 50,000 Malian refugees have sought shelter in Niger because of violence in their own country. UNICEF

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