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UN / SALMA HAYEK – AVON AWARD

Actress and Avon Foundation For Women Ambassador Salma Hayek, presents the '2nd Annual Avon Communications Award: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women' at the United Nations. UNTV

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UN / UNDOF

The spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General says that the 21 UNDOF (UN Disengagement and Observer Force) peacekeepers who were detained yesterday (6 March) in the Golan Heights region have not been released. UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / PIBOR UNREST

Following an exchange of fire which broke out between South Sudan's army, the Sudan People’s Liberation army and an armed group yesterday (6 March) in the market area of Pibor town in eastern Jonglei, hundreds of residents fled the town and market area temporarily. UNMISS

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UN / DPRK SANCTIONS

The Security Council today (7 March) unanimously approved a new resolution condemning "in the strongest terms" the 12 February nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and imposing new sanctions. UNTV

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SOMALIA / FGM

A campaign against Female Genital Circumcision (FGM) in Somalia has brought in religious scholars and leaders to emphasize that religion does not support the cutting of body parts. UNICEF

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SOMALIA / BURUNDIAN TROOPS MEDICAL CLINIC

Burundi’s AMISOM contingent has been in Somalia since 2007 when street battles, mortar fire, and suicide bombings in Mogadishu were at their height. Medics working with the contingent have also been operating an outpatient clinic for SNA and AMISOM at Somalia’s former National University. AU-UN/IST

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LEBANON / SYRIAN MILLIONTH REFUGEE

When Bushra was registered in the Lebanese city of Tripoli on March 6, she became the one millionth refugee from Syria since the crisis there flared almost two years ago. UNHCR

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