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IMF / G20

The IMF says that the global economy has avoided some major tail risks and financial market conditions continue to improve. IMF

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REGIONAL OUTLOOKS -ASIA AND MIDDLE EAST

The IMF says that while Asia is leading the three-speed global recovery with growth picking up to 5 and three quarters percent in 2014, the Middle East is struggling as slowing oil production and political transitions in some oil-importing countries are taking a bite out of the region's growth. IMF  

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WASHINGTON D.C. / BAN KI-MOON – WORLD BANK

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discuss what the two organizations and their partners must do to turn the goal of ending extreme poverty into a reality and engage global citizens around this topic. WORLD BANK

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GENEVA / NUCLEAR WEAPONS STATES

The UN Security Council’s five permanent members today in Geneva say that North Korea and Iran pose “serious challenges” to the world’s most important pact on preventing the spread of nuclear arms. CH UNTV

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UN / BRAHIMI

Joint UN /Arab League Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi, talks to reporters following his briefing to the members of the Security Council. UNTV 

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JORDAN / BABATUNDE OSOTIMEHIN

UNFPA is providing life-saving reproductive health services to the more than 120,000 Syrian refugees in the Za'tari camp in Jordan. APTN  

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GENEVA / SYRIA

The United Nations children fund says that in Homsthere is no electricity and very little running water and people have started to dig their own wells and in Aleppothe biggest Internally Displaced Persons center there are has around "32,000 people crowded into 2 buildings". CH UNTV

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WHO / H7N9

China recorded its 88th H7N9 infection yesterday (18 April). Seventeen of the cases have been fatal and "several" patients are in critical condition, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). CH UNTV

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GENEVA / MALI

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) today renewed an appeal for millions of dollars to help meet the needs of tens of thousands of Malian refugees and almost 300,000 internally displaced people. CH UNTV

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UNICEF / GUATEMALA NUTRITION

In Guatemala, where the latest government survey reveals that nearly one in two children under five is chronically malnourished, community health workers supported by UNICEF are visiting the western highlands of the country in order to educate families and hand out nutritional supplements.

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