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WHO / H7N9

Addressing the 66th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva today (21 May), the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says that there are "serious concerns" about the new H7N9 avian influenza virus. WHO

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MOZAMBIQUE / BAN KI-MOON DAY 2

On the second day of his trip to Mozambique, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits the San Sao School where he highlights a campaign to end violence against women. UNTV

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UNFPA / ENDING OBSTETRIC FISTULA DAY ADVANCER

Countries around the world will mark the first-ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May to gain support and raise awareness in an effort to end a devastating injury that can occur during childbirth when medical services are not available. UNFPA

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GENEVA / SYRIA UPDATE

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR says today (21 May) that the number of Syrian refugees flooding into Jordan has suddenly fallen from several thousand a day to a handful, warning that fighting may be preventing people in need from arriving. CH UNTV

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SOMALIA – SECURITY CRACKDOWN

An unprecedented coalition of Somali security forces and troops with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have launched an operation today (May 21) to neutralise lingering insurgent elements blamed for a recent spate of violence in the capital Mogadishu. AU-UN/IST

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