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WASHINGTON / IMF ON ITALY

In its regular briefing, the IMF today (20 June) welcomed Italy's new growth measures. The measures provide 3 billion Euros a year for public works programs in 2013, which could create an estimated 30,000 temporary construction jobs. IMF

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JORDAN / JOLIE

Actress Angelina Jolie, a UN Special Envoy for the UN Refugee agency (UNHCR) today (20 June) marked World Refugee Day by calling for world leaders to "put aside your differences" and end the war in Syria. UNHCR

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SOMALIA / AFTERMATH

A Memorial Service was held today (20 June), at the Mogadishu International Airport, for United Nations staff and contractors who lost their lives during the attack an the United Nations Common Compound in Mogadishu Wednesday. AU / UN IST

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GENEVA / VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council. WHO

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UN / AFGHANISTAN

The United Nations top official in Afghanistan today (20 June) expressed hope that "the current controversies and legitimate concerns around the Taliban office in Doha will soon be resolved thus opening the way to direct peace and reconciliation discussions between the High Peace Council and the Taliban." UNTV

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JORDAN / WORLD REFUGEE DAY

As refugees continue to flee Syria into Jordan, the head of the UN Refugee agency (UNHCR) today called "on those with political responsibilities to overcome their divisions and come together to do everything in their power to stop this war." UNHCR

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