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SOUTH SUDAN / BOR VISIT

The United Nations the Under-Secretary-General (USG) for peacekeeping operations, Herve Ladsous, accompanied by Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) Hilde F. Johnson, met with Jonglei State Governor Koul Manyang Juuk and members of his cabinet in Bor and discussed the security and humanitarian situation of the conflict-ridden state. UNMISS

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SOMALIA / AIR UGANDA

The wheels of an inaugural Air Ugandaflight touched down in Somalia today at about 8 a.m. local time. The maiden voyage from Kampalato Mogadishuthis morning, makes Uganda's premier airline the latest carrier to invest in Somalia's economic recovery, with the three weekly flights it has announced. AU-UN/IST

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GA / INEQUALITY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (8 July) emphasized that the international community must tackle social and economic inequalities between regions and within countries in order to achieve sustainability and avert future crises. UNTV

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UN / SYRIA

Syrian Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari says his government has extended an invitation to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's fact-finding mission team into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, headed by expert Ake Sellstrom and the UN Head of Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane, to meet in Damascus with his foreign minister to look into the alleged [...]

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TURKEY / REFUGEE RAP

Outside is the sprawling Kilis refugee camp, home to 12,000 Syrians now camped on the Syrian Turkish border. Inside, the 'Youth Movement of Damascus' is warming up. Every second day it's rap music. UNHCR

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