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UN / DISABILITIES

According to the United Nations, there are more than a billion people with disabilities in the world. About 80 per cent of them are of working age, and face physical, social, economic and cultural challenges to their access to education, skills development and employment. UNTV  

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GENEVA / CAP REVIEW

The United Nations today (17 July) appealed for a further 8.6 billion US dollars in funding to help 73 million people, bringing the total sum needed for 2013 to 12.9 million people.  CH UNTV

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UN / PROTECTION OF JOURNALISTS

The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jan Eliasson, today (17 July) told the Security Council that "every time a journalist is killed by extremists, drug cartels or even government forces, there is one voice less to speak on behalf of the victims of conflict, crime and human rights abuses." UNTV

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IMF / UK OUTLOOK

The International Monetary Fund says despite some recent good signs of an uptick in growth, the U.K.is still far from a strong sustainable recovery. IMF  

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IMF / CHINA OUTLOOK

China's economy is expected to expand at broadly the same pace as last year, but risks of moderation have grown, say IMF economists. IMF

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