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IMF / ARGENTINA

During the IMF bi-weekly press briefing, William Murray, IMF Deputy Spokesperson and Advisor of the Communications Department, explained the rationale behind this week's announcement that the IMF's Managing Director had withdrawn her recommendation that the IMF Executive Board file an amicus curiae brief in the Argentina case. IMF

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UN / GREAT LAKES

The Security Council today (25 July) reiterated its commitment to the United Nations-brokered peace accord for Africa's strife-torn Great Lakes region and demanded an immediate end to hostilities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where fresh clashes between armed rebels and Congolese troops have sent thousands of civilians fleeing for safety. UNTV

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JORDAN / SYRIAN ICE CREAM

There are currently an estimated 500,000 Syrians refugees in the country. Good business for a delicacy that triggers memories of a better time. UNHCR  

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UN / BAN KI-MOON – JOHN KERRY

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with United States Secretary of State John Kerry this morning at the United Nations in New Yorkwhere they discussed issues relating to the conflict in Syria, the Middle East Peace Process and developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, among other matters. UNTV  

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IMF / EUROZONE

While substantial collective action has been taken to tackle the crisis in the euro area, further policy steps are needed to support growth and increase employment. In its latest annual assessment of the euro area, the IMF said that these actions, if taken in concert, would be mutually reinforcing. IMF  

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