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UN / POWER

Newly appointedUSambassador to the UN Samantha Power presents her credentials today at the United Nations. (UNTV – photo op /remarks)

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SOMALIA / RAMADAN

United Arab Emirates Red Crescent set up a food distribution centre in Afgoye on Sunday so that internally displaced (IDPS) have food to break their fast during this month of Ramadan. (AU /UN-IST)

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UN / SNOWDEN MERCOSUR

Ministers of the MERCOSUR trade bloc met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today to voice their "serious" concern over the latest allegations by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden that theUSwas spying on South American countries. (UNTV)  

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IMF / JAPAN OUTLOOK

Japanese authorities have embarked on an ambitious agenda to raise growth and end deflation. It's called the "three arrows" of Abenomics, comprising aggressive monetary easing, flexible fiscal policy and structural reforms to raise potential growth. The IMF supports this policy package, but has emphasized that success depends on implementation of all three arrows. IMF  

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