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WHO / MENTAL HEALTH GUIDELINES

New clinical protocols and guidelines on how to give appropriate mental health care to adults and children who have experienced trauma and loss have been released by the World Health Organization (WHO), in conjunction with the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR. (WHO)

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SOMALIA / MOGADISHU ANNIVERSARY

Two years ago today al Shabaab was forced to fleeMogadishuby members of the Somali National Army (SNA), backed by forces from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Now the city has changed, increased security gains and a democratically elected president and government has brought some stability to a country that had been raged by [...]

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BAHRAIN / ANTI-TERRORISM LAW

The UN Human Rights office (OHCHR) is concerned that new anti-terrorism laws recently passed by the National Assembly of Bahrain may violate international human rights standards. (CH UNTV)

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HIROSHIMA / NAGASAKI ANNIVERSARY

Sixty-eight years ago nuclear bombs fell on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki causing untold death and destruction. This week's anniversary is a powerful reminder of the horrors of nuclear weapons. (CTBTO)

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GENEVA / PAKISTAN – AFGHANISTAN FLOODING

The UN said Tuesday that it is ready to assistPakistanandAfghanistanif required, after monsoon rains and floods reportedly killed at least 120 people in the two Asian countries. (CH UNTV-PRESSER)

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