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UN / SYRIA CHEMICIAL WEAPONS

The UN said that it was still in consultations with the Syrian government to ensure   safe and efficient conduct of the mission set to investigate alleged chemical weapons use in the country. Once the government confirms acceptance of the modalities, "the mission will depart without delay." (UNTV)

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PAKISTAN / BAN WRAP

Visiting Pakistan on the eve of its independence day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the country's lead role in UN peacekeeping operations and addressed girls' education and the use of drones. (UNTV/ UNIC)

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SOUTH SUDAN / POLICE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

The US Government donated $270,000 worth of safety equipment to the South Sudan National Police Service. The US has invested over (USD) $28 million dollars in the country to promote law and order. (UNMISS)  

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SOMALIA / POLIO

Until recently Mohamed Naasir was dashing around his home like any other three year old. Now he is permanently disabled. After six years of being polio free, the disease is back inSomalia—and it's the most serious outbreak in the world. Since the first case was identified inMogadishuin May, the virus has spread rapidly. (UNICEF)

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PORTUGAL / YOUTH JOBS MIGRATION

It's becoming very hard to find a job which matches the skills acquired at university for highly educated young Europeans. InPortugal, nearly two in five young people are unemployed. NowPortugal's best and brightest are looking for opportunities abroad. (ILO)

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GENEVA / CAR UNREST

The UN refugee agency warned that human rights violations including rape and shootings were happening on a routine basis in the Central African Republic (CAR). (CH UNTV / RECENT)

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