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WHO/ WORLD HEALTH REPORT 2013 ADVANCER

This year's World Health Report shows how countries, when developing a system for universal health coverage, can use research to determine what health issues should be addressed, how a system should be structured and how to measure progress according to their specific health situation. (WHO / FILE)

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SOUTH SUDAN / DINKA LANGUAGE

InSouth Sudana "war of words" has begun. English is now the official language of this new nation, but there are over 60 indigenous languages. The department of education is working to standardise the most common languages spoken in South Sudan. UNMISS

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GENEVA / GAZA EXECUTIONS

UN spokesperson for human rights Elizabeth Throssell said the high commissioner was "deeply concerned" at the possibility that executions might be carried out over the course of the next weeks in Gaza and appealed to the de facto authorities there not to implement any death sentences. (OHCHR)

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UN / EGYPT

UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said that the Secretary-General "condemns in the strongest terms" the violence today in Cairo that occurred when Egyptian security services used force to clearCairoof sit-ins and demonstrations. UNTV  

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UN / CAR VOLATILITY

The UN special representative for the Central African Republic (CAR) said that the overall situation in the country remains highly volatile and unpredictable and that it "runs the risk of descending into anarchy and chaos." (UNTV / RECENT)

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SOMALIA / MOGADISHU FITNESS

Mohammed Jama just returned toSomaliaafter 24 years of living in theUnited States. He teaches martial arts at the local gym and is one of many who are taking advantage of the security and stability throughout the country and investing in shops, hotels, restaurants and now fitness centres, as the nation rebuilds itself from decades of [...]

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