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UN / LEBANON

The Security Council today (23 August) issued a statement strongly condemning the terrorist bombing this morning in Tripoli, Lebanon, which killed at least 42 people and wounded more than 400. (UNTV)

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SOUTH KOREA / BAN SYRIA WRAP

Commenting on the latest alleged chemical attack inSyria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said that he can think of "no good reason" why "any party whether government or operational forces, would decline this opportunity to get to the truth of the matter," and called for an immediate investigation. (UNTV)

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SOUTH SUDAN / MAIWUT FLOODING

More than 18,000 people have been affected by the recent floods that covered the Maiwut County in South Sudan. (UNMISS)  

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GENEVA / GUTERRES SYRIA ONE MILLION REFUGEE CHILDREN

The number of Syrian refugee children has now reached one million. UNHCR High Commissioner António Guterres said one million children is more than the number of children in Wales and more than the number of children living in Los Angeles and Boston combined.  (CH UNTV)

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IRAQ / WFP FOOD AID

The World Food Programme has started distributing food rations to Syrian refugees arriving inIraq. WFP responded quickly to the influx and distributed food to families in more than 1,000 tents at the transit camp of Kawargosk, near Erbil. (WFP)

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GENEVA / BRAHIMI SYRIA

Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said the possible use of chemical weapons inSyriarepresents "the biggest threat to peace and security in the world." (CH UNTV)

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