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GA / SYRIA DRAFT RESOLUTION

The United States and the Russian Federation announced tonight that they have reached a compromise draft resolution for the elimination of chemical weapons in Syria. UNTV

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GA/ SOMALIA

Addressing delegates at the General Assembly on Thursday, the president of Somalia said that  the " brutal terrorist organizations have no mercy to our people, wherever they are in Nairob iand Mogadishu or elsewhere." He said "we will fight and defeat Al-shabab in the deserts and in towns, on digital and social media, we will [...]

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GA / LGBT

Countries attending the first ministerial meeting held at the United Nations on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals reaffirmed their commitment to work together to combat discrimination and protect the rights of all human beings regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. UNTV

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GA / SMALL ARMS

The Security Council, meeting at the ministerial level, voiced its grave concern at the illicit transfer, destabilizing accumulation and misuse of small arms and light weapons, which perpetuate conflict and instability worldwide and cause significant loss of life. UNTV

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GA / SAHEL WRAP

UN officials stressed that collective efforts in the Sahel region of Africa must address urgent humanitarian needs as well as long-term development and security threats. UNTV/OCHA /FILE

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GA/ ABBAS

Warning that time is running out, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on the United Nations to end Israeli settlement building on Palestinian land and thus giving a last chance for renewed peace talks to resolve the Middle East conflict within the allotted nine-month timeframe. UNTV

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GA / WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING

The governments of Gabon and Germany along with the WWF met on the sidelines of the General Assembly for a high level discussion on the threats poaching and trafficking pose to biodiversity and international stability. UNTV/FILE

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GA / ROUHANI WRAP

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif  met with US Secretary of State John Kerry and members of the E3 +3 group to discuss Iran's nuclear programme, while Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani held a private meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Earlier, speaking on behalf of the Non-alligned Movement (NAM), Rouhani presented a roadmap for the total elimination [...]

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GA / E3+3

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif today met with US Secretary of State John Kerry and members of the E3 +3 group to discuss Iran's nuclear programme.  

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GA / IPCC REPORT

The chief of the UNFCCC said the latest climate change assessment report constitutes "an alarm clock moment for the world because this report will tell us again, that everything that we thought we knew on climate change has actually been underestimated" and the effects of climate change "will be upon us faster and in a [...]

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SOUTH SUDAN/ CONSTITUTION DISABLED

The disabled group of South Sudan's National Constitutional Review Commission said they are not being adequately represented when it comes to the country's new constitution. UNMISS

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UN / CHARLES TAYLOR APPEAL

Judges at theSpecial Courtin Sierra Leone (SCSL) today upheld the conviction of  former Liberian President Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity. FILE

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