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SYRIA/ NOBEL CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS

The OPCW team recieves a letter of congratulations from Director General Ahmet Üzümcü  for wining the Nobel Prize for their work toward eliminating chemical weapons.  POOL

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IMF / LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIES

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean remain in low gear, held back by a less favorable external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply constraints, the IMF said. IMF

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WORLD BANK / MALALA NOBEL

Speaking at the World Bank, Malala Yousafzai said education was crucial to improving the lives of girls and poverty prevents families from sending their children to school. She also said she was gratified to have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize because she hoped it drew attention to her campaign to improve the lives [...]

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UN / SYRIA OPCW-UN JOINT MISSION

The Security Council has formally approved a first-ever joint United Nations mission with the Nobel Peace Prize-winning global chemical weapons watchdog to oversee the destruction of Syria's stockpiles and production facilities. UNTV

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GENEVA/ IRAQ EXECUTIONS

The United Nations human rights Office (OHCHR) today (11 October) called on the Iraqi Government to immediately halt all executions immediately following reports that authorities put 42 individuals to death over the past two days. UNTV

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IMF / EUROPE ECONOMIES

The International Monetary Fund reported that European economies face challenges despite improvements over the last six months to year. IMF

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JORDAN / ZA' TARI TAE-KWON-DO

The South Korean government is funding an initiative to teach Tae-kwon-do to young Syrian refugees at Za'atari Camp inJordan. UNHCR

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OPCW / SG NOBEL PRIZE

Hailing its work on disarmament and non-proliferation, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the OPCW and said this recognition “occurs nearly 100 years after the first chemical attack and 50 days after the appalling use of chemical weapons in Syria.” UNTV  

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