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UN / SUDAN POLIO

A UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan said the two-week vaccination campaign is scheduled to go forward in South Kordofan and Blue Nile on 5 November, but the two sides must agree "on the mode of transporting vaccines and agree on cessation of hostilities.” OCHA/ FILE

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WORLD BANK / MALALA EDUCATION

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was targeted by the Taliban because of her support for girl's education, urged governments around the world to support schools as much as they support their militaries and that fighting terrorism would be more effective that way. WORLD BANK

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OPCW / NOBEL PRIZE WRAP

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced today (11 Oct) it was awarding the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its work eliminating chemical weapons.  

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