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UN / MALI

UN special envoy for Mali Bert Koenders said that despite security challenges, there was an overall improvement in Mali but remains concerned about the fragile security situation in the north. UNTV

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UN / SYRIA KAAG

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of Sigrid Kaag as special coordinator of the OPCW-UN Joint Mission and on Syria he said the situation remains dangerous and unpredictable, adding "we have no illusions about the challenges ahead." UNTV

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SOMALIA / KENYAN FORCES

Members of the Kenyan Defence Force serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), have ended their tour of duty and are being replaced by a new battalion from Kenya, to serve in the peacekeeping mission. AU-UN/IST  

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VIETNAM / NO WASTE FARMING

'V-A-C' farming is a no-waste system integrating fish farming, raising livestock and growing fruit and vegetables, all on the same farm. Waste products from one part of the system are recycled and used as a resource by other parts of the system. FAO  

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DARFUR / ATTACK ON PEACEKEEPERS

Three  peacekeepers serving in the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) died on Sunday after an attack by unidentified armed assailants in West Darfur. UNAMID

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GENEVA / IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS

Officials from Iran, the European Union, the five permanent members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council and Germany began talks at the United Nations in Geneva on Tuesday (15 Oct). CH UNTV

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