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GA/ SECURITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

The United Nations General Assembly today elected Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms beginning on 1 January 2014. UNTV

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UN / AIR POLLUTION CANCER

The specialised cancer agency of the World Health Organization, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), announced that it has classified outdoor air pollution as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1). WHO/ IARC / FILE

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IRAQ / SYRIAN REFUGEES HEALTH

In Kawergosk refugee camp, health volunteers give mothers and their newborn babies comfort and counselling amidst all the uncertainty of lives disrupted by conflict. UNICEF

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LEBANON / SYRIA EID AL ADHA

Eid Al-Adha is one the most important religious holidays celebrated by Muslim families through out the world. Talal and his family celebrated the holiday in the Terbol settlement in the  Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. UNHCR

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SOUTH SUDAN / WESTERN EQUATORIA

UNMISS continues to classify Western Equatoriaas a "green state," or security stable. The State is one of the ten states in South Sudan that was terrorized byUganda's Lord Resistance Army for years and thousands of civilians were displaced. UNMISS

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FAO / WORLD FOOD DAY

Better food systems are required in order to defeat hunger and malnutrition around the globe was the key message coming from the observance of World Food Day at FAO headquarters in Rome . FAO

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