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UN / SYRIA UPDATE

The UN and the OPCW, dealing with Syria's chemical weapons programme, report that they have now visited 18 of the sites disclosed by Syria and that the work to render critical equipment inoperable "has begun at nearly all those sites." UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / BASHIR

South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, and Sudan's Omar al-Bashir agreed on Tuesday at a summit in Juba to expedite the formation of the Abyei Administration, its legislative council and the area police. UNMISS  

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UN / DARFUR

The situation in Sudan's Darfur region is marked by limited progress in the peace process, a troubling security situation and the continued need for substantial humanitarian assistance, officials representing the United Nations and the African Union told the Security Council today. UNIFEED / FILE

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TURKEY/SYRIAN URBAN REFUGEES

In Turkey there are more than 650,000 refugees from the conflict in Syria. 200,000 are housed in refugee camps along the border. But more than 460,000 live more precarious lives as urban refugees, many of them in the southern city of Urfa. UNHCR

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WHO / TB ADVANCER

Tuberculosis (TB) treatment has saved the lives of more than 22 million people, according to the WHO Global tuberculosis report 2013 published today (22 October). The report also reveals that the number of people ill with TB fell in 2012 to 8.6 million, with global TB deaths also decreasing to 1.3 million. WHO

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