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UN / ESPIONAGE

Secretary-General ban Ki-moon spokesperson Martin Nesirky today (30 October) told journalists that the United Nations had received assurances from the United States government that "United Nations communications are not and will not be monitored." UNTV

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ICC / GBAGBO

The ICC ruled that former Ivorian president Laurant Gbagbo must remain in detention inThe Hague pending a potential trial on charges of crimes against humanity. FILE  

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UN / ELIASSON HAITI CHOLERA

UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said “we know that there have been many people dying of cholera and we will, of course, do our very best to reduce that risk and also to make sure that we will be able to demonstrate tangibly the compassion that we feel for the people of Haiti struck by [...]

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DRC/ KOBLER M23

Thirty-three M23 combatants surrendered to the UN mission on Tuesday — bringing the total number of M23 surrenders to 80 for the month of October. The head of mission (MONUSCO) Martin Kobler visited Rutshuru earlier this week after it was liberated by the Congolese army from the M23 in fierce fighting which left one Tanzanian [...]

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UN / SOMALIA WRAP

UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said that without adequate security, the efforts of the Somali Government and people, and those of their partners, could be in vain, calling on the Security Council to support a temporary boost to national and international forces aiming to maintain basic security in the Horn of Africa nation. UNTV/ AU [...]

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UN / FALK PALESTINE

An independent UN human rights expert warned that developments in the Middle East region, particularly in Egypt, have made the situation in Gaza"one that is a point of near catastrophe." He also reiterated that settlements are considered illegal under international law and encouraged corporations” to withdraw their profit-making activities from the settlements." UNTV

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GENEVA / STATE OF THE WORLD POPULATION REPORT

This year's UNFPA report on "The State of World Population 2013" says that motherhood in childhood is a huge global problem, especially in developing countries, where every year 7.3 million girls under 18 give birth. CH UNTV  

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