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UN / SUDAN ICC

In her address to the Security Council today, the General Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda expressed frustration and despair over Council's inaction regarding the crisis in Darfur.  UNTV

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UN / DRC

French Ambassador Gerard Arnaud said that the new operation launched in Democratic Republic of Congo against Rwandan ethnic Hutu rebels will be different than the M23, because they were "weighing the traditional war with a front, with armed forces easily identifiable", while the FDLR are small groups "often living in small villages with their families, [...]

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NIGER / BIRTH REGISTRATION

Across even the remotest regions of Niger, a birth registration initiative has expanded the reach of government services and enabled a more secure future for the country's youngest citizens. UNICEF released a new report Wednesday showing that the births of nearly 230 million children under-five have never been registered; approximately 1 in 3 of all [...]

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UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Commenting on reports about whether Croatia would be involved in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, the Spokesperson of the UN Secretary-General said that what must be eliminated are chemicals stored or prepared by Syrian authorities, not chemical weapons. UNTV

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JORDAN / SYRIANS CROSSING BORDER

Syrian refugees continue arriving in Jordan. More than 1,300 Syrian refugees crossed the border in the last few days,  more than 700 children among them.  UNHCR

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UNICEF / BIRTH REGISTRATION REPORT ADVANCER

UNICEF released a new report showing that the births of nearly 230 million children under-five have never been registered; approximately 1 in 3 of all children under-five around the world. UNICEF

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