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UN / IRAN

Security Council today have commended the joined  plan of action in Iran nuclear program negotiations adopted in Geneva last month, but warned that there is much to be done before easing or lifting imposed sanctions. UNTV

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UN / OPCW REPORT

Åke Sellström, head of the United Nations Mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, handed over the final report on Thursday to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Headquarters in New York. UNTV

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UN/ MALARIA MDGS

WHO Malaria expert Dr. Robert Newman said the latest malaria report shows that financing has gone up dramatically over the past decade but was still far short of the 1.5 billion needed to combat the disease. UN Special Envoy for malaria Ray Chambers said "it will take a perfect storm for us to reach the [...]

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WASHINGTON DC/IMF BRIEFING

The IMF said that it has not had discussions with the Ukrainian authorities over the past two weeks. The Fund said it welcomed the US budget agreement and also provided updates on Portugal and Argentina. IMF  

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WHO / CANCER TRENDS

The specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization says that more women are being diagnosed with and dying from breast cancer, calling for greater attention to prevention and control measures to offset lifestyle changes which pushed breast cancer to be the leading cause of cancer death among women. WHO/ IARC/FILE

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UN / SAHEL

The Security Council reiterated today (12 December) its concern about the alarming situation in the Sahel and strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks perpetrated in the region and the abuses of human rights and violence against civilians, including women and children. In a presidential statement, the 15 members of the Security UN body reaffirmed their commitment [...]

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SOUTH AFRICA / ANNIE LENNOX MANDELA

UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador Annie Lennox was in South Africa to highlight the progress and challenges in the AIDS response. During her visit, she paid tribute to Nelson Mandela. UNAIDS

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