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UN / CHEMICAL WEAPONS WRAP

The head of the United Nations Mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Åke Sellström, underlined today that the mandate of the team was only to report on the use of chemical weapons. In that sense -he explained during a press conference- the team gathered as much information as it could. [...]

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UN / LADSOUS

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Herve Ladsous, said that the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where he was last week for several days, is marked this year with very significant progress, adding that there was also progress in Mali, but some setbacks in Sudan. UNTV

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LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES WINTER

As the strongest winter storm in decades batters Middle East, hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees are left struggling to stay warm. Storm 'Alexa' arrived in Lebanon on Tuesday bringing strong winds, rain and snow, especially to the west Bekaa Valley along the Syrian-Lebanese border, where over 100,000 refugees live in makeshift tents across this [...]

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GENEVA / CAR HEALTHCARE

The WHO says that people living in theCentral African Republic are in desperate need of quality healthcare. A total of 533,000 people are currently displaced in the country, more than 10 percent of the population. Hospitals have been looted and health personnel have fled their posts. CH UNTV

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STORY: GENEVA / SYRIA EDUCATION

A UN report published today says that the decline in education for Syrian children has been the sharpest and most rapid in the history of the region. CH UNTV

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UN / BAN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

In a radio message, the Secretary-General appealed to the people of Central African Republic (CAR) to follow the path of peace. "Whatever your faith or background, you share the same history and the same future." UNTV/IRIN  

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UN / BAN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC MESSAGE

Message in French of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaking today to the people of Central African Republic. UNTV

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GENEVA / DPRK EXECUTION

The UN human rights agency said "it's followed with concern" the news of the arrest and execution of Chang Song-thaek , the uncle of Kim Jong-un, the leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) saying “ this underscores the arbitrary nature of the system in the DPRK and the absence of transparency and due [...]

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GENEVA / UKRAINE PROTESTS

The UN human rights agency is calling for the government and protestors in Ukraine to exercise restraint and to find a negotiated solution to the current wave of protests. CH UNTV

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