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GENEVA / BRAHIMI

The United Nations Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi said that "we are just one name short of agreement about participants" as there is yet no agreement with the United States over Iran's participation in the upcoming International Conference on Syria.CH UNTV

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UN / SOUTH SUDAN

The members of the Security Council expressed "grave alarm and concern" regarding the rapidly deteriorating security and humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, which threatens "serious" implications for the long-term security and stability of the African country, as well as for the neighbouring nations and the region. UNTV

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LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES WINTER

More than 830,000 Syrian refugees have been registered or are waiting to be registered in Lebanon, thus making this Middle Eastern country a host to the highest number of Syrian refugees in the region.  UNHCR

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GENEVA / SYRIA TRIPARTITE ARRIVAL

Officials from the United Nations, Russia and the United States are holding talks in Geneva, in final preparation for International Conference on Syria next month, focused on ending the 33 month conflict in Syria. CH UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / FALLEN PEACEKEEPERS

Two UNMISS Indian Battalion troops were killed and one injured when their base was attacked in the Jonglei Jonglei state town ofAkobo. UNMISS estimates that at least 11 of the civilians who sought refuge inside the base were also killed during the attack. UNMISS

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CAR / FOOD AID

The Conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, increasing humanitarian needs. WFP is providing food to people displaced in the recent upsurge of violence in the capital Bangui, as well as in Bossangoa in the northwest of the country and other locations.  WFP

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