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GA / G77 BOLIVIA WRAP

After being handed over the chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China, Bolivian President Evo Morales said the G77 "is one of the main agents of change" for reaching the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the 2015 deadline. UNTV

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UN / SYRIA KAAG WRAP

In an interview following her briefing to the Security Council, the Special Coordinator of the OPCW-UN Mission Sigrid Kaag said "there was no reason to assume" that the deadline for the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons programme would not be met, however, she underlined that security was still a "grave concern". UNTV

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC/ HUMAN RIGHTS AID

A United Nations human rights expert called for urgent protection and increased assistance to the growing number of persons displaced by violence in the Central African Republic. FILE  

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UN / CHINA YASUKUNI SHRINE REAX

Ambassador Liu Jieyi of China condemned the recent visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the Yasukuni Shrine, which he described as "a place that whitewashes and glorifies aggression" and as "the incarnation of militarism of Japan". UNTV

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LEBANON / 100-YEAR-OLD SYRIAN REFUGEE

Hallum Alamin, a Syrian refugee sheltering with her family inLebanon is starting a new year and a new century of her life. She is or will be …turning 100. UNHCR

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