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IRAQ / BAN

Speaking to reporters in Baghdad alongside Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was concerned by the deteriorating security in parts of Iraq and called on leaders to provide Iraqis with "tangible benefits and a better future". UNAMI

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SOUTH SUDAN / FOOD INSECURITY

United Nations food agencies are ramping up their relief efforts in South Sudan, warning that the fighting there threatens to increase hunger and unravel the modest gains made in food security in the two years since the country seceded from Sudan and became the world's youngest nation. UNMISS

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INDIA / POLIO ERADICATION ANNIVERSARY

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative joins India and the global community in celebrating a historic global health milestone: three years have passed since India's last case of wild polio. Pending final clearance of December and January laboratory samples, the Regional Certification Commission is expected to certify the entire South-East Asia Region of the World Health [...]

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UN / DRC

UN officials voiced concern about renewed violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after a year marked by significant milestones. UNTV / FILE

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