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UN /LAGARDE

 The IMF Managing Director says although the global economy is improving, many countries now face rising risks of deflation. IMF  

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UN / SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE

The UN Mission in South Sudan said that one civilian seeking shelter in its Malakal base was killed by stray bullets inside the base and dozens of civilians and a UN military officer also suffered gunshot wounds. UNTV / UNMISS

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UN/ MASS ATROCITIES WRAP

At an event commemorating the twenty years since the Rwanda Genocide, Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, who was the Force Commander of the UN peacekeeping mission, said he was "still pissed off" as "there are still hundreds of thousands who are slaughtered and millions upon millions who are internally displaced and refugee. And it still hasn't gained [...]

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SOUTH SUDAN / BENTIU SIMONOVIC

During a visit to Bentiu in South Sudan, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonovic, said "it was appalling to see corpses on the streets that were not removed five days after people were killed because of fear of their relatives." UNMISS

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UN / NIGERIA ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY LAW

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shared the "deep concern" expressed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, following the recent signing into law of the Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act in Nigeria. UNTV

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IRAQ / SYRIA FAMILIES

Kawrgosik refugee camp in Northern Iraq is home to 13,000 Syrian women, children and men living in some 2,000 tents. Everyone in the camp has a story, most are tragic. Suleiman Abbas Abdullah and his wife are among those who escaped from violence in Syria. UNHCR

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