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SOUTH SUDAN / IDP CAMP MISSING CHILDREN

When the shooting started in Juba last month, Mary Nyapel, was sleeping in her house near the national army's headquarters in the capital. A few hours later, her husband was killed in front of her and her five children. Some of them ran away. UNMISS

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GENEVA/ BRAHIMI GENEVA II

The Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that Syria’s opposition and government will meet “in the same room” in Geneva on Saturday after the first day of a peace conference ended with no direct talks. He said he never expected the process to be easy, but added that the discussions he has had [...]

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UN / DPRK

North Korea has sent a letter to South Korea calling for reconciliation and an end to "hostile military strikes". The UN ambassador to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) called this a "crucial decision" to stop military exercises and if they need to cooperate with the US, "they had better hold exercises far away [...]

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JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEES

In a remote area of north-east Jordan, hundreds of Syrian refugees arrive at an unofficial border point after walking for days and crossing a stretch of no man's land to reach safety. UNHCR

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IAEA / AMANO

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano told the Agency's Board of Governors that it was necessary to "nearly double the staff resources devoted to verification" in Iran's nuclear programme. IAEA

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