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CUBA / BAN HAIRCUT

The Secretary-General gets an impromptu haircut while touring Old Havana. UNTV

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UN/ CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC EU TROOPS

Concerned by widespread human rights violations and the "increasing cycle of violence and retaliation" in the Central African Republic (CAR), the Security Council extended the mandate of the UN peacebuilding office in the country, authorized the use of force by European Union troops, and added travel bans and asset freezes to an arms embargo already [...]

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GENEVA / BRAHIMI

UN Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said there were no breakthroughs made in peace talks between rival Syrian parties inGeneva. The talks broke up early, but Brahimi told reporters "nobody is walking out, nobody is walking away." CH UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / MALAKAL AMOS 1

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos met with internally displaced people (IDP) at the UNMISS protection camp in Malakal, South Sudan, as warnings mounted of a growing humanitarian crisis. UNMISS  

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GENEVA / WHO PALLIATIVE CARE

WHO and the Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WPCA) said that only one in ten people who need palliative care to relieve pain or the symptoms and stress of a serious illness is currently receiving it. CH UNTV

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SYRIA / HUMANITARIAN ACCESS

WFP and UNICEF said they are on standby to deliver emergency humanitarian aid to people trapped in the Old City of Homs in Syria. CH UNTV

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC / SECURE AID ROUTES

WFP welcomed the cooperation that allowed the first convoy with food supplies to arrive at Bangui but warned that securing the country's roads is crucial to provide a food lifeline to growing numbers of displaced people. WFP

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