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IMF / MARKET TURBULENCE

The IMF says the recent increase in market turbulence does not necessarily point to weak fundamentals in all countries affected. IMF

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UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Special Coordinator of the UN-OPCW Joint Mission Sigrid Kaag told reporters that the 30 June 2014 deadline to complete the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons can be met. However, US ambassador Samantha Power demanded Assad's government "to stop its foot-dragging" to move those materials. UNTV

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UN / MBEKI

The former President of South Africa and Chair of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, Thabo Mbeki, said Africa is losing "at least 50 billion dollars" through illicit outflows, an amount larger than the overseas development assistance that the continent receives. UNTV

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SYRIA / FOOD AIRLIFT

An airlift is underway to deliver over 400 metric tonnes of food to people in Qasmishli, Syria. The agency is appealing to all parties to the conflict to open up humanitarian corridors to allow food assistance to reach those who are in dire need. WFP

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RUSSIA / BAN OLYMPIC TORCH

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the Olympic village inSochiand took part in the torch relay, receiving the flame from International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach. UNTV

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