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UNICEF / SYRIA CHILDREN

The UNICEF emergency coordinator Ted Chaiban said "the situation of Syrian children is truly terrible after three years of conflict". A new UN Child Fund's report draws attention to the problems faced by 5.5 million children living inside Syria and living as refugees in neighbouring countries. UNTV / FILE

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UN / SOMALIA

A UN official in Somalia warned that after a series of attacks against high-profile targets in Mogadishu last month, insecurity in the capital city poses challenges for Somalis and their international partners. UNTV

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GENEVA / DRONES

 The UN special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism has called for independent investigations to be carried out into drone attacks after a series of strikes that resulted in unexpected civilian deaths in Afghanistan,Pakistan,Yemenand elsewhere. CH UNTV

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LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict three years ago, nearly a million people have sought refuge inLebanon. The UN Development Programme is working to ease the pressure and support Lebanese host communities absorb the shock of the influx. UNDP  

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UNHCR / MIGRANTS GULF OF ADEN

The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that 44 people were missing and feared drowned after a smugglers’ boat capsized off the coast of southern Yemen in what UNHCR described as the worst such incident this year. CH UNTV

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