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UN/ SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN

As talks resumed today in Ethiopia between the two warring parties of South Sudan, the United Nations director of field operations (OCHA) called the humanitarian situation potentially "catastrophic" adding "we are talking a very large number of people." UNTV/FILE

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IRAQ / KHALED HOSSEINI

International best-selling author and UNHCR goodwill ambassador Khaled Hosseini made his first visit over the weekend to see Syrian refugees living in Northern Iraq.  Hosseini, a former refugee fromAfghanistanis the author of bestsellers such as The Kite Runner and Thousand Splendid Suns. UNHCR

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GENEVA / DRC SEXUAL VIOLENCE

For the first time ever the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council has held a high level dialogue to discuss lessons learned and the continuing challenges in combating sexual violence in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). CH UNTV

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UN / LEBANON

The UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly stressed that the Security Council is united in its support to Lebanon. He highlighted the need to share the burden of the Lebanese host communities affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. UNTV

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GENEVA / EGYPT DEATH SENTENCES

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has condemned  the death sentence handed down to 529 people in Egypt after a two -day trial  for breeching a range of fair trial procedures  and violating international law. CH UNTV  

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