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ETHIOPIA / REFUGEE INFLUX

Waves of South Sudanese people are fleeing across the Ethiopian border, while the United Nations refugee agency struggles to rush food and medical supplies to the site. UNHCR

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LEBANON / JIM KIM

The World Bank president called for global support to Lebanon and other countries struggling to cope with millions of Syrian refugees. WORLD BANK

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UN / CHURKIN

Commenting on a draft resolution sponsored by Russia to create a humanitarian corridor in Ukraine, Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said that it would be very important to adopt it "and do it rapidly", however, he added, "our initial discussion with our colleagues in the Council was not encouraging." UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN / QUEEN SOFIA

At the opening session of the 2014 meeting of UNICEF's Executive Board, Queen Sofía of Spain remembered the Nigerian girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group and told their parents that "their daughters are our daughters, their pain is our pain, their hope, ours." UNIFEED – UNTV  

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UN / PALESTINE

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the announcement of the formation of a Palestinian unity government headed by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, and hoped that new opportunities for progress towards a two-State solution with Israel will emerge soon. UNIFEED-UNTV

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SOMALIA / UNSOM ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Marking the first anniversary of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), its chief Nicholas Kay praised the progress the country has made over the last year and said he is "very hopeful of Somali future". UNSOM / FILE

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