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UN / TERRORISM

The United nations General Assembly adopted a resolution reviewing the United Nations overall counter-terrorism strategy. The Strategy, adopted by consensus in 2006, is a comprehensive policy framework to combat terrorism, signifying universal condemnation of terrorist violence and providing guidance to Member States. UNIFEED-UNTV

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LEBANON / WORLD CUP

As the football World Cup is about to kick off in Sao Paolo Brazil, on the other side of the world, off the coast of Lebanon, Brazilian sailors members of the Maritime Task Force (MTF) serving under the flag of the United Nations (UN) Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) get a rare chance to kick back [...]

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GENEVA / ELEPHANT POACHING

More than 20,000 African elephants were poached across the continent in 2013 according to a report released today by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Although the sharp upward trend in illegal elephant killing observed since the mid-2000s, which had peaked in 2011, is levelling off, poaching [...]

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GENEVA / IRAQ

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said the UN mission in Iraq received reports of the summary execution of Iraqi soldiers during the capture of Mosul and another of seventeen civilians executed 11th of June in Mosul. CH-UNTV

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BOLIVIA / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Ban arrived  in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz for the G77 Summit which over two days will gather heads of state and government representatives from more than 130 member countries under the theme, "New World Order for Living Well". UNDP

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WHO/ WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY

On World Blood Donor Day the World Health Orgainization is calling on countries to improve access to safe blood for saving the lives of mothers. WHO  

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