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UN / UKRAINE

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said they have revised the Russia sponsored draft resolution for a peace map in Ukraine and that the situation in the country continues to deteriorate, accusing the Ukrainian army of using phosphorous, which he said was attributable to "war crimes". UNIFEED-UNTV

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GA / PRINCE ZEID RA'AD ZEID AL HUSSEIN

Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al Hussein was officially appointed by the 193-Nation UN General Assembly to become the next United Nations human rights chief in Geneva. UNIFEED-UNTV/FILE

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FAO / MDG AWARDS

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recognizes Chile, China and Morocco as the latest in a growing list of countries to reduce hunger, but urges stronger efforts to eradicate undernourishment. FAO

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IMF / US ECONOMY

The IMF has called for the U.S. to do more to help its economy and the prospects of the long-term unemployed.  IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said "we have revised downward our growth forecast for 2014 down to 2 percent.  That is largely attributable to the poor result in Q1 which is largely but not entirely [...]

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IRAQ / MOSUL DISPLACED

More than 300,000 people who fled fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week have reached Iraq's Kurdistan region seeking refuge. UNHCR has delivered close to 1,000 tents to a new camp for 3,000 people under construction at Garmawa, near the north-western city of Duhok. UNHCR

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GENEVA / AMOS

Briefing on Syria, South Sudan and Iraq, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos said there was 'no let-up' in the number of humanitarian crises that needed attention, or in their severity. UNTV CH  

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IRAQ / MOSUL DISPLACED FOOD AID

With the growing crisis in Iraq, the World Food Programme (WFP) has started providing food assistance to the most vulnerable families who found sanctuary in the Kurdish region after fleeing their homes when the northern Iraqi city of Mosul fell to a rebel offensive. WFP

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