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UN / RUSSIAN JOURNALISTS

Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin issued a press statement from the Security Council expressing its deep condolences for the journalists killed covering the conflict in Ukraine including the two Russian journalists killed in eastern Ukraine, and the Italian photojournalist who was killed on May 24, along with his Russian interpreter. UNIFEED – UNTV

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UN / MYANMAR KANG

During her recent visit toMyanmar, Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Kyung-wha Kang urged authorities to ensure that the perpetrators of the attack in March on UN and non-governmental organization (NGO) premises in Sittwe are brought to justice. She said “unless that particular case is dealt with thoroughly and the signal is sent out that there will be [...]

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WHO / MERS

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that the outbreak of the deadly MERS virus currently "does not present a global emergency."  WHO

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UN / DARFUR BENSOUDA

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court told the Security Council that "systematic and widespread crimes continue to be committed with total impunity in Darfur" and called for "a thorough, independent and public enquiry"  into allegations that the UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) "has been subject to manipulation, with the intentional effect of covering up [...]

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UN / TERRORISM RESOLUTIONS

The Security Council adopted two terrorism related resolutions, reviewing and updating the Al-Qaida and  Taliban sanction regimes. UNIFEED – UNTV

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GENEVA / BAN KI-MOON PRESSER

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his concern about the rapidly deteriorating security situation in Iraq, including the reports of mass summary executions by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). CH UNTV

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UN / ISRAEL KIDNAPPING

Israel's ambassador Ron Prosor called on the Security Council and the international community to condemn the kidnapping of the three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, saying,  "it's been five days since our boys went missing and I ask the international community: where are you?" UNIFEED – UNTV

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GENEVA / SYRIA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY WRAP

A new report issued by the Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry onSyriasaid that the Middle East is "closer than ever" to a regional war, while influential states are fueling a proxy war inSyriaby arming the Syrian government as well as opposition forces. UNTV CH

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