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UN / ISRAEL PALESTINE

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman called again for an immediate end to the indiscriminate firing of rockets by Hamas into Israel and Israeli retaliatory action, adding that all parties must respect international humanitarian and human right law. UNIFEED-UNTV

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UNICEF / GAZA

At least 48 children has been killed so far and another 521 wounded  in Gaza since the outbreak of hostilities between Israel’s Defense Forces and Hamas. UNICEF estimates that almost 58 000 children are in need of immediate psycho-social support due to deep emotional impact that the current violence is having on children in Gaza. UNICEF

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UN / NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

To mark Nelson Mandela International Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon together with other high-ranking UN officials joined the volunteers from MillionTreesNYC and UN staff to tend to dozens of newly planted trees near UN Headquarters and in the community of East Harlem. UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN / UKRAINE

The Security Council called for a full, thorough and independent international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over eastern Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

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IRAQ / GUTERRES VISITS ARBAT CAMP

Iraq's northern region of Kurdistan has become host to thousands of Iraqis displaced by fighting elsewhere in the country. The semi-autonomous region is also sheltering over 200,000 refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria. UNHCR

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GENEVA / WHO MALAYSIAN AIRLINE DEATH

Colleagues and friends observed a minute’s silence in the memory of Glenn Thomas, World Health Organization (WHO) communications officer and one of the 298 people who had perished when Malaysian Airline flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. UNTV CH

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