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IRAQ / DISPLACED POPULATION

As fighting in Iraq continues, so does the influx of people fleeing the conflict. A warehouse in the middle of empty wheat-grass fields became home to 5,000 Iraqis from the town of Telafar. Aid agencies provide basic facilities as well as meals to families living here, as they await transfer to other parts ofIraqthat offered [...]

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GAZA / UN SCHOOL ATTACK

Initial investigations by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) suggest that it was Israeli artillery that hit the UNRWA school in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip that sheltered about 3,300 people. In his statement, UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl condemned the attack "in the strongest possible terms." UNRWA

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UN / GAZA ELIASSON GING

As another United Nations school serving as a shelter for Palestinians in Gaza was hit by shells, killing children, senior UN officials strongly condemned the attacks and warned against the targeting of civilians. Speaking to reporters in New York, Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said "this is a moment where you really have to say enough is [...]

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UN / UKRAINE SERGEYEV

Addressing the press today in New York, the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Yuriy Sergeyev urged the international community to apply "maximum political pressure" on Russia to withdraw the "Russian ethnic terrorists from Ukraine" so that international experts get full access to the crash site of the Malaysian airliner MH17. UNIFEED-UNTV

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