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UN/ GAZA UPDATE

A UN spokesman said that the Secretary-General condemned "in the strongest terms" the reported violation by Hamas of the mutually agreed humanitarian ceasefire which commenced this morning. "He is shocked and profoundly disappointed by these developments." UNIFEED-UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / CHILD MORTALITY

In April this year almost 38 000 people fled fighting in and around the South Sudanese city of Bentiu to a local  UN camp – more than twenty children were dying each week from diarrhea, malaria and pneumonia. A response by aid agencies in providing healthcare, clean water and proper sanitation has helped halve this number, but as [...]

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UN FELTMAN GAZA

Following the violation by parties to the Gaza conflict of a humanitarian ceasefire that was set to take affect earlier this morning, the United Nations top political affairs official said the announcement of the ceasefire had been made on assurances received “directly” from the parties. He said ”I don’t think we had a choice but to try [...]

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UN / DPRK KOREAN PENINSULA

North Korean Ambassador Ri Tong Il said that "the US and South Korea joint military exercises is the root cause of the aggravation of tension on the Korean Peninsula",  adding in “if the UN Security Council is genuinely serious about the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula, the Security Council should put in the [...]

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UN / UGANDA ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY ACT

A UN spokesman said that the Secretary-General welcomed the decision by the Constitutional Court of Uganda to annul the country's anti-homosexuality legislation and to pay tribute to those who contributed to this step forward, particularly the human rights activists in Uganda who spoke out at great personal risk. UNIFEED-UNTV      

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