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CAMBODIA / KHMER ROUGE

A United Nations-backed court has found the two most senior surviving leaders ofCambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced them to life in prison. UNAKRT/ FILE

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UN / DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The special representative for the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) "took responsibility for the inaction" of MONUSCO troops in early June when 33 people were massacred by armed assailants in South Kivu province. UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN/ GAZA

A United Nations (UN) spokesperson said that the scale of needs is unprecedented in the Gaza Strip following four weeks of hostilities.  UNIFEED-UNTV / RECENT

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IRAQ / SINJAR DISPLACED

Another wave of displacement has hitIraqfollowing the seizure of three northern communities from government control. Officials inIraq'sKurdistan region report that since Sunday, as many as 190 thousand people have crossed into the region with thousands more expected to arrive in the coming days. UNHCR

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