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WHO / EBOLA ETHICS

WHO  said that was a "unanimous agreement" among the experts that given the special circumstances of the current Ebola outbreak inWest Africa, "it is ethical to offer unregistered interventions as potential treatments or prevention." WHO

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SOUTH SUDAN 3 MALAKAL

The UN Security Council members visiting South Sudan said they are distressed and angry, that three years on after the Independence of South Sudan, peace and security still remains elusive. Speaking to a group of displaced people in Malakal -in the north of the country-  Council members also expressed their hope that the South Sudanese leadership [...]

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UN / BAN PRESSER

Speaking to reporters in New York, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the importance for the Iraqi forces not to interfere in the political process in the country, adding  that "the people ofIraq– all the people ofIraq–need security." UNIFEED-UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN 2/ SECURITY COUNCIL KIIR

The United Nations Security Council has repeated threats to impose sanctions on South Sudan if conflict in the country continues. UNMISS  

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SUDAN / CHAMBAS PRESSER

The head of the Darfur joint peacekeeping mission, Mohamed Ibn Chambas told reporters that the humanitarian situation inDarfurremains very dire and it is compounded by the "reduced presence of humanitarian actors and the reduction of the humanitarian assistance on the ground as a result of capacity gaps, funding shortfalls and the fragile security situation." UNAMID

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GENEVA / IRAQ UPDATE

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says that nearly 400,000 Iraqis mainly from minority groups have now been displaced in the north-western parts of the country, escaping violence unleashed by the militant group Islamic state. UNTV CH

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SOUTH SUDAN 1 / SECURITY COUNCIL ARRIVALS

Fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council arrived in South Sudan in a bid to end the violence that has gripped the country since December last year. UNMISS

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