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SOMALIA / SECURITY COUNCIL

Members of the Security Council arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia to review progress made by the Federal Government and to demonstrate their continued support for the country's efforts to ensure a sustainable peace. UNSOM

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UN / IRAQ SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Two senior United Nations officials condemned in the strongest terms the "barbaric acts" of sexual violence and "savage rapes" the armed group Islamic State (IS) has perpetrated on minorities -including teenage girls and boys- in areas under its control. UNIFEED-UNTV

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SOMALIA / INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

Somalis joined the rest of the world in marking the International Youth Day in Mogadishu. In a ceremony held at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, young Somalis entertained guests with dance, drama and martial arts. UNSOM

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IRAQ / DISPLACED AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) has  provided food assistance to more than 438,000 people displaced by the conflict in Iraq since mid-June, and is rapidly expanding its response, while the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is providing shelter, emergency items and protection monitoring for hundreds of thousands amongst the newly displaced population. WFP / UNHCR

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SOUTH SUDAN / SECURITY COUNCIL DEPARTURE

The Security Council members left South Sudan expressing disappointment with both president Salva Kiir and his opponent Riek Machar for their lack of commitment to reaching "a rapid agreement in the talks in Addis Ababa." UNMISS

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