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UN / UKRAINE

The Head of Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said that if the reports of Russia deploying troops to Ukraine prove to be true, "it would constitute a direct contravention of international law and UN charter," adding that "the UN has no independent means of verifying this information and the Russian Federation staunchly rejected these reports." UNIFEED-UNTV

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UN / UNDOF PEACEKEEPERS

The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the detention of 43 UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) by armed elements of the opposition in the vicinity of Al Qunaytirah, in the area of separation in the Golan and called for their immediate release. UNIFEED- UNTV

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UN / PILLAY

In an outgoing interview, High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said there were early signs stated in reports prepared by her office and reports of the Commission of Inquiry that had documented that “the IS [Islamic State] jihadists are the ones who fought in Syria and committed a great deal of human rights violations and [...]

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WHO / EBOLA ROADMAP

WHO has issued a roadmap to guide and coordinate the international response to the Ebola outbreak inWest Africa. A WHO official stressed that although the plan is designed to address a case load “that could exceed 20,000 cases," this "is not saying we expect 20,000 cases; that is not saying we would accept, more importantly, 20,000 [...]

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IMF / EBOLA

An IMF spokesman said Thursday that the Ebola outbreak inWest Africais already having an acute economic impact. IMF

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UN / SYRIA

The UN humanitarian agency said that over the past six months, “the collective punishment of civilians” has continued and that 241,000 people still remain under siege. Nearly "one in two Syrians is either internally displaced or is a refugee." UNIFEED-UNTV

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GAZA / WFP AID CROSSING

For the first time since 2007, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip Wednesday, carrying enough food to feed around 150,000 people for five days. WFP

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SOUTH SUDAN / RUSSIAN HELICOPTER

The remains of the three Russian pilots whose helicopter crashed 10 KM south west of Bentiu in South Sudan arrived in Juba. The UN mission's special representative said, "we are treating this as a hostile act against the United Nations. Helicopters fly they don't fall out of the sky."UNMISS

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