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Sep 18, 2014

United Nations to deploy Ebola mission in worst-affected states

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The United Nations will
create a special mission to combat Ebola, deploying staff in the
worst-affected states – Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone – to
push a “rapid and massive mobilization” of people, material and
financial resources.

In a letter circulated to the U.N. Security Council on
Thursday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he will
appoint a special envoy to head the U.N. Mission for Ebola
Emergency Response (UNMEER), who will be based in the region.

Sep 18, 2014
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Sep 17, 2014
Sep 17, 2014
Sep 17, 2014

U.N. Security Council to discuss Dutch report on MH17 downing

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The downing of Malaysia
Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine
will be discussed by the U.N. Security Council on Friday after
Russia requested a meeting on a Dutch finding that a large
number of fragments hit the plane and tore it apart.

Several foreign ministers are expected to attend the United
Nations meeting on Friday morning, diplomats said, since they
were already scheduled to attend a Security Council debate on
Iraq on Friday afternoon, chaired by U.S. Secretary of State
John Kerry.

Sep 16, 2014
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