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Sudan; Liberia and Angola; US health care law; Myanmar; Egypt

Sudan: The UN emergency relief coordinator today voiced concern over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states in Sudan, and called for unrestricted access for aid agencies so they can assist people in need.

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What Role for Celebrity Activists in #SudanRevolts?

How celebrities can leverage their influence in support of #SudanRevolts.

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Top Twitter Users to Follow for #SudanRevolts

Who to follow on Twitter for the latest developments in the ongoing nationwide protests against the Sudanese government.

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Crucial Syria Meeting in Geneva

Foreign Ministers, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are gathering in Geneva tomorrow for what is arguably a last chance effort to forge a political or diplomatic de-escalation of the Syria crisis.

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Top of the Morning: ‘Lick Your Elbow’ Protests Grip Sudan; All Eyes on Geneva for BIG Syria Meeting Tomorrow; Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations

Top stories from DAWNS Digest. 

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Secretary-General on Rio; Syria Transitional Plan; Syrian refugees; Iran; and more

The Secretary-General today highlighted the achievements made in Rio last week, stressing that they represent a global movement of change:“Let me be clear. Rio+20 was a success,” said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a General Assembly meeting on the outcome of the Conference. “In Rio, we saw the further evolution of an undeniable global movement for change.”

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