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SG Announces High-Level Panel; Darfur; Camp Ashraf; Côte d’Ivoire; Guinea-Bissau; Syria; Mali

SG Announces High-Level Panel: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed 26 civil society, private sector and government leaders from all regions to a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015 today.

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Malian Rebels Stone To Death Couple for Having Children Outside Marriage

Islamist and al Qaeda inspired rebels are in control of an increasingly large swath of territory in Northern Mali  In a glimpse of what may be in store for people unfortunate enough to live in areas under control of these groups, a couple was stoned to death for having sex outside marriage.

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Refugee Camp in Iraq @Firas Alsagban / UNHCR 2012

Map of the Day: Syria as an Underfunded Refugee Crisis

Today’s map of the day comes via the UN Refugee Agency.

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Top of the Morning: India Blackout; World Bank Warns of Food Price Spike; Aleppo Battle

Top stories from DAWNS Digest. 

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The SG’s Travels; Arms Trade Treaty; Syria; Ebola Outbreak in Uganda; ECOSOC

The SG’s Travels: Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon returned to New York on Saturday after his trip to China, the Balkan States, and London for the opening of the Olympic Ceremonies. Mr. Ban briefed the press today on the contents of his travels, the current situation in Syria, and his response the Arms Trade Treaty conference that concluded on Friday.

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World Health Organization Preparing Response to Ebola Outbreak in Uganda

The situation is still very much in flux. For now, though, there is a sense that the authorities are responding as they should and along international guidelines that the WHO has established to deal with emergencies like these.

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