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Syria; Settlements; The SC; Egypt; Kenya

Syria: It was reported today that the leader of the major opposition coalition in Syria, Moaz Al Khatib, might be willing to talk to representatives of the Syrian Government. In reaction to the news, Lakhdar Brahimi noted that, although attempts at negotiation thus far have been unsuccessful, the report “is worthy of note.

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In Congo, Women Face Impossible Choice: Risk Rape, or Go Hungry

Meet Collette, a rape counsellor who is changing lives in eastern Congo.

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Chuck Hagel and UN Peacekeeping

Would Secretary of Defense Hagel boost American military contributions to UN Peacekeeping?

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Top of the Morning: Blue Helmets for Mali? Syria Pledging Conference Nets $1.5bn; USA-Russia Nuke Talks

Top stories from DAWNS Digest.

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Syria; Pledging Conference; DSG; UNDP; Somalia

Syria: Joint Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi briefed the SC and the press yesterday about the political situation in Syria. He urged the Security Council to go beyond disagreement and take action, making the necessary changes needed to the Geneva Communiqué that can be used to come to a political solution.

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Mali: Now Comes the Hard Part

Timbuktu has been liberated and the French military (and their Malian partners) are triumphant. Now comes the hard part.

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