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UN Urges More Aid for Philippine Typhoon Recovery – ABC News

ABC NewsU.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging the international community to ramp up aid for the Philippines’ typhoon reconstruction, saying “we must not allow this to be another forgotten crisis.” He met Sunday with key ambassadors stationed in the …Typhoon Haiyan: an aid worker’s diary of a disasterThe GuardianUN chief visits typhoon-hit Philippine villagesWashington […]

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Mandela memorial service: Mourners gather in Johannesburg – BBC News

BBC NewsTens of thousands of mourners are expected in Johannesburg for a memorial service for Nelson Mandela. US President Barack Obama and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will be among those paying tribute. The service will be held at the 90,000 …Journalist recalls covering Mandela’s campaignUSA TODAYWorld leaders, thousands of South Africans to honor […]