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SUNS # 8408 Thursday 23 February 2017
 
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India : Should hold firm against European efforts to undermine its model BIT (PRIV)
(Robert Howse, New York)
In the process of moving to a new approach to international investment law and dispute settlement, India has elaborated a model BIT that differs significantly from older agreements. It is much more balanced between investor interests and those of legitimate public policy.

United States : Trump marks the end of a cycle (PRIV)
(Roberto Savio, Rome)
Let us stop debating what newly-elected US President Trump is doing or might do and look at him in terms of historical importance. Put simply, Trump marks the end of an American cycle!

United Nations : Confusion over US travel ban grounds foreign correspondents (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
New restrictions on immigrants and refugees coming to the United States are also posing challenges for foreign correspondents covering news in the United States.

United States : Of Arabs and Muslims and the big ban (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Now that President Donald Trump's decision to ban citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States continues to drift into legal labyrinths about its legality - or not, it may be useful to clarify some myths that often lead to an even greater confusion regarding the over-written, under-reported issue of who are Arabs and who are Muslims.

South Sudan : Declares famine, other countries may follow, warns UNICEF (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
South Sudan Monday became the first country to declare famine since 2012, as UNICEF warned that 1.4 million children are at risk of dying from starvation with famine also imminent in Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen.


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