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SUNS # 8539 Tuesday 26 September 2017

Trade : Panel set to examine Chinese TRQs for certain agri-products (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Friday (22 September) agreed to establish a panel, at the request of the United States, to examine China's administration of its tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) for wheat, short- and medium-grain rice, long grain rice, and corn.

Africa : Government action "tipping point" for youths joining violent extremism (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Government action, rather than religious ideology, is a stronger predictor for radicalization in Africa, according to a two-year landmark study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Africa : Moves towards third industrial development decade (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Since the turn of the century, much of Africa has achieved impressive economic growth.

United Nations : Torturing detainees is immoral and ineffective, says Zeid (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A Manual for Investigative Interviewing to abolish torture among detainees suspected of crime is in the pipeline, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said today.

Bangladesh : Needs to shore up its flood defence (PRIV)
(IPS, Dhaka)
Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country with floods hitting almost every year, leaving a trail of destruction despite having early warning systems.

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