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SUNS # 8654 Wednesday 4 April 2018
 
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United Nations : Washington's ambiguity equals de facto sanctions on Teheran (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Over the last few months, the United States' rhetoric on the Iran nuclear agreement has been ambiguous, creating an uncertain environment for investors.

Cuba : Castro's successor to inherit long-standing conflict with US (PRIV)
(IPS, Havana)
Cuba's tense relations with the Unite d States under the administration of Donald Trump reflect a scenario of conflict that is not alien to the generation that will take over the country on Apr. 19, when President Raul Castro is set to step down.

Africa : Senegalese returnees from Libya, Niger face uncertain future (PRIV)
(IPS, Dakar)
Bouba Diop looks in delight at his uncle's newly refurbished food canteen in the poor township of Keur Massar on the outskirts of the Senegalese capital Dakar.

Dominica : Bridging humanitarian needs with long-term resilience (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Six months ago, on 18 September 2017, Category 5 Hurricane Maria struck Dominica wreaking unimaginable disaster.

Opinion : Rise of feminism & the renewed battle for women's rights (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
In 1909, the Socialist Party of America, in support of female garment workers protesting working conditions, designated March 8 as a day to honour women. By 1917, women in Russia were protesting for "bread and peace" against a backdrop of war. In recognition of that protest and women's suffrage in Soviet Russia, The International Socialist movement designated March 8 as International Women' s Day.


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