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SUNS # 8665 Thursday 19 April 2018

Trade : India also seeks consultations with US on steel, aluminium tariffs (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
India has requested consultations with the United States under Article 12.3 of the WTO's Agreement on Safeguards over the additional tariffs imposed by the United States on imports of certain steel and aluminium products.

UN : After more than a decade, rights of indigenous peoples not fully realiz ed (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
First, I want to talk about how we got here. It was nearly 100 years ago, when indigenous peoples first assert ed their rights, on the international stage. But, they did not see much progress.

Africa : Lags behind in bridging inequalities (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
"If you wish to move mountains tomorrow, you must start by lifting stones today"- so goes a n African proverb, crystallising the solutions to the continent's socio-econo mic inequalities.

DR Congo : Mai-Ndombe forest "savaged" as landless communities struggle (PRIV)
(IPS, Inongo)
Thousands of logs loaded into make-shift boats at the port of Inongo at Lak e Mai-Ndombe stand ready to be transported to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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