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SUNS # 8695 Wednesday 6 June 2018
 
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Trade : China, India, South Africa holding "system to hostage", says EU (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The European Union suggested on Monday (4 June) that China, India, and South Africa among others are holding the "sys tem to hostage" by pursuing at the World Trade Organization ideologically-driven t oxic positions on "development". The EU insisted that the special and differenti al treatment (S&DT) must be "need-driven and evidence-driven."

Environment : Plastic tsunamis threaten coast in Latin America (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Although Latin America produces just five percent of the world's plastic, it imports billions of t ons annually for the use of all kinds of products, some of which end up in the sea as garbage.

United Nations : Food waste enough to feed world's hungry four times over (PRIV)
(IPS, Stockholm)
The United Nations is continuing to fight a relentless battle to eradicate extreme hunger - parti cularly in the world's poorest nations - by 2030.

Italy : Migrants bringing melodies to the streets of Rome (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
During the past recent years, the city of Rome has experienced a rise in the presence of musicians in its streets and in p articular those playing traditional sounds.

Opinion : Nuclear non-proliferation malpractice (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
The global nuclear non-proliferation system has always relied on responsible leadership from t he United States and other global powers.


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