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SUNS # 8700 Wednesday 13 June 2018

Finance : Warnings of a new global financial crisis (PRIV)
(Martin Khor, Penang)
There are increasing warnings of an imminent new financial crisis, not only from the billionaire investor Georg e Soros, but also from eminent economists associated with the Bank for International Settlements, the bank for central banks.

Development : Experts urge lawmakers to focus on food-migration nexus (PRIV)
(IPS, Brussels)
Lawmakers at the highest levels urgen tly need a "revolution in thinking" to tackle the twin problem of sustainable f ood production and migration.

Africa : Great Green Wall brings hope, greener pastures to Sahel (PRIV)
(IPS, Dakar)
Hope, smiles and new vitality seem to be returning slowly but surely in various parts of the Sahel region , where the mighty Sahara Desert has all but "eaten" and degraded huge parts of landscapes, destroying livelihoods and subjecting many communities to extre me poverty.

Argentina : Platform to achieve SDGs (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
Buenos Aires is a charming ci ty; rich with history, magnificent architecture, and a soul and music that can pull you to tango in a heartbeat.

Rights : "Outsiders" in focus at French film fest (PRIV)
(IPS, Cannes)
The usual big-name directors we re absent this year from the Cannes Film Festival (held in May) in southern Fr ance, creating space for cutting-edge films from Asia, Africa, small European sta tes, and the Middle East.

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