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SUNS # 8710 Thursday 28 June 2018

Trade : US panicky over escalating retaliations against its S.232 tariffs? (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The United States on Tuesday seemed to be in a state of panic over the escalating retaliatory trade measures launched ag ainst Washington's additional duties of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium under i ts national security provisions.

Trade : US prolongs stalemate by again blocking consensus on AB selection (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United States, at a meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 22 June, has once again blocked the repeat ed attempts of a majority of WTO members to launch the selection processes to fill three current vacancies on the seven-member Appellate Body (AB).

Rights : Unprecedented human migration cries out for a global response (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
The world is "basically at odds w ith itself," International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Director-General Wi lliam Swing said Monday, June 25, describing the critical state of human migratio n between countries and continents.

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