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SUNS # 8715 Thursday 5 July 2018
 
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Trade : Russia joins in initiating dispute over US S.232 tariffs (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Russian Federation has now joined severa l other WTO members in initiating a dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the additional duties imposed by the United States under Section 232 of its trade law on imports of steel and aluminium products from Russia.

United Nations : Peace "only way forward" for Yemen (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Tackling the relentless conf lict in Yemen has never been more urgent as it has pushed the Middle Eastern nat ion "deep into the abyss." However, much can be learned from recent and ongoing initiatives.

Hungary : The "Stop Soros" bill - strong drawback for NGOs (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
On World Refugee Day June 20, the Hungarian Parliament passed the "Stop Soros" bill which is aimed at criminalizing groups who support refugees and other types of undocumented immigrants.

Peru : Community work among women improves lives in Andes highlands (PRIV)
(IPS, Cusipata)
At more than 3,300 m above sea level, in the department of Cuzco, women are beating infertile soil and fro st to grow organic food and revive community work practices that date back to the days of the Inca empire in Peru such as the "ayni" and "minka".

Opinion : UN Chief calls for JCPOA implementation (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
UN Secretary-General Antoni o Guterres said the nuclear deal with Iran is at a "crossroads" and expressed his deep regret over US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement and re-impose sanctions.


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