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SUNS # 8734 Thursday 2 August 2018

Trade : Russian measures on Ukranian railway products held WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A WTO dispute panel has ruled that measures taken by the Russian Federation affecting the importation of railway equipm ent and parts thereof from Ukraine were inconsistent with Russia's WTO obligati ons.

Opinion : Global economy vulnerable a decade after (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 30 Jul (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- Ten years ago, deteriorating confidence in the value of US sub-prime mortgages threatened a liquidity crisis.

United Nations : Global Compact & the art of cherry-picking refugees (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When Secretary-General Antonio Guterr es was asked about the legality of the UN's much-ballyhooed Global Compact for Migration, he was initially evasive in his response.

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