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SUNS # 8741 Tuesday 28 August 2018

Opinion : Has globalization enhanced development cooperation? (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Protracted economic stagnation in rich countries continues to threaten the development prospect s of poorer countries.

United Nations : Annan denounced Iraqi invasion as "illegal" (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, who is a creature of member states, rarely challenges or defies hi s creators. But Kofi Annan, who died last week at the age of 80, did both.

United Nations : Annan strengthened UN's dignity with help of two Brazilians (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Kofi Annan's stature as a globa l leader grew after he finished his second term as United Nations Secretary-G eneral in 2006.

Rights : Children, women with disabilities, more likely to face discriminati on (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Children with disabilities are up to four times more likely to experience violence, with girls being the most at risk, according to the United Nations Children's Fund.

Africa : Economic growth prospects amongst the world's brightest (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The best time to invest in Afric a is now. However, foreign investors have not moved into the continent as quickl y as expected because foreign investment decisions are often methodically over-structured.

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