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SUNS # 8742 Wednesday 29 August 2018

Trade : US blocks Korea panel requests over solar cells, residential washers (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Two panel requests by Korea regarding safeguard measures imposed by the United States on imports of solar cells a nd large residential washers from Korea were blocked by the US at a meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on Monday.

Opinion : Annan victim of one of the greatest fake news concoctions in histo ry (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Looking at the deserved outpouring of eulogies over Kofi Annan I could not help remembering the advice of the old Latin saying, "Say nothing about the dead unless it's good."

United Nations : Damning UN report outlines crimes against Rohingya (PRIV)
(IPS, Dhaka)
At 12, Mohammed* is an orphan. He watched his parents being killed by Myanmar government soldiers a year ago. And he is one of an estimated half a million Rohingya children who have sur vived and been witness to what the United Nations has called genocide.

Latin America : The fight for the right to abortion spreads despite politici ans (PRIV)
(IPS, Buenos Aires)
The Argentine Senate's rejection of a bill to legalise abortion did not stop a Latin American move ment, which is on the streets and is expanding in an increasingly coordinated man ner among women's organisations in the region with the most restrictive laws an d policies against pregnant women's right to choose.

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