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SUNS # 8756 Thursday 20 September 2018

Trade : EU seeks to jettison Marrakesh Agreement establishing the WTO (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The European Union wants to jettison the Marrakesh Agreement that established the World Trade Organization in 1995 b y doing away with the consensus principle, by altering the special and differ ential treatment architecture, and by enhancing the role of the WTO Secretariat in ways that would severely undermine the member-driven principles.

Opinion : Another global financial crisis for developing countries? (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 18 Sep (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- George Soros, Bill Gates and other pundits have been predicti ng another financial crisis.

United Nations : Expects more upheavals as Trump's foreign policy runs wild (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The unpredictable Donald Trump, described by some as a human wrecking ball, will be walking down his own pa th of self-inflicted destruction when he visits the United Nations next week.

Ghana : How rapid population growth could become an emergency (PRIV)
(IPS, Accra)
Paul Ayormah and his fellow farmers make their way home after hours spent manually weeding a friend's one-acre maize farm in Ghana's Eastern Region.

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