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SUNS # 8887 Friday 12 April 2019
 
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Trade : EU initiates dispute over Turkey's measures on pharma products (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The European Union has initiated a dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over certain measures imposed by Turkey in relation to the production, importation and marketing of pharmaceutical products.

Development : Finding a way to food sustainability (PRIV)
(IPS, Austin)
There's much to think about regarding food this month. April is Reducing Food Waste Month in the United States, as eff orts mount here to reduce food loss and waste, while globally Sunday Apr. 7 was World Heath Day.

Brazil : Amazon seeks alternatives that could revolutionise energy productio n (PRIV)
(IPS, Manaus)
A large steel wheel, 14 meters i n diameter and 1.3 meters wide, could be the energy solution of the near futu re, generating 3.5 megawatts - enough to supply a city of 30,000 people, accord ing to a company in the capital city of the state of Amazonas in northwest Brazil.

Environment : All what your jeans can (and do) hide! (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Paris, Milan, New York, Tokyo... These ar e just some of the world's most prestigious fashion catwalks.

Opinion : Staying cool is creating a vicious cycle on our warming planet (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Our planet is heating up. 2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, with peak temperatures engulfing the pla net - from 43 degrees C in Baku, Azerbaijan, to the low 30s across Scandinavia.


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