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SUNS # 8909 Friday 17 May 2019

Trade : US intensifies trade war with China on ICT front (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, New Delhi)
The United States has intensified its trade war with China, with the Trump administration, in an executive order, banni ng US telecommunications enterprises from installing foreign-made equipment th at could pose a threat to national security.

Trade : Japan initiates dispute against India over duties on ICT products (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Japan has initiated a dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over duties applied by India on imports of certain information and communications technology (ICT) products.

United Nations : Cameroon crisis "more alarming than ever" (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations must act to prevent further devastation from the escalating crisis in Cameroon, huma n rights groups said.

Bulgaria : Press navigates harassment & threats in pursuit of stories (PRIV)
(IPS, Sofia)
Crammed in the small studio o f TVN, a regional station in Ruse, north-eastern Bulgaria, journalists share stories about their colleague, Viktoria Marinova.

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