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SUNS # 9141 Thursday 18 June 2020

Trade : WTO rules against Saudi Arabia in Qatar broadcast dispute (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute panel at the World Trade Organization has ruled that Saudi Arabia has acted inconsistently with the provisions of the TRIPS Agreement in failing to protect the intellectual property rights of a Qatari broadcaster against a Saudi pirate commercial-scale broadcaster.

Trade : WTO DG race becoming increasingly divisive (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The race for the top job at the World Trade Organization is becoming increasingly divisive, with four candidates staking a claim to replace the current Director-General Roberto Azevedo, who will demit office on 31 August.

COVID-19 : Delaying death amid the coronavirus pandemic (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
While the end of life remains the inescapable fate of every man, woman and child, death can be delayed as has been demonstrated repeatedly throughout human history.

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