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SUNS # 9155 Wednesday 8 July 2020
 
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United Nations : Food commodity prices rebound in June (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose in June, the first month-on-month increase since the beginning of the year, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

United States : Donald Trump, working class hero? (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 7 Jul (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- In his early February annual State of the Union address, US President Donald Trump typically hailed his own policies for increasing wages and jobs to achieve record low US unemployment.

Rights : Security Council's resolution must put women & youth at centre (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
More than three months after UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made an urgent appeal for a global ceasefire in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Security Council has finally passed a resolution supporting his call.


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