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    Clash over Trump tariffs heats up with barrage of WTO litigation

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    Disputes over US tariffs and retaliatory moves by other states have sparked 12 requests for adjudication at the World Trade Organization, signalling an escalation in...

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    WTO cuts world merchandise trade forecasts for 2018, 2019

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2018

    World trade growth is likely to be slower than previously thought in 2018 and 2019, although the direct economic effects of a trade war that...

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    Iran president says not seeking US conflict in Middle East

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday the United States had nothing to show for its appearance at the UN General Assembly this week, extending...

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    Myanmar army, government aim to silence independent journalism - UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 10:54am on September 12, 2018

    Military and government officials in Myanmar have waged a ‘political campaign’ to quash independent journalism, arresting and prosecuting many through the use of vague and...

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    Myanmar army had genocidal intent: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2018

    Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with ‘genocidal intent’ and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted for...

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    Rohingya report more violence, persecution in Myanmar

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2018

    Muslim Rohingya refugees reaching Bangladesh say violence, including torture, persists against them in Myanmar and the overall environment remains ‘menacing’ for ethnic and religious minorities,...

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    Rohingyas still fleeing violence in Myanmar: UN rights chief

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on July 06, 2018

    Muslim Rohingyas continue to flee Myanmar’s Rakhine state, many testifying about violence, persecution, killings and burning of their homes by soldiers and Buddhists, the United...

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    US candidate loses IOM race

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 11:27pm on June 29, 2018

    Ken Isaacs, the US nominee to lead the UN migration agency, was knocked out of the race on Friday after coming third behind Portugal’s Antonio...

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    America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump: UN expert

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    Poverty in the United States is extensive and is deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions...

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    UN, Myanmar agree outline

    Reuters . Geneva/Yangon | Updated at 01:20am on June 01, 2018

    The United Nations said on Thursday it had struck a deal with Myanmar aimed at eventually allowing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims sheltering in...