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SUNS # 10034 Thursday 27 June 2024

UN : States need to put an end to the "war on drugs", says expert (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
A United Nations human rights expert has ca lled on States to put an end to the "war on drugs", and to move instead towards harm reduction in drug policies.

UN : Syria in "grave crisis", facing highest levels of humanitarian need (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
"Syria is in grave crisis and none of its m yriad problems can be sustainably addressed without a political solution," accord ing to the United Nations Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, Ms. Najat Rochdi.

Opinion : Government debt is symptom, not cause (PRIV)
(IPS, Dakar/Kuala Lumpur)
Dakar/Kuala Lumpur, 20 Jun (IPS/Ndongo Samba Sylla and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- Developing country governments are being blamed for irresponsibly borrowing too much.

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