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SUNS # 9680 Wednesday 2 November 2022

UN : Labour market recovery threatened by Ukraine war, multiple crises (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has waned in most countries, multiple and overlapping economic and political crises are threatening labour market recovery around the world, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.

UN : Russian dispute over drones threatens to escalate world food crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A war of words between Russia on the one hand, and the US, Britain, France and Germany on the other - specifically on the deployment of drones in Ukraine - has triggered an unintended consequence: a new world food crisis.

Zimbabwe : Artisanal miners ruining already diminishing forests (PRIV)
(IPS, Mazowe)
With homemade tents scattered about, hordes of artisanal gold miners throng parts of Mazowe village in Zimbabwe's Mashonaland Central Province, where they have cut down thousands of trees to process gold ore.

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