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SUNS # 9721 Thursday 12 January 2023
 
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UN : Global food prices fall again in December, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities fell for the ninth consecutive month in December, driven by a sharp drop in the international prices of vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has said.

UN : US doles out $100 billion in aid & arms to Ukraine (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A US Senator once described Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, perhaps facetiously, as "a Winston Churchill in a tee shirt".

Labour : Raising retirement age coming soon (PRIV)
(IPS, Portland)
Despite the objections, resistance and protests taking place in many countries around the world, raising the official retirement age to receive government provided pension benefits is coming soon.


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