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SUNS # 9883 Thursday 26 October 2023

WTO : Senior officials say their views on agriculture & DS reform "doctored" (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the World Trade Organization 's General Council (GC) and the WTO Director-General said on 24 October that t he two-day Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) ended on an optimistic note with cle ar guidance for accelerating negotiations on "some" key issues, a sentiment th at seemingly was not shared by several senior officials, particularly from the Latin American countries, India, and Indonesia among others, said participants fa miliar with the discussions.

UN : US weapons used in Gaza trigger war crime accusations against US (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The widespread use of American weapon s by Israel, which has killed thousands of civilians in Gaza, has triggered accusations of war crimes against the United States.

Rights : Damning evidence of war crimes in Gaza (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Amnesty International (AI), one of the leading hu man rights organizations, has accused Israeli forces of continuing "to intensif y their cataclysmic assault on the occupied Gaza Strip."

Zimbabwe : Seniors thriving through plastic waste (PRIV)
(IPS, Harare)
They do not have a pension nor financi al support from families or relatives, but they have themselves. Now they have become collectors of plastic waste, which they turn into products as they b attle for survival - earning money from the growing plastic pollution in Zimbabwe.

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