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Stephanie Nebehay

U.S. wins WTO ruling against China grain import quotas

19 Apr 2019

GENEVA The United States won a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on Thursday against China's use of tariff-rate quotas for rice, wheat and corn, which it successfully argued limited market access for U.S. grain exports.

Several thousand foreign children languish in Syria camp - U.N.

18 Apr 2019

GENEVA Around 2,500 foreign children are stuck in a guarded section of a Syrian camp after fleeing Islamic State's last stronghold, a senior United Nations official said on Thursday, urging governments not to abandon them.

Red Cross seeks news on fate of three staff missing in Syria since 2013

15 Apr 2019

GENEVA/WELLINGTON The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appealed for information on the fate of three employees abducted in Syria more than five years ago and last known to have been held by Islamic State.

Ebola spread concentrated in Congo, not a wider emergency: WHO

13 Apr 2019

GENEVA/LONDON An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute an international emergency, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Health experts discuss rise in Ebola, to decide if emergency - WHO

12 Apr 2019

GENEVA/LONDON Disease experts were evaluating on Friday whether an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread now constitutes an international emergency, the World Health Organization said.

Health experts discuss rise in Ebola, to decide if emergency - WHO

12 Apr 2019

* After attacks, restoring trust among communities seen as key

African, Syrian migrants in crosshairs of Libya war

11 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI/GENEVA They trekked through the Sahara in hope of crossing the Mediterranean to a better life in Europe - but instead ended up in squalid detention centers and are now engulfed by war.

African, Syrian migrants in crosshairs of Libya war

11 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI/GENEVA They trekked through the Sahara in hope of crossing the Mediterranean to a better life in Europe - but instead ended up in squalid detention centres and are now engulfed by war.

Suffering grows from Libya conflict, migrants moved

09 Apr 2019

TRIPOLI/GENEVA Casualties from the battle for Libya's capital mounted on Tuesday and the United Nations moved dozens of migrants to safety from a detention centre in the south of the city where fighting had raged nearby.

Elton John, Sting, Chick Corea top big-name Montreux bill

09 Apr 2019

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Elton John is the big draw at this summer's Montreux Jazz Festival, part of an eclectic line-up packed with big names that also features Sting, Janet Jackson, Chick Corea and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.

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