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Jonathan Lynn

Jonathan Lynn

    Leaders call for global trade deal this year
    Leaders call for global trade deal this year
    World leaders appealed on Friday for all nations to make concessions and reach a deal on long-running trade talks by the end of this year or risk...
    UN refugee agency says Libya orders it out
    UN refugee agency says Libya orders it out
    Libya has ordered the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, to close its operations there, putting the future of more than 12 000 refugees and...
    WTO's Lamy: Give Doha negotiators more flexibility
    WTO's Lamy: Give Doha negotiators more flexibility
    G20 leaders must give their negotiators more flexibility to ensure they can actually reach a global trade deal and conclude the long-running Doha...
    Fill in the gaps on Doha, says US
    Fill in the gaps on Doha, says US
    The United States believes World Trade Organisation members must work hard to fill in the remaining gaps to clinch a Doha deal, not reopen what has...
    WHO declares first 21st century flu pandemic
    WHO declares first 21st century flu pandemic
    The World Health Organisation declared an influenza pandemic on Thursday and advised governments to prepare for a long-term battle against an...
    US urges emerging powers to open markets
    US urges emerging powers to open markets
    Big emerging countries such as China, India, Brazil and South Africa must do more to open their markets to secure a new global trade deal, the...
    Trade ministers meet amid protectionism fears
    Trade ministers meet amid protectionism fears
    Trade ministers from two dozen countries met in the Swiss ski resort of Davos on Saturday amid fears that protectionism is increasing as governments battle to temper recession....
    Lamy urges WTO members to bridge gaps
    Lamy urges WTO members to bridge gaps
    World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general Pascal Lamy urged member nations to show flexibility and narrow their remaining differences as he...
    WTO mediator calls for talks to restart soon
    WTO mediator calls for talks to restart soon
    World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks, which collapsed last month over a proposal to help poor farmers cope with a surge in imports, need to resume...
    Ministers ready for make-or-break trade talks
    Ministers ready for make-or-break trade talks
    From banana imports to rules for protecting the product names, officials and diplomats were working on Friday on a range of issues ahead of next...
    WTO issues new proposals for services sector
    WTO issues new proposals for services sector
    A World Trade Organisation (WTO) mediator issued new proposals on Monday for opening up services such as telecoms and banking as part of a global...
    Developing countries say Doha talks make progress
    Developing countries say Doha talks make progress
    Talks on a deal to free up world trade are making progress, developing country leaders said on Monday, but the chairperson of key industry...