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Brexit

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:15:04 GMT

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:36:21 GMT

Three Mistakes The U.K. Government Made In The Brexit Negotiations  Forbes

Negotiating a successful Brexit was never going to be an easy task for the UK. But three years after the referendum the country is yet to complete its EU ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:13:23 GMT

Brexit referendum aftermath sees 'rise in extremism'  BBC News

Political extremism has increased since the 2016 Brexit referendum, the head of terrorism investigations in the North West has told BBC Radio Manchester.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:46:21 GMT

Tory leadership race: Candidates face questions on Trump and Brexit  BBC News

Several contenders criticise Donald Trump for his attacks on Sadiq Khan as they answer journalists' questions.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:48:05 GMT


European Union

It's 'complicated to negotiate with the European Union,' Wilbur Ross says  CNBC

The United States is finding it difficult to negotiate trade with the European Union, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC Monday.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:17:00 GMT

European Union Will Import More US Beef  Hoosier Ag Today

A Reuters report says the European Union has agreed to allow U.S. farmers a bigger share of the European beef market. EU sources and diplomats all tell ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:33:30 GMT

The French cattle farmer who REALLY runs the European Union - revealed  Express.co.uk

SHADOWY backroom deals and little-known politicians have become a hallmark of European Union decision-making over the years – and the unassuming ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:58:00 GMT

OPINION: European Union should lead on raising its goals to cut emissions  Thomson Reuters Foundation

This week's decision will have long-term economic consequences for Europe and send ripples well beyond its borders.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:04:00 GMT

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing  The New York Times

BRUSSELS — The European Union's impatience with the populist government of Italy and its free-spending ways ratcheted up a notch on Wednesday, with ...

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT


China

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:02:50 GMT

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:20:00 GMT

China's Leader To Meet Kim Jong Un In North Korea  NPR

The leaders are scheduled to meet on Thursday, according to Chinese and North Korean news agencies. The visit comes after stalled negotiations with ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:51:00 GMT

China earthquake: USGS warns of possible casualties after quake hits Sichuan province today -- live updates  CBS News

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has hit Sichuan province in southwestern China.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:36:00 GMT

Human trafficking: Women from Pakistan are reportedly married to men in China and sold into prostitution, Pakistani officials say  CBS News

Evidence is growing that hundreds of women and girls are sold into prostitution in China.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:09:00 GMT


World

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:03:34 GMT

It’s a Winner-Take-All World, Whether You Like It or Not  The Atlantic

And a person needs to cultivate particular traits to be successful within it.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT

World War II Veteran Graduates From High School At Age 94  NPR

William Wagner couldn't go to his high school graduation ceremony because he went to fight in the war. Over the weekend, his son arranged for him to walk the ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:59:00 GMT

Hong Kong needs a leader of the free world  The Washington Post

The Post reports on Sunday's 2-million-strong protest in Hong Kong: Organizers estimated the turnout Sunday at nearly 2 million participants, in a territory of ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:17:32 GMT

Asian countries take a stand against the rich world’s plastic waste  Los Angeles Times

Import bans and stiffer global trade rules are putting a halt to the decades-old practice of shipping scrap to developing countries.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT


South China Sea

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:18:00 GMT

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:36:00 GMT

South China Sea Showdown: One of China's Neighbors Is Getting New Patrol Planes  The National Interest Online

In a move that won't please China, the Philippines is planning to acquire U.S. P-3 long-range maritime patrol planes. “It will be good if we acquire even one P-3 ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Sinking of Philippine Boat Puts South China Sea Back at Issue  The New York Times

MANILA — Tensions in the disputed South China Sea ratcheted up on Thursday as the Philippine government protested the sinking of a Filipino boat by a ...

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:25:09 GMT

Rival South China Sea visions in spotlight as Washington, Beijing front Shangri-La Dialogue  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) With China-US relations already strained amid an escalating trade war, attention is about to turn to a familiar arena -- the South China Sea.

Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT


Russia

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:09:11 GMT

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:48:45 GMT

Ukraine's Mariupol stuck between war and Russian blockade  Al Jazeera English

Mariupol is Ukraine's principal port on the Sea of Azov and has great economic and strategic significance.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:55:00 GMT

Will US and Iranian officials be at Russia’s Ufa meeting together?  The Jerusalem Post

Russia is hosting a meeting in Ufa this week that brings together dozens of countries to discuss security issues. In 2018 in Sochi, 118 countries participated.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:50:48 GMT

Trump Administration Accusations That Russia Violated Nuclear Treaty Are a 'Cover Up,' Moscow Claims  Newsweek

"The United States continues making unfounded accusations over Russia's violation of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty," Russia's foreign ministry ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:35:07 GMT


UK

A week with the UK’s first 5G network: speed, coverage, and more  The Verge

EE is the first UK network with 5G support. EE is using a sub-6GHz 5G network so that means there's a lot of good coverage across cities like London. Speeds ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:37:39 GMT

The UK economy is sailing toward dire straits | TheHill  The Hill

In the worst case scenario, the U.K. could crash out of Europe on Oct. 31 and see the world's fifth-largest economy take a serious hit.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:30:08 GMT

Three Mistakes The U.K. Government Made In The Brexit Negotiations  Forbes

Negotiating a successful Brexit was never going to be an easy task for the UK. But three years after the referendum the country is yet to complete its EU ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:13:23 GMT

Brexit uncertainty 'hitting UK business investment'  BBC News

Brexit worries will see business investment contract faster this year and recover more slowly next year than was previously thought, a report says. The British ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:16:38 GMT

UK to launch 'groundbreaking' China stock market link  BBC News

UK-listed companies will be able to sell shares in Shanghai under a new share link, Treasury says.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:52:39 GMT


Germany

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:18:20 GMT

France beats Nigeria in dramatic Women's World Cup match  CNN

(CNN) It took a remarkable six-minute period in the second half for what had been a largely uneventful Women's World Cup match to come to life in Rennes as ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:12:04 GMT

Germany's Far-Right Party Defeated In Closely Watched Mayoral Election  NPR

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has lost its first mayoral contest, handing embattled Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:16:00 GMT

Still-growing Germany dominates South Africa in Women's World Cup  ESPN

MONTPELLIER -- Germany eased into the last 16 of the Women's World Cup with a comprehensive 4-0 win over South Africa with a clean sheet, finishing its ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:57:58 GMT

Germany should heed the call of its deeply worried business community  CNBC

Germany accounts for nearly 30% of a monetary union consisting of 19 European economies. That's how dangerous it is to see the world's fourth-largest ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:05:00 GMT


Business

The Trust Crisis In Business  Forbes

In both business and our daily lives, concerns about data security, information credibility and the fishbowl of social media are climbing fast. According to this ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:00:43 GMT

10 Ways To Stay Sane Whilst Running A Business  Forbes

Entrepreneurs and business owners have some of the hardest jobs out there. Running a company, growing a team, managing processes and predicting the ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:54:22 GMT

How To Lead A Digital Business Transformation  Forbes

Digital business transformation invites—and dares—an organization to reinvent itself.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:11:56 GMT

Businesses Plead to Stop More China Tariffs. They Expect to Be Ignored.  The New York Times

Companies say more tariffs would hurt businesses and consumers, but many have become resigned to the idea that president will do what he wants.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:22:39 GMT

Business Leaders Converge On Office Of U.S. Trade Representative Over Tariff Concerns  NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with American Apparel & Footwear Association CEO Rick Helfenbein about his testimony during Monday's public hearings to the U.S. ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:10:00 GMT


France

For Wendie Renard and France, Another Misstep and Another Win  The New York Times

Renard's World Cup started with two goals and continued with a blunder and a missed penalty. She still hopes it ends with a trophy.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:02:42 GMT

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal  Fox News

France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:07:27 GMT

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm  Deutsche Welle

The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:46:09 GMT

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review  The New York Times

The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Nigeria.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:38:30 GMT

Food-Delivery Couriers Exploit Desperate Migrants in France  The New York Times

PARIS — Aymen Arfaoui strapped on a plastic Uber Eats bag and checked his cellphone for the fastest bicycle route before pedaling into the stream of cars ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:02:25 GMT


Italy

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response  CNBC

A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds could have disastrous consequences, one analyst told CNBC.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:07:00 GMT

Matteo Salvini: Italy wants to be Washington's closest partner in Europe  The Guardian

Hard-right leader speaks on arrival in US of 'common vision' with Trump administration amid EU turmoil.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:31:00 GMT

Italy struggles to avert EU isolation  POLITICO.eu

The country's governing parties are marginal forces in Brussels.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:05:00 GMT

The UK Is Set To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Summit, With Italy On The Brink Of Dropping Its Bid  BuzzFeed News

The UK is in prime position to host the United Nations' flagship climate change summit — COP26 — next year, with Italy set to withdraw its candidacy. Under the ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:16:00 GMT

'I am not a monster, I simply am Amanda,' says Knox on tearful return to Italy  CNN

The couple gazes brightly at the camera, posing for a selfie like the thousands posted on Instagram every day. "Here we go... Wish us, 'Buon viaggio!

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 17:09:00 GMT


Turkey

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia  Fox News

The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:31:04 GMT

Spain extends air defense system deployment in Turkey  Hurriyet Daily News

Spain on June 17 approved an extension of six months on the deployment of its Patriot air defense missiles in Turkey.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:21:19 GMT

Is Turkey going rogue?  Gulf News

As a new bipolar world order emerges pitting the United States and its Western allies against Russia and China's growing influence, the geopolitical deck shares ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:01:01 GMT

Turkey to host Greek defense delegation  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey will host a Greek defense delegation for technical negotiations in the capital Ankara to enhance cooperation in the Aegean Sea, according to an official ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:56:57 GMT

Turkey unveils new stealth-fighter concept as the US prepares to kick its ally out of the F-35 program  Business Insider

The program was started to replace the aging F-16 fleet, but it may take on new urgency as the US prepares to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:09:42 GMT


Syria

Rare glimpse inside war-torn Syria: "The kids are all dead"  CBS News

Syrian regime forces have begun a new bombing campaign, and there are fears that a full-scale offensive could be next. The Province of Idlib, home to three ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:04:00 GMT

Who is bombing hospitals in Syria?  Al Jazeera English

My name is Rashed al-Ahmad. I'm a pharmacist originally from Kurnaz, a small village in the countryside of Syria's Hama province. I fled my home years ago to ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:12:00 GMT

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12  New York Post

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:06:00 GMT

Syrian civil war: Bombings hit hospitals inside Idlib  CBS News

There have been airstrikes in civilian areas over the last 24 hours.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:07:00 GMT

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area: ministry  Reuters

A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:25:00 GMT


Refugees

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:01:14 GMT

US Navy hospital ship begins 5-month deployment to help Venezuela refugees  ABC News

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort is beginning a five-month humanitarian mission to the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:30:00 GMT

'Brink of Catastrophe' as Trump Muslim Ban Keeps Refugees in Limbo  Common Dreams

"These are families who put their trust in the United States at their most desperate hour."

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:47:58 GMT

Madison refugees form group to advocate, share stories, welcome new arrivals  Madison.com

In my experience I know that when refugees come together by themselves, they will do something great,” said Kassim Rajab, a refugee from the Democratic ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Refugee Week - Businesses Building A Shared Future  Forbes

Since the beginning of the year, 10700 people fled their country to arrive in Greece by sea and this week is Refugee Week. So how do we organise a society that ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:57:40 GMT


Trade

Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The U.S. May Have Snubbed Critical Dealmaker in China Trade Talks  Fortune

Trying to follow the U.S.-China trade war and negotiations is like watching a fast-moving tennis game with the summer sun in your eyes. And the U.S. team may ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:38:05 GMT

How The Anthony Davis Trade Reshapes The West  FiveThirtyEight

Congrats, Toronto Raptors! It barely took two days for your NBA championship to be swept into the category of “old news” by Klay Thompson's ACL injury and ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:16:00 GMT

Trade War Update: Market Not Prepared For More China Tariffs  Forbes

Fitch says global growth will be even worse if Trump slaps China with tariffs on everything.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:57:02 GMT

Oregon is poised to pass cap-and-trade climate policy, joining California  Los Angeles Times

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:10:00 GMT


Elections

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:03:00 GMT

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to...  Fox News

U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting ...

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