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Brexit

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:22:30 GMT

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:41:11 GMT

Brexit: MoD prepares for no-deal in Whitehall bunker  BBC News

The Ministry of Defence has set up an operations room in a bunker at its main Whitehall building to deal with a potential no-deal Brexit. The preparations are ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:46:17 GMT

Brexit: Europe's no-deal preparation 'falls short'  BBC News

Business lobby groups have written to the European Commission, warning that its own no-deal Brexit plans "fall short of what is needed to limit major ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:40:53 GMT

As Brexit remains in limbo, Yale's Stephen Roach says the 'imperfect' EU may not survive  CNBC

Even before Brexit came about, the European Union faced multiple challenges over the last decade, said Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University and ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:03:36 GMT


European Union

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:24:48 GMT

As Brexit remains in limbo, Yale's Stephen Roach says the 'imperfect' EU may not survive  CNBC

Even before Brexit came about, the European Union faced multiple challenges over the last decade, said Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University and ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:03:36 GMT

Britain will not leave the E.U. next week after European leaders allow a short Brexit reprieve  The Washington Post

BRUSSELS — European leaders on Thursday seized control of Britain's break with the European Union, sparing British Prime Minister Theresa May the ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:14:07 GMT

Why Has The European Union Just Slapped Google With A Billion Dollar Fine?  Forbes

Tech giant Google has just been slapped with a €1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) fine for breaching the European Union's (E.U.) antitrust rules. The European ...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:23:00 GMT

China and EU seek common ground on environmentally friendly bonds  South China Morning Post

Agreement on standards would be rare deal as relations between the trading partners fray on other fronts.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:00:10 GMT


China

WeChat could get a lot more fun outside China with global mini games  The Verge

WeChat, China's ubiquitous messaging and payments platform, is now opening up its mini games platform to developers worldwide — meaning that WeChat ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:06:59 GMT

Dunford to meet with Google for 'debate' on Chinese ties  DefenseNews.com

The Pentagon's top uniformed officer thinks tech companies need to be smarter with how they approach China.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:47:33 GMT

Explosion Rocks Industrial Zone in Eastern China, Killing 47  The New York Times

The blast occurred at a chemical plant, and videos online showed people who appeared to have been cut by glass and other debris.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:00:00 GMT

Trump wants China to 'double or triple' its offer to buy US goods in trade negotiations, sources say  CNBC

U.S. officials seeking a China trade deal are focused on long-term changes to that nation's economy. But President Donald Trump is set on reducing the trade ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:42:12 GMT

China chemical blast death toll rises to 44  BBC News

The death toll in a huge blast at a chemical plant in eastern China has jumped to 44, with 640 injured, according to state news agency Xinhua. The powerful ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:51:12 GMT


World

These Are The World's 10 Most Scenic Airports For 2019  Forbes

Most people don't plan their trips based on visiting airports, although some such as Changi in Singapore, Hamad International in Doha, and Barajas in Madrid ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:21:00 GMT

Why in the World?  The New York Times

College sports do have some upsides. But their sheer scale is silly.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:20:35 GMT

Christchurch mosque shootings: The lives lost and the world they revealed  BBC News

The life stories of the Christchurch mosque victims are a striking reflection of a world in turmoil - one marked by war, poverty and economic inequality.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:04:19 GMT

World-Low 9% of Ukrainians Confident in Government  Gallup

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In the lead-up to the presidential election on March 31, Ukrainians go to the polls with less faith in their government than is true for any ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:31:56 GMT

Norway will install the world’s first wireless electric car charging stations for Oslo taxis  The Verge

Norway's capital city of Oslo will be the world's first metropolitan area to install wireless, induction-based charging stations for electric taxis, in a bid to make a ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:20:01 GMT


South China Sea

Vietnam protests to China over South China Sea boat sinking  Reuters UK

Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel in the disputed South China Sea, Vietnam said late on ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:02:00 GMT

The U.S. quietly made a big splash about the South China Sea  Washington Post

On March 1, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated: “any armed attack on Philippine forces, aircraft or public vessels in the South China Sea will trigger mutual ...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:04:08 GMT

Two former Philippine ministers file case in ICC against China's island-building in South China Sea  The Straits Times

MANILA - Two former Philippine government officials have filed a case before the International Criminal Court (ICC) holding China's President Xi Jinping ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:12:23 GMT

Ocean-going nuclear plants for South China Sea | Article  Asia Times

China's floating nuclear power plants to light up newly created islands in disputed waters in South China Sea.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:09:25 GMT

China's Next Phase of Militarization in the South China Sea  The Diplomat

China's astonishing expansion into the South China Sea's 1.35 million square miles and its subsequent militarization of the region over the past several years ...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:48:54 GMT


Russia

Russia wants to cut itself off from the global internet. Here’s what that really means.  MIT Technology Review

The plan is going to be tricky to pull off, both technically and politically, but the Kremlin has set its sights on self-sufficiency.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:30:00 GMT

Russia's Lumber, Wildlife, Water Resources Valued at $94Bln  The Moscow Times

Russia's lumber, wildlife and water resources have a combined worth of 6 trillion rubles ($94.2 billion), the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:42:09 GMT

US Air Force deploys B-52 bombers to Europe in message to Russia  CNN

Washington (CNN) The US Air Force recently deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Europe for "theater integration and flying training" exercises with ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:28:00 GMT

The US is losing the nuclear energy export race to China and Russia. Here's the Trump team's plan to turn the tide  CNBC

The Trump administration is preparing a new push to help U.S. companies build the next generation of nuclear power plants around the world.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:42:10 GMT

US B-52 bomber caught on Russian camera  CNN

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford issued a warning about Russian President Vladimir Putin and the country's growing military threat.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:22:19 GMT


UK

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:02:00 GMT

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:33:45 GMT

Rejecting Asylum Claim, U.K. Quotes Bible to Say Christianity Is Not ‘Peaceful’  The New York Times

An Iranian asylum seeker said he converted from Islam to Christianity because it was a “peaceful” religion. The Home Office used Bible verses about vengeance ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:52:30 GMT

Theresa May and EU agree Brexit delay -- live updates  CNN International

View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:10:00 GMT

Anti-Brexit Petition In U.K. Parliament Can Be Signed By Anyone, Anywhere  Forbes

U.K. Parliament Petition for remaining in the European Union crashes. Caveat: non-U.K. citizens from anywhere in the world were allowed to sign it.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:56:00 GMT


Germany

German police investigating reports of racist comments at Germany match  DW (English)

Police in Germany are investigating reports of racist comments made in the stands during the the German national team's friendly match against Serbia on ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:56:15 GMT

Germany fails to back EU net zero climate target  Unearthed

The German government has refused to back a call for an EU-wide net zero emissions target by 2050, according to leaked documents seen by Unearthed.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:34:11 GMT

German Wineries Are Running Out of Bottles  Bloomberg

Production constraints in Germany are putting the squeeze on the country's wine industry.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:38:00 GMT

Germany urged to champion global treaty to ban 'killer robots'  Reuters

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams and other activists warned on Thursday that fully autonomous weapons could be deployed in just 3-4 years and urged ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:00:00 GMT

German Whiskey Distillers Are Starting to Hit Their Stride  Fortune

Quality is up and competition from Scotland the the U.S. are down because of trade and tariff issues.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:29:46 GMT


Business

Business and labor unions say the UK is facing a 'national emergency'  CNN

British business and labor unions have set aside their differences to make a joint appeal to Prime Minister Theresa May to change course on Brexit or risk a ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:02:00 GMT

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:58:00 GMT

Why The Most Underrated CEO in Business Is the Real Winner  Forbes

For the third year in a row, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella was named Fortune's Most Underrated CEO. And yet, under his leadership, Microsoft's market value ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:00:00 GMT

A Few Simple Ways to Protect Your Small Business From Employee Theft  Inc.

You need to have practices and systems in place to prevent wrongdoing.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:08:04 GMT

WhatsApp Business begins to roll out on iOS  The Verge

WhatsApp Business, a separate version of WhatsApp that's designed to allow businesses to communicate with their customers, has begun its launch on iOS.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:55:56 GMT


France

Has Luxury Become a Dirty Word in France?  The Business of Fashion

PARIS, France —Has luxury become a dirty word in France, the world's temple to luxury? Judging by the recent outbursts of populist violence in the country's ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:16:00 GMT

Rungis International Market – Chevilly-Larue, France - Gastro  Atlas Obscura

Discover Rungis International Market in Chevilly-Larue, France: Walk through spectacular aisles of hanging meat and wagon wheel–sized cheese at the world's ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:20:14 GMT

The Latest Clash Between France and Italy Is Over Sunglasses  The Business of Fashion

CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France — France and Italy, already tussling over everything from immigration to economics, have added sunglasses to their list of ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:03:00 GMT

Inspired by the NBA, Pogba and Griezmann deliver World Cup rings to France  ESPN

Ever since France won the World Cup, Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann have been dreaming of winners' rings. This week, they arrived.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:33:49 GMT

'This is France': How passengers in Paris feel about Eurostar travel chaos  The Local France

Eurostar passengers were expecting delays of up to four hours at Paris Gare du Nord on Thursday morning and while some were furious at the delays, others ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:55:40 GMT


Italy

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:56:38 GMT

Italy to grant citizenship to student hero who saved dozens of children on hijacked school bus  CNN

Italian police said a student managed to hide himself and call authorities when a school bus carrying 51 children was hijacked and set on fire by its driver.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:03:45 GMT

The difference between Italy and Spain  The Economist

IT IS TEMPTING to lump Europe's two big southern countries together. Italians and Spaniards talk loudly, eat late, drive fast and slurp down life-prolonging ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:41:00 GMT

Vega Rocket Launches Earth-Watching PRISMA Satellite for Italy  Space.com

A European Vega rocket carried a new Earth-observation satellite into orbit for the Italian Space Agency late Thursday (March 21), lighting up the nighttime sky ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:23:00 GMT

Italy Enjoys a Rare Moment of Banking Bliss  Bloomberg

EU judges have ruled there's nothing illegal about Rome using deposit guarantee funds to rescue lenders. This is a Pyrrhic victory, to say the least.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT


Turkey

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:07:02 GMT

Has misogyny become official state policy in Turkey?  Al-Monitor

The first feminist night march in Turkey was held on International Women's Day 2003 in Taksim. Irem Afsin, a journalist and civil rights activist, has attended all ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:28:52 GMT

Turkey, Greece to resume Aegean talks  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish and Greek officials will come together next month to discuss what confidence building measures they can impose to avoid new confrontations in the ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:26:08 GMT

Ankara slams Czech president for accusing Turkey of supporting ISIL  Hurriyet Daily News

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has strongly slammed Czech President Milos Zeman who accused Turkey of allying with ISIL in its fight against Syrian Kurds.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 08:50:18 GMT


Syria

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:15:00 GMT

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:29:00 GMT

German journalist who gave birth as hostage in Syria speaks of ordeal  The Guardian

A German woman who was abducted in Syria and held captive for nearly a year has revealed how her kidnappers were prepared to “cut off my head in front of a ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:01:00 GMT

The Syria withdrawal and Pentagon spin: When 'plan' and 'decisions' don't mean anything  Task & Purpose

Here's how to interpret Pentagon speak about the Syria withdrawal.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:01:16 GMT

Syria - Global Coalition against Daesh - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (21.03.19)  France Diplomatie

Q : Syrian media outlet Hawar stated today that the Syrian Democratic Forces had completely retaken Baghouz from Islamic State jihadists. Can (…)

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:39:06 GMT


Refugees

“We expect respect” say migrants and refugees - Bosnia and Herzegovina  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Bosnia and Herzegovina about Protection and Human Rights, Children, Refugees and more; published on 21 Mar 2019 by ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:14:37 GMT

EXODUS: Operation Blessing Meeting Needs of Desperate Venezuelan Refugees  CBN News

More than a tenth of all Venezuelans have now fled to other countries. And one border town in the neighboring country of Colombia is struggling to keep up with ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:06:51 GMT

Afghan refugees to share culture with food  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Afghan culture and cuisine will come to life in a two-program event called Khuraki, which means eat in the Afghan language of Dari. Actor and playwright Molly ...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT

These LGBT refugees came to Kenya seeking freedom. Now they say they’ve been imprisoned and abused.  The Washington Post

NAIROBI — On Feb. 22, activists, reporters and well-wishers from Kenya and all over the world gathered in a courtroom in Nairobi, hoping to witness a historic ...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:28:53 GMT

Driven to suicide in Tunisia's UNHCR refugee shelter  Al Jazeera English

Lack of adequate care and frustration over absence of resettlement plans prompt attempted suicides, refugees say.

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:42:00 GMT


Trade

Slim Majority in US See Trade as Benefitting American Workers  Gallup

Americans are more inclined to see trade as beneficial than harmful to U.S. workers, 51% to 42%.

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:31:42 GMT

Trump wants China to 'double or triple' its offer to buy US goods in trade negotiations, sources say  CNBC

U.S. officials seeking a China trade deal are focused on long-term changes to that nation's economy. But President Donald Trump is set on reducing the trade ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:42:12 GMT

Tesla sues former employees, Zoox for alleged trade secret theft  TechCrunch

Tesla has filed a pair of lawsuits against a handful of former employees who went to work at self-driving vehicle startup Zoox and Chinese EV automaker ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:05:33 GMT

Odell Beckham posts cryptic message on Instagram after Browns trade about re-evaluating some 'things in my life'  CBS Sports

The Cleveland Browns were thrilled earlier this month when they were shockingly able to land Odell Beckham in a trade, but it appears the feeling might not be ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:33:00 GMT

Cramer: US-China trade talks are now more about a 'trust gap' than the 'trade gap'  CNBC

Jim Cramer explains why he thinks President Donald Trump plans to leave tariffs in place and why the Federal Reserve helped in his trade standoff with China.

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:10:06 GMT


Elections

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