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Brexit

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:59:05 GMT

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:13:08 GMT

Ireland warns of 'civil unrest' on UK border as hopes of new Brexit deal fade  INSIDER

Ireland's deputy prime minister Simon Coveney said there was a "wide gap" between Boris Johnson and the EU in Brexit talks.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:56:16 GMT

Boris Johnson has to deliver a Brexit deal. And now he may be on track to do it  The Guardian

The DUP's softening position could grant him a real political coup, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:52:00 GMT

Backlash against Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament before Brexit  CNN

London (CNN) Boris Johnson's surprise decision to suspend the British parliament in the runup to the next Brexit deadline appears to have had its desired effect.

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT


European Union

How does the 'unidentified political object' that is the European Union really work?  The Conversation - US

Political chaos is growing in the UK as the government tries to manage the country's exit from the European Union. What does the EU do that so angered UK ...

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:59:00 GMT

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:36:42 GMT

EU, UK agree to continue Brexit talks  ABC News

The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local):. Interested in Brexit? Add Brexit as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Brexit ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:54:00 GMT

E.U. Leadership Shake Up: The Most Consequential, and Controversial, Things to Know  The New York Times

The European Union has expanded the power of its controversial digital czar, and the new leader of the bloc's executive arm is calling for an expanded role in ...

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How the European Union Lost Its Luster  The National Interest Online

While millions of people are willing to die for their nation, few are willing to die for the European Union, not to mention for less advanced supranational unions.

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:08:41 GMT


China

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:49:00 GMT

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:02:44 GMT

Asian stocks higher as India slashes taxes, China cuts new interest rate  CNN

Asian stocks were mostly higher on Friday after China and India took steps to shore up economic growth.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:37:00 GMT

Trump grants tariff exemptions to plastic straws, dog leashes and more from China  CNBC

More than 400 Chinese products will be temporarily exempted from tariffs that President Donald Trump's administration imposed last year.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:05:00 GMT

Can Hong Kong's fighting spirit endure? Consider China’s Communists a century ago  Quartz

An answer might lie in China's own history a century ago—and in the violent scenes from Shanghai of the 1930s.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:05:00 GMT


World

Soccer at the Edge of the World  The New York Times

Greenland crowns its national champion in the shortest season on earth, a year's worth of matches, injuries, controversies and celebrations crammed into a ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:55:00 GMT

'We're Young, But We're Not Dumb': Millions March In Global Climate Strike  NPR

"We know it's happening. We need change. We demand better," an 11-year-old girl says at a march in Thailand. The rallies call for net zero carbon emissions ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:50:00 GMT

Apple's iPhone 11 goes on sale with lines outside major stores around the world  CNBC

Apple will get a taste of whether upgraded features on the new iPhone 11 are enough to lure shoppers to retail stores around the world as the new smartphones ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:37:00 GMT

The most popular Airbnb in the world is this mushroom-shaped dome  Vox.com

This mushroom-shaped dome outside Silicon Valley helped make Airbnb what it is today.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Global economists predict the world's lowest growth in a decade  CNN

The world economy is slowing, and it could be headed toward a recession. The Organization of Economic Co-Operation and Development, ...

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:11:00 GMT


South China Sea

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:45:39 GMT

China's New Transport Ship Not a Game Changer in South China Sea  The Diplomat

News that China launched a new supply and transport vessel this summer for *service* in the South China Sea has prompted analysis that the ship will be used to ...

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:22:28 GMT

China’s New Ship Helps Strengthen Claim in South China Sea  Voice of America

A new large supply transport ship will help China's government get supplies to its islands in the disputed South China Sea. The waterway is rich in resources.

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:55:00 GMT

US Navy warship challenges Chinese claims in the South China Sea  CNN

The US Navy sailed a warship near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea Friday as part of an operation aimed at challenging Chinese claims to the area, ...

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 18:21:00 GMT

The Philippines Is the Frontline in the U.S. Competition with China  The National Interest Online

What should the Philippines foreign policy be in an era of great-power competition?

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:00:46 GMT


Russia

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:10:00 GMT

Did the FBI warn the Trump campaign about Russia?  The Washington Post

Republicans say Trump wasn't warned. But the FBI did brief Trump in 2016, and evidence suggests they raised the threat posed by Russia.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:00:38 GMT

North Korean held in Russia 'for poaching' dies  BBC News

The fisherman was one of six injured while resisting arrest, a Russian border official says.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:15:36 GMT

The Russian Student Who Has Become Moscow's New Face Of Dissent  NPR

In his last YouTube video, 21-year-old student Yegor Zhukov said, "Russia will eventually be free. But we may not live to see it if we let fear win." He was arrested ...

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:27:00 GMT

US Says It Has Plans to 'Take Down' Western Russian Region's Air Defenses  The Moscow Times

The United States military has a secret blueprint targeting the air defense system protecting Russia's westernmost territory of Kaliningrad, according to the U.S. ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:41:00 GMT


UK

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:59:27 GMT

Climate strike: Thousands protest across UK  BBC News

Thousands of people are protesting across the UK, with pupils leaving schools and workers downing tools as part of a global "climate strike" day. Millions are ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:33:45 GMT

Ireland warns of 'civil unrest' on UK border as hopes of new Brexit deal fade  INSIDER

Ireland's deputy prime minister Simon Coveney said there was a "wide gap" between Boris Johnson and the EU in Brexit talks.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:56:16 GMT

Thomas Cook: plans made for biggest UK peacetime repatriation  The Guardian

The government and the aviation watchdog are drawing up plans for the biggest ever UK peacetime repatriation if Thomas Cook collapses, with 150,000 British ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:40:00 GMT

Far-Right Terrorism Is the Fastest Growing Threat to the U.K., Police Say  TIME

The fastest growing terrorist threat to the U.K. comes from the far-right, Britain's top counter-terrorism police officer said Thursday. Seven of the 22 terrorist plots to ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:12:09 GMT


Germany

German coalition reaches deal on new climate package: source  Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package, including a domestic carbon price and the possibility of ...

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Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:57:00 GMT

Is Germany too stingy to fund the fight against climate change?  DW (English)

The German government is proposing a climate protection package that will cost billions of euros. The country is wealthy, but there are already concerns over ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:20:53 GMT

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to ...

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:52:00 GMT

Syrian Children Saved a German Village. And a Village Saved Itself.  The New York Times

Four years after Germany took in over one million migrants, integration is quietly working, one village at a time.

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:01:11 GMT

Microsoft poses threat to Germany's digital sovereignty, warns study  ZDNet

German government is too dependent on "single software providers", but changing that will be difficult and costly.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:08:00 GMT


Business

JPMorgan’s Diversified Business Model Should Help Revenues Cross $120 Billion By 2021  Forbes

Trefis details the key components of JPMorgan's Revenues in an interactive dashboard, along with our forecast for the next 3 years. While revenues have grown ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:00:07 GMT

India slashes business taxes in a bid to boost growth  CNN

India is slashing taxes on companies and manufacturers to try and revive its struggling economy.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:49:00 GMT

Baird bets on Google's cloud business, says upside not priced in stock  CNBC

Baird raised its price target on Alphabet's stock to $1400 from $1360, citing more traction in Google's cloud business.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:51:55 GMT

Sacramento Seeks Ban of Auto Service Businesses on Blighted Boulevard  CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A proposed ban of certain businesses along a blighted corridor of Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento is drawing pushback from the ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:21:00 GMT

Business this week  The Economist

Saudi Arabia sought to assure markets that oil production levels would return to normal within weeks following the attack on two oil facilities, which cut around ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:49:16 GMT


France

France’s President Emmanuel Macron Is Ready to Reset His Troubled Presidency  TIME

The question of who Macron should be has occupied many since he became France's president in. Now, he's planning to reset his presidency.

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:53:49 GMT

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to ...

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:52:00 GMT

Brits Are Not Buying Luxury Properties In France Anymore, Because Of Brexit  Forbes

The number of British buyers of luxury property in France has dropped by 40% in less than five years due to Brexit and the weakening of the pound sterling.

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:15:48 GMT

Black panther found prowling on rooftops in France  Sky News

The panther was recaptured after being tranquillised.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:01:56 GMT

Belgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power line  CNBC

A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed on a road in western France and one of its pilots is hanging from a high-voltage electricity line after his parachute got caught.

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:02:00 GMT


Italy

Leonardo and Raphael art swap marks end of France-Italy spat  The Guardian

Italy and France are set to sign an agreement to exchange works by Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, burying a spat triggered by Italy's former populist ...

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:17:00 GMT

Italy needs EU help to break with Salvini on migration  POLITICO.eu

If Brussels wants to fix flawed migration policy, it has to stand by Rome.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:58:00 GMT

Evergreen Parisse reaches another milestone for Italy  Rugby World Cup 2019

At 36, the Italy captain will become only the third player to appear at five Rugby World Cups when faces Namibia on Sunday.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:26:52 GMT

Everything you need to know about train travel in Italy  The Local Italy

If you're planning to travel by train in Italy, here's how to make sure your journey goes smoothly.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:31:22 GMT

Readers' views: Is Italy really one of the worst countries to move to?  The Local Italy

Italy came close to last in a recent survey of expat life around the world. Is life as a foreigner here really all that bad? We asked our readers what you thought.

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:40:36 GMT


Turkey

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:16:17 GMT

Turkey’s Art Scene Makes a Comeback, Under Erdogan’s Shadow  The New York Times

Major museums are opening, and the Istanbul Biennial is underway. Just don't ask about politics.

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:45:00 GMT

Bloomberg journalists on trial in Turkey over currency reporting  Financial Times

Two reporters employed by Bloomberg appeared in an Istanbul court on Friday accused of undermining Turkey's economic stability by writing an article about ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:40:00 GMT

Idlib demilitarised zone: Turkey and Russia agree on boundary  Aljazeera.com

Situation in Idlib was discussed this week between Syria's power brokers who support opposing sides but work together under the so-called Astana talks.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:28:00 GMT

German archaeologist donates replica of ancient ship to Turkey  Hurriyet Daily News

The German archaeologist Dominique Goerlitz has donated a self-made reed ship to Turkey for it to be permanently displayed in the ancient city of Patara in the ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:02:59 GMT


Syria

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:12:41 GMT

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:00:00 GMT

Russian Military: Syria's War Will Not End Until U.S. Troops Leave  Newsweek

The head of the Russian military's command and control center warned that the war in Syria was unlikely to end unless U.S. forces withdrew from the country.

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:43:47 GMT

How one Syrian camp shows the fight against ISIS isn't over  NBC News

ISIS may have been defeated on the battlefield, but there is still sympathy and support for the terrorist group across the Middle East.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:30:00 GMT

Syria: Is it time for the West to talk with Assad?  The Interpreter

Syria is one among several Middle East regimes which believe that repression, if not used in moderation, provides a necessary answer to challenges to the ...

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:00:00 GMT


Refugees

Resettlement offices close as fewer refugees are allowed into the US  CNN

Washington (CNN) For 57 years, the Church World *Service* resettlement office in Richmond, Virginia, served thousands of refugees from around the world, ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:02:00 GMT

Amid rising xenophobic attacks in South Africa, UNHCR ramps up aid for refugees, calls for urgent action  UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is deeply concerned about recurring violence against foreign nationals, including refugees and asylum-seekers, in South ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:00:35 GMT

Refugees and their feline friends  Norwegian Refugee Council

I feel like he is more than a friend, he is like my brother,” says ten-year-old Leen*, a Palestinian Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. But who is this special ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:11:46 GMT

Pentagon is last holdout as Stephen Miller tries to slash number of refugees allowed in U.S.  NBC News

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is fighting against proposals by White House officials to drastically cut the number of refugees allowed into the U.S., and has ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:30:00 GMT

How Turkey has lived up to its responsibilities during the refugee crisis  TRT World

Turkey is home to more than four million refugees and even more could be added to that number if the situation in Syria deteriorates further.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:26:55 GMT


Trade

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:18:49 GMT

'The era of economic surrender is over,' says Mike Pence on trade with China  CNBC

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday struck an unyielding tone on America's position in its trade war with China. “The era of economic surrender is over,” ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:23:00 GMT

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters  CNBC

Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal ...

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:31:00 GMT

European stocks close slightly higher as US-China trade talks resume; Jyske Bank up 6%  CNBC

Market focus is largely attuned to trade developments, with the U.S. and China expected to hold high-level talks over the coming weeks.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:09:00 GMT

Trump lifts some tariffs, in sign trade war is inflicting harm on U.S. economy  NBCNews.com

President Trump is granting tariff exemptions to more than 400 items imported from China — a move that indicates the trade war is inflicting increasing harm to ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:14:00 GMT


Elections

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