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Brexit


BBC News

Brexit: Emily Thornberry predicts no deal with the EU
BBC News
Brexit negotiations with the EU are heading for a "no deal" scenario, Labour's Emily Thornberry has warned. Shadow foreign secretary Ms Thornberry said the PM's failure to control her party was causing "intransigence" on the UK side, which was a ...
Britain not bluffing on no-deal Brexit, says Liam FoxThe Guardian
Brexit: Labour's Emily Thornberry says Britain 'heading for no deal'The Independent
UK's divorce bill figure will come in final Brexit deal: trade ministerReuters
Bloomberg -Telegraph.co.uk -Financial Times
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:00:22 GMT


BBC News

Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal
BBC News
Britain's five biggest business lobby groups are calling for an urgent Brexit transition deal, or they warn the UK risks losing jobs and investment. In a joint letter being sent to Brexit Secretary David Davis, the groups, including the Institute of ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:01:55 GMT


The Guardian

UK business chiefs unite to demand urgent Brexit transition deal
The Guardian
UK business leaders have united to urge David Davis to quickly establish a Brexit transition deal that mirrors existing arrangements or risk losing British jobs and investment. In a letter to the Brexit secretary seen by the Guardian, five of the UK's ...
Major business groups warn Davis over 'serious' Brexit jobs riskSky News
Business groups warn David Davis of Brexit's risk to jobs as clock ticks on transition deal in a letter to governmentCity A.M.

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:11:56 GMT


The Guardian

May's ex-policy chief claims Juncker aide leaked Brexit dinner details
The Guardian
Theresa May's former chief of staff has accused his old opposite number in Jean-Claude Juncker's office of leaking details about a Brussels dinner last week, in which the prime minister and European commission president discussed Brexit. Nick Timothy ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:21:00 GMT


The Guardian

The Guardian view on parliament and Brexit: Mrs May's legislative fatberg
The Guardian
What is the toughest challenge facing Theresa May's government in implementing Brexit? Many people's answer, especially after the delays and missed deadlines acknowledged in the recent Brussels summit, is striking a Brexit deal with the European Union.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:57:00 GMT


European Union


Los Angeles Times

Nailing down Britain's exit payment sits front and center for the European Union
Los Angeles Times
The European Union and Britain remain billions of dollars apart in what each side expects as the price tag for breaking away from the multi-nation bloc, stalling negotiations, officials said Friday. British Prime Minister Theresa May did not specify ...
UK denies that it's increased its cash offer to leave the EUCNBC
The EU is treating Britain like a naughty child: it wants to humiliate us into a bad dealTelegraph.co.uk
Theresa May Wants Brexit Trade Talks. The EU Wants More Money.New York Times
Chicago Tribune -Express.co.uk -Bloomberg
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:01:48 GMT


Reuters

Now talk nice: EU script to help May settle Brexit bill
Reuters
She stuck to earlier vague concessions about honoring commitments and insisting a “Brexit bill”, which the EU reckons at around 60 billion euros ($70 billion), must be part of a package deal on what Britain's relationship with the EU will be once it ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:45:13 GMT


Politico

Anti-immigrant forces gain ground in Europe
Politico
Czechs this weekend elected a new prime minister who heaps scorn on the European Union and says his country shouldn't have to accept a single refugee. Germany just sent a radical far-right party to parliament for the first time since the days of Adolf ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:11:21 GMT


Fox News

In Czech election, yes means no to European Union slavery
Fox News
This is another chance for Europeans to tell the European Union to stop trying to run their lives. It happened earlier this month in Austria, where 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz led his right-of-center party to victory, and in Germany, where an anti ...
Czech vote winner Babis wants active EU role, not favoring government with extremistsReuters
Anti-European Union 'Czech Trump' Poised To Win Vote That Risks ChaosNDTV
Czech election latest: Europe's Donald Trump WINS election in nightmare for EUExpress.co.uk
LBC -NBCNews.com
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:41:35 GMT


Reuters

Commentary: Middle Europe turns its back on the EU
Reuters
Kurz's win is remarkable for his youth and his refurbishment of a fading party, but it's in tune with the rest of a rising anti-European Union mood in Middle Europe. That mood is likely to be strengthened in the outcome of this weekend's elections in ...
Over for EU? Sebastian Kurz to form government in Austria: 'I want to bring REAL CHANGE'Express.co.uk

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:52:30 GMT


China


Fortune

Tesla Reaches Deal to Build Factory in China
Fortune
Tesla has been pursuing a Chinese factory for years, and the Shanghai deal started to come into focus in June. That followed the announcements that Tesla sold $1 billion worth of cars in China in 2016, and that it had accepted a large investment from ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:06:10 GMT


The Verge

Tesla has reached a deal to build a factory in China
The Verge
Chinese officials have recently begun to consider relaxing some of the more stringent rules concerning local partners, as a way to encourage electric vehicle manufacturers. The arrangement would be the “first of its kind for a foreign auto maker,” but ...
Tesla reportedly strikes deal with China to build 'wholly-owned' gigafactory in ShanghaiElectrek
Tesla Strikes Deal With Shanghai to Build Factory in ChinaWall Street Journal

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:00:17 GMT


CNBC

China says jobless rate lowest in years, but challenges persist
CNBC
China's unemployment rate has hit its lowest point in multiple years at 3.95 percent by the end of September, but employment still face challenges as the economy pushes ahead with structural reforms, China's labour ministry said on Sunday. The ministry ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:09:00 GMT


Aljazeera.com

China needs to create 15 million jobs every year
Aljazeera.com
China needs to create jobs for 15 million people every year and will maintain support for entrepreneurship to help achieve this, the country's labour minister said on Sunday. The overall pressure on employment is still very large, head of China's ...
Why China has so few female leaders - CNN - CNN.comCNN
Charting China's 'great purge' under XiBBC News
Xi Jinping's power faces two big tests during China congressFinancial Times
Newsweek -Reuters -South China Morning Post
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:53:00 GMT


Financial Times

China bank governor talks bluntly as retirement looms
Financial Times
When Zhou Xiaochuan last week used the phrase “Minsky moment” to warn against complacency during the current period of unexpectedly strong Chinese growth, it was not the first time the central bank chief had highlighted risks from excessive debt and ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:09:26 GMT


World


CBSSports.com

2017 World Series: Who will the Astros turn to after Keuchel, Verlander vs. Dodgers?
CBSSports.com
Against the Dodgers in the 2017 World Series, which starts Tuesday in Los Angeles, the Astros will start Dallas Keuchel in Game 1 and Justin Verlander in Game 2. That, in turn, would allow Houston's tandem aces to start Games 5 and 6 (if necessary) on ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:27:00 GMT


CBSSports.com

Astros-Dodgers World Series is more proof that playoff droughts aren't safe in MLB
CBSSports.com
The 2017 World Series is set. We're going to see a matchup we've never seen before in the Houston Astros against the Los Angeles Dodgers. There's a quirk in this matchup for sure, and that's the fact that this is the Astros' first pennant as an ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:19:00 GMT


ESPN (blog)

Hello, world: The Rams are here to stay
ESPN (blog)
They traversed a nation, then crossed an ocean. The Los Angeles Rams accumulated more than 6,400 airline miles over a nomadic 10-day stretch, navigating from Southern California to Northern Florida to Western Europe, all to play the two games that ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:37:50 GMT


Fox News

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe
Fox News
JOHANNESBURG – The head of the World Health Organization revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" on Sunday after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism. Zimbabwe's government said it ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:06:06 GMT


ESPN

Led by Jose Altuve, Astros' journey to World Series shows the heart of a champion
ESPN
HOUSTON -- Manager A.J. Hinch loves to poke fun at the perception of his Houston Astros as an "analytical" organization. He's a Stanford graduate, general manager Jeff Luhnow is an Ivy Leaguer with roots in the managerial consulting world and their ...
Astros Move Onto the World Series as the Yankees Run Out of GasNew York Times
2017 World Series: Record-challenging heat to kick off opening games in Los AngelesAccuWeather.com
Astros-Dodgers is the World Series matchup we deserveSB Nation
NPR -Fox News -CBSSports.com
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:10:11 GMT


South China Sea


The Straits Times

PLA gets new marine rescue unit to boost combat readiness in South China Sea: Reports
The Straits Times
HONG KONG - The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's South Sea Fleet, responsible for Chinese naval operations in the South China Sea, is getting a new marine rescue squadron as the China looks to boost its presence and capabilities in disputed ...
China's South Sea Fleet gets new unit as military looks to boost its presence in disputed watersSouth China Morning Post
China's South Sea Fleet Gets Its Own Marine Rescue SquadronSputnik International

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:30:16 GMT


New PLA marine rescue unit 'to boost combat readiness in S. China Sea'
The Straits Times
HONG KONG • The PLA Navy's South Sea Fleet, responsible for Chinese naval operations in the South China Sea, is getting a new marine rescue squadron as Beijing looks to boost its presence and capabilities in disputed waters. The new unit will enhance ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:00:26 GMT


Economic Times

Nirmala Sitharaman to attend South Asian defence ministers' meeting in Philippines
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: In her first foreign visit as defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman will travel to the Philippines on Monday to attend a South Asian defence ministers' meeting which is likely to review the regional security architecture including China's ...

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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:17:00 GMT


South China Morning Post

Tillerson criticises China over lack of action on North Korea, trade and South China Sea
South China Morning Post
The remarks follow a speech he gave on Wednesday in which he accused China of undermining the “international, rules-based order” and called it out for “provocative actions in the South China Sea.” He visited China earlier this month and is likely to ...
China calls on US to 'abandon its prejudices' after Tillerson rebukeCNN
Tillerson's visit to India expected to strengthen ties between the US and IndiaThe Straits Times
Tensions Tighten Ahead of Trump's First Visit to ChinaObserver
Sputnik International -The National -Easterneye (press release)
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:51:52 GMT


ANTARA

Indonesia, Singapore should encourage conflicting parties to solve South China Sea dispute
ANTARA
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Singapore can take the initiative to encourage countries involved in the South China Sea dispute to sit together to solve it, Indonesian senior diplomat Hasjim Djalal said. "Indonesia and Singapore can take the ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:51:49 GMT


Russia


NPR

The Russia Investigations: Interference Impacted Real Life; Senators Propose New Law
NPR
Last week in the Russia investigations: Reports are growing about Russian-linked interference beyond the Web and in real life, three senators pitch a bill to tackle digital active measures and Big Tech says it'll play ball in Capitol Hill's big show on ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:00:24 GMT


Business Insider

Lindsey Graham: The Trump administration has 'a blind spot on Russia I still can't figure out'
Business Insider
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Sunday that he thinks President Donald Trump's administration "has a blind spot on Russia" that he "still can't figure out." The administration still has not implemented the Russia sanctions that Trump signed into ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:23:47 GMT


New York Times

Turning Tables in Magnitsky Case, Russia Accuses a Nemesis of Murder
New York Times
MOSCOW — The case of Sergei L. Magnitsky, the Russian tax lawyer who was imprisoned in 2008 on false charges and died in jail, began as a tragedy. But now, after years of sanctions, countersanctions, bitter feuds and one noteworthy meeting in Trump ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:31:23 GMT


BBC News

Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia says
BBC News
Russia has accused the US-led coalition of bombing the Syrian city of Raqqa "off the face of the earth" during the fight against so-called Islamic State. Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) took Raqqa last week and on Sunday said they had taken Syria's ...
Russia accuses US-led coalition of 'barbaric' bombing of Syria's RaqqaCNBC
Russia: US-led coalition wiped Raqqa 'off the face of the earth' with bombing campaignThe Hill
'Like Dresden' Russia confronts US for 'wiping Raqqa off Earth' as war fears gather paceDaily Star

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:20:23 GMT


Aljazeera.com (blog)

When a Russian loves a Ukrainian
Aljazeera.com (blog)
Two dramatic love stories, both featuring a Ukrainian and a Russian, have been making headlines in Moscow in recent weeks, albeit for different reasons. One of them enjoys the full sanction of the Russian authorities. About the other, they would rather ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:04:48 GMT


UK


The Guardian

UK business chiefs unite to demand urgent Brexit transition deal
The Guardian
UK business leaders have united to urge David Davis to quickly establish a Brexit transition deal that mirrors existing arrangements or risk losing British jobs and investment. In a letter to the Brexit secretary seen by the Guardian, five of the UK's ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:11:56 GMT


BBC News

Nuneaton bowling alley siege: Man arrested
BBC News
A suspected gunman was arrested after police ended a four-hour siege at a bowling alley in Nuneaton. Officers were called to MFA Bowl, in Bermuda Park, at around 14:30 BST on Sunday after reports a man with a shotgun had taken two hostages. A man ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:26:15 GMT


Engadget

UK orders shutdown of online casino games aimed at kids
Engadget
Although this will remove more than a few games, it could force gambling companies (including those beyond the UK) to mend their image by focusing their attention on adults. Whatever short-term losses they face might be more than offset by the reduced ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:00:19 GMT


The Guardian

Letter penned a day before Titanic sank sold at UK auction
ABC News
Undated photo issued Sunday oct. 22, 2017, by Henry Aldridge and Son Auctioneers, shows a letter written by first class Titanic passenger Alexander Holversson, before the auction. The handwritten letter on embossed Titanic stationery written by ...
Letter written on Titanic fetches record £126000 at auctionThe Guardian

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:09:44 GMT


The Guardian

Moomins and more: UK show to exhibit Tove Jansson's broader work
The Guardian
Halfway through the first major UK retrospective of paintings by Tove Jansson, which opens this week at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, visitors will recognise some little blobby creatures in a glass case – the Moomins. The stars of some of the most ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:02:52 GMT


Germany


Financial Times

Germany's financial squeeze offers Brexit hope
Financial Times
One of my expectations directly after the Brexit referendum was that Germany would ultimately come to the aid of the UK because of its trading interests. I admit that this prediction looked a bit shaky in the light of the robust negotiating position ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:22:08 GMT


Brazil comes from behind to beat Germany in quarterfinals
Sacramento Bee
Brazil scored twice in a six-minute span in the second half to beat Germany 2-1 Sunday in the quarterfinals of the Under-17 World Cup in India. Substitute Weverson leveled the scores with a powerful strike in the 71st minute before Paulinho's strong ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:13:00 GMT


POLITICO.eu

Germany needs its own Sebastian Kurz
POLITICO.eu
BERLIN — Germany's conservatives are watching Sebastian Kurz closely. For some in the center right, the 31-year-old Austrian politician's rise to the chancellorship offers a blueprint for revival. For years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel brushed off ...
'Merkel understood nothing': AfD's fury in east GermanyArab News

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:07:27 GMT


Deutsche Welle

UN praises German refugee policy, urges improvements
Deutsche Welle
The UN body called on the newly elected house to further improve the protection of refugees in Germany and Europe. It asked them to safeguard the openness displayed by the German society toward refugees. "The basic principle of action must continue to ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:49:22 GMT


Terrorism-Related Cases In Germany Quadruple In One Year
The Daily Caller
The number of terrorism-related cases investigated by German authorities have quadrupled over the past year, newspaper Welt am Sonntag revealed Sunday. Prosecutors have opened more than 900 cases so far this year, compared to 240 throughout 2016.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:58:00 GMT


Business


BBC News

Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal
BBC News
Britain's five biggest business lobby groups are calling for an urgent Brexit transition deal, or they warn the UK risks losing jobs and investment. In a joint letter being sent to Brexit Secretary David Davis, the groups, including the Institute of ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:01:55 GMT


TechCrunch

Oliver Cabell raises $1.2 million to slip into the shoe business
TechCrunch
Oliver Cabell, a Minneapolis-based startup selling bags and other accessories, has raised $1.2 million to slip into the shoe business. The company's high end canvas and leather bags caused a bit of a stir around TechCrunch's offices a few years ago (we ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:01:33 GMT


Americans have more debt than ever — and it's creating an economic trap
Business Insider
"Most consumers, especially those in the bottom 80%, are tapped out," he told Business Insider. "They have borrowed about as much as they can. Servicing this debt will act like a wet towel on economic growth for years to come. Until wages can grow ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:03:34 GMT


Business Insider

This $3.2 billion tech company you've never heard of has insane perks including massage therapists, a pool, and ...
Business Insider
"SAS has always believed that if you treat people well, keep them challenged with interesting work, and respect them and their contributions, they will do their best work for you," Shannon Heath, senior communications specialist at SAS, told Business ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:03:19 GMT


Business Insider

The new titans of Wall Street have their eyes on your savings
Business Insider
Private equity firms are attracting assets, with Blackstone, the biggest name in the industry, expected to see inflows of $100 billion in 2018 and 2019. The bulk of that money is likely to come from big-ticket investors, but Steve Schwarzman, founder ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:42:24 GMT


France


Miami Herald

France: 8 charged in probe of alleged far-right terror plot
Miami Herald
The founder, identified only as Logan N., was arrested in southern France in June. The official says investigators believe the group was planning to extort money from business leaders and use it to buy weapons. Some of its members had trained in ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:02:00 GMT


BBC News

UK woman dies in Rhone boating accident in southern France
Fox News
PARIS – A French official says an English woman has died in a rare boating accident on the Rhone River in southern France and four other people have been injured. The official told the Associated Press on Sunday that the woman, who was in her 20s, was ...
British woman reported dead in boat accident in FranceBBC News
British woman killed in boat crash in south of FranceMetro
BREAKING NEWS: British woman in her 20s dies after being thrown overboard into the River Rhone in horror speed ...Daily Mail
Evening Standard -Daily Star
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:18:40 GMT


New York Times

Memoir of Growing Up Fat Forces France to Look in the Mirror
New York Times
PARIS — When a fledgling alternative press published Gabrielle Deydier's plaintive memoir of growing up fat in France, there was little expectation that the book would attract much notice. Frenchwomen are among the thinnest in Europe, high fashion is ...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:26 GMT


The Guardian

France charges eight over alleged plot targeting politicians and ...
The Guardian
Eight men, including three minors, charged following investigation into far right activists allegedly plotting to target politicians and mosques.
France charges 8 in far-right terror plotPOLITICO.eu
Eight charged over French far-right terror plotRFI

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:39:00 GMT


The Local France

Monks and nuns make big business in France - The Local
The Local France
After prayers at the Chantelle Abbey in Allier, central France, a marketing meeting between the abbey's nuns and their employees discusses the latest orders for ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:05:03 GMT


Italy


BBC News

Italy referendums: Lombardy and Veneto 'back greater autonomy'
BBC News
Two of Italy's richest northern regions have voted for more autonomy, according to their leaders. More than 90% of voters in Lombardy, home to Italy's financial capital Milan, and the Veneto region around Venice, voted yes in the non-binding referendum ...
Italy: Lombardy and Veneto regions vote on autonomyeuronews
First Brexit and Catalonia, now Italy holds autonomy referendumAljazeera.com
Italy's 2 richest regions seek more autonomy from RomeChicago Tribune
Daily Mail
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:48:45 GMT


New York Times

Hundreds of Italy's Churches Were Robbed of Artworks. This One Was Recovered.
New York Times
MONTERODUNI, Italy — The recent return to Monteroduni of a 16th-century statue of the archangel Michael — stolen by thieves some 20 months earlier — was a heartfelt affair. A marching band led a procession through the narrow streets of the town, in ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:17:01 GMT


Reuters

Italians vote in autonomy referendums in shadow of Catalonia crisis
Reuters
“Lombardy and Veneto have two efficient administrations and public services work well, much better than in other Italian regions ... this is why I think it is worth asking for greater autonomy,” said Massimo Piscetta, 49, who voted “Yes” in a small ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:07:37 GMT


Italy gets back looted mosaic from Emperor Caligula's ship
Reuters
ROME (Reuters) - A floor mosaic from one of Roman Emperor Caligula's opulent private ships, which was stolen after World War Two, is on its way back to Italy from the United States where it has been recovered from a private collection. The first ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:04:02 GMT


Variety

Bob Hawkins, Longtime Variety Journalist in Italy, Dies at 93
Variety
Robert Hawkins was born in Genoa, Italy and attended Princeton U., where he started out writing movie reviews. Fluent in half a dozen languages, his love for film began at an early age when he traveled to the Venice Film Festival with his father before ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:02:36 GMT


Turkey


New York Times

US-Turkey Visa Standoff Disrupts Business and Tourism
New York Times
The cases, though apparently relatively few, signal the potential for deeper disruptions since the United States and Turkey suspended visa services two weeks ago in a tit-for-tat dispute over Turkey's detention of United States consular employees. This ...
Turkey won't submit to US 'impositions' in visa crisisNew York Post
Turkey's top diplomat won't buckle to US 'impositions'ABC News
Turkey says will not submit to 'impositions' from United States in visa ...Reuters
Voice of America -The National Interest Online -U.S. News & World Report
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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 07:25:02 GMT


Turkey regulators say no US probe into banks, denying reports
The Spokesman-Review
Turkish banks aren't under investigation and U.S. authorities haven't sent any information or documents to their Turkish counterparts, Mehmet Ali Akben, the head of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency, or BDDK, told Bloomberg News by phone ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:46:00 GMT


The Punch

Turkey moves to end arms smuggling into Nigeria
The Punch
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed these in an article he released on Sunday at the end of President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Turkey during which he participated in the ninth Summit of the ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:52:00 GMT


TheCable

Buhari returns from four-day working visit to Turkey
TheCable
Buhari travelled to Turkey on Wednesday for a meeting of the D-8, a group of eight developing nations. While in Turkey, Buhari was hosted by the Turkish President Recep Tayyeb Erdogan before the D-8 . In a statement on Sunday, Garba Shehu, the ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:58:00 GMT


Independent.ie

Irish couple injured in minibus crash in Turkey
Independent.ie
It is understood the incident happened in Kusadasi yesterday while the bus was travelling to the airport. A source told Independent.ie their injuries are not believed to be life threatening. A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs ...
Irish couple caught in minibus crash in TurkeyBuzz.ie

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:18:39 GMT


Syria


News & Observer

US-backed forces take Syria's largest oil field from IS
News & Observer
U.S.-backed fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces. With IS in retreat, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and ...
US-allied forces take Syria's largest oil field from Islamic StateLos Angeles Times
Syria's largest oil field seized from ISIS by US-backed forcesFox News
US-backed militias seize key oil field in east Syria: SDFReuters
CBS News -Deutsche Welle
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:25:00 GMT


Washington Post

Syria troops capture central town recently taken by IS
Washington Post
BEIRUT — Syrian government forces and their allies regained control Saturday of a predominantly Christian central town that sleeper cells of the Islamic State group captured late last month. The government-run Syrian Central Military Media said “the ...
The youngest casualty in Syria: Haunting pictures show malnourished baby wailing in hunger as he is treated at a ...Daily Mail
Israel says it will intensify response to Syrian fireEyewitness News
Syria rocket fire: Not accidental after all?The Times of Israel
Jewish Telegraphic Agency -Bloomberg
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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:04:27 GMT


New York Times

Russia-US Diplomatic Dispute Could Endanger Syria Investigation
New York Times
There is no dispute that sarin, a lethal nerve agent banned by an international treaty Syria has signed, was used in the April 4 attack in the village of Khan Sheikhoun in northern Idlib Province that killed and sickened hundreds. But Russia, the ...
State Department mocks 'absurd' Russian claims about chemical weapons in SyriaWashington Examiner
US State Department admits Al-Nusra affiliate using chemical weapons in SyriaRT

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:31:56 GMT


The Guardian

Only option is to kill British Isis fighters in Syria, says minister
The Guardian
Hundreds of British citizens are known to have travelled to Syria to fight with Islamist groups during the course of the six-year conflict. Brett McGurk, a top US envoy for the coalition fighting Isis, has said his mission is to ensure every foreign ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:34:55 GMT


CNBC

Russia accuses US-led coalition of 'barbaric' bombing of Syria's Raqqa
CNBC
Russia accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria on Sunday of wiping the city of Raqqa "off the face of the earth." The Russian Defence Ministry said it looked like the West was now rushing to provide financial aid to Raqqa to cover up evidence of its ...
Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia saysBBC News

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:43:00 GMT


Refugees


The Independent

12 celebrities you didn't realize were refugees
The Independent
As the refugee crisis remains in the international spotlight, it's a good time to take note of what they're capable of. Refugees are people who have escaped their home countries to flee war, natural disaster, or persecution. Today, there are more than ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:00:15 GMT


The Independent

Thousands of refugees become targets for smugglers in northern France a year on from Jungle closure
The Independent
In the shadow of what was once the notorious Calais Jungle thousands of refugees have become living targets for smugglers and human traffickers as their plight becomes increasingly perilous. A year on from the demolition of the shantytown, dozens of ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 23:08:41 GMT


The Economist (blog)

The UN Needs $434 Million to Respond to the World's Fastest Growing Refugee Crisis
TIME
U.N. agencies convene Monday in Geneva to request a sum of $434 million to fund a massive emergency response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in eastern Bangladesh, where nearly 600,000 people have crossed the border after fleeing recent violence in ...
Traumatized and Needy, Rohingya Children Make Up 60 Percent of Myanmar RefugeesVoice of America
Half a million Rohingya refugee children in desperate need of assistance: IRCABC News
The flow of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh shows no sign of abatingThe Economist (blog)
Kuwait News Agency -Birmingham Mail
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:07:31 GMT


The Hindu

Rules to be eased for Tibetan refugees
The Hindu
India is all set to simplify travel rules for Tibetan refugees who want to visit foreign countries. Currently they have to secure an “exit permit” from the Home Ministry before applying for a visa with any foreign mission. The Centre wants to do away ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:33:56 GMT


The Japan Times

Myanmar must repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees: India
The Japan Times
DHAKA – India's foreign minister says Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims to resolve one of Asia's largest refugee crises in decades. Bangladesh's government said Sunday that Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj conveyed this message during a ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:25:16 GMT


Trade


Did Eric Bledsoe just ask for a trade from the Suns on Twitter?
CBSSports.com
The Phoenix Suns' season has gotten off to an absolutely dreadful start. And starting point guard Eric Bledsoe, it would appear, is fed up. The veteran guard lit up Twitter dot com on Sunday afternoon. screen-shot-2017-10-22-at-3-53-. Bledsoe appears ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:20:00 GMT


How important is international trade to each US state's economy? Pretty important for a lot of our states
American Enterprise Institute
How important was international trade for each US state's economy in 2016? The map and table above help to answer that question. The table above shows GDP for each US state (data here) in 2016, the total trade volume (exports + imports, data here) last ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:45:03 GMT


Gizmodo

Tesla Will Open an Electric Vehicle Plant in Shanghai's Free Trade Zone
Gizmodo
Automaker and alternative energy giant Tesla has signed off on a deal to build a manufacturing facility in Shanghai, the Wall Street Journal reported, in a “first of its kind” deal allowing a foreign automaker to own a plant in the city's free-trade zone.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:01:23 GMT


Reuters

UK's divorce bill figure will come in final Brexit deal: trade minister
Reuters
Fox, speaking on ITV television, said Britain would offer the other 27 EU members “further assurance” on its divorce before the next summit in December to unlock the talks to make way for a discussion of future trade ties. “I don't know what that ...
UK Trade Secretary Dismisses 'Nightmare' of No-Deal BrexitBloomberg
Don't panic, we CAN still walk away from a trade agreement, says former Brexit minister DAVID JONESDaily Mail
Liam Fox attacks EU's RELIGIOUS OBSESSION with integration fuelling plot to PUNISH UKExpress.co.uk
Irish Examiner
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:12:56 GMT


Bloomberg

New Zealand's Ardern Wants to Balance Trade Pact With Housing Pledge
Bloomberg
Even though Ardern has worried some investors with policies such as pledging to reform the central bank, cut immigration and boost spending on welfare, she insists that her Labour Party believes in the benefits of free trade. “We have signed ...

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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:50:07 GMT


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