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Brexit


BBC News

Brexit: UK publishes more EU negotiation plans
BBC News
The UK government has set out proposals to ensure trade in goods and services can continue on the day the UK leaves the EU in March 2019. A position paper calls for goods already on the market to be allowed to remain on sale in the UK and EU without ...
Clash Over Brexit Timetable as UK Publishes More Policy PapersBloomberg
UK calls for frictionless trade and regulatory oversight after BrexitFinancial Times
Brexit: Theresa May's ambition to kick-start trade EU trade talks will be dashed, warns Slovenian PMThe Independent
The Sun -Forbes
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:33:02 GMT


The Guardian

Chuka Umunna: Labour must distance itself from Tories on Brexit
The Guardian
A former shadow minister has said Labour must have “clear red water” between itself and the Conservatives on Brexit, as he criticised the party's position on leaving the EU. Chuka Umunna said Labour should back Britain staying in the European single ...
Chuka Umunna: Labour's line on Brexit must be different from extreme ToriesLabourList

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:14:00 GMT


Brexit… Leg-sit
New Statesman
Brexit… Leg-sit. A new poem by Jo-Ella Sarich. Sign up for our weekly email *. By Jo-Ella Sarich. Print HTML. Forgot Brexit. An ostrich just walked into the room. Actually, forget ostriches too. Armadillos also have legs, and shoulder plates like a ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:04:35 GMT


The Independent

It feels so embarrassing to be an Englishman abroad after Brexit
The Independent
The singular achievement of that bunch of reptiles is that they've managed to make David Davis's ham fisted conduct of the Brexit negotiations look halfway respectable when “mess” is the most appropriate description for what he's been getting up to.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:41:32 GMT


The Independent

Volkswagen's emissions scandal and Brexit 'threatens' German economy
The Independent
The emissions scandal ensnaring German carmakers is a risk to Europe's largest economy, Germany's finance ministry said on Monday, adding that it was impossible at the moment to quantify its impact. In its monthly report, the ministry named the issue, ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:23:35 GMT


European Union


Express.co.uk

Germany, France and Italy plot EU power to BLOCK 'politically motivated' Chinese takeovers
Express.co.uk
In particular some EU leaders are concerned that Beijing, which rules its economy with an iron fist, is using business dealings as a pretext to get its hands on European research and development. In a joint paper, seen by Politico, the leaders of the ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:56:55 GMT


Express.co.uk

UK needs out of EU's 'capitalist BOYS CLUB' to respect will of the people, says Labour MP
Express.co.uk
The MP for Derby North blasted the European Union's "neoliberal ideology" for having forced the UK to outsource public-sector organisations to the private sector. RT presenter Sam Delaney was surprised by the politician's statement, asking him ...
Chuka Umunna: Labour must distance itself from Tories on BrexitThe Guardian

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:13:35 GMT


Express.co.uk

European Union Brexit News Ukip
Express.co.uk
He said: "I think June 23 2016 was an opportunity, it was a wake-up call for the European Union, for them to sit up and for them to actually say: 'What do our citizens really want? What do they expect from these institutions? How can we change to make ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:10:46 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

The British economy has exposed how terrible the pro-EU side's Project Fear really was
Telegraph.co.uk
In the run-up to the referendum on European Union membership the three-million-jobs-at-risk claim that was central to the economic case for staying in. Nick Clegg's formula in a Daily Telegraph story of 11 January 2013 was typical and almost ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:43:00 GMT


Express.co.uk

'They won't admit it!' EU savaged for security failures in wake of Barcelona attack
Express.co.uk
The Tory activist slammed the European Union for failing to enforce a successful security policy to tackle terrorism because of its open borders. Speaking to BBC Any Questions, Ms. Perrins questioned the ability of EU member states to address the ...
Barcelona attack: EU president Jean-Claude Juncker pledges Europe-wide response to 'cowardly attack'The Independent

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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:42:16 GMT


China


CNBC

No sex, no gambling: China tightens rules on foreign investment
CNBC
China now has a list of what it considers the "right" kind of outbound investment as the government continues its crackdown on foreign spending. The new rules prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:05:00 GMT


Reuters

China's Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler
Reuters
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd is interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a company official said on Monday, confirming reports it is pursuing all or part of the owner of the Jeep and Ram truck brands.
China's Great Wall sets sights on Fiat Chrysler Jeep unitCBS News
China's Great Wall eyes Fiat Chrysler bidBBC News
China might want Jeep but Trump could slam brakes on dealCNBC
ABC News -CNNMoney -The Guardian
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:17:31 GMT


CNBC

China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with US intellectual property probe
CNBC
China on Monday expressed "strong dissatisfaction" with the U.S. launch of an investigation into China's alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property. China's Commerce Ministry said in a statement that it would take appropriate measures to defend the ...
China blasts US 'protectionism' after Trump triggers trade probeCNNMoney
Bannon exit a reminder of China's success in 'containing Trump'Financial Times
China calls US intellectual property investigation 'irresponsible'South China Morning Post
The Australian -Bloomberg -Times of India
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:32:22 GMT


Washington Post

Cambridge University Press faces backlash after bowing to China censorship pressure
Washington Post
BEIJING — Cambridge University Press faces a major backlash from academics after bowing to Chinese government demands to censor an important academic journal. CUP announced Friday it had removed 300 articles and book reviews from a version of ...
Cambridge University Press faces boycott over China censorshipThe Guardian
Don't like our rules? Then leave, China newspaper says after journal censoredReuters
Cambridge University Press Removes Academic Articles on Chinese SiteNew York Times
Quartz -Financial Times -Cambridge University Press -Cambridge University Press
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:19:50 GMT


Bloomberg

China's Debt Swaps Surpass $100 Billion
Bloomberg
China unveiled guidelines for debt-to-equity swaps in October, part of measures to trim the world's biggest corporate debt loads. The idea was that healthy firms would use the program to cut interest-bearing borrowings, while bloated companies would be ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:31:49 GMT


World


The Guardian

Where is the world's most dangerous country for young people?
The Guardian
The most dangerous country in the world to be a young person (defined as aged between 15 and 29) is Sierra Leone, with one youth in every 150 there estimated to have died in 2015. Its youth mortality rate per 100,000 (671) is almost 100 people higher ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:00:12 GMT


Reuters

Formula One launches eSports world championship
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One will crown its first virtual world champion at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after announcing on Monday the launch of an eSports series to run from September to November. The new eSports Series is a ...
Formula 1 announces eSports 'World Championship'Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:12:07 GMT


CNN International

Political world watches Arizona as Trump heads West
CNN International
Phoenix (CNN) The political world is watching Arizona this week as President Donald Trump tries to move past one controversy by wading into another -- visiting his core supporters in the state whose two senators are among his most vocal critics within ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:17:28 GMT


Fortune

China Just Relaunched the World's Fastest Train
Fortune
Following a fatal crash in 2011, the high speed train service reduced its upper limit from its then-record holding 350 km/h (217 miles/hour) to 250-300 km/h (155-186 miles/hour). But as China seeks to stay ahead globally in its rail services and sell ...
China To Re-Launch World's Fastest Bullet Train, Part Of $360 Billion PlanNDTV
China to relaunch one of the world's fastest bullet trainsCTV News

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:59:55 GMT


CNN

World's fastest-growing tourist destinations for 2017
CNN
(CNN) — Don't be surprised if your favorite city feels a bit more crowded the next time you visit. The United Nations World Tourism Organization has released its latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer and the flood of global travelers looking to journey ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:37:22 GMT


South China Sea


Daily Star

Ten sailors missing and 5 hurt as US warship CRASHES into oil tanker
Daily Star
Ten sailors are missing after the USS guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain hit the merchant vessel Alnico Mc east of the Straits of Malacca in the South China Sea earlier today. The collision was reported at about 11.24pm BST on Sunday (6.24am on ...
UPDATED: USS John McCain Collides with Chemical Tanker in the South China Sea; 10 Sailors Missing, 4 EvacuatedUSNI News
USN destroyer collides with tanker in South China Sea, 10 sailors missingIHS Jane's 360
10 missing, 5 injured after USS John S. McCain collides with tanker in PacificFox News
NEWS.com.au -CBS News
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:35:00 GMT


KRIS Corpus Christi News

US Navy ship collides with merchant vessel in South China Sea
KRIS Corpus Christi News
SOUTH CHINA SEA - The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21. The collision was reported at 6:24 a.m. ...

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:52:35 GMT


EJ Insight

China wins South China Sea control a year after arbitration loss
EJ Insight
A year after China lost an arbitration case brought against it by the Philippines under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea regarding their dispute in the ...
The ASEAN-China Breakthrough in the South China Sea That Wasn'tWorld Politics Review
Did China just blink? | Bangkok Post: opinionBangkok Post

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:46:00 GMT


Foreign Policy

Stop the South China Sea Charade
Foreign Policy
There's no doubt that China's growing assertiveness in waters far from its own coasts has sparked great angst in the region. The “nine-dash line” that Beijing pushes as the basis of its claims includes virtually the whole of the South China Sea ...
South China Sea: Beijing raises the temperature again - Lowy InstituteThe Interpreter
What's China worried about? Clue lies in where it's holding navy drillsSouth China Morning Post

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:07:46 GMT


The Maritime Executive

Filipino Judge Calls for Action in South China Sea
The Maritime Executive
Shortly after ASEAN and China agreed to adopt the South China Sea Maritime Code of Conduct to diffuse violent confrontations, a Filipino judge has accused China of invading Philippine maritime territory. The accusation is that China has deployed ships ...
Justice Carpio bares invasion of PH isletInquirer.net
World View: Chinese Vessels Massing Near Philippines Island in South China SeaBreitbart News
Carpio to gov't: Protest 'Chinese presence,' guard sand bar near Pag-asa IslandCNN Philippines

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:40:10 GMT


Russia


Washington Post

US halts non-immigrant visas in Russia as diplomatic standoff deepens
Washington Post
MOSCOW — The United States Embassy in Moscow announced Monday it would temporarily stop issuing all non-immigrant visas in Russia and then severely curtail visa operations as it slashes its staff to comply with the latest salvo in Washington's ...
US embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visasPolitico
US Sharply Curtails Visa Services in RussiaNew York Times
US scales back Russian visa operations after Putin cuts embassy staffReuters
NBCNews.com -Bloomberg
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:35:15 GMT


POLITICO Magazine

The Curse of August
POLITICO Magazine
Veteran Russia hands Angela Stent and Dan Yergin—Stent is former U.S. national intelligence officer for Russia; Yergin, the Pulitzer-winning historian and expert on the geopolitics of energy—argue that it may loom too large, noting that even many ...
Russia names replacement for Sergei Kislyak as envoy in WashingtonReuters
Who is Anatoly Antonov, Russia's next ambassador to the United States?Telegraph.co.uk
Is a US-Russia Reset Possible?The National Interest Online
The Guardian -Washington Examiner
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:18:00 GMT


The Independent

Sweden increases military spending and reintroduces conscription as Russia tensions mount
The Independent
Sweden's centre-left minority government has agreed with two opposition parties to boost military spending in the 2018 budget as the country faces increased tension with Russia in the Baltics. Sweden's armed forces will get around kr2bn (£190mn) extra ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:37:49 GMT


New York Times

Lobbyist at Trump Campaign Meeting Has a Web of Russian Connections
New York Times
Rinat Akhmetshin at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on United States policy toward Russia in June 2016. He is under scrutiny by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:01:51 GMT


Washington Post

Many Russians aren't protesting against Putin — they want his help
Washington Post
The widespread Russian protests against corruption, inspired by opposition leader Alexei Navalny, made global headlines earlier this year. The roots of dissatisfaction often are more personal than political, however, as many Russian citizens have been ...
Who Will Replace Putin? Russia's Top Kremlin Candidates RankedNewsweek

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:00:22 GMT


UK


BBC News

Brexit: UK publishes more EU negotiation plans
BBC News
The UK government has set out proposals to ensure trade in goods and services can continue on the day the UK leaves the EU in March 2019. A position paper calls for goods already on the market to be allowed to remain on sale in the UK and EU without ...
Clash Over Brexit Timetable as UK Publishes More Policy PapersBloomberg
UK calls for frictionless trade and regulatory oversight after BrexitFinancial Times
Brexit: UK hopes of autumn trade talks 'will be dashed', says Slovenian PMThe Guardian
HuffPost UK -The Independent
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:33:02 GMT


BBC News

Crawford Falconer takes up post as UK's top trade negotiator
BBC News
The man in charge of negotiating the UK's trade deals once Brexit is finalised, starts his job this week. Crawford Falconer will take up the post of chief trade negotiation adviser at the Department for International Trade. Leaving the single market ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:55:37 GMT


BBC News

Unpaid Dart Charge fines: Nick Freeman says UK is 'soft' on foreign drivers
BBC News
The UK is being "soft and stupid" over the unpaid fines of more than a million foreign drivers who have used the Dartford Crossing, according to celebrity motoring lawyer Nick Freeman. Figures show about 1,160,000 fines - worth about £81m - have been ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:00:19 GMT


Financial Times

UK pension freedoms explained
Financial Times
The so-called pension freedoms of 2015 gave retirees in the UK full flexibility over how they spend their pension pots. But, with many retirees shunning annuities, concerns are growing that retirees will run out of cash. Josephine Cumbo, the FT's ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:07:00 GMT


Financial Times

Why the UK is struggling with poor infrastructure
Financial Times
More than 45 metres below the ground in London, almost 10,000 construction workers are racing to complete the capital's new £15bn Crossrail train line — Europe's biggest infrastructure project, which is due to open next year. The largely state-funded ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 03:05:57 GMT


Germany


POLITICO Magazine

Why There Are No Nazi Statues in Germany
POLITICO Magazine
As some commentators have noted, Germany in 1945 is a useful comparison. “Flags were torn down while defeated cities still burned, even as citizens crawling from the rubble were just realizing that the governments they represented had ended,” wrote a ...

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:40:37 GMT


The Denver Post

Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety
The Denver Post
Kurdish journalist Ismail Eskin poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press in Berlin on July 18, 2017. Eskin left Turkey just before he was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison on terrorism-related charges. Germany has become the top ...
Germany welcomes release of writer sought by TurkeyPBS NewsHour
Merkel attacks Turkey's 'misuse' of Interpol warrantsReuters
Writer's arrest adds to acrimony between Germany and TurkeyFinancial Times
The Guardian -BBC News
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:53 GMT


Financial Times

Germany's working class turns away from SPD
Financial Times
Dietmar Ehlert, a retired coal miner from the Ruhr Valley industrial belt, is a natural Social Democrat voter. But even he has doubts about the party he has supported all his life. “I think the SPD is a lot less 'social' than it used to be,” he says ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:01:00 GMT


WSLS

Germany: 'Diesel crisis' could hurt our economy
WSLS
"However, the possible impact of the Diesel Crisis for the German economy cannot be quantified at present. Given the importance of the automotive industry, [the crisis] must be classified as a medium term risk to overall economic development," it added.
Strong German growth to continue: BundesbankMarketWatch

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:40:20 GMT


Reuters

Hard-right AfD wants 'Germany First' asylum policy
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - The hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party called on Monday for Germany's asylum and development aid policies to be restructured along "Germany First" lines and painted a dramatic picture of a society overwhelmed by migration.
German Nationalists Try Reviving Migration as Election TopicU.S. News & World Report

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:58:35 GMT


Business


New York Times

Total to Buy Maersk's Oil and Gas Business for $4.95 Billion
New York Times
LONDON — The Danish container shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Monday that it had agreed to sell its oil and gas business to the French energy giant Total for $4.95 billion. Oil prices have started to recover after an extended downturn, ...
Total is buying Maersk Oil in a $7.5 billion dealBusiness Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellMarkets Insider
Bank's QE programme 'like heroin' says ex-Treasury official – as it happenedThe Guardian
CNBC
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:52:11 GMT


Business Insider

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been outbid for Oncor
Business Insider
Separately, Berkshire said last week it would not be raising its offer for Oncor, which delivers power to more than 3.4 million homes and businesses. "Elliott is supportive of the proposed Sempra transaction, which provides substantially greater ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:14:22 GMT


Forbes

IT Playing Strategic Role In Digital Business Transformation
Forbes
Digital transformation is a phrase which gets used often these days. Personally, I prefer “data-driven transformation.” Digital transformation has been going on since the merging of IT and business in the 1970s, or possibly before. What is driving the ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:28:00 GMT


Leadership and Politics Converge: Why Business Leaders Must Condemn Trump's Positions
Inc.com
"Trump is inflicting immeasurable damage on our country; our global reputation is severely impacted; and as evidenced by our world's greatest CEOs who have all stepped down from his business councils, you can no longer silo business and politics.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:35:13 GMT


Business Insider

10 missing, 5 injured after Navy destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore
Business Insider
A US Navy destroyer collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Singapore on Sunday, the Navy said. The destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, collided with the vessel Alnic MC at 5:24 a.m. local time, according to a Navy statement. Ten sailors are ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:18:32 GMT


France


CBS News

1 killed as car crashes into Marseille bus stop
CBS News
Police in Marseille, southeastern France, detained the driver of a vehicle on Monday who crashed into two bus shelters in the city, killing one person, but the incident was not being investigated as terrorism. The prosecutor for Marseille said later ...
1 dead as vehicle rams bus stops in Marseille, FranceABC News
1 dead, 1 injured as van rams bus stops in Marseille, FranceChicago Tribune
Vehicle Rams Bus Stops in Marseille, France, Killing OneDaily Beast
New York Daily News -The Independent
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:34:22 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya
Aljazeera.com
In August 2007, France announced arms deals worth $405m with Libya - the first such deal for Tripoli with a Western country since the sanctions had been lifted. The previous month, then French President Nicolas Sarkozy had enjoyed a good deal of PR, ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:13:00 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

France Ditches Plans to Give Macron's Wife Paid Role After Backlash
U.S. News & World Report
In her first interview since her husband won the presidential election in May, Brigitte Macron told Elle magazine last week that she paid little attention to her status as France's First Lady, adding she was happy for people to address her simply as ...
France's Brigitte Macron gets role but no 'first lady' titleBBC News
French First Lady? Wife of France's President, Brigitte Macron, Has New Public Role DefinedNewsweek
France quickly sours on President Emmanuel MacronPhilly.com
Anadolu Agency -FRANCE 24
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:10:00 GMT


New York Times

Quiet Epidemic of Suicide Claims France's Farmers
New York Times
KERLÉGO, France — A dairy farmer, Jean-Pierre Le Guelvout, once kept 66 cows at a thriving estate in southern Brittany. But falling milk prices, accumulating debts, depression and worries about his health in middle age became too much to bear. Just 46 ...

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:49:24 GMT


Vogue.com

Why You Should Head Straight to Lyon the Next Time You're in France
Vogue.com
You'll find one of Europe's oldest and most expansive Renaissance districts here, where a stroll through the narrow cobbled passageways of Vieux Lyon is a must, as well as France's largest urban park, Parc de la Tête d'Or, best enjoyed by renting a ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:46:00 GMT


Italy


Aljazeera.com

Italy and France are playing a dangerous game in Libya
Aljazeera.com
He knew that France was looking for yet another market for its arms industry and he knew that Italy, being closest geographically to the Libyan shore, was most interested in curbing migration. In August 2007, France announced arms deals worth $405m ...
Toxic politics in Italy, Libya further complicate migration problemMiddle East Online

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:13:00 GMT


The Independent

Italy installs concrete barriers at famous landmarks after Barcelona attack
The Independent
In Italy, concrete barriers have been installed at famous landmarks following the terror attack in Barcelona last Thursday. Major tourist sites in Milan, Rome, Bologna and Turin are all stepping up security in pedestrianised areas. Although Italy has ...
Italy installs barriers at landmarks following Barcelona attackTravel Weekly UK
Italy installs concrete barriers at landmarks after terror threatsThe Australian
Nervous Italy puts barriers at landmarks after terror threatsThe Times

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:35:11 GMT


New Haven Register

UConn women fall in final game of Italy tour - New Haven Register
New Haven Register
Freshman Megan Walker recorded her first double-double at UConn, but her 13 points and 10 rebounds weren't enough to prevent the Huskies from losing ...

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:58:41 GMT


UConn Loses Final Exhibition Game In Italy - Hartford Courant
Hartford Courant
UConn Huskies women's basketball team loses its fourth and final exhibition game in Italy.

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:30:04 GMT


euronews

Austria deploys troops to secure border with Italy
euronews
A joint police-military unit searched overnight trains during the weekend. Ten migrants were found at just one crossing. Some 100 police officers and 70 soldiers have been deployed for the ongoing operation. It takes them half an hour to search each train.

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:39:15 GMT


Turkey


The Federalist

US Policy Towards Turkey Should Focus On Our Strategic Interests, Not Human Rights
The Federalist
Today most major American newspapers seem to be engaged in a full-court press to do what the plotters of Turkey's failed military coup were unable to accomplish in July 2016. Turkish opposition leaders, including Fethullah Gülen (the exiled Turkish ...
Erdogan says Turkey and Iran discussing joint action against Kurdish militantsReuters
Germany welcomes release of writer sought by TurkeyPBS NewsHour
Writer's arrest adds to acrimony between Germany and TurkeyFinancial Times
South China Morning Post -Daily Sabah -TRUNEWS
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:48:36 GMT


NPR

In Turkey, Schools Will Stop Teaching Evolution This Fall
NPR
Zeynep Terzi, left, 23, a medical student in Istanbul, and Betul Vargi, 22, a college student studying English literature, are part of what Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls a new "pious generation" of Turks. They wear headscarves and attend ...
Turkey to stop teaching evolution in schools, report saysFox News
Report: Turkey won't teach evolution anymore - CBS46 NewsCBS46 News Atlanta

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:00:26 GMT


POLITICO.eu

Long arm of Turkey's anti-Gülenist purge
POLITICO.eu
“This organization somehow managed to take their members out of Turkey before and after the coup,” said Akbaba. As long as fugitive Gülen suspects remained free, Turkey could not achieve real results in its fight against the movement, he added.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:21:02 GMT


Bloomberg

Turkey Firms Ready $64 Billion Spending Spree to Leave Home
Bloomberg
“Deals outside Turkey are much cheaper and better than Turkish opportunities,” said Yildirim, 57, whose last purchase abroad was a port in Ecuador that his company bought for $750 million in 2016. “It is easier to deal with foreign bureaucracy than ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:15:05 GMT


Bloomberg

Turkey Sees Risk of Kurds Defying Region With Independence Vote
Bloomberg
Turkey sees a real risk that Iraqi Kurds will press ahead with an independence referendum, according to an adviser to the president, a move that would defy almost unanimous opposition among neighboring states and surprise the many observers who ...
Pressure From Iran, Turkey 'May Become an Obstacle' to Kurdistan IndependenceSputnik International

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:17:03 GMT


Syria


BBC News

Syria war: Russian jets 'destroy IS convoy near Deir al-Zour'
BBC News
Dozens of so-called Islamic State (IS) militants are reported to have been killed in a Russian air strike near the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zour. Russia's defence ministry said at least 200 jihadists had died after its air force targeted a convoy ...
More than 200 ISIS militants WIPED OUT in precision Russian air strike in SyriaExpress.co.uk
Russian jets kill over 200 Islamic State militants near Syria's Deir al-Zor: agenciesReuters
Adversaries agree to buffer zone in northeast SyriaAnadolu Agency
ReliefWeb
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:57:48 GMT


The Guardian

Syria: Bashar al-Assad rejects security cooperation with west
The Guardian
Speaking in front of dozens of Syrian diplomats in Damascus, Assad praised Russia, Iran, China and Lebanon's Hezbollah for supporting his government during the conflict. He said Syria would look east when it came to political, economic and cultural ...
Syria: 'This case is about saving humanity'Aljazeera.com
Syria war: Rocket 'hits Damascus trade fair'BBC News
Syria's Assad rejects security cooperation with the WestWashington Post
AMN Al-Masdar News (registration) -Reuters
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:28:00 GMT


Aljazeera.com

ISIL mine kills three Lebanese troops on Syrian border
Aljazeera.com
A mine blast killed three Lebanese soldiers on Sunday as they were heading to take part in an offensive against ISIL along the border with Syria, the army said. Lebanon's army began its operation in the Ras Baalbek and Qaa region early on Saturday, and ...
Lebanon Prepares for Syria's Post-war Construction WindfallVoice of America
Hezbollah uses drones against Islamic State in Syria: Hezbollah-run mediaReuters
Lebanese army, Hezbollah declare offensives on Islamic State at Syrian borderCNBC
Times Colonist -Gulf Today
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:04:43 GMT


The Independent

Ghouta chemical attack: Four years later, the world looks on as Syria's people continue to be gassed
The Independent
In the then two years since Syria's civil war broke out, doctors had grown used to treating trauma and conflict wounds. But the overwhelmed medical staff didn't know how to treat these patients with no visible signs of injury. Children dropped like ...
Syrian army pounds rebel areas near Damascus after Russian brokered truceReuters
Egypt has been involved in brokering ceasefire deals in Syria: reporti24NEWS
Breaking: Rebel rocket attack on Syria's biggest festival kills 4AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Sputnik International
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:54:57 GMT


AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

US Coalition commits another massacre in northern Syria
AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
According to a report from the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the U.S. bombed the town of Al-Jazaa in eastern Al-Shaddadi on Saturday, destroying at least five whole buildings and killing more than 20 civilians in the process.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:30:35 GMT


Refugees


The Independent

Pope Francis calls on politicians to do more to help refugees and migrants
The Independent
Pope Francis has called on world leaders to do more to help refugees and migrants, in an attempt to put pressure on politicians to improve what he called the "lamentable" situation facing people fleeing conflict. His intervention came as the Vatican ...
Pope urges respect for the life and dignity of migrants, refugeesCatholic News Service
Pope Francis: Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and refugeesThe Tablet

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:08:19 GMT


The Independent

Defend Europe: Far-right ship stopping refugees ends its mission after a series of setbacks
The Independent
A boat chartered by far-right activists who sought to hamper the rescue of refugees in the Mediterranean has wrapped up its mission after enduring a slew of embarrassing setbacks. Defend Europe, which is made up of a network of young anti-immigrant and ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:00:01 GMT


The Guardian

Three pregnant refugees and nearly 50 others denied medical ...
The Guardian
Asylum seekers and refugees awaiting surgeries, abortions and other treatment prevented from having overseas transfers by Nauru hospital committee.
Australia: Pregnant refugees denied abortions at Nauru detention ...Asian Correspondent

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:00:53 GMT


The Denver Post

Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety
The Denver Post
Germany has become the top destination for political refugees from Turkey, many of them formerly part of Turkey's secular elite. Among the more than 3,000 asylum-seekers who arrived so far this year are diplomats, civil servants, military members ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:53 GMT


Bloomberg

Merkel Tested on Refugees, Diesel as Opponent Spurs Campaign
Bloomberg
Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her handling of Germany's refugee crisis and said she'll serve a full four years if re-elected, as her main opponent steps up his campaign to unseat her. At a televised town hall-style event, Merkel, 63, was confronted ...
Merkel stands by her 2015 decision to open German bordersABC News
Merkel Defended her Decision to Open the Borders of Germany for RefugeesNovinite.com
Merkel ally backs away from cap on refugees entering GermanyWTHR
The Australian -Reuters
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:16:39 GMT


Trade


BBC News

Crawford Falconer takes up post as UK's top trade negotiator
BBC News
The man in charge of negotiating the UK's trade deals once Brexit is finalised, starts his job this week. Crawford Falconer will take up the post of chief trade negotiation adviser at the Department for International Trade. Leaving the single market ...
Britain's post-Brexit trade deals will make world safer place, new trade chief vowsTelegraph.co.uk
Post-Brexit trade deals will boost global security, new chief negotiator for Liam Fox insistsDaily Mail
Government negotiator says post-Brexit trade deals will help boost global securityThe Sun
PoliticsHome.com -Sky News
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:55:37 GMT


CNNMoney

China blasts US 'protectionism' after Trump triggers trade probe
CNNMoney
Following a request from President Trump, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday announced he was formally starting an investigation into whether China is unfairly getting hold of American technology and intellectual property.
China Expresses 'Strong Dissatisfaction' With US Trade ProbeBloomberg
China warns "all appropriate measures" against US' trade probeEconomic Times
Alan Kohler: the US-China trade war is offThe Australian
The Straits Times
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:13:14 GMT


Washington Post

Trump's right about one thing on trade
Washington Post
There is much to dislike in President Trump's trade agenda, but he is correct on one subject: China's relentless quest to extort American “intellectual property” — technologies, business methods, patents. Trump took a swipe last week at China's ...

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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:17:05 GMT


ZDNet

Falcon bank offers clients Bitcoin, cryptocurrency trade accounts
ZDNet
Last week, the Swiss private banking group said that in collaboration with broker Bitcoin Suisse AG, customers will be able to trade Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin (BTC), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Bitcoin Cash was created when the fork was created ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:19:00 GMT


Bloomberg

Unintended Consequences of MiFID: Job Losses, Trade Turmoil?
Bloomberg
Aimed at making markets fairer and more transparent, the European Union's revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive impacts everything from how firms trade to how research is distributed. Yet practitioners are concerned that the hundreds of ...

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:16:40 GMT


Elections


 
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