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Brexit: Meet Dominic Cummings, the brain behind Boris Johnson's plan  CNN International

The UK seems to be obsessed with the man at the heart of its new government.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:34:37 GMT

A no-deal Brexit could unleash a flood of fake goods in the UK, retail expert says  CNBC

There could be an "explosion" in goods sold via the grey and black markets in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to a British retail expert.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:47:00 GMT

Brexit: Welsh Labour 'to back Remain' if Corbyn becomes PM  BBC News

First Minister Mark Drakeford goes further than Jeremy Corbyn who refuses to rule out a Labour deal.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:39:22 GMT

European Union

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David Attenborough: People are 'fed up' with European Union  Irish Examiner

David Attenborough has said that many people in the UK are “fed up” with the European Union. In an interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica, the ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:39:00 GMT

Trump says Europe will give him anything he wants: 'All we have to do is tax their cars'  CNBC

President Donald Trump believes he has quite the bargaining chip with the European Union.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:37:00 GMT

The EU More Popular? Don't Kid Yourself  Bloomberg

Support for the union is growing among voters, but not because the EU has done something right itself.

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT


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China Seeks to Shape Hong Kong Narrative With Letter to Media  Bloomberg

China is looking to reshape the global narrative over Hong Kong as months of street protests dominate news agendas around the world. In a letter sent to senior ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:55:00 GMT

China threatens sanctions over US-Taiwan F-16 fighter plane deal  BBC News

The US government has approved the potential $8bn fighter plane sale, the largest in decades.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:24:12 GMT

How a hacked American nightclub Twitter account was implicated in China's information war  CNN

New York (CNN Business) Twitter recently took down a covert network of nearly 1,000 accounts it says are tied to the Chinese government. Many, but not all, ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:49:00 GMT


California building largest wildlife crossing in the world  Fox News

The mountain lion called P-22, who is often spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, is something of a legend in California.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:30:43 GMT

Investing in the strange negative yield world — 'It's very hard to wrap your arms around'  CNBC

The bond market has entered a financial twilight zone, and at this point, there doesn't seem to be a smooth way out.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:53:00 GMT

Danish PM 'surprised and disappointed' over cancelled Trump visit  The Guardian

The Danish prime minister has said she is surprised and disappointed that Donald Trump has called off his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen's ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:44:00 GMT

Living in Two Worlds: Capitalism Pretends All Is Well While the World Is Burning  Truthout

Global capitalism demands we pretend all is well, while climate and political realities already reveal the end game we are living in. The U.S. government, along ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:11:00 GMT

World military leaders visiting Israel for security briefing  The Jerusalem Post

The group's mission statement says it is “working to combat ignorance about Israel to people around the world.”

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 01:19:00 GMT

South China Sea

China's South China Sea Militarization Has Peaked  Foreign Policy

Following years of Russian noncompliance, the United States officially withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty on Aug. 2. The Cold ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:15:50 GMT

South China Sea Showdown: China vs. Vietnam (Round 2)  The National Interest Online

Chinese incursions into Vietnam's EEZ are by no means a new phenomenon. The most serious recent incident occurred in 2014, when China deployed an oil ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:05:29 GMT

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea  Miami Herald

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:55:00 GMT

White House accuses China of ‘bullying’ in South China Sea

The White House on Tuesday accused China of "bullying tactics" in the increasingly tense waters of the South China Sea and said it would resist Beijing on the ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 02:04:00 GMT

Philippines Pushing Back Against Chinese Militia South China Sea Presence  USNI News

MANILA – The Philippines have begun to push back against the strong and sustained presence of Beijing's paramilitary ships in the South China Sea, calling ...

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Putin not putting 'Russia first' - Europe  Haaretz

'What are we doing in Syria?' is not just an innocent question – it's a harbinger of dissent in Russia that Putin can't keep ignoring.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:27:00 GMT

Trump Says Russia Should Be Readmitted to G7  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Tuesday that Russia should be readmitted to the Group of 7 industrialized nations, a call for ending Moscow's pariah ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:53:19 GMT

Trump renews call for Russia to join G-7 group  CNBC

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump renewed calls Tuesday to readmit Russia to the G-7 ahead of the global group of industrialized nations' summit in ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:36:00 GMT


Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:45:00 GMT

UK government borrowing misses targets; historic German bond sale – business live  The Guardian

UK borrowing is rising faster than expected this year, as government spending outpaces income.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:59:00 GMT

UK sees record foreign investment in tech start-ups  BBC News

US and Asian firms lead investment into UK start-ups in the first seven months of 2019.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:56:25 GMT

Hong Kong: British consulate employee Simon Cheng detained in China  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:06:00 GMT

Dublin refuses to engage with UK on plan for no-deal Brexit  The Irish Times

Irish and EU leaders will not discuss how to manage Border until Britain leaves EU.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:34:36 GMT


Germany Is an Economic Masochist  Foreign Policy

For much of the last 10 years, Germany has been lauded for its successful adjustment to globalization, its sound management of public finances, and its political ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:33:42 GMT

Germany for First Time Sells 30-Year Bonds Offering Negative Yields  The Wall Street Journal

Germany sold 30-year bonds at a negative yield for the first time, in another sign of how investors' desperation for safe assets is inflating their value. The bond ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:10:00 GMT

The World Has a Germany Problem  The New York Times

You might think that recent events — market turmoil, weakening growth, declining manufacturing production — must be producing some soul-searching in the ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:32:08 GMT

Bolsonaro’s Amazon-sized spat with Germany and Norway threatens Europe-South America trade deal  The Washington Post

SAO PAULO, Brazil — First, Brazil announced it would take foreign aid away from projects to protect the Amazon rainforest and give it instead to cattle and ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:56:15 GMT

German Theme Park Shuts Swastika-Shaped Ride  The New York Times

The park's owner said he had not noticed the ride's resemblance to the Nazi symbol. Public display of the swastika is banned in Germany, where anti-Semitic ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:56:00 GMT


3 Key Mentalities For Starting A Business From A Creative’s Perspective  Forbes

It takes empathy, experience and foresight to create workplaces that are conducive with the work environment. Studios, such as Blitz, are providing solutions to ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:20:06 GMT

Varney's message to 'business royalty': Stop kissing up to 2020 Dems  Fox News

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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:30 GMT

Column: Business Roundtable CEO statement is just propaganda  Los Angeles Times

Kenneth Osgood studies propaganda. So he knew what he was seeing when business leaders announced this week that they don't just care about ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:00:00 GMT

The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America  The New York Times

The U.S. produces more garbage than any other nation in the world per capita. Here's how scrappers are turning that waste into a $32 billion business.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMT

Epstein took business calls while receiving sexual massages from trafficked women, lawsuit claims  Business Insider

A lawsuit from an unnamed woman filed Tuesday said Epstein would "take or initiate up to four business calls during any particular sexual massage."

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:37:50 GMT


France vows tight security to keep protesters far from G7 summit

Raft of unprecedented security measures set to transform French seaside resort into a fortress for G7 leaders' summit.

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Amazon to pass along costs of France's 'digital services tax'  CNN

Washington D.C. (CNN Business) Amazon will pass along the costs of a new French digital tax to its third-party sellers beginning on October 1, the company told ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:42:00 GMT

FIBAWC Preview: France needs a star to succeed at the FIBA Basketball World Cup  Sporting News

People try to put France down when they're talking about this generation of talent, just because they haven't been around for as long as the previous stable of ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:33:00 GMT

France's Solar Road Is a Complete Failure  ExtremeTech

Remember solar roads? Five years ago, the idea of building insanely expensive solar panels on the ground and driving pollution-spewing vehicles over them ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:52:15 GMT


Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:22:00 GMT

Italy, Syria, Hong Kong: Your Wednesday Briefing  The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. We're covering Italy's chaotic government collapse, U.S. attempts to revive an economy ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 03:55:00 GMT

After Desperate Migrants Jump Ship, Italy Allows Rescue Vessel to Dock  The New York Times

A ship carrying more than 80 migrants stranded at sea for nearly three weeks must be allowed to dock in Italy, a prosecutor ordered on Tuesday, ending a crisis ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:53:22 GMT

EU to move evacuated migrants from Italy; 350 still at sea  Washington Post

The first steps to relocate migrants who were kept at sea by Italy for nearly three weeks began on Wednesday as a new crisis loomed with the more than 350 ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:37:30 GMT

Missing hiker in Italy spotlights need for new phone geolocation tech  Reuters

Badly injured on a cliffside in southern Italy, a French hiker called emergency services this month, but he could not tell them exactly where he was after a fall that ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:09:00 GMT


Trash Discovery Shows Turkey Eyes Putin’s Anti-Sanctions Network  Bloomberg

Russia and Turkey held urgent talks in July on connecting Turkish companies and lenders to the Russian central bank's alternative to the SWIFT financial ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:24:00 GMT

Turkey's locally produced rifles outnumber 40,000  Hurriyet Daily News

The number of Turkey's locally produced infantry rifles reached over 40000 in the inventory of the armed forces.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 05:30:11 GMT

Tourists’ shopping in Turkey up 70% in first 7 months  Hurriyet Daily News

Tourists visiting Turkey made more shopping in the first seven months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a shopping tax refund firm's ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:41:54 GMT

Turkey extends deadline for unregistered Syrians in Istanbul  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A top Turkish official says Turkey has extended by two months a deadline for unregistered Syrian refugees in Istanbul to leave the city.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:01:32 GMT

Turkey extends censorship rules to streaming services. Critics say political dissent is the real target  Los Angeles Times

Turkey wants to censor Amazon Prime and other on-demand platforms to eliminate drug use, nudity and other material considered immoral. But free speech ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMT


What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria  The New York Times

On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war?

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:32:43 GMT

Syrian Forces Move Into Strategic Town, Tightening Grip on Rebels  The New York Times

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian government troops are pushing into a strategic town in the country's last rebel-held region, local witnesses and monitors said ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:48:21 GMT

Anti-Assad fighters withdraw from key area of northwest Syria  FRANCE 24 English

Jihadists and allied rebels withdrew from a key area of northwestern Syria Tuesday, a war monitor said, as President Bashar al-Assad's forces pressed an ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:05:00 GMT

Air raids on Syria's Idlib kill family of seven, say activists  Al Jazeera English

Mother and six children reported killed in Deir al-Sharqi as Syria and Russia intensify air raids on rebel stronghold.

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:36:00 GMT

Russia says it has troops on the ground in Syria as Assad forces advance in Idlib  Haaretz

Russia has military servicemen stationed on the ground in Syria's region of Idlib and is following the situation there closely, Interfax news agency cited Foreign ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:41:37 GMT


Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:50:00 GMT

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle...  Reuters

Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the ...

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 03:28:00 GMT

Panic in the world's largest refugee settlement: 'I will kill ... my entire family if I am forced to leave'  Los Angeles Times

Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world's largest refugee settlement, home to 1.2 ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:09:00 GMT

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

Announcement by Madrid comes as 15 refugees stuck on Open Arms rescue vessel jump overboard and try to swim ashore.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:04:00 GMT

US and EU Accept Dire Consequences for Refugees to Keep Them Out  Truthout

In July, news broke that the Trump administration was weighing the possibility of admitting zero refugees for resettlement in 2020 — a move unprecedented in ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:06:00 GMT


Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:24:15 GMT

One Big Idea for Trade  National Review

Michael Tanner is correct that both Trump and his Democratic critics are awful on trade. Trump's critics, Tanner says, don't offer very many big ideas of their own.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:12:00 GMT

Target CEO: The US trade war creates 'uncertainty' and 'complexity'  CNBC

Target CEO Brian Cornell says he's encouraged by Trump's decision to postpone some consumer-oriented tariffs that were supposed to start Sept. 1.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:43:43 GMT

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance  CNBC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:58:00 GMT

The US and Japan are holding trade talks, and a deal could settle shaky markets  Business Insider

US and Japanese trade negotiators are meeting today and tomorrow. A deal would ease mounting concerns about global trade and raise hopes of an end to the ...

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