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Brexit

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:54:39 GMT

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:08:00 GMT

Brexit delay: What just happened?  BBC News

British MPs have voted for a delay in the Brexit process for three months or more, after struggling to agree on what terms the UK should leave the European ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Richard Branson calls for new Brexit vote  BBC News

Sir Richard Branson says, despite a delay to Brexit, the UK is "dangerously close to full scale disaster". He also criticised Prime Minister Theresa May for "no ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:00:43 GMT

Brexit or not, Prudential says it made sense to move some business to Luxembourg  CNBC

Prudential announced earlier this month that it was transferring 36 billion pounds ($47.58 billion) of assets to Luxembourg, which is intended to be the ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 03:36:13 GMT


European Union

The European Union has bigger problems to deal with than Brexit  The Guardian

As the clock has ticked down towards Brexit, the state of the UK has attracted even more attention than normal. Every scrap of official data and every survey of ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:10:50 GMT

Brexit Endgame: European Union Takes Back Control  Lawfare

The Euoprean Union has granted Theresa May a deadline extension, but the path forward remains unclear.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:50:07 GMT

Italy’s move to join New Silk Road may see EU tighten stance on China  South China Morning Post

Italy's decision to join Beijing's multibillion-dollar “Belt and Road Initiative” may prompt the European Union to tighten its coordination on China amid growing ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:52:54 GMT

Britain’s May asks European Union for a three-month Brexit delay  The Washington Post

LONDON — One thousand days after British voters said they wanted to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May conceded Wednesday that she ...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:11:06 GMT

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

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

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 02:03:36 GMT


China

China Is Spying On Israel to Steal U.S. Secrets  Foreign Policy

This month, Israel's National Security Council (NSC) will present the cabinet with its recommendations on foreign investments in Israel. Because of the sensitivity ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:49:39 GMT

The world's biggest shipping line sees other threats to trade besides the US-China fight  CNBC

While the U.S. and China are negotiating a trade deal, the world's biggest container shipping company is watching out for other problems between major ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:28:07 GMT

A trade deal could come in weeks, but it won't remove 'contentious' issues, says former US diplomat  CNBC

The United States and China could finalize a trade agreement in a matter of weeks, said Kurt Campbell, chairman and chief executive of strategic advisory firm ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:03:03 GMT

Defying Allies, Italy Signs On to New Silk Road With China  The New York Times

ROME — Italy resisted the entreaties and warnings of its European Union and American allies on Saturday by officially joining China's vast new Silk Road at a ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:34:10 GMT

China's Navy Has Arrived (And the U.S. Navy Should Be Worried)  The National Interest Online

All fitted out, China's second-ever aircraft carrier — and the first built entirely in China — is set to sail for sea trials. The construction of the aircraft carrier ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:00:00 GMT


World

The Minimalist YouTuber Making Over $300k Traveling The World  Forbes

With YouTube videos on her zero-waste travel lifestyle to tutorials on 'advanced selfies,' Australian Sorelle Amore creates bankable *content*... and is re-investing ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Nathan Chen Wins Worlds With a Flawless Free Skate  The New York Times

SAITAMA, Japan — Nathan Chen, the defending champion, produced a spectacular free skate on Saturday to win the gold medal at the World Figure Skating ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:20:11 GMT

What Apple is up against in the streaming-video world  CNN

New York (CNN Business) We don't know exactly what Apple will debut during its big press event on Monday. A new streaming-video product? A revamped TV ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:53:00 GMT

An Elusive Whale Is Found All Around the World  The New York Times

Salvatore Cerchio stunned the small world of whale science in 2015 when he found examples of a new species in the wild for the first time. Now, he's mapped ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:04:26 GMT

The Complex Fortune Growing Inside World's Most Valuable Startup  Bloomberg

Software engineer Zhang Yiming started out producing apps for sharing jokes before focusing on news aggregation. That pivot proved lucrative. The 35-year-old ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT


South China Sea

China's next phase in the South China Sea  The Japan Times

China's astonishing expansion into the South China Sea's nearly 3.5 million square km and its subsequent militarization of the region over the past several years ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:18:00 GMT

Beijing’s ‘creeping expansionism’ in the South China Sea  Global Risk Insights

The South China Sea island disputes is an ongoing and complex situation in Southeast Asia's doorstep. It has the power to disrupt multilateral alliances.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:07:48 GMT

Vietnam protests to China over South China Sea boat sinking  Reuters

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat which was being chased by a Chinese ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:56:00 GMT

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

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

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:04:08 GMT

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

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

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:48:54 GMT


Russia

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:16:27 GMT

How India's Purchase of a Russian Aircraft Carrier Went Bad Really Fast  The National Interest Online

Like a lot of countries, India wants the best weapons it can afford. But ideological and financial concerns mean there are a lot of things it won't buy from the ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Russia Parliament Approves Swift-Alternative but Moves Crypto Bill to April  newsBTC

Two very contrasting events took place in Russia lower house parliament last week. In the first, the State Duma approved the international use of a Swift-like ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:50:00 GMT

Did Russia really chase a US bomber out of its airspace?  CNN

Moscow (CNN) At first glance, it looked like a scene out of "Dr. Strangelove:" The Russian Ministry of Defense this week published a video of what it claimed was ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:35:38 GMT

Russians in Heartland Sour on Vladimir Putin Over Money Woes  The Wall Street Journal

Working-class Russians have shouldered the burden of an economy beset by Western sanctions and heavy military spending, feeding growing discontent and ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT


UK

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:49:06 GMT

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:08:00 GMT

Asian gold: More than £140m stolen in UK in last five years  BBC News

More than £140m worth of Asian gold jewellery has been stolen in the UK over the past five years, a BBC investigation has found. Gold jewellery is often bought ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 00:25:19 GMT

What's going on with the UK economy?  BBC News

Employment is soaring but growth is tepid, so what should we make of the state of the UK economy?

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:40:38 GMT

UK fugitive arrested in Romania over murder of Josh Hanson  The Guardian

One of Britain's most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Romania. Shane O'Brien, 31, is a suspect in the murder of 21-year-old Josh Hanson, who was ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:22:00 GMT


Germany

Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms  Washington Post

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:23:11 GMT

Berlin moves to cut ties between German Muslims and Turkey  Financial Times

Berlin wants to sever the financial and institutional ties between local Muslim communities and the Turkish government as part of a bold campaign to help ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:35:40 GMT

Germany Not Seeking Ambassador's Removal  FactCheck.org

Viral posts online claim incorrectly that Germany has requested the removal of the American ambassador. An opposition party lawmaker in Germany's ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:34:00 GMT

Germany aren't used to being losers. Can Joachim Low turn them around before it's too late?  ESPN

Joachim Low is running out of goodwill as the German national team manager. Can he convince his bosses and the fans that he's the man to fix things?

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:41:15 GMT

The Dow Dropped Because a Key German Index Missed Its Numbers  Barron's

Friday morning, the German manufacturing purchasing manager's index missed projections by a huge margin, showing the limits of the ECB's ability to use ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:07:00 GMT


Business

Why you should rebuild your business as often as possible  VentureBeat

A rebuilding mentality drives forward-thinking practices and ensures that you stay not just relevant but ahead of the curve.

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:44:00 GMT

People in Business for Sunday, March 24  Valley News

Capping a monthlong search, the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce has appointed Ashlee Rowley to be the organization's new member and visitor ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 02:45:52 GMT

The Week in Business: Boeing Plays It Safe, and Lyft Kicks Off Tech I.P.O.s  The New York Times

Here's your weekly smorgasbord of all the tech and business news you missed, plus what you should know heading into Monday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:04:11 GMT

Healthcare In The Age Of Personalization Part 3: How Business Models Must Evolve  Forbes

Healthcare systems must consider the age of personalization as their business models evolve. If the right changes are not made today, healthcare systems may ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:25:00 GMT

New business bringing banking to pot  WOODTV.com

With its long history in the black market, marijuana has long been a cash-only operation when it comes to all aspects of the business.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 02:35:00 GMT


France

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:01:00 GMT

France's Macron looks to galvanise EU on China as Xi visits  The Local France

Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to the French Riviera on Sunday for the final leg of his European tour, as France's Emmanuel Macron looks to forge a united ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:06:17 GMT

China's Xi Seeks France's Cooperation for Belt and Road Project  Bloomberg

Chinese President Xi Jinping said he wants France's cooperation “in the framework of the Belt and Road initiative,” as he prepares to begin a three-day trip to ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:06:00 GMT

France investigates after older protester is injured in Nice  Minneapolis Star Tribune

French authorities are investigating the case of an older female protester who suffered head injuries when police charged people defying a yellow vest protest ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 13:35:44 GMT

England, France win big; Portugal held as Euro defense opens  Charlotte Observer

Even with Cristiano Ronaldo returning to the Portugal side for the first time since last year's World Cup, the European champions could only begin their title ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:20:00 GMT


Italy

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:32:48 GMT

Italy Signs Up to China’s Global Infrastructure Plan Despite U.S. Ire  The Wall Street Journal

The governments of Italy and China signed an agreement to cooperate on Beijing's global infrastructure plan, the Belt and Road Initiative, sealing an accord that ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:20:00 GMT

Italy vs. Finland - Football Match Report - March 23, 2019  ESPN

Midfielder Nicolo Barella and forward Moise Kean scored their first international goals to give Italy a 2-0 win over Finland in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 22:42:05 GMT

Italy agrees to return Chinese cultural relics in goodwill gesture  South China Morning Post

It comes as the countries seek to strengthen relations, and after Italy becomes first Western European nation to join China's belt and road plan.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:06:57 GMT

Italy Gives Xi, and China’s Vast Infrastructure Project, a Royal Welcome  The New York Times

Italy would become the first Group of 7 nation to officially join China's vast One Belt One Road project on Saturday, a sign of Beijing's growing influence.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:29:03 GMT


Turkey

Kurds rally ahead of local elections testing Turkish leader  Washington Post

Supporters of a pro-Kurdish party in Turkey are planning to rally for local elections that will test the Turkish president's popularity.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:37:30 GMT

Turkey Probes JPMorgan After Lira's Worst Drop Since 2018 Crash  Bloomberg

Turkey started an investigation into JPMorgan Chase & Co. and another probe of unspecified banks that the regulator reproached for stoking for the lira's biggest ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:04:00 GMT

A shelter in Turkey opened by Syrian refugee women faces an uncertain future  NBC News

The Selam Center, which first opened in early 2013, says it is the largest shelter for Syrian refugees run by Syrian refugees.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:29:00 GMT

Turkey launches probes into JPMorgan after lira’s fall  Financial Times

Turkish regulators have launched two probes into JPMorgan after its analysts in its investment bank urged investors to short the lira. The country's Banking and ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:45:00 GMT

Turkey to become global player in defense industry: Erdoğan  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey is set to become a global player in the defense industry with its unique designs and advanced technology, Turkey's president said on March 23.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:14:22 GMT


Syria

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 22:15:00 GMT

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:06:00 GMT

Trinis might be among 200 killed in Syria  Trinidad News

WITH last Monday's bombing by US-backed Syrian forces of the two remaining ISIS-controlled villages in which 200 men, women and children were reportedly ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 04:25:04 GMT

Trump’s Golan tweet inflames regional tensions as Syria vows to recover the strategic plateau  The Washington Post

BEIRUT — President Trump's call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights fired up Middle East tensions on Friday and complicated a U.S. push to ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:18:28 GMT

A shelter in Turkey opened by Syrian refugee women faces an uncertain future  NBC News

The Selam Center, which first opened in early 2013, says it is the largest shelter for Syrian refugees run by Syrian refugees.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:29:00 GMT


Refugees

A shelter in Turkey opened by Syrian refugee women faces an uncertain future  NBC News

The Selam Center, which first opened in early 2013, says it is the largest shelter for Syrian refugees run by Syrian refugees.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:29:00 GMT

After 8 years, refugees still reluctant to return to Syria  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

LEICESTER, United Kingdom - Although diplomats met with officials in Syria this week to ease the return of refugees to the country, it is doubtful they will be ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:05:21 GMT

South Sudanese Refugee Reflects On Unlikely Path To College : Goats and Soda  NPR

John Awiel Chol Diing and his family fled South Sudan when he was 4. He grew up in camps but always hoped he'd find a way out of the "end zone."

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Health access and utilization survey: Access to Healthcare Services Among Syrian Refugees in Jordan - December 2018 - Jordan  ReliefWeb

English Assessment on Jordan about Health, Children, Persons with Disabilities and more; published on 31 Dec 2018 by UNHCR.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:23:08 GMT

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

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

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:28:53 GMT


Trade

Trade war 'uncertainty' is affecting the world's top chemicals firm, and it wants a quick deal  CNBC

Tariff tensions between the U.S. and China, which are currently engaged in a tit-for-tat trade war, have negatively impacted BASF which has a large presence in ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:21:03 GMT

The world's biggest shipping line sees other threats to trade besides the US-China fight  CNBC

While the U.S. and China are negotiating a trade deal, the world's biggest container shipping company is watching out for other problems between major ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:28:07 GMT

A trade deal could come in weeks, but it won't remove 'contentious' issues, says former US diplomat  CNBC

The United States and China could finalize a trade agreement in a matter of weeks, said Kurt Campbell, chairman and chief executive of strategic advisory firm ...

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:03:03 GMT

Trade War Jaw-Jaw Returns With Fresh Talks: Global Economy Week  Bloomberg

The trade war between the U.S. and China comes back into focus this week as U.S. negotiators head to Beijing for another round of talks.

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 03:00:00 GMT

Trump sends top officials to Beijing to continue China trade talks  CNBC

President Donald Trump is sending U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to Beijing on Thursday to continue U.S. trade ...

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:27:17 GMT


Elections

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