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Brexit

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 07:02:29 GMT

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:45:00 GMT

No-deal Brexit will be great news for British lunches  Financial Times

It is time for a macroeconomic Marie Kondo: does aPret A Manger sandwich spark joy?

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Johnson heads to UN where Brexit will still dominate the agenda  The Guardian

Boris Johnson heads off this weekend for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations summit in New York where, despite an official focus on ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:30:00 GMT

Thornberry: Labour could back Tory Brexit deal – in exchange for a referendum  The Guardian

Labour should consider voting for a Boris Johnson Brexit deal in exchange for the promise of a referendum, the shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, has ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:44:00 GMT


European Union

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

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

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:59:00 GMT

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:36:42 GMT

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

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

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How the European Union Lost Its Luster  The National Interest Online

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

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:08:41 GMT

Why the new European Commission president should launch the first-ever EU defense whitepaper  DefenseNews.com

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen's in-tray of burning issues keep on expanding, as she needs to cater to different political groups ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:06:33 GMT


China

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:16:00 GMT

America's China experts ignore the Chinese Communist Party | TheHill  The Hill

China is today the confluence of a Marxist police state with personalized rule.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:00:12 GMT

Chinese officials cancel U.S. farm visits as Trump says he feels no pressure to cut trade deal before 2020 elections  The Washington Post

The outlook for a near-term trade deal between the White House and China darkened on Friday, as President Trump called China a “threat to the world” and ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:20:00 GMT

As Taiwan Loses Influence, China Gains Ground in Race With U.S.  The New York Times

Two Pacific nations severed ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing this week, boosting China in its contest with the United States for influence in the region.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:22:00 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:37:00 GMT


World

Soccer at the Edge of the World  The New York Times

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:46:00 GMT

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that China was a “threat to the world” and suggested Beijing was eager to make a trade deal because his ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:16:00 GMT

Young People Lead Millions To Protest Global Inaction On Climate Change  NPR

Updated at 3 p.m. ET. Millions of young people raised their voices at protests around the world Friday in a massive display meant to demand urgent action on ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:50:00 GMT

‘We will make them hear us’: Millions of youths around the world strike for action  The Washington Post

NEW YORK — In one of the largest youth-led demonstrations in history, millions of people from Manhattan to Mumbai took to the streets around the globe on ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:33:48 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:37:00 GMT


South China Sea

South China Sea threat: US intervenes in region over Beijing’s ‘provocative’ actions  Express.co.uk

WASHINGTON wants to strengthen ties with its Southeast Asian allies amid growing tensions with Beijing over their actions in the South China Sea.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:15:00 GMT

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea  Washington Post

BEIJING — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, ...

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:41:36 GMT

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

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

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:55:00 GMT

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

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

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:22:28 GMT

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

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

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 18:21:00 GMT


Russia

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:10:00 GMT

Russia Hits Back After US Military Claims It Can 'Take Down' Air Defenses  Newsweek

Russia has hit back after the United States military claimed it could take down advanced air defenses in the Kaliningrad region and reportedly practiced doing so ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:43:28 GMT

For Saudi Arabia, an oil field attack was a disaster. For Russia, it’s a weapons sales pitch.  The Washington Post

The attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend were a disaster for both Riyadh and Washington, with weapons allegedly made in Iran circumventing ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:35:14 GMT

Russia and China Are Teaming Up to Explore the Moon  Space.com

The first country to land a spacecraft on the moon and the only country to do so since the 1970s are teaming up for a lunar return. In 1966, the Soviet Union ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:51:00 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:00:38 GMT


UK

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:40:00 GMT

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:16:28 GMT

Talks ‘going backwards’ as UK asks EU to keep its proposals secret  The Guardian

Downing Street's secrecy over its Brexit proposals has caused a *fresh* rupture in the negotiations in Brussels, a leaked email reveals, as EU officials warned that ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:13:00 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:40:00 GMT

Nine years of austerity have stripped thousands of disabled Brits of support they need to survive  CNN International

A decade of austerity policies and deep cuts to social services and public healthcare in the UK has made it difficult for people with disability to access the care ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:27:43 GMT


Germany

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:11:00 GMT

Far Right Makes Gains In 2 German State Elections As Centrists Hang Onto Power  NPR

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party won big in this month's Brandenburg and Saxony state elections. A recent poll shows the AfD more popular than ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:20:00 GMT

The world needs Germans to be a little more selfish  The Washington Post

Spending more on themselves might actually be the best thing they could do for the global economy. Really.

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:21:26 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:20:53 GMT

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

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

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:01:11 GMT


Business

Family Businesses Are Hard to Manage, But This Aircraft Finance Company Is Jetting to the Top  Inc.

It's not easy to run a family-owned company. But if you're up for the challenge, the rewards can be sky-high.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:30:16 GMT

Uber sues New York City, says 'cruising cap' threatens its business model  CNET

Uber says new rules around traffic and congestion in New York City threaten its business model. The ride-hailing company filed a lawsuit against the city on ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:26:00 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:21:00 GMT

Google's Ad Business Undergoes Massive Reorganization  AdExchanger

Google's advertising chief Prabhakar Raghavan is reorganizing Google's ads business – and adding new heads of measurement and privacy, according to ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:52:00 GMT

Corporate America Has Found a Way to Turn a Profit Off Being Green  Bloomberg

It's time to stop crediting corporate sustainability efforts as acts of altruism. For big business, protecting the environment often means padding the bottom line.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMT


France

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

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

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:53:49 GMT

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

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

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:15:48 GMT

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later  Reuters

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

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:52:00 GMT

Black panther found prowling on rooftops in France  Sky News

The panther was recaptured after being tranquillised.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:01:56 GMT

Italy and France agree migrants must be distributed around the EU  Reuters

The European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said on ...

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:55:00 GMT


Italy

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

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

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:17:00 GMT

Italian Commissions Offer Big Incentives for TV Productions  Variety

Italian TV is traveling around the world as never before, and giving audiences a deep dive into the country's locations. They range from storied cities such as ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:58:00 GMT

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

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

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:40:36 GMT

Better late than never: Italy to create its own Goodwood  Automotive News Europe

Italy may finally have a rival to the UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed with the new Milano Monza show.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:24:39 GMT


Turkey

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:16:17 GMT

Whom Would You Trust If You Were Trapped in the Airport During a Coup?  The Atlantic

We were strong for each other. I don't think I could have been as clever or as grounded had it been just me by myself.”

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:00:00 GMT

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

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

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:45:00 GMT

Bloomberg journalists on trial in Turkey over currency reporting  Financial Times

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:40:00 GMT

Turkey stations doctors near Syrian border for possible military operation  The Jerusalem Post

Turkey and the United States have been working to establish a safe zone in northern Syria along the Turkish border.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:27:00 GMT


Syria

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:12:41 GMT

Turkey stations doctors near Syrian border for possible military operation  The Jerusalem Post

Turkey and the United States have been working to establish a safe zone in northern Syria along the Turkish border.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:27:00 GMT

Ankara summit on Syria: 'A win for Moscow and al-Assad'  Al Jazeera English

Creation of committee to write Syria's constitution democratises and legitimises Syrian president, analysts say.

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:00:00 GMT

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

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

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:43:47 GMT

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

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

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:00:00 GMT


Refugees

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:02:00 GMT

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

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

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:00:35 GMT

Rohingya refugees face mobile phone blackouts | News  Aljazeera.com

The Bangladeshi government orders ban on the sale of SIM cards to a million Rohingya in the world's biggest refugee camp.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:42:00 GMT

American "economic refugees" are increasingly retiring abroad  CBS News

With many Americans financially unprepared for retirement, a growing number are moving abroad — and loving it.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:43:00 GMT

Refugees Planting New Roots In Utah Through Farming Program  KUER 90.1

Farmers' markets provide customers an abundance of *fresh* produce, but two Salt Lake County markets that primarily serve refugees also create cultural.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:29:31 GMT


Trade

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:24:00 GMT

Top Commerce trade official resigns  POLITICO

Gilbert Kaplan, the Commerce Department's top trade enforcement official, resigned Thursday, further underscoring the turmoil that has gripped the agency ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:25:00 GMT

China delegation's sudden departure highlights trade and tariffs as main movers of markets  CNBC

The S&P is just shy of a new high. The issue is whether investors will be willing to push the markets into new high territory now that the Fed has indicated it will ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:19:01 GMT

Trade war: Chinese officials cancel farm visits  Fox Business

Chinese trade officials on Friday afternoon canceled their scheduled visit to U.S. farm states next week, putting a damper on an otherwise seemingly positive few ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:21:04 GMT

Bipartisan support for free trade has been left behind as the 2020 race barrels ahead  CNBC

The cacophonous opening of the 2020 presidential campaign has clarified one thing: free trade is now politically homeless. That's remarkable, since Americans ...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 19:05:14 GMT


Elections

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