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Brexit

Sun, 26 May 2019 12:40:00 GMT

Nigel Farage’s real target is Britain’s ‘failed’ democracy, not Brexit  The Guardian

The Brexit party's success is built on the US model of attacking liberal institutions as blocks on the path of justice and freedom.

Sun, 26 May 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Want to save the UK steel industry? Brexit isn’t the answer  The Guardian

Leaving the EU could cause a great deal of damage to exports, says Gareth Stace, director general of UK Steel.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:00:00 GMT

The Observer view on a post-May Brexit: Labour must show it can offer an alternative  The Guardian

Theresa May leaves a divided and unequal Britain, but her successor is likely only to make things worse. Jeremy Corbyn must work with Tory rebels to prevent a ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail  The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 12:45:00 GMT


European Union

Thu, 23 May 2019 13:15:54 GMT

Poland has filed a complaint against the European Union’s copyright directive  The Verge

Poland has officially challenged the European Union's recently-approved controversial copyright directive, according to Reuters, saying that the legislation ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 21:26:10 GMT

Yanis Varoufakis is taking on the European Union—again  Quartz

The Greek economist is running to sit in the European Parliament, so he can tell it how wrong it is on various issues.

Sun, 26 May 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance  Reuters

Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 22:09:00 GMT

The European Union: 60 years of twists and turns  News24

From economic union via the euro to a migration crisis and Brexit, here is a look at 60 years of ups and downs in the European Union.

Sun, 26 May 2019 05:15:00 GMT


China

Beijing is building hundreds of airports as millions of Chinese take to the skies  CNN

China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into international ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 23:59:14 GMT

US-China trade is just part of the 'most important geopolitical conflict of our time'  Yahoo Finance

Is the U.S.-China trade war — roiling markets worldwide and threatening the outlook for growth —rooted in economics, or something far more ominous and ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:18:00 GMT

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears  Reuters

It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 04:27:00 GMT

Three Visions For U.S.-China Trade Relations  Forbes

A key reason that U.S. trade policy toward China appears devoid of any sort of strategic clarity is that Trump administration officials have never presented a ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 09:46:03 GMT

With its national security at stake, Israel takes sides in U.S.-China trade war  Haaretz

Israel's security officials object to a Chinese infrastructure project in central Israel □ What seems like a shift in policy comes amid growing U.S. concerns that ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:11:00 GMT


World

Groundbreaking World War II unit of black women honored decades after their service  Courier Journal

A documentary by a Wisconsin filmmaker shines a spotlight on a little-known groundbreaking all-female African American World War II postal unit.

Sun, 26 May 2019 16:43:00 GMT

New Netflix original Rim of the World is pretty much perfect summer fare  Ars Technica

Writer Zack Stentz on his modern homage to classic kid-centric films of the 1980s.

Sun, 26 May 2019 15:00:00 GMT

Josh Kline's Water World  Hyperallergic

The artist imagines a future in which an Antarctic ice sheet has broken, resulting in a catastrophic sea-level rise. Albert MobilioMay 26, 2019 · Facebook Tweet ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:16:54 GMT

Ranked: The Richest Countries in the World  Visual Capitalist

These countries hold 74% of the world's $204 trillion in private wealth. See the 10 richest countries, and how their totals have changed over time.

Fri, 24 May 2019 20:39:26 GMT

Ranked: The Ten Countries With The Most Endangered Species In The World  Forbes

Animal lover? These are the places to visit to see them most endangered animals before it's too late – and that includes the US.

Sun, 26 May 2019 12:45:02 GMT


South China Sea

South China Sea in spotlight ahead of Shangrila Dialogue  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: South China Sea region where China has created artificial islands violating international law is once again in the spotlight ahead of the next edition ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 03:31:00 GMT

Water Wars: Disjointed Operations in the South China Sea  Lawfare

In the first weeks of May, U.S. vessels have been busy all over the South China Sea, drawing China's ire and frustration. From May 2 to May 8, the destroyer USS ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:25:58 GMT

In South China Sea, Asean has a choice: ‘Asian values’ or rule of law?  South China Morning Post

In negotiating a code of conduct with Beijing to prevent flare-ups in the waterway, Asean risks alienating its global partners with cultural exceptionalism.

Sat, 25 May 2019 02:45:13 GMT

Renewed US bid to stop Beijing's South China Sea plans  The Straits Times

US Republican Senator Marco Rubio and his Democratic counterpart, Senator Ben Cardin, have formally re-introduced the South China Sea and East China ...

Fri, 24 May 2019 21:00:00 GMT

South China Sea threatened by 'a series of catastrophes'  PBS NewsHour

The South China Sea is home to more than a tenth of all the fish caught in the world, but fish stocks there are now on the verge of collapsing. Overfishing and the ...

Sat, 18 May 2019 19:51:18 GMT


Russia

The Spy Case That Made Adam Schiff a Russia Hawk  POLITICO

Three decades before he railed against the Trump campaign, the future congressman prosecuted an FBI agent who was seduced by a Soviet spy.

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:07:00 GMT

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors  CNN

Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 01:19:00 GMT

In Russia’s Provinces, the Doctor Is in (the Streets)  The New York Times

A new doctors' union is organizing job actions and demanding greater pay than the $8670 one surgeon said he was making.

Sat, 25 May 2019 07:23:57 GMT

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic  The Guardian

Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles.

Sun, 26 May 2019 05:17:00 GMT

Russians' Trust In Putin Sinks To New Low  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Public trust in Russian President Vladimir Putin has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years, according to a Russian state pollster.

Sat, 25 May 2019 12:00:00 GMT


UK

Want to save the UK steel industry? Brexit isn’t the answer  The Guardian

Leaving the EU could cause a great deal of damage to exports, says Gareth Stace, director general of UK Steel.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:00:00 GMT

China gets UK aid to boost fracking  Express

BRITAIN has given thousands of pounds of taxpayers' cash to help fracking in China, it has been revealed – to the anger of cross-party MPs. Foreign Office ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 06:45:00 GMT

Tory leadership: Raab sets out leader bid as Gove joins race  BBC News

Dominic Raab has been making his pitch to become Conservative leader, as Michael Gove becomes the eighth MP to join the race to succeed Theresa May.

Sun, 26 May 2019 12:00:21 GMT

The UK After May  NPR

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sebastian Payne, Financial Times political correspondent, about the coming resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May and the ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 12:20:00 GMT

Donald Trump: Details of first state visit to UK revealed  BBC News

US President Donald Trump will be welcomed by the Queen on his first official state visit to the UK next month, Buckingham Palace has announced.

Fri, 24 May 2019 21:36:21 GMT


Germany

A Lesson From 1930s Germany: Beware State Control of Social Media  The Atlantic

Regulators should think carefully about the fallout from well-intentioned new rules and avoid the mistakes of the past.

Sun, 26 May 2019 05:00:00 GMT

German official advises Jews to avoid wearing traditional yarmulkes amid rising anti-Semitism  NBC News

A German government official has advised Jewish people to avoid wearing yarmulkes in parts of the country amid rising incidents of anti-Semitism.

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:41:00 GMT

Germany Sees Threats To World Alliances As Nationalism Rises Abroad  NPR

In Germany, the European Union's biggest cheerleader, the upcoming elections for the European Parliament are supposed to inspire unity. Instead, nationalism ...

Fri, 24 May 2019 19:30:00 GMT

My great uncles' war: how my German-British marriage linked two wartime tragedies  The Guardian

As the 75th anniversary of D-day approaches, Die Welt's London correspondent tells a story of remembrance, pain and catharsis. Stefanie Bolzen. Sun 26 May ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters Near NATO Base  TIME

Germany's military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO base.

Sat, 25 May 2019 14:52:58 GMT


Business

He Sold His First Business For More Than $400 Million And Is Now Reinventing How Brands Are Built  Forbes

Now on his second startup venture, Adam Pritzker sold his first for hundreds of millions of dollars and is now on a mission to finance the next generation of ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:31:18 GMT

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area Business Honors for May 26, 2019  The Advocate

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber presented its annual D. Jensen Holliday Award to David E. Roberts, chief executive officer of Excel, recognizing extraordinary ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 05:15:00 GMT

Oklahoma business briefs for May 25, 2019  oklahoman.com

OGE Energy Foundation awards scholarships The OGE Energy Corp. Foundation recently presented 2019 Positive Energy scholarships worth up to $60000 ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Stan Lee’s Ex-Business Manager Arrested On Elder Abuse Charges, LAPD Says  Deadline

Keya Morgan, a former business manager for the late Stan Lee, was arrested Saturday morning in Arizona after being charged in Los Angeles County with elder ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 20:04:00 GMT

The Week in Business: Farmers Get a Bailout, and Trump Heads to Japan  The New York Times

Hello! Tariffs don't observe long weekends, but at least markets around the world will get a break from their two-week slump for Memorial Day and a bank ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 17:56:23 GMT


France

Sat, 25 May 2019 07:56:00 GMT

Turnout up in France as 21 countries vote in knife-edge EU poll  FRANCE 24

Tens of millions of Europeans in 21 countries are voting Sunday in the European Parliamentary election in a continent-wide battle between euroskeptic populists ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 04:54:00 GMT

France's Yellow Vest protesters clash with police as turnout dwindles  FRANCE 24

Yellow vest protesters clashed with riot police in Paris and the northern city of Amiens on Saturday as the French anti-government movement waned on its 28th ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 19:33:00 GMT

Turnout in France up 8 percentage points to 43% compared to 2014  Reuters

Turnout for the European Parliament elections in France stood at 43.29% at 1700 local time (1500 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, significantly above ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 15:50:00 GMT

Timing right for France to make impression on big stage  The Seattle Times

France has an opportunity to translate dominance at the European club level to success on the World Cup stage. With a highly experienced and skilled team, ...

Fri, 24 May 2019 22:48:00 GMT


Italy

Hundreds of migrants and refugees rescued off Malta, Italy  Al Jazeera English

Authorities say more than 200 people were picked up by the Maltese navy, while Italian police took 54 people to shore.

Sat, 25 May 2019 18:23:00 GMT

Italy faces loss of ECB influence when Mario Draghi leaves  Financial Times

Italy's stuttering economy is one of the greatest obstacles to eurozone growth — but just as the country needs external policy support it is at risk of losing its seat ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 03:29:19 GMT

Europe votes: How populist Italy is missing out  Brookings Institution

According to the current projections, after the European Parliament elections this weekend Italy might find itself excluded from Europe's decisionmaking.

Fri, 24 May 2019 18:33:45 GMT

Crypto-Italy: Institutions, Politics, Business and Society  Cointelegraph

Italy is for the European elections. Blockchain is on the agenda for politics and institutions, and relevant novelties lay ahead.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:30:00 GMT

Italy's EU Parliament Vote Could Change Country's Balance of Power  VOA News

Italians cast ballots Sunday for European Parliament in what is seen as a test for Italy's two parties and the leaders of the country's ruling coalition government.

Sat, 25 May 2019 16:36:00 GMT


Turkey

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:18:00 GMT

Turkey aims to boost Palestinian tourism  The Jerusalem Post

Turkish Airlines VP holds meeting with Palestinian Authority Tourism Minister.

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:02:38 GMT

Sources: Turkey Arms Syrian Rebels Facing Russian-Backed Assault  VOA News

Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with *fresh* supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 22:59:00 GMT

Nearly 330,000 refugees return home to Syria - Turkey's Soylu  TRT World

Turkey's interior minister Suleyman Soylu says Syrians went back to their homes thanks to peace in Afrin and other areas after Turkish military operations.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:55:55 GMT

Taking photos of Turkey's recent history  Ahval

As always, Turkey is currently going through some really rough times. Along with the economic crisis that must not be spoken of, there's the Russian S-400 ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 05:39:33 GMT


Syria

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says  The New York Times

In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad's government detailed systematic human rights ...

Tue, 21 May 2019 23:20:38 GMT

Israel Destroyed Syria’s Nuclear Potential. What Would The World Look Like Now If They Hadn’t?  Newsweek

Syria and North Korea teamed up to build a nuclear reactor designed to look like an ancient fort in the Syrian desert. How would the world look if Israel hadn't ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 09:00:02 GMT

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources  Reuters

Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with *fresh* supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, ...

Sat, 25 May 2019 15:22:00 GMT

U.S. calls for ceasefire as heavy fighting hits northwest Syria  NBC News

The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest.

Thu, 23 May 2019 09:29:00 GMT

Lebanon denies forcing Syrian refugees back home  Al Jazeera English

At least sixteen deportees say they were pressured into signing forms saying they voluntarily agreed to return home.

Sat, 25 May 2019 18:05:00 GMT


Refugees

Sat, 25 May 2019 18:05:00 GMT

Hundreds of migrants and refugees rescued off Malta, Italy  Al Jazeera English

Authorities say more than 200 people were picked up by the Maltese navy, while Italian police took 54 people to shore.

Sat, 25 May 2019 18:23:00 GMT

The U.S. is closing its door on refugees  Durham Herald Sun

The Trump administration he administration has set refugee admissions numbers at historic lows.

Sat, 25 May 2019 20:03:00 GMT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees concludes visit to Myanmar  UNHCR

During five-day trip, Filippo Grandi pledges support for the displaced and help to build the confidence Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need to return safely ...

Fri, 24 May 2019 11:07:32 GMT

Some Refugees Learn to Swim in Houston, Ministries Project  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Some female refugees in Houston are getting the chance to learn how to swim as part of a shared ministries program.

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:52:00 GMT


Trade

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:40:20 GMT

Markets aren't only fretting trade. Now they're worried about global growth  CNN

London (CNN Business) 1. Bigger than trade: Investor anxiety about trade has quickly morphed into something much bigger: renewed worries about global ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 11:09:00 GMT

Nalivka: My Thoughts On Trade  Drovers Magazine

Trade has taken center stage this year and at this point, regarding markets, it may be a race to the top between weather and tariffs on the list of priorities - not to ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 13:37:58 GMT

Seeing Through The Smoke Of The Trade War  Seeking Alpha

The impact of Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's sweet whispers to the market that the 2018 rate hikes are on hold for 2019 is wearing off as politics and trade.

Sun, 26 May 2019 17:08:00 GMT

Iowa GOP senator says US-China trade war 'hurtful' to farmers  CNN

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst said Sunday that the US-China trade war is "hurtful" to farmers, a group that makes up a considerable portion of her Iowa ...

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:10:00 GMT


Elections

Sun, 26 May 2019 14:42:07 GMT

Sat, 25 May 2019 21:48:58 GMT

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