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Brexit

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:29:49 GMT

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:19:00 GMT

What must happen next to break the Brexit deadlock?  The Guardian

With all sides deeply entrenched after a historic defeat followed by a confidence vote, a solution to the chaos seems no closer.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Extend article 50 and avoid no-deal Brexit catastrophe  The Guardian

We must work fast to find alternative solutions, for the sake of our country and its people.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brexit: Trouble in paradise for Britain's overseas territories?  Al Jazeera English

Some 250000 Britons live in 14 territories, with many reporting fear and confusion as the Brexit deadline nears.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:41:00 GMT


European Union

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:40:00 GMT

Extending the Brexit deadline could cause major issues with EU elections coming  CNBC

Extending the official Brexit deadline for the U.K. could bring a wave of extra logistical and political problems for the European Union.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:19:34 GMT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for greater military cooperation in European Union countries ahead of European elections in May  City A.M.

Angela Merkel has said the European Union should cooperate more in developing weapons systems in a bid to push back against a growing wave of ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:48:00 GMT

Is Serbia still on course to join the European Union?  The Economist

IT IS BACK to the future, but this time with iPhones and selfies. As thousands of Serbs protest against their president, Aleksandar Vucic, it is easy to recall the ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT

You Say You Sell “Le Big Mac,” but Why Should We Believe You?  Slate

McDonald's sells Big Macs. I know this. You know this. If I asked you to prove it, you'd take me to the McDonald's which is no more than a mile from where you ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:36:00 GMT


China

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:24:00 GMT

New year, new weapons: Are China's latest science fiction or battle ready?  CNN

Since the beginning of January, the Chinese military has revealed a dizzying array of sophisticated and powerful new weaponry.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:37:00 GMT

China’s ‘phantom conflict’ with the West demands perspective  South China Morning Post

With the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada – pending possible extradition to the US – and Beijing's detention of several Canadians, the ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:45 GMT

China's Stimulus Isn't Boosting Confidence in Industrial Sector  Bloomberg

Easing measures have done little to inspire optimism in the industrial sector. There's no quick fix for this one.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Why China isn’t ready to invade Taiwan – yet  Global News

China's threat of force against Taiwan has raised concerns that it might one day invade the island and that the U.S. might have to step in.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT


World

Australian Open: Serena Williams best in world but I'm confident - Simona Halep  BBC Sport

Simona Halep says Serena Williams is the best player in the world - but the world number one is confident before their Australian Open meeting.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 04:18:30 GMT

Going underground: exploring the world beneath our feet  The Guardian

Down below street level is a mysterious world honeycombed with tunnels and caves. But why does the dark still fill us with foreboding? Will Hunt heads ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Women around the world march against austerity and violence  The Guardian

Tens of thousands take to city streets to protest against violence and the impact of austerity on their lives.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:07:00 GMT

'World's oldest man' dies in Japan at 113  Channel NewsAsia

TOKYO: "World's oldest man" Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity's first powered flight, died on ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:12:47 GMT

Women around the world march against violence - live  The Guardian

Demonstrators gather for 80 events across 31 cities including London, Berlin and New York to protest violence against women and the gendered impact of ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:30:00 GMT


South China Sea

DLSU, Sussex Academic Press to launch new book on South China Sea  ABS-CBN News

A new book on the South China Sea will be launched at the De La Salle University in Manila this week.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:34:00 GMT

ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, South China Sea  Washington Post

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have hewed to the practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in discussions ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:04:32 GMT

US, UK hold rare joint drills in the South China Sea  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) The US and the UK finished six days of coordinated drills in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a move likely to antagonize Beijing, ...

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:17:00 GMT

South China Sea: Vietnam Dares What Philippines Didn't  Forbes

In the South China Sea disputes, Vietnam dares to do what the Philippines didn't: challenge China's mission to turn the vast waterway into its own sea.

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Why China must bare its teeth in the South China Sea  South China Morning Post

I.M. Wright is usually right, but this time, in his January 9 letter, “Others will not sit (by) as China bends the rules”, he is not right to have sided with the “don't do as ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:03:36 GMT


Russia

No, I Won’t Take Trump Home to Russia With Me  The New York Times

The American president has changed my relationship with both my old country and my new one.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:30:26 GMT

Model in Russian court apologizes for US election claim  Washington Post

A Belarusian model who last year claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election says she has apologized to a Russian ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:22:07 GMT

Rough road ahead for Japan-Russia peace talks  Nikkei Asian Review

MOSCOW -- Japan and Russia have launched negotiations for a peace treaty to officially end World War II, but formidable obstacles stand.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 04:02:00 GMT

World War 3: Russia sets up NUCLEAR MISSILES near Ukraine border – Crimea crisis DEEPENS  Express.co.uk

RUSSIA has deployed an arsenal of nuclear-capable missiles close to the border of Ukraine - stoking further tensions between the two Crimean adversaries ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:23:00 GMT

The Shutdown Is Great News for Russia  The Atlantic

The longest government shutdown in American history is making headlines around the world. It will also have global effects, none of them good. U.S. political ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:00:00 GMT


UK

British Tabloids Cry 'War On Motorists' As U.K. Councils Plan £1,000-a-year Workplace Parking Levies  Forbes

Motorists who park their cars at work could be charged up to £1000 a year, according to plans for workplace parking levies drawn up by some U.K. councils.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:53:00 GMT

UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt  Washington Post

Norfolk Police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed driving without wearing a seatbelt.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:38:35 GMT

Dark, subterranean and secret: 10 UK tunnels you must explore  The Telegraph

Why are tunnels so much more exciting than corridors? They fulfil similar functions, moving people from one place to another. But while a corridor belongs to the ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:00:00 GMT

China's slowdown and what it means for the UK  BBC News

Monday sees the release of China's GDP figures, and they'll be even more closely watched than usual. Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, blamed cautious Chinese ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:56:51 GMT

India Likely To Surpass UK In Largest Economy Rankings Of 2019: Report  NDTV News

India and France are likely to surpass the UK in the 2019 rankings of world's largest economies, according to the latest projections by British consultancy ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:09:00 GMT


Germany

The Serial Killer Behind Trump's Tweets About Germany  The Daily Beast

Trump claimed immigrants spiked the murder rate in Germany. In fact, one suicidal airline pilot and one murderous nurse—native Germans—did that. This is the ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 02:10:00 GMT

VW may extend diesel-scrapping incentives to all of Germany  CNET

In October, Volkswagen announced a scheme where drivers of older, dirty diesels could receive incentives for trading up to newer, cleaner VW vehicles, but ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:00:13 GMT

Thousands of farmers, supporters take to streets in Germany demanding climate-friendly agriculture  CNBC

Thousands of '"we are fed up" farmers joined by supporters took to the streets of Germany on Saturday demanding climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:47:42 GMT

Iran denies ties to Afghan held in Germany for spying  Channel NewsAsia

DUBAI: Iran on Saturday denied having any link to an Afghan-German man suspected of spying for Tehran, suggesting his arrest in Germany was part ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:21:58 GMT

How do you transport a rhino from Germany to the UK?  BBC News

Follow Najuma the black rhino as she is transported from Germany to a new home in Yorkshire.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:03:49 GMT


Business

Get Ready for A Foldable Microsoft Surface...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week  Forbes

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Microsoft is preparing for foldable ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

PayPal Is Fully Prepared to Lose eBay's Business Next Year  The Motley Fool

PayPal and eBay announced their big split a year ago, and PayPal is doing just fine.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 01:02:00 GMT

Disruptive Farmers Grow A New Ag Business Model  Forbes

The world is going to run out of food. Don't worry, the best minds are on it. They are using better seeds, lighting and irrigation systems to reimagine farming.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:46:00 GMT

Black Business and Professionals host third annual Black Tie Gala  WWLP.com

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Association of Black Business and Professionals hosted its third annual Black Tie Gala at MGM Springfield Saturday night.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 02:06:00 GMT

Some businesses struggle with Business 40 closure  Winston-Salem Journal

Charlie Choi lays it out pretty clearly when you ask him how business is doing at his store now that Business 40 is closed.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 23:30:00 GMT


France

How Two Friends Started A Top Writing Retreat In France  Forbes

Set in an 18th-century country manor house in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, L'atelier Des Ecrivains is a new writing retreat devised by two Brits and friends Becky ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 02:51:00 GMT

France Ends U.S.’s 28-Game Unbeaten Streak as World Cup Looms  The New York Times

Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and host France ended the United States women's soccer team's 28-game unbeaten streak, 3-1, on Saturday in Le Havre.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 23:25:11 GMT

France: 'Yellow vests' protest despite Macron's grand debate  Aljazeera.com

Tens of thousands took to the streets for 10th weekend of protests against French government amid anger over taxes.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:19:00 GMT

The British Courtesan Who Created an Emperor of France  The Daily Beast

Left a large fortune by her lover, Haryett Howard used it to help Napolean III return to France and finance the coup that declared him emperor.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 02:12:00 GMT

Two killed in fire at Courchevel ski resort in France  Euronews English

The fire broke out at 04:30 CET in a building housing seasonal workers.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:32:45 GMT


Italy

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 07:57:12 GMT

Italy's Slowing Economy Adds Pressure on Populists Over Budget  Bloomberg

Italy's populist government is facing renewed criticism of its economic policies after new signs of a slowdown fueled speculation that additional measures would ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:17:00 GMT

Airbnb in this idyllic Italian town for 3 months for free  CNBC

Airbnb and a local community project, Wonder Grottole, are accepting applications to move to a Southern Italian hill town, become part of the local community ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:00:50 GMT

Alpine Tunnel Splits Italy’s Populists  The Wall Street Journal

A fight over a proposed high-speed railroad that includes a 35-mile tunnel under the Alps threatens to rupture the young government because of an ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:00:00 GMT

Sambuca, Italy: Sicilian town sells houses for $1  CBS News

A semi-abandoned town in Italy is selling homes for about $1 each -- but there are some catches.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:48:00 GMT


Turkey

Turkey walked upward path over last 16 years: Erdoğan  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish president said on Jan. 19 that Turkey has witnessed an upward trend over the last 16 years.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 04:53:23 GMT

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:23:23 GMT

McGurk's accusations against Turkey complete nonsense: Spokesman  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın rejected the accusations of former U.S. special presidential envoy against Turkey.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 05:15:29 GMT

Russia to double tomato imports from Turkey: Minister  Hurriyet Daily News

Russia will double the quota on tomato imports from Turkey, Turkish Agriculture and Forestry Minister has said.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 05:04:28 GMT

#10YearChallenge; Turkey puts spotlight on the headscarf  BBC News

Turkish social media users joining the hugely viral #10YearChallenge have sparked a debate about the practice of wearing the Islamic headscarf.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT


Syria

East Point woman among 19 killed in suicide bombing in Syria  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An Arabic interpreter from East Point was among 19 people killed in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State in Syria Wednesday, a gruesome attack that ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:20:01 GMT

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:22:00 GMT

Seeking Help, Family Breaks Silence on American Missing in Syria  The Wall Street Journal

Majd Kamalmaz hasn't been seen or heard from since February 2017 when he was stopped at a government checkpoint in Damascus. Now his family is ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Trump meets with families of Americans slain in Syria  The Washington Post

President Trump met on Saturday with the families of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in Syria that was claimed by the Islamic State. The attack has ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:15:10 GMT

Beirut summit: Arab leaders discuss free trade, Syria refugees  Aljazeera.com

Leaders aim to agree on joint statement after discussing Arab free trade zone and effect of Syrian refugees on economy.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:55:00 GMT


Refugees

Beirut summit: Arab leaders discuss free trade, Syria refugees  Aljazeera.com

Leaders aim to agree on joint statement after discussing Arab free trade zone and effect of Syrian refugees on economy.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:55:00 GMT

Thousands of Nigerian refugees fleeing Boko Haram forced back by Cameroon  The Guardian

UN voices alarm and urges Cameroon to keep its doors open after it denies entry to thousands fleeing unrest. Agence France-Presse. Fri 18 Jan 2019 20.38 ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:38:00 GMT

Over 170 refugees feared dead after dinghies capsize in Mediterranean  The Independent

An estimated 170 refugees are thought to have drowned after two separate dinghies sank in the Mediterranean on Friday. One of the small, overloaded boats ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 23:15:00 GMT

UNHCR Calls on Cameroon to Halt Forcible Returns of Nigerian Refugees  VOA News

Some 9000 Nigerian refugees fled across the border seeking protection from Boko Haram attacks.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:58:00 GMT

UNHCR welcomes Ethiopia law granting more rights to refugees  UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes Ethiopia's historic new refugee law which will now allow refugees to obtain work permits, access primary education ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:13:04 GMT


Trade

Where will stocks go next? It's all about trade  CNN

Investors badly want the trade fight between the world's two most important economies to end.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:02:00 GMT

'What's going on in the world': Trade negotiations crucial...  The Dickinson Press

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Frayne Olson studied agricultural economics in college. But now, the North Dakota State University extension crop economist/marketing ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

New York Knicks Trade Deadline Primer  Forbes

With less than three weeks left until the February 7th trade deadline, a look at what the immediate future may hold for each player on the Knicks roster.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:05:00 GMT

Trade deal ‘could happen’, Trump says, but there may be a catch  South China Morning Post

US President Donald Trump said that positive progress has been made towards a trade deal with China amid media reports that US negotiators are insisting ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 06:09:08 GMT

Beirut summit: Arab leaders discuss free trade, Syria refugees  Aljazeera.com

Leaders aim to agree on joint statement after discussing Arab free trade zone and effect of Syrian refugees on economy.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:55:00 GMT


Elections

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:18:45 GMT

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:34:00 GMT

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:39:00 GMT

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