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Brexit

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:46:00 GMT

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Jeremy Corbyn expected to back move to block no-deal Brexit  The Guardian

Labour is considering a proposal that would force Theresa May to extend Britain's membership of the EU.

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


European Union

Zakaeria: EU is great idea gone awry  Chicago Daily Herald

Fareed Zakaria: The Brexit debacle also shines a light on Europe itself, and what one sees is a continent and a political project that has stopped working -- at ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 07:02:58 GMT

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


China

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

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending  Yahoo Finance

BEIJING (AP) — Yu Mingang had a good job helping Chinese manufacturers prepare to sell shares to the public until the cooling economy derailed those plans.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:36:23 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


World

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

Fire at French ski resort of Courchevel kills two  The Guardian

Pre-dawn blaze injures 22 others and forces evacuation of almost 60 resort workers.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:02:00 GMT

These 13 charts show what the world really thinks about Globalization 4.0  World Economic Forum

The rise of populism, nationalism and protectionism are all associated with waning support for globalization, but a new poll for the World Economic Forum's ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:20:31 GMT

With Trump out, Davos chief eyes fixing world architecture  News & Observer

The founder of the World Economic Forum says U.S. President Donald Trump would have been an "interesting discussion partner" at its annual Davos event ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:26:00 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

The Strange Persistent Troubling Russian Hang-Up of Donald Trump  The New York Times

So President Trump's main concern at the border with Mexico is the supposed discovery of “prayer rugs.” Trump came into office as an anti-Muslim bigot; he is ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:14:55 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


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

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

UK weather: Forecasters warn up to 6 inches of snow to cover Britain as temperatures plunge as low as -10C  The Independent

Snow could cover large swathes of the country next week as temperatures plunge, forecasters say. Up to six inches of snow may fall in some areas, with ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:00:00 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 11:25:53 GMT

Bart De Strooper: ‘Bright young scientists won’t come to join us in UK’  The Guardian

The Belgian biologist fears for the future of the pioneering UK Dementia Research Institute after Brexit.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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 ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 02:10:00 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

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

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

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

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

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

Business Intel: Former Lee Theatre building to become apartments  Roanoke Times

The former Lee Theatre building on Williamson Road is expected to get some new life soon — as apartments.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 05:00:00 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

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

Week 10 of 'Yellow Vest' Protestors in France  TIME

Thousands of yellow vest protesters gathered all over France for the tenth consecutive weekend, despite efforts by Macron to assuage anger.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:36:33 GMT

Macron's 'grand débat' for restoring order in France gets under way - but is it all just a smokescreen?  Telegraph.co.uk

In a spartan hall in the provincial town of Chateau-Thierry, a tiny group of local citizens was locked in heated, chaotic discussion on how to save France.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:22:00 GMT


Italy

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 07:57:12 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

Rio Ferdinand slams ‘useless’ Chelsea and Italy star  Calciomercato.com english news

Speaking in the BT Sport studio, former Man Utd man Rio Ferdinand heavily criticised Chelsea's Jorginho, following the Blues' loss against Arsenal. "He doesn't ...

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:20:00 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

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

In Turkey, Senator Calls for Slower, Smarter U.S. Withdrawal From Syria  The New York Times

ANKARA, Turkey — After lengthy meetings with the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Senator Lindsey Graham called on Saturday for a slower, smarter ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:23:23 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 13:26:00 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

Opinion: Leaving Syria Is Far Less Risky Than Staying  NPR

ISIS may not be defeated, but the U.S. is right to withdraw from Syria, argue Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:32:00 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

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:31:21 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

'Abandoned, forgotten': Syrian refugees plead for help in Arsal  Aljazeera.com

Refugees struggle to cope as conditions worsen in Lebanon's Arsal, an isolated border town once a stronghold of ISIL.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:39:00 GMT

Thailand signals major shift in refugee policy after Rahaf Mohammed case  The Guardian

Immigration chief says country 'will now follow international norms' yet is still considering extraditing refugee Hakeem al-Araibi.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:42:00 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

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

'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

The Biggest Problem Between China And The United States Isn't The Trade War  Forbes

There are many problems between China and the United States, including the potential trade war that has unsettled global financial markets. This isn't the ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:14:00 GMT


Elections

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