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Brexit

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:18 GMT


Express.co.uk

Greece warns Brussels on Brexit: No-deal could trigger EU ECONOMIC MELTDOWN
Express.co.uk
Athens said Brussels failing to deliver a Brexit deal would leave the country facing “increased financial and political instability” if there a blackhole in the EU's budget up to 2020. New Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab made it clear Britain would only ...
Greece warns 'no-deal' Brexit would plunge country into 'financial and political instability'Telegraph.co.uk
FTSE 100 under pressure on concerns about Brexit talksMarketWatch
UK walks tightrope over discussing no-deal BrexitFinancial Times
The Guardian -Business Insider -Esquire.com -Twitter
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:44:00 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

No-deal Brexit disruption could turn the M20 into a giant lorry park, Government warns
Telegraph.co.uk
The Telegraph understands that official plans for a no deal Brexit, which will be published next week, say that while the UK will "minimise" customs checks at British ports there is a "high likelihood" that there will be "disruption and delays" at ...
We're ready! Theresa May to release no deal Brexit plans NEXT WEEK in warning to EUExpress.co.uk
Ministers will set out Brexit no deal plans in 84 papers: the full listiNews

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:30:57 GMT


The Guardian

The Guardian view on Brexit and trade: the WTO is not a safety net
The Guardian
In July 2017, Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, said that a post-Brexit deal with the EU “should be one of the easiest in human history.” Yet there is zero prospect of such a deal being complete by March next year, when membership of the ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:01:00 GMT


PBS NewsHour

Leaving EU without a Brexit deal could cause major disruptions in UK
PBS NewsHour
Two years ago, British voters decided in a bitter referendum to quit the European Union. Now the country's imminent departure, possibly without an agreement between the two bodies, could cause chaos. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:35:00 GMT


European Union

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Washington Post

The Polish government expels a critic — and sets an ominous precedent for the European Union
Washington Post
Warsaw has just used its European Union powers to deport a government critic and banned her from entering any country within European free movement zone. The implications are ominous – and not only for Poland. Lyudmyla Kozlovska, a young Ukrainian ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:49:18 GMT


Foreign Policy

The European Union Needs Its Own Charles de Gaulle – Foreign ...
Foreign Policy
There's nothing wrong with today's EU that France's legendary 20th-century leader didn't see coming—and didn't try to fix when he had the chance. By Bruno ...

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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:14:35 GMT


Newsweek

Genoa Bridge Collapse: Italian Minister Blames European Union Budget Contraints
Newsweek
Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has hinted that the European Union may be responsible for Tuesday's catastrophic bridge collapse in Genoa, suggesting that the bloc's spending limits are putting lives at risk. The Euroskeptic politician's ...
Italy's deputy prime minister is blaming the EU for the deadly bridge collapse, even though nobody knows what caused ...Business Insider
Genoa bridge collapse: 'EU does NOT have bridge policy' Experts angry response to TV hostExpress.co.uk
Italy starts blame game after bridge collapse kills dozensCNBC
Bloomberg -Reuters
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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:30:00 GMT


Greenville News

Opinion: Tariffs undermine European Union contributions to the Upstate's economic success
Greenville News
To be fair, the president didn't call “Europe” our foe. He actually called the European Union our foe, and he was thinking about trade not military alliances. But the word stung Europeans (500 million of whom live in the EU and its single, unified market).

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:00:13 GMT


China

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:18 GMT


Vox

The employee backlash over Google's censored search engine for China, explained
Vox
Google is experiencing a “moral and ethical” crisis. That's the view of hundreds of employees at the tech company, who are protesting the development of a censored search engine for internet users in China. About 1,400 Google employees — out of the ...
Facing backlash, Google says plan for a censored search engine in China in 'early stages'Washington Post
Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for ChinaNew York Times
Google CEO to employees: We're 'not close' to launching search in ChinaCNNMoney
Variety -The Verge -CBS News -The Intercept
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:10:09 GMT


Wall Street Journal

US, China Plot Road Map to Resolve Trade Dispute by November
Wall Street Journal
“I think investors are moving out of China because they don't like the economy, and they're coming to the USA because they like our economy,” said Lawrence Kudlow, the White House's top economic official, at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday. “Right now ...
US, China plot roadmap for meeting between Trump, Xi to resolve trade dispute: Wall Street JournalCNBC
China, Unsure of How to Handle Trump, Braces for 'New Cold War'Bloomberg
US and China to Rekindle Trade Talks as More Tariffs LoomNew York Times
CNNMoney -South China Morning Post -Reuters
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:13:58 GMT


CNBC

White House's Kudlow says China looks 'terrible.' Numbers paint a murkier picture
CNBC
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow says China's economy looks "terrible," and that investment there is "collapsing." But the data show a more complicated picture. "I'm not a China expert, although I'm boning up as fast as I can, I would just say ...
This is China's most dangerous trade-war weaponYahoo Finance

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:47:26 GMT


Politico

Chinese military steps up strike strength against US targets and Taiwan, says Pentagon
Politico
In its annual report to the Congress on China's military developments, the Pentagon said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had undergone a sweeping overhaul, expanding the capacity of its bombers to “strike U.S. and allied forces and military bases in ...
China 'likely' training pilots to target US, Pentagon report saysCNN
China's military is 'likely training for strikes' against US, Pentagon report saysUSA TODAY
Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on US targetsCNBC
Fox News -BBC News -Sky News -CNN
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:06:24 GMT


World

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:18 GMT


CNBC

The world's richest family just got $11 billion richer
CNBC
The Walton family, founders of the world's largest company by revenue, Walmart, and the richest family in the world, just got a whole lot richer. The family's fortune saw an $11.6 billion boost on Thursday morning after Walmart reported its best sales ...
Thanks to Walmart, the World's Richest Family Is Now $11.6 Billion RicherInStyle

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:26:00 GMT


Fox News

With world's attention on Rohingya Muslims, Christians in Burma also face brutal persecution
Fox News
KAYIN, Burma – With the world's attention fixed on the horribly violent persecution of Burma's Rohingya Muslims, Christians are also suffering from a less visible but also brutal mistreatment and ethnic cleansing campaign at the hands of the Burmese ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:49:48 GMT


The Verge

Lexar's making a glorious return to the world of flash storage
The Verge
It looks like Lexar is back on its feet. Back in 2017, the staple company in the world of digital storage threw in the towel and announced that it'd be ceasing retail operations that year. But according to an announcement spotted by CameraJabber ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:49:00 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Cubs fan cries foul over team's World Series ivy leaf commemorative, files copyright lawsuit
Chicago Tribune
As happy as he was see the Cubs win their first World Series in more than a century, Fox was “aghast” when the team rolled out a an ivy leaf commemorative in spring 2017 that he said was “stunningly” similar to the one he had created. “I love the Cubs.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:48:06 GMT


South China Sea

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:19 GMT


TIME

China May Be Adding a 'Nuclear Element' to the South China Sea, the Pentagon Warns
TIME
The Pentagon sounded a warning over China's plans to introduce floating nuclear power plants on disputed islands and reefs in the South China Sea, part of annual report assessing the nation's military strength. “China's plans to power these islands may ...
U.S. Warns China May Add 'Nuclear Element' to South China Sea ...Bloomberg
China has nuclear plans in South China Sea: USThe Straits Times
Australia: South China Sea code should not prejudice third partiesPhilippine Star
The Maritime Executive -Homeland Security Digital Library -New York Times -The Interpreter
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 03:59:18 GMT

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:01:56 GMT


CNN

Beijing should 'temper' its behavior in the South China Sea, Duterte says
CNN
"I hope that China would temper at least its behavior. I do not want to quarrel with China," he added. The Philippines and China have been engaged in territorial disputes over parts of the South China Sea for decades, along with Vietnam, Taiwan ...
Analysts: China to Gain from South China Sea CompromiseVoice of America
China: Philippines Rodrigo Duterte warns against South China Sea ...The Sydney Morning Herald
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct ProcessThe Diplomat
The Strategist (blog) -The Japan Times
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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:18:00 GMT


Rheaheraldnews

CNN's rare view of contested South China Sea
Rheaheraldnews
High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN's Ivan Watson was given a rare look at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea from a US reconnaissance plane. TownNews.com Content ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:23:34 GMT


Russia

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:19 GMT


Ars Technica

Russia is down to a single female cosmonaut, and she may never fly
Ars Technica
The Russian space program gets a lot of credit for flying the first woman in space. In fact, the Soviet Union flew the first two women: Valentina Tereshkova in 1963 and Svetlana Savitskaya in 1982. NASA waited until the space shuttle era before ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:38:00 GMT


CNN

CNN Poll: 6 in 10 say Trump too friendly toward Russia
CNN
WASHINGTON (CNN) Four in 10 Americans see Russia as an enemy of the United States, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, the largest share to say so since CNN polls began asking the question in 1999. And nearly 6 in 10 say Donald ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:28:57 GMT


CBS News

Top Republican opens up about Russia probe
CBS News
For much of the last two years, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr has been the Russia investigator who is seen but rarely heard on Capitol Hill. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, the North Carolina Republican opened ...
Senate intel chief blasts Brennan for Russian collusion claimWashington Times
AP Interview: Top Republican Opens up About Russia ProbeU.S. News & World Report

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:57:00 GMT


Business Insider

2 Russian Tu-160 supersonic nuclear-capable bombers drill near Alaska for the 'first time in history'
Business Insider
Two Tupolev Tu-160 Russian supersonic long-range nuclear bombers conducted drills in an area near Alaska "for the first time in history," demonstrating that Russia can deploy heavy bombers close to the US, the Russian Ministry of Defense revealed ...
Russian strategic bombers deploy near AlaskaThe Edwardsville Intelligencer

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:07:24 GMT


UK

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The Guardian

Cracking summer: UK insurers expect rise in subsidence claims
The Guardian
Heather Smith, the managing director of LV='s general insurance business, said: “Homes across the UK have certainly been suffering as a result of the heatwave and in July alone reports of subsidence were up by 20% compared to the same time last year.

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:12:37 GMT


Bloomberg

Ronaldo Causes Anguish for UK's Newest Sports Broadcaster
Bloomberg
Media consultancy Ampere Analysis estimated that Eleven Sports is paying between 25 million pounds ($32 million) and 30 million pounds for Italian and Spanish soccer rights and will need to attract 700,000 subscribers in the U.K. to generate a profit ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:42:02 GMT


GOV.UK

Defence Ministers re-affirm Scotland's central role in UK defence
GOV.UK
Defence Ministers Tobias Ellwood and Stuart Andrew toured Scotland this week, visiting some of the UK's most important military bases that have had billions of pounds of investment in recent months. Minister for Defence People & Veterans, Tobias ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:07:30 GMT


BBC News

Hunt clarifies no-deal comments: UK 'would survive'
BBC News
On Thursday he told ITV News a "messy" no-deal Brexit "would be a mistake we would regret for generations". But he later tweeted that his words "should not be misrepresented" and the UK would only "sign up to a deal that respects the referendum result".
UK's Bit Part in Trade Drama Shows Perils of Post-Brexit RoleBloomberg
UK walks tightrope over discussing no-deal BrexitFinancial Times
UK pharma chief: EU stance 'puts patients at risk' after BrexitPOLITICO.eu
Express.co.uk -The Guardian
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:20:14 GMT


Germany

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Wall Street Journal

Germany, Greece Reach Deal to Return Migrants
Wall Street Journal
BERLIN—Berlin and Athens have reached an agreement that would allow Germany to turn back undocumented migrants at its border and return them to Greece if they have already applied for asylum there. The deal is part of Chancellor Angela Merkel's bid ...
Germany reaches deal with Greece to return asylum seekersAljazeera.com
Germany reaches deal on sending back migrants to GreeceReuters
Yazidi woman flees Germany after encountering her Islamic State captor in the streetUSA TODAY
BBC News -U.S. News & World Report -Deutsche Welle -RT
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:24:37 GMT


Council on Foreign Relations

Germany looks at easing immigration laws to fill skilled labor gaps
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German cabinet will soon decide on a proposal to make it easier for skilled workers from outside the European Union to move to Germany to take a job, a paper seen by Reuters shows, as Germany seeks to alleviate chronic labor ...
Nord Stream 2: Is Germany 'Captive' to Russian Energy?Council on Foreign Relations
Germany's planned immigration law – what you need to knowDeutsche Welle
First a wedding, then hard work: Putin to visit Germany's Merkeleuronews
Express.co.uk -Human Rights Watch
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:40:00 GMT


National Geographic

This Golden Head Adds a Twist to Ancient Roman History
National Geographic
For centuries, historians had agreed that the Romans intended to use military force to subdue Germany's tribes and create a new province north and east of the Rhine River. After a catastrophic battle in A.D. 9 cost the Roman army 15,000 men, the ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:21:00 GMT


New York Magazine

Having Decided It Can't Rely On America, Germany Debates Acquiring Its Own Nuclear Weapons
New York Magazine
The article drew many responses from European and American thinkers, most offering reasons why Germany could not, or should not, get the bomb: Such a step would be “strategic suicide,” said one keen observer, and Berlin should focus on strengthening ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:16:00 GMT


Business

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:20 GMT


Forbes

Why Quarterly Reporting From Business Makes Sense
Forbes
This morning President Trump directed the Security and Exchange Commission to explore extending financial reporting deadlines from three months to six. In a morning tweet, he said this suggestion came from top business leaders who told him that this ...
Trump is considering a huge change to the way America's biggest companies report their earningsBusiness Insider
Trump pushes for an end to quarterly earnings reports as a way to help business do 'even better'CNBC
Trump urges six-month earnings reports to replace quarterly reportsFox Business
NBCNews.com -Twitter
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:37:01 GMT


TechCrunch

YC-backed Mutiny helps B2B business personalize their website for each visitor
TechCrunch
Mutiny, which is part of the current batch of startups at accelerator Y Combinator, helps business-to-business, software-as-a-service companies present a message that's customized to each visitor on their website. Co-founder and CEO Jaleh Rezaei said ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:14:36 GMT


CNBC

Social change is part of business, Ben & Jerry's CEO says
CNBC
Businesses really don't have a choice about social activism, Ben & Jerry's new CEO Matthew McCarthy told CNBC on Friday. "The idea there's a choice to be made between being proactive, being activists as a business, and not is a bit of a false narrative ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:23:00 GMT


Business Insider

Trump's newest plan to reshape Wall Street may sound familiar — because Hillary Clinton had the same idea
Business Insider
"In speaking with some of the world's top business leaders I asked what it is that would make business (jobs) even better in the U.S. 'Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system,' said one," Trump tweeted. "That would allow greater flexibility ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:05:30 GMT


France

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:20 GMT


Reuters

Air France-KLM shares fall, Dutch pilots threaten to strike
Reuters
AMSTERDAM/PARIS (Reuters) - Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) shares fell on Friday in response to the hostile reception from unions to the company's new boss Benjamin Smith, while the airline's Dutch pilots threatened to strike over working conditions.
'Inconceivable': Air France appoints its first non-French bossThe Local France
Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worriedNews & Observer
Air France-KLM's New CEO Faces Immediate Union Threat of StrikeBloomberg
CNNMoney -FRANCE 24
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:35:56 GMT


Forbes

How This Anthropologist Is Assisting Entrepreneurs In France
Forbes
Mielly is currently working on a study of nomadic entrepreneurs through France's French Tech Ticket that provides international startups with resources (including money) to relocate and operate out of France for three years. “We're looking at how ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:38:58 GMT


ESPN (blog)

France fans flock to get new shirt with two World Cup winners' stars
ESPN (blog)
France fans can now wear their pride in their nation's 2018 World Cup triumph firmly on their chests after a second star was added to the national team's kit -- and there have been big queues to be the one of the first to own it. Les Bleus lifted the ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:49:15 GMT


The Local France

Visas and residency: How to make your dream of retiring in France a reality
The Local France
So what do you need to retire in France, regardless of where you're from? In a nutshell: a valid passport, proof of sufficient means of income, proof of medical insurance and proof of accommodation in France. It may seem straightforward but depending ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:18:39 GMT


Italy

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:20 GMT


ABC News

Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims
ABC News
With anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims' hometowns. Several angry families rebuffed the offer of a state funeral and the cardinal of Naples was ...
Italy bridge collapse: Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in GenoaUSA TODAY
How safe are Italy's roads and bridges?Aljazeera.com
Italy bridge collapse: Victims' families shun state funeralBBC News
CNBC
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:31:09 GMT


Bloomberg

Ronaldo's Italy Debut May Break 50-Year-Old UK Soccer Rule
Bloomberg
Executives at Eleven Sports are debating whether to stream Ronaldo's Italian league debut match live to U.K. audiences from the kickoff, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. If they do, they'll be flouting a rule that bans live ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:42:02 GMT


New York Times

Italy Bridge Was Known to Be in Trouble Long Before Collapse
New York Times
GENOA, Italy — As deaths from the bridge failure in Genoa rose on Wednesday to 39, it became clear that while the collapse was catastrophic, it was not exactly a surprise. Years before part of the structure dissolved in a lethal cascade of concrete ...
Italy Bridge Tragedy Calls for Cooler HeadsBloomberg
Italy starts blame game after bridge collapse kills dozensCNBC
The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapseWashington Post
The Independent -The Economist
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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:15:30 GMT


Forbes

Is Italy's Infrastructure Crumbling Because The EU Won't Let The Government Spend Enough?
Forbes
If Italy launched a well-designed public investment program, financial markets would fund a larger government deficit, because better infrastructure improves the business environment and boosts economic growth--it's a good investment. Italy could defy ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:20:00 GMT


Turkey

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:20 GMT


Wall Street Journal

How Erdogan's Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink
Wall Street Journal
The new rules lifted restrictions that barred companies without revenue in hard currencies from doing such borrowing—as long as the loans exceeded $5 million. “It was tantamount to saying: If you drink, drink a lot,” said one official in Ankara ...
Turkey's lira weakens 4 percent, Trump says won't take pastor's detention 'sitting down'Reuters
US Threatens Further Sanctions Against Turkey Over Detained PastorNPR
Erdogan to Turkey: The West Is Waging 'Economic War'New York Times
BBC News -Business Insider -Aljazeera.com
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:39:27 GMT


Bloomberg

Turkey Cut Deeper Into Junk as S&P Sees Recession Next Year
Bloomberg
The lira slumped after the Trump administration sanctioned members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government amid an escalating dispute over a detained U.S. pastor that has roiled financial markets in Turkey and beyond. Erdogan portrayed the ...
S&P cuts Turkey credit rating deeper into junk territoryCNBC
S&P Global, Moody's both downgrade Turkey's sovereign ratingsMarketWatch

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:57:09 GMT


New York Times

Trump, Elon Musk, Turkey: Your Friday Evening Briefing
New York Times
He blamed local officials, saying they were inflating the cost, and used the opportunity to criticize them, saying the city was “poorly” run. The parade, which was never widely embraced, was initially scheduled for Nov. 10 — on Veterans Day weekend.

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:16:29 GMT


Reuters

Turkey's lira weakens 5 percent, court rejects US pastor's appeal
Reuters
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's battered lira weakened 5 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected a U.S. Christian pastor's appeal for release, a day after the United States warned of further sanctions unless Ankara hands over the detained minister.
Turkey to Retaliate if US Slaps on More Sanctions - MinisterSputnik International
EXCLUSIVE: Turkey ready to release pastor but US offering nothingMiddle East Eye
Dollar slides, headed for first weekly loss in a monthMarketWatch

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:55:19 GMT


Syria

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:21 GMT


Washington Post

Trump administration is stopping funding for Syria reconstruction efforts
Washington Post
The State Department is pulling back funding for rebuilding parts of Syria once held by the Islamic State, canceling $230 million in planned spending it now says will be paid for by other countries, officials said Friday. Most of the U.S. money was ...
US ends funding for stabilizing Syria, stresses commitment to defeating ISISCNN
US pulls Syria stabilization fundingCBS News
US ending funding for Syria recovery projects, shifting burden to other nationsLos Angeles Times
CNBC -Wall Street Journal
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:55:18 GMT

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:27:00 GMT


US To Pull Back Aid From Syria, Asks Other Countries To Pitch In For Rebuilding
NPR
The Trump administration is cutting money it was going to spend aiding the people of Raqqa — a Syrian city that still has many areas in rubble after the fight to push out ISIS. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:59:00 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Iraq says its warplanes killed 28 ISIL members in eastern Syria
Aljazeera.com
The Iraqi army says it has killed 28 members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, after carrying out two air strikes on eastern Syria. Security officials told the Associated Press (AP) on Friday that F-16 ...
Iraq bombs Islamic State 'operations room' in SyriaReuters
Iraq says its warplanes hit IS targets in Syria, killing 28Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:11:00 GMT


Refugees

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:21 GMT


Reuters

The Rohingya lists: refugees compile their own record of those killed in Myanmar
Reuters
Yet Mohib Bullah is among a group of refugees who have achieved something that aid groups, foreign governments and journalists have not. They have painstakingly pieced together, name-by-name, the only record of Rohingya Muslims who were allegedly ...
Refugees are human too, and they will need a homeThe Straits Times
One year on, a million Rohingya refugees still fear for their livesThe Guardian
Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar gripped by fear after spate of murdersSky News
South China Morning Post -Treasury.gov -Online Burma Library -NPR
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:43:15 GMT


euronews

Hamburg sells unused housing for refugees on eBay
euronews
The structures, which were purchased three years ago at the height of the refugee crisis, are being sold as the number of arrivals in Germany has declined massively. In 2015, some 890,000 asylum-seekers arrived in Germany. Last year, there were 186,644 ...
Hamburg sells off former houses for refugeesMiami Herald

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:20:48 GMT


EURACTIV

Germany and Greece reach agreement to repatriate refugees
EURACTIV
Berlin has reached an agreement with Athens to send back refugees to Greece if they have already applied for asylum there. The move follows a similar agreement with Spain earlier this month while a deal with Italy is also soon to follow. “The ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:18:10 GMT


Radio New Zealand

Concerns grow for refugees refusing food and water
Radio New Zealand
The Iranian-born refugee has been held on the island, along with his family, for five years. Refugee advocacy organisation Doctors for Refugees has been monitoring the boy's health. "Doctors have had concerns about this young child for a very long time ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:39:38 GMT


Trade

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:33:21 GMT


Wall Street Journal

US, China Plot Road Map to Resolve Trade Dispute by November
Wall Street Journal
The planning represents an effort on both sides to keep a deepening trade dispute—which already has involved tariffs on billions of dollars of goods and could target hundreds of billions of dollars more—from torpedoing the U.S.-China relationship and ...
US, China plot roadmap for meeting between Trump, Xi to resolve trade dispute: Wall Street JournalCNBC
Chinese Show Signs Of Bowing To Trump's Trade DemandsForbes
US business 'friends' staying out of trade war as they try to push China to act, sources saySouth China Morning Post
New York Times -Bloomberg -CNNMoney
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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:13:58 GMT


Voice of America

Stocks Jump as Hopes Rise for Progress on China Trade Talks
Voice of America
Stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries hope to have a resolution by November. Industrial, health care and ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:03:00 GMT


The Verge

Trump's trade war is coming for cheap scooters and the startups that love them
The Verge
The Trump administration's latest trade penalties against China could siphon millions of dollars from Silicon Valley's latest darling: electric scooter startups. Since most US e-scooter companies rely on vehicles manufactured in China, the most recent ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:30:04 GMT


CNBC

Asia markets close mostly positive following US-China trade developments
CNBC
Asia markets largely advanced on Friday, following a strong lead in from Wall Street and positive news on the U.S.-China trade front. The Nikkei 225 traded up by 0.35 percent, 78.34 points, to close at 22,270.38. Most major sectors in Japan rose, with ...

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:50:12 GMT


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