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Brexit

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BBC News

Davos 2018: UK should go for soft Brexit, says Norway PM
BBC News
The Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, has told the BBC that Britain should push for a "soft Brexit" and that close ties to the European Union (EU) are very important for the UK and the European economy. She said that Norway would not object to a ...
Brexit weekly briefing: a softer stance, or wishful thinking?The Guardian
EU will pay for foreigners to stay in UK after Brexit – but insist we MUST agree to open borders until 2021 or deal ...The Sun
Ireland to get two extra MEPs after BrexitRTE.ie
EUobserver -The Independent -Irish Times
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:53:19 GMT


The Guardian

Hammond dismisses Johnson's talk of post-Brexit NHS dividend
The Guardian
Allies of the foreign secretary have been briefing that Johnson has a “track record of winning” and would not relent on demands for £100m a week for the NHS, in recognition of the lower payments to Brussels that will be necessary in the future. The ...
Boris Johnson, Brexit and the problem of NHS fundingFinancial Times
Boris Johnson knows what the public want out of Brexit. Mock him, Remainers, at your perilTelegraph.co.uk
Philip Hammond to Boris Johnson: No Brexit dividend for NHSPOLITICO.eu
The Independent -RT -Mirror.co.uk
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:02:47 GMT


The Guardian

OECD chief: We have to make Brexit as smooth as possible
The Guardian
“There is a nearness and a closeness, 40 years of living as part of the same family. That doesn't disappear with the stroke of a pen or because of a referendum.” The OECD secretary general said his strong support for the UK to remain in the EU had been ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:26:14 GMT


Brexit Britain is Hotel California for EU citizens – if we want to stay we can never leave
New Statesman
And yet, we have found ourselves either trapped in the UK or uneasily leaving, and though the people with knowledge of the situation tell us that the exact details of our fate will be revealed to us later this year, few are willing to take anything ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:37:37 GMT


European Union

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Express.co.uk

Make Europe Great Again! Polish MEP warns Polexit could END the 'sick' European Union
Express.co.uk
The situation has devolved to a degree where Mr Iwaszkiewicz sees no other outcome of Poland being pushed out, other than a total collapse of the Union. This is not the European Union that Poland entered or ever wanted, he underlined. The MEP said: “An ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:31:58 GMT


POLITICO.eu

Asian sweatshop fears threaten EU's trade momentum
POLITICO.eu
Promising a “Europe that protects,” Macron wants to hit back against populist parties by showing that the EU can cushion its workers against untrammeled free trade and unfair competition from Asian sweatshops. To do so, he wants to include sanctions in ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 04:30:16 GMT


Moneycontrol.com

European Union takes Panama, seven others off tax haven list
Moneycontrol.com
The EU removed eight countries including Panama from its new tax haven blacklist today after they pledged to address its concerns, in a move swiftly condemned by activists. The United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Mongolia, Macau, Grenada and Barbados were ...
EU removes Panama, seven others from tax-haven blacklist, triggering criticismReuters
EU removes Panama, seven others from tax haven blacklistFRANCE 24
EU taking 8 jurisdictions off its tax haven blacklistFox News
euronews -EU News
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:58:00 GMT


CNBC

France would have voted to leave EU too if in UK's situation, French leader Macron says
CNBC
The French leader said that he hopes the ongoing Brexit negotiations will deliver a deep and special relationship with the U.K., but that any deal with the EU "will be by definition less deep than today." "The deepest possible relation is being a ...

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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:58:00 GMT


China

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:14:06 GMT


New York Times

US Tariffs, Aimed at China and South Korea, to Hit Targets Worldwide
New York Times
DAVOS, Switzerland — When the Trump administration unveiled tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines — industries dominated by Chinese and South Korean businesses — they deliberately applied them to products from around the world. The ...
Donald Trump has finally dealt his first blow to China's economyVox
Did Trump just start a trade war with China?CNNMoney
Trump's “America First” policy on solar panels will likely benefit… ChinaQuartz
Voice of America -Bloomberg -Fortune
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:31:30 GMT


New York Times

China's Propagandists Wanted a Hero. 'Frost Boy' Fit the Bill.
New York Times
Now Wang Fuman, the 8-year-old Chinese student known as Frost Boy, is taking on a new role: propaganda star. Fuman was thrust into the spotlight this month when a teacher at his school in southern China shared a photo showing him covered in frost, the ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:24:52 GMT


BBC News

Hong Kong book publisher 'seized from China train'
BBC News
A Hong Kong publisher with Swedish citizenship was seized on a train to Beijing despite being accompanied by two Swedish diplomats, his family say. Gui Minhai made headlines when he vanished in Thailand in 2015 and later resurfaced in China, along with ...
Bookseller kidnap: China hints Swedish diplomats broke lawsThe Guardian
Sweden Wants Answers About Its Seized Citizen. China Isn't Giving Any.New York Times
A Publisher of Banned Books, Imprisoned by China in 2015, Has Disappeared AgainTIME
CNN -Financial Times -Channel NewsAsia
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:17:27 GMT


CNBC

China's online quiz craze is attracting millions of players — and tech giants are jumping on board
CNBC
It seems like a game everyone wins: some of China's biggest tech companies, looking to hook in new consumers, are using cash prizes to draw millions of contenders to mobile-based online quiz shows. Up to 6 million people at a time log into the free ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:13:00 GMT


World

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CNBC

Anti-globalization and isolationist trends must be stopped, India's Modi tells Davos
CNBC
The world is facing many new and serious challenges from the rise of anti-globalization to technological changes and the environment, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday. Giving the opening plenary speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF ...
The India that Modi sold at Davos isn't quite the India we live inQuartz

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:00:04 GMT


Bloomberg

World's Biggest Solar Players Say Trump's Tariffs Could Have Been Worse
Bloomberg
Bloomberg's Lynn Doan reports on the impact of Trump's duties on solar equipment made abroad. The world's biggest solar panel manufacturers were expecting a bigger blow than the 30 percent tariff President Donald Trump slapped on U.S. imports. From ...
'America First' tariffs on imports spark Asia outcryBBC News

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:33:53 GMT


Bloomberg

Davos Warns Not to Get Too Complacent While World Economy Picks Up
Bloomberg
It's a conflicted backdrop for world leaders and global executives gathering for the meetings that this year will host U.S. President Donald Trump, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron, along with many leading CEOs ...
Trump promised to 'Make America Great Again.' World says he's doing the oppositeUSA TODAY
Why Trump is going to Davos, the world's biggest party for globalist elites, explainedVox
What's World Economic Forum and why does Davos matter?Aljazeera.com
Financial Times -The Independent
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:20:04 GMT


HuffPost

The World's Ugliest American
HuffPost
One year into the Trump administration, as our president prepares for his trip to address the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, here is the dynamic abroad: No foreign enemy could have degraded America's global standing so completely in so short a ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:01:40 GMT


South China Sea

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Reuters

China's top paper says US forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments
Reuters
“If the relevant party once more makes trouble out of nothing and causes tensions, then it will only cause China to reach this conclusion: in order to earnestly protect peace in the South China Sea, China must strengthen and speed up the building of ...
China Accuses US Warship of Trespassing, Says It Will Take 'Necessary Measures' to Ensure SovereigntyNewsweek
China 'warns off' US destroyer near South China Sea's strategic Scarborough ShoalSouth China Morning Post
US Navy sails near disputed South China Sea waters, sparking outrage in BeijingThe Sydney Morning Herald
The Japan Times -Stars and Stripes -Global Times
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:10:37 GMT


Newsweek

China Says 'Reckless' US To Blame For Military Build Up in South China Sea
Newsweek
China lashed out at the U.S. Navy for provoking trouble in the South China Sea on Monday, after Washington sailed a guided-missile destroyer near the disputed Huangyan island without permission from the Chinese government last week. China's foreign ...
South China Sea: Beijing threatens military 'build-up' to USNEWS.com.au
South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operations Near Scarborough ShoalThe Diplomat
China to US: Your fault we are militarising South China SeaThe Straits Times
Global Trade Magazine (blog)
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:25:00 GMT


South China Morning Post

Surveillance under the sea: how China is listening in near Guam
South China Morning Post
China has planted powerful listening devices in two strategic seabeds deep in the waters near Guam, America's biggest military base in the Western Pacific. The cutting-edge acoustic sensors – some of which have a listening range of more than 1,000km ...

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:02:08 GMT


Next Big Future

China will again triple dredging and will have over 50 fortified islands by 2030 in South China Sea
Next Big Future
The Tian Kun Hao has a deck the size of nine basketball courts, it is capable of dredging up to 6,000 cubic meters an hour and can dig as deep as 35 meters under the sea floor. It also has an advanced global positioning system and thanks to an ...

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:24:52 GMT


Russia

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New York Times

Jeff Sessions Is Questioned for Hours in Russia Inquiry
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for several hours last week by the special counsel's office as part of the investigation into Russia's meddling in the election and whether the president obstructed justice since taking office ...
Trump-Russia: Jeff Sessions questioned in Mueller inquiryBBC News
Attorney General Jeff Sessions questioned in special counsel's Russia probeCNBC
Mueller's team grilled Sessions about RussiaNew York Post
NPR -Washington Post -Chicago Tribune
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:13:17 GMT


The Atlantic

Trump and Russia Both Seek to Exacerbate the Same Political Divisions
The Atlantic
I am not implying that Trump and Pence coordinated with Russia. They surely picked a fight with Black Lives Matter totally independently of any foreign machinations. What I am saying is that the Trump/Pence coalition benefits from an angry, polarized ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:13:00 GMT


Daily Beast

Was This Russian General Murdered Over the Steele Dossier?
Daily Beast
In fact, there is evidence that at least one Russian was murdered because of Steele's revelations: Gen. Oleg Erovinkin of Russia's State Security Service (FSB). On the morning of Dec. 26, 2016, Erovinkin, age 61, was found dead in his car in central ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:09:04 GMT


CNBC

Russia has 'learned its lesson' about oil price volatility, wealth fund chief says
CNBC
Russia has "learned its lesson" about oil price volatility, the chief executive of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) told CNBC Tuesday. Speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos, RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev emphasized the importance of ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:39:19 GMT


UK

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New York Times

21st Century Fox Bid for Sky Is Provisionally Rejected by UK Regulator
New York Times
LONDON — The media mogul Rupert Murdoch has long coveted Sky, the British satellite broadcaster, and he has made multiple attempts over several years to take over the company. On Tuesday, a British regulator beat him back, provisionally rejecting 21st ...
UK regulator: Fox-Sky deal is against public interestCNNMoney
UK regulator rules against Murdoch takeover of SkyFinancial Times
UK Regulator Says Fox Takeover of Sky Not in Public InterestU.S. News & World Report
New York Magazine -Wall Street Journal -Engadget
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:06:00 GMT


BBC News

UK government borrowing narrows after EU credit
BBC News
UK government borrowing nearly halved in December from a year earlier, helped by a rebate from the European Union. Public sector borrowing, excluding state-owned banks, fell to a lower-than-expected £2.6bn last month, a £2.5bn fall from December 2016 ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:19:34 GMT


BBC News

Major UK cyber attack is 'when, not if', says security chief
BBC News
Mr Martin told the paper: "I think it is a matter of when, not if and we will be fortunate to come to the end of the decade without having a category one attack." He also warned that whilst he had not seen any successful attempts to interfere with the ...
Major cyberattack on UK infrastructure is 'when, not if'Sky News
Major cyber-attack on UK a matter of 'when, not if' – security chiefThe Guardian

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:30:53 GMT


Lexington Herald Leader

How many first-round picks does this UK team have? Analyst explains Cats' NBA upside.
Lexington Herald Leader
For the first time in his tenure as Kentucky's basketball coach, John Calipari might be guiding a team that does not feature a future top-10 NBA Draft pick. There's still time — plenty of it, in fact — for one or more of these young Wildcats to break ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:43:00 GMT


Germany

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New York Times

Imagining a Post-Merkel Germany
New York Times
HAMBURG, Germany — Europe sighed in relief on Sunday night when the news broke that Germany's Social Democratic Party had agreed to negotiate another coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats. Since the inconclusive national ...
Germany's Social Democrats only 4 points ahead of far-right AfDPOLITICO.eu
Germany Anti-Euro Party to Chair Budget Committee if SPD Joins GovernmentU.S. News & World Report
Germany's Far Right to Lead Budget Committee With Euro-SkepticBloomberg
Nature.com -Independent.ie -Deutsche Welle
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:52:44 GMT


Arizona Daily Sun

The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump's plan for new tariffs
Arizona Daily Sun
File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:35:00 GMT


The Sun

Germany plane crash leaves four dead after rescue helicopter and small aircraft collide near Philippsburg
The Sun
Germany plane crash leaves four dead after rescue helicopter and small aircraft collide near Philippsburg. The horrific crash occurred near Philippsburg, in the Baden-Wurttemberg region, which is the site of a nuclear power plant and home to 13,000 ...
4 dead after small plane, chopper crash in GermanyABC News
Plane and air ambulance crash mid-air in Philippsburg, Germany, near nuclear power plantExpress.co.uk
Helicopter, light aircraft collide in southwestern GermanyDeutsche Welle
BBC News -Anadolu Agency
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:00:12 GMT


BBC News

Germany school attack: Pupil 'killed by classmate' near Dortmund
BBC News
Germany school attack: Pupil 'killed by classmate' near Dortmund. 23 January 2018. Share this with Facebook; Share this with Twitter; Share this with Messenger; Share this with Messenger; Share this with Email; Share. Share this with. These are ...
Teen, 15, held over death of fellow pupil in GermanySky News
Teenager, 15, Held Over Death Of Classmate, 14, In GermanyHuffPost UK
Pupil, 15, arrested for 'stabbing classmate to death' at German school near DortmundMirror.co.uk
NEWS.com.au
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:47:26 GMT


Business

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Business Insider

Anthony Noto resigns as COO of Twitter to become CEO of SoFi
Business Insider
"I'm grateful to the SoFi board for this extraordinary opportunity to lead one of the most important new companies at the intersection of technology and finance," Noto said in SoFi's statement about the news. Twitter's chief operating officer, Anthony ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:12:13 GMT


Business Insider

Here's how customer service can drive retail churn
Business Insider
The study also found that a significant and growing proportion of consumers over the prior year stopped doing business with a company due to poor customer service — 54% of consumers stopped doing business with a company due to bad service in 2017 ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:21:33 GMT


CNBC

What it's like to work at Netflix's dying DVD business
CNBC
But even as the service sheds members, Netflix has no motivation to formally phase out the DVD business. After all, it still pumps out profit — $62.7 million last quarter — which the company can inject into its fast-growing streaming business ...
Netflix blew past subscriber growth targets in Q4, and the stock is soaring to record highsBusiness Insider

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:50:19 GMT


Business Insider

Trump Says 'Nobody Knows' If An Immigration Deal Can Happen
NPR
Updated at 10:09 a.m. ET. The federal government is back open for business Tuesday, but the immigration fight that brought it to a three-day shutdown is far from over. On Monday, Congress passed a stopgap spending bill that funds the government through ...
OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Trump signs temporary funding bill to end government shutdownBusiness Insider

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:13:03 GMT


France

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:14:09 GMT


New York Times

France's New Labor Laws: 'Flexibility, and No Security'
New York Times
PARIS — The announcements came in a steady drumbeat. Around 1,300 job cuts at France's biggest automaker. At least 2,500 at France's largest supermarket chain. Over 200 sought at a major clothing retailer. And thousands more are on the way. Just weeks ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:23:00 GMT


Toyota to expand plant, employment in France
NHK WORLD
Japanese automaker Toyota Motor says it will expand its production capacity in France and hire more workers there. The country's president has welcomed the decision. Toyota officials said on Monday they will invest more than 360 million dollars in ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:53:05 GMT


Engadget

Touring France's EV charging network in the Renault Zoe
Engadget
A full charge consumes around 50-60 kWh, or around 7 to 8 euros' worth of electricity in France. The next day, my spouse and I elected to do a trip of about 100 miles (150 km) heading to a city known for its white wine, Sancerre (yes, my spirit emoji ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:30:31 GMT


CNBC

Google and Facebook unveil big investments in France
CNBC
“We're happy to contribute to France's progress towards becoming a global champion of digital technology,” said Sundar Pichai, Google chief executive, in a blog post. “The country's achievements in the sciences, arts and academia make it an ideal home ...
France to decide on reactor closures by end-2018 - ministerReuters
Exclusive: Trump expected to invite France's Macron for first state visit of his presidencyCNN
France renews push to lure bankers to Paris after BrexitFRANCE 24
Engadget -TechCrunch -CNET
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:39:51 GMT


Italy

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:14:09 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Italian politician pledges to kick out half a million illegal migrants if elected prime minister
Telegraph.co.uk
“There are half a million irregular migrants in Italy. All of them need to be sent home,” Mr Salvini told La Repubblica newspaper. The remarks came as the Catholic Church warned that political parties risked fomenting a “climate of fear” by campaigning ...
Silvio Berlusconi flexes his political muscle in ItalyFinancial Times
Italy elections: as left splinters, Berlusconi waits in wingsThe Guardian
These are the promises Italy's political parties have made to votersThe Local Italy
POLITICO.eu -U.S. News & World Report -Express.co.uk
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:43:00 GMT


The Local Italy

Italy has a worse quality of life than China: survey
The Local Italy
A breakdown of how participants scored Italy for quality of life. The picture of Italy that emerges from the ranking is of a country that's better to visit than to live in. "While Italy may make an ideal tourist destination, life in the country is more ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:43:16 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

Next Italy Government Must Focus on Constant and Credible Debt Reduction: Economy Minister
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: Italy's Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan attends a conference on the EU's next long-term budget after Brexit in Brussels, Belgium, January 8, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Reuters. ROME (Reuters) - Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:31:00 GMT


Discover the hidden secrets of Italy's extra-virgin olive oil
ABC News
“What we're seeing right now in Italy is the effect of drought. There are pests and outbreaks of bacterial infections.” Cord said in 2016. “The olive oil producer is on a never-ending battle with climatic conditions, economic conditions, and a whole ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:29:21 GMT


Turkey

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:14:09 GMT


Reuters

Turkey says seeks no clash with US, Russia, but will pursue Syria goals
Reuters
The United States and Russia both have military forces in Syria and have urged Turkey to show restraint in its campaign, named Operation Olive Branch, to crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG in the Afrin region on Turkey's southern border. The operation ...
Turkish assault on Kurdish militia in Syria has 'killed 24 civilians'The Guardian
As Turkey Attacks Kurds in Syria, US Is on the SidelineNew York Times
Turkey battles YPG 'on two fronts' in Syria's AfrinAljazeera.com
BBC News -ABC News -The Hindu
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:39:20 GMT


Aljazeera.com

'Relentless' shelling as Turkey intensifies Afrin push
Aljazeera.com
The Turkish army has intensified an offensive against Syrian Kurdish positions in the enclave of Afrin, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there would be no "stepping back" in Ankara's operation, now in its third day. Anadolu, Turkey's state-run ...
Syria offensive: Turkish troops 'capture villages' in AfrinBBC News
Tillerson 'concerned' at Turkey's expanding Syria offensiveCNN
Turkish Troops Attack US-Backed Kurds in Syria, a Clash of NATO AlliesNew York Times
NPR -Reuters -The Guardian
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:09:39 GMT


New York Times

US Senate, Turkey, Davos: Your Tuesday Briefing
New York Times
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit Pete Marovich for The New York Times. • The U.S. government shutdown is over: President Trump signed a bill funding the government ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:02:07 GMT


EURACTIV

Turkey and EU shadow-box over illusive accession process
EURACTIV
Turkey's accession process is neither formally suspended nor canceled but the European Commission is not working on opening new negotiation chapters, an EU official told EURACTIV.com following Ankara's fresh all-or-nothing request for full membership ...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:30:56 GMT


Syria

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PBS NewsHour

US says Russia to blame for Syrian chemical weapon attacks
PBS NewsHour
PARIS — Russia is ultimately to blame for any use of chemical weapons in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday amid reports of a suspected chemical attack this week near the capital, Damascus. Tillerson said Russia is violating a ...
Tillerson: Russia 'bears responsibility' for suspected chemical attack in SyriaPolitico
US Accuses Syria of New Chemical Weapons UseNew York Times
Rex Tillerson denounces Russian aid to SyriaCBS News
The Independent -ABC News -CBC.ca
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:15:00 GMT


The Guardian

Turkish assault on Kurdish militia in Syria has 'killed 24 civilians'
The Guardian
As many as 24 civilians have been killed and an estimated 5,000 displaced in the first three days of Turkey's offensive against a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria, the United Nations and monitors said on Tuesday. Turkey launched the assault on ...
Thousands on run, hiding as Turkey keeps up Syria offensiveABC News
America's Role in Syria Just Got a Lot More ComplicatedNew York Magazine
Turkey says seeks no clash with US, Russia, but will pursue Syria goalsReuters
U.S. News & World Report -BBC News -Washington Post
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:49:30 GMT


The Intercept

Israel's “Safe Zone” Is Creeping Farther Into Syria
The Intercept
Israel is expanding its influence and control deeper into opposition-held southern Syria, according to multiple sources in the area. After failed attempts to ensure its interests were safeguarded by the major players in the war next door, Israel is ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:27:00 GMT


CNN

Tillerson 'concerned' at Turkey's expanding Syria offensive
CNN
His spokeswoman, Michelle Barton, told CNN that McGurk was there "as part of his regularly scheduled trips to the region to consult with senior leaders on the campaign to defeat ISIS," and stopped in Iraq and Syria. The Turkish offensive appeared to ...
Syria offensive: Turkish troops 'capture villages' in AfrinBBC News
Turkish Troops Attack US-Backed Kurds in Syria, a Clash of NATO AlliesNew York Times
Turkish attack in northern Syria threatens to ignite broader conflictCNN International
The Guardian -Aljazeera.com -Washington Post
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:52:31 GMT


Refugees

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NPR

The Refugees Who Don't Want To Go Home ... Yet
NPR
Mohamed Yonus (dark shirt, green skirt) carries his distribution bag to his home in the Hakimpara refugee camp. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption. toggle caption. Allison Joyce for NPR. Mohamed Yonus (dark shirt, green skirt) carries his distribution ...
UNHCR - Rohingya refugees race to fix up shelters as monsoon loomsUNHCR

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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:07:13 GMT


Human Rights Watch

Bangladesh Postpones Controversial Plan To Send Rohingya Refugees Back Home
NPR
Bangladesh says it is postponing the start of a program to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. The controversial repatriation plan was supposed to start tomorrow. And while it's supposed to be voluntary, human rights groups ...
Burma/Bangladesh: Return Plan Endangers RefugeesHuman Rights Watch
Bangladesh delays repatriation of Rohingya refugeesNHK WORLD
UN: Myanmar Not Safe for Rohingya Refugees to ReturnVoice of America
Vox -SFGate
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:20:31 GMT


New York Times

Why the US Is Taking 58 Refugees in a Deal Trump Called 'Dumb'
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — They were the asylum seekers Australia rejected, and President Trump resisted: the men stuck on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea because of Australia's offshore detention policy. Now 58 of them are on their way to the United States ...
Manus refugees: Second group held by Australia leaves for USBBC News
Second group of Manus Island refugees depart for US under resettlement dealThe Guardian
Australian refugee advocates say 40 refugees bound for USFox News
HuffPost -Channel NewsAsia -Radio New Zealand
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:14:17 GMT


The Guardian

Cate Blanchett urges Davos to give refugees more compassion
The Guardian
Davos also heard that there could be fresh humanitarian crises in 2018, which could lead to even more refugees seeking sanctuary across the globe. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said there were many fragile ...
At Davos, Cate Blanchett urges leaders to see refugees afreshReliefWeb
Cate Blanchett Calls For Documentary Makers To Shine Light On Refugee CrisisDeadline
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett discusses plight of refugees at DavosArab News

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:27:00 GMT


Trade

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CNNMoney

Did Trump just start a trade war with China?
CNNMoney
"While both economies would lose from a trade war, China would lose more," said Kuijs, simply because Chinese exports to the U.S. are about four times as big as U.S. exports to China. China is reluctant to disrupt "a relationship that clearly has ...
Trump Pulls His Punches in First Foray Into Long-Pledged TariffsBloomberg
Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in first major trade action of 2018Washington Post
Solar Trade Case: Trump Says Yes To New Tariffs That Target ChinaFortune
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:16:00 GMT


CNNMoney

The Pacific trade deal Trump quit is back on
CNNMoney
The world is pressing ahead with big multilateral free trade deals despite opposition from President Trump. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal that Trump ditched in January 2017 has been revived by the remaining 11 nations, who will work towards ...
Trans-Pacific trade pact, without US, to be signed in March: JapanReuters
Trudeau announces trade agreement without USCBS News
Pacific Nations Agree to Save TPP Trade Pact After Trump QuitBloomberg
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:49:26 GMT


CBS News

India's Modi defends free trade as the US raises tariffs
CBS News
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Tuesday that the recent wave of trade protectionism, in which governments raise barriers to free trade between nations, is "worrisome." Modi delivered the warning in a speech Tuesday at the World Economic ...
The Latest: Trudeau says US should see merits of NAFTAABC News
As US raises tariffs, India's Modi defends free tradePost-Bulletin
India's Modi Says Protectionism Is Hurting Global TradeWall Street Journal
Charlotte Observer -NBC4 Washington
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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:03:00 GMT


ESPN

Courtney Lee, Willy Hernangomez among names Knicks could move
ESPN
Those comments are instructive as New York approaches its first trade deadline with Perry and team president Steve Mills running the show. Perry and the Knicks -- along with every other general manager in the NBA at this point on the calendar -- have ...
Knicks Trade Rumors: Warriors Linked to Kyle O'Quinn, Teams Eye Enes KanterBleacher Report
NBA Rumors: Knicks Could Be Active at Trade DeadlineSports Illustrated
NBA trade rumors: Warriors interested in Knicks' Kyle O'QuinnSporting News

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:35:41 GMT


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