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Brexit


Financial Times

Ingram Pinn's illustration of the week: The road to Brexit
Financial Times
David Davis, the Brexit secretary, this week put forward the UK's proposals for leaving the EU. The plans include a transitional period of up to three years that allows Britain to retain current trading arrangements while negotiating new deals with ...
Walking away from the EU without a deal after Brexit would NOT be a disaster and could lead to cheaper food, think ...The Sun
'No Deal' With EU No Disaster for Post-Brexit UK, Says ReportBloomberg
EU citizens will not need visas to visit UK after Brexit, say sourcesThe Guardian
Daily Mail -Express.co.uk -Forbes
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:28:58 GMT


The Guardian

Is Nick Clegg our anti-Brexit hero – or just a wind-up merchant?
The Guardian
I can't be the only one who's stared out of the window lately and wondered what I could do to stop Brexit happening, before being crushed by a feeling of insignificance. In more desperate moments I try to reassure myself that somewhere someone in a ...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:11:00 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

'Brexit effect' sees biggest boom in US tourists visiting the UK since the 1980s
Telegraph.co.uk
The "Brexit effect" has seen the biggest increase in US tourists coming to the UK since the 1980s, official data shows. Figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed that the past six months have seen a 25pc rise in visitors from North ...
UK tourism sector booms as sterling fallsBBC News
UK sees record tourist numbers after pound's post-Brexit plungeBT.com

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:52:16 GMT


Bloomberg

UK Is Said Set to Give More Brexit Plan Details Next Week
Bloomberg
The U.K. is preparing to give further details of its approach to Brexit next week when it lays out positions in at least three different areas that it wants to negotiate with the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish two ...
Australia demands equal immigration rights to EU citizens after BrexitBusiness Insider
Brexit trade talks may be reduced to as little as 10 monthsThe Guardian
Brexit: UK looks to keep visa-free travel from EUBBC News
The Independent -New York Times -Financial Times
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:39:06 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Brexit will bring us closer to the antipodean cousins we wrongly cold-shouldered
Telegraph.co.uk
When Napoleon Bonaparte brought France under his control a little over two hundred years ago, he came up with a simple plan for dealing with the pesky British, who were holding out against domination by a foreign power. He devised the Continental ...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:08:23 GMT


European Union


Express.co.uk

'Impossible!' Anger as EU unveils emergency plans to wipe out ALL of Majorca's plant life
Express.co.uk
According to EU documents initial containment plans drawn up by Brussels have failed, leading eurocrats to propose the more radical solution of chopping down huge swathes of vegetation in a bid to halt its advance. According to Spain's El Confidential ...

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:58:34 GMT


Grist

The European Union is considering an electric car mandate.
Grist
Per reports from Climate Home, the E.U. governing body is mulling an electric and hybrid car quota for automakers by 2030. Though such a proposal would fit with the E.U.'s overall pro-climate stance, it may or may not happen, according to contradictory ...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:40:42 GMT


News-Medical.net

New MyoVista hsECG device launched in the European Union for early detection of heart disease
News-Medical.net
HeartSciences today announced the European launch of MyoVista® high sensitivity electrocardiograph (hsECG™) Testing Device, developed in response to the global unmet need for effective, low-cost, front-line screening of cardiac disease in both ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:30:24 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

European Union citizens will be free to cross into UK from Ireland after Brexit, British Government admits
Telegraph.co.uk
The news will raise fears of a backdoor into Britain for migrants from the European Union after Britain quits the EU in March 2019. Details of the plans were set out in a 28 page paper published by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Australia demands equal immigration rights to EU citizens after BrexitBusiness Insider
EU will use Brexit to warn other countries AGAINST leaving, claims former Cameron aideExpress.co.uk
Brexit: EU trade talks 'may not happen until Christmas', Cabinet fearsThe Independent
New York Times -Bloomberg -ABC News
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:06:57 GMT


Express.co.uk

Bavaria refuses to bow down to EU rules as German state demands border checks remain
Express.co.uk
Under EU rules, border checks can be temporarily re-introduced by member states if there is a threat to national security or public safety. France temporarily reimposed immigration controls on its border with Italy in 2011 for the same reason. At the ...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:13:00 GMT


China


The Verge

China launches cyber-court to handle internet-related disputes
The Verge
China's new cyber-court in the city of Hangzhou will start hearing cases today that exclusively deal with e-commerce and internet-related cases, according to China Law Blog. The court will have the ability to handle all aspects of a case online from ...
China's online court heard its first case todayEngadget
Chinese 'cyber-court' launched for online casesBBC News
China opens its first 'cyber court'Yahoo News

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:33:58 GMT


Business Insider

The US just fired the first shot in a trade war with China
Business Insider
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, July 8, 2017. Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP. The US has initiated an investigation into China's ...
US triggers trade investigation of ChinaFinancial Times
Chinese state media revel in Donald Trump's Charlottesville woesThe Guardian
Bannon Isn't Wrong. China Is Becoming the World's Dominant EconomyFortune
Forbes -Reuters -Washington Examiner
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:30:45 GMT


CNBC

China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports
CNBC
A document released Friday by the State Council, China's Cabinet, was the latest move by regulators to tap the brakes on a string of foreign acquisitions. The Cabinet document limits overseas investments in areas such as hotels, cinemas, the ...
China Makes It Official, Formalizes Overseas Acquisitions RestrictionsVariety
Chinese crackdown on overseas spending could hit UK property pricesTelegraph.co.uk
China Codifies Crackdown on 'Irrational' Outbound InvestmentBloomberg
U.S. News & World Report
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:34:00 GMT


New York Times

China Steps Up Warnings Over Debt-Fueled Overseas Acquisitions
New York Times
BEIJING — China moved on Friday to curb investment overseas by its companies and conglomerates, issuing its strongest signal yet that it wants to rein in runaway debt that could pose a threat to the country's slowing economy. Beijing has stepped up ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:47:17 GMT


The Guardian

China moves to curb overseas acquisitions as firms' debt levels rise
The Guardian
The Chinese government has served notice on the country's foreign investment spree in football clubs, skyscrapers and Hollywood as it moves to curb rising levels of debt among domestic companies. The announcement of restrictions in a range of sectors ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:32:00 GMT


World


BBC News

Voyager: Inside the world's greatest space mission
BBC News
The signals are received by Nasa's deep space network – giant satellite dishes scattered around the world, designed to pick up data from distant spacecraft. As I watch, duty mission controller Enrique Medina calls-up a ground station near Canberra ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:15:00 GMT


The Guardian

Finland stabbings: Two dead and suspect shot in Turku
BBC News
Two people have been killed and at least six others wounded in a stabbing in Turku in south-west Finland, say police. Police, who were on the scene within minutes, shot the suspected attacker and arrested him. He has been taken into custody. The attack ...
Turku stabbing: two dead in Finnish city after market square attackThe Guardian
Live updates as knife-wielding attacker leaves two dead and eight people after horror rampage through TurkuMirror.co.uk
Finland police investigating deadly mass stabbing in TurkuCBC.ca

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:46:06 GMT


Aljazeera.com

Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Bigger' attacks were prepared
BBC News
The suspects in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils were planning one or more bigger attacks than those that were carried out, police say. They said blasts on Wednesday in a town south of Barcelona deprived plotters of bomb material, so they executed ...
'Today Is A Day Of Mourning': Remembering The Victims Of Spain's Terror AttacksNPR
'Barbaric act': World reacts to Barcelona attackAljazeera.com
Barcelona and Cambrils attackers planned bigger atrocity, say police – live updatesThe Guardian
CBC.ca -Telegraph.co.uk
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:29:17 GMT


Fox News

North Korea: How Christians survive in the world's most anti-Christian nation
Fox News
For 16 years, North Korea has been ranked the “most oppressive place in the world for Christians,” and this week the U.S. State Department re-asserted it as one of the world's worst religious persecutors – torturing and executing those even suspected ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:04:10 GMT


Bloomberg

Airline That Was Once World's Most Valuable Makes a Comeback
Bloomberg
It's taken five years, but the merger that created Latin America's largest airline might finally be bearing fruit. Latam Airlines Group SA, once the world's most valuable carrier, is in its strongest financial condition since predecessor Lan Airlines ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:36:02 GMT


South China Sea


Foreign Policy

Stop the South China Sea Charade
Foreign Policy
There's no doubt that China's growing assertiveness in waters far from its own coasts has sparked great angst in the region. The “nine-dash line” that Beijing pushes as the basis of its claims includes virtually the whole of the South China Sea ...
South China Sea: Beijing raises the temperature againThe Interpreter
Progress in South China SeaUpstream Online
PH has options on joint sea exploration, says PalaceInquirer.net
Asia Times -benarnews -gbtimes
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:09:59 GMT


Reuters

China military criticizes 'wrong' US moves on Taiwan, South China Sea
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - The "wrong" actions of the United States on Taiwan, its South China Sea patrols and deployment of an advanced anti-missile system in South Korea have had a large, negative influence on military trust, a senior Chinese officer said ...
China: US Military Damaged Mutual Trust With 'Wrong' Actions on Missile Defense and South China SeaNewsweek
US, China military chiefs reach deal to reduce 'risk of miscalculation'CNN
Chinese general criticizes 'wrong' US moves on TaiwanEJ Insight
South China Morning Post -The Star Online -Department of Defense
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:23:05 GMT


CNN

South China Sea: Vietnam takes up fight against China
CNN
A month later Hanoi reversed course, reportedly after Beijing threatened to use military force against one of its outposts in the South China Sea, which Vietnam calls the East Sea. Now Vietnam could be on the hook to Repsol for hundreds of millions of ...
South China Sea: Vietnam capitulate to Chinese pressure over ship drilling for oilExpress.co.uk

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:35:00 GMT


South China Morning Post

China has agreed to no new expansion in South China Sea, Philippines says
South China Morning Post
Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano also said the Philippines was working on a “commercial deal” with China to explore and exploit oil and gas resources in disputed areas of the South China Sea with an aim to begin drilling within a year.
Philippines Weighs China Energy Deal in Disputed South China SeaBloomberg
China assures Philippines it won't expand in the South China SeaBusiness Insider
Beware the New China-Philippines South China Sea DealThe Diplomat
Seeking Alpha -Rappler
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:39:25 GMT


New York Times

Beijing Warns US Over Navy Patrol in South China Sea
New York Times
BEIJING — As the Trump administration pressed China to curb North Korea, Beijing issued its own warning over another festering dispute on Friday, saying that American naval operations in the South China Sea would only force it to deepen its military ...
Beijing is using underwater drones in the South China Sea to show off its mightCNBC
US destroyer in South China Sea called 'provocation' by BeijingCNN International
US raising pressure in South China SeaAsia Times
Reuters
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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:39:06 GMT


Russia


NPR

3 Questions About A Pro-Russia Congressman's Meeting With Julian Assange
NPR
In their tête-à-tête, Assange denied that Russia was involved in the hacking or disclosure of emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign and published online by WikiLeaks, Rohrabacher's office said.
Assange Turned Down Dirt on Russia, Strongly Suggesting Ties to Being an AssholeGizmodo
WikiLeaks rejected documents on Russia during 2016 election: reportThe Hill
Report: WikiLeaks turned down damaging documents about Russia to focus on ClintonThe Week Magazine
UPI.com -Business Insider
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:01:24 GMT


U.S. News & World Report

In Russia, Sanctions Change the Food Pantry
U.S. News & World Report
Shopping for food on vacation outside Russia has become a routine pastime for them since August 2014, when the Kremlin banned import of dairy, produce, fruit, meat, poultry, fish and seafood from the U.S., European Union and several other countries.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:28:00 GMT


Reuters

Venezuela's PDVSA defends 'perfect' relationship with Russia
Reuters
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's alliance with Russia is "perfect," the president of state oil company PDVSA said on Friday, blasting what he said was a U.S.-led attempt to sully the growing ties between the two nations. Reuters last week published a ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:06:02 GMT


Times Colonist

After doping scandals, Russia touts reformed testing agency
Times Colonist
After almost two years under suspension, the Russian anti-doping agency wants to show it's capable of cleaning up a tainted sports scene. A sign reads: "Russian National Anti-doping Agency RUSADA" on a building in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, May 24, ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:08:00 GMT


Washington Post

How congressional Republicans are trying to undermine US-Russia relations
Washington Post
As U.S.-Russia relations continue to sour, President Trump has taken to Twitter to blame Congress for the continuing deterioration. Trump's finger-pointing may not pass the laugh test, but the fact that Congress is not to blame for our troubles with ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:23:31 GMT


UK


Financial Times

UK lowers terror threat level to severe
Financial Times
British Prime Minister Theresa May has reduced the UK terror threat from critical to severe following raids and arrests in the northern city of Manchester. It had been raised after Monday's suicide bombing. The bank holiday weekend began with ...
Manchester | UK news | The GuardianThe Guardian

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Sat, 27 May 2017 11:48:58 GMT


The Independent

EU set to halt Brexit talks 'because the UK is not ready'
The Independent
EU diplomats have hit out at Britain's failure to agree it must pay a hefty financial settlement for Brexit, suggesting the controversy will “stall” the talks. The second round of the negotiations appeared to have run into trouble within 24 hours of ...

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:17:23 GMT


BBC News

Visits to UK rise amid fall in pound
BBC News
The number of visitors to the UK rose to 3.5 million in June, up 7% from the same month last year, according to official figures. The number of visitors from North America shot up by 34%. While in the UK, the visitors spent £2.2bn, a rise of 2%, the ...
Weaker sterling attracts record number of foreign tourists to UKThe Guardian
'Brexit effect' sees biggest boom in US tourists visiting the UK since the 1980sTelegraph.co.uk
Weak pound helps boost UK tourist numbersSky News
BBC News
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:21:02 GMT


Bloomberg

Staff at Two UK McDonald's Restaurants Vote for First Strike
Bloomberg
McDonald's Corp. workers at two restaurants in England have voted in favor of a strike, in what would be the first industrial action by staff of the American fast-food chain in the U.K.. Employees at one site in Crayford, near London, and a second in ...
McDonald's could face first UK strike action as workers threaten to walk out demanding £10 per hourEvening Standard

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:30:52 GMT


The Guardian

Bruce Forsyth, king of UK gameshows, dies aged 89
The Guardian
Sir Bruce Forsyth, best known for hosting The Generation Game and Strictly Come Dancing, has died at the age of 89. The TV entertainer died at his home on Friday afternoon, with his wife, Wilnelia, and his children beside him. He had recently ...
Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89BBC News
'Who can say they went out on top? Well I did': Sir Bruce Forsyth started entertaining at the age of 11 and didn't ...Daily Mail
Bruce Forsyth dead aged 89: Legendary entertainer and face of Strictly Come Dancing passes awayMirror.co.uk

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:41:56 GMT


Germany


Vox

In Germany, neo-Nazis get to march but threats are verboten
ABC News
Given Germany's grim history as the home of National Socialism and the efforts it has made since then to atone for its genocidal past, it might seem surprising that far-right extremists who glorify a dead Nazi official are allowed to march in his honor ...
German neo-Nazis are planning to rally outside Berlin SaturdayVox
Germany can teach US how to mitigate hateThe Australian
Take a lesson: How Germany handles monuments from Nazi and communist erasPhilly.com
The Guardian -ThinkProgress
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:47:51 GMT


Reuters

Germany bets on second time lucky with migrant workers
Reuters
Merhawi Tesfay, an immigrant from Eritrea poses during a Reuters interview at German plant engineering firm Kremer Machine Systems where he found a job as electrician and plant manufacturer in Gescher near Muenster, Germany, August 4, 2017. Picture ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:53:29 GMT


Reuters

Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel
Reuters
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats were enemies of Turkey and called on Turks in Germany to vote against major parties in next month's elections. The comments ...
Turkey's Erdogan says German leaders are enemiesBBC News
Erdogan launches attack on German parties ahead of electionFinancial Times
Erdogan Calls on Turks in Germany to Reject Main PartiesBloomberg
ABC News
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:12:06 GMT


Metro

1 person killed in stabbing in Germany
ABC News
One person was killed and one person was injured in a stabbing incident in the German city of Wuppertal-Elberfeld today, according to police. Wuppertal police are still searching for one or more suspects related to the stabbings. A police spokeswoman ...
1 man dead, 1 injured after stabbing in western GermanyWashington Post
Man killed and another hurt in stabbing in GermanyMetro
Germany siege: Knifeman on run after shop killing rampage in city centreDaily Star
NEWS.com.au -The Sun
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:29:07 GMT


The Economist

Germany's new divide
The Economist
Imagine that Germany were sundered once more, this time into north and south. The south would contain the Länder (states) of Saarland, the Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse, Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria from the former west, plus Thuringia and Saxony, the ...

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:58:43 GMT


Business


Business Insider

Steve Bannon is leaving the White House and may be returning to Breitbart
Business Insider
Steve Bannon, the White House chief strategist, is leaving the Trump administration, multiple outlets reported Friday. The conservative internet news mogul Matt Drudge first reported that Bannon was leaving the White House, tweeting that he "had one ...
Bannon's White House exit lifts US stocksFox Business

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:18:06 GMT


Chicago Tribune

Donald Trump, the anti-business president
Chicago Tribune
Panel members had been resigning since Monday, most directly or indirectly citing Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend. (Aug. 17, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR).
3 ways Trump's GOP could be bad for US businessCNBC
What happened behind the scenes as Trump's business councils fell apartCNNMoney
Trump's business advisory councils disband as CEOs abandon president over Charlottesville viewsWashington Post
Reuters -NBCNews.com -HuffPost
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:20:00 GMT


Business Insider

Nielsen launches Esports valuation business
Business Insider
Nielsen's decision to launch a standalone business unit — and not just additional Esports services — could signify it views Esports as a legitimate industry and not just a temporary trend. Another indication of Esports creeping into the mainstream is ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:11:12 GMT


Business Insider

Hands on with the Essential Phone, the smartphone made by one of Android's co-founders
Business Insider
Here it is, then — the smartphone from Andy Rubin, the father of the Android operating system. Called Essential Phone and made by Essential, Rubin's startup, the new device is a thing of sheer and utter beauty, and I'm quickly falling in love with it ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:03:17 GMT


Business Insider

Why Spain has become a target for terrorists
Business Insider
The Barcelona terrorist attack on Thursday ended a 13-year run in Spain in which the country had no attacks inspired by Islamic extremism — but it hasn't been from a lack of trying. At least a dozen people are dead and 100 more are injured after a van ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:31:47 GMT


France


FRANCE 24

Syrian activist who fled to France dies aged 44
FRANCE 24
Syrian actress-turned-activist Fadwa Suleiman, who fled to France after taking part in the 2011 uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, died in Paris overnight of cancer, her family said Thursday. She was 44. "Fadwa has left us, she has left this ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:01:40 GMT


Barriere Star Journal

Penticton man in France to mark fateful Dieppe Raid
Barriere Star Journal
It will be 75 years ago Saturday, along a rocky shoreline on the northwest coast of France, that the Canadian military suffered its bloodiest loss of the Second World War. The ill-fated, pre-dawn raid near the resort town of Dieppe would eventually ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:08:51 GMT


FRANCE 24

Live: Catalan suspects were preparing larger attack, Spanish police say
FRANCE 24
France 24 - International news 24/7. International News 24/7. Top stories. Filter the page : News Wires · 24h · Videos · Videos · Shows · France · Africa · Middle east · Europe · Americas · Asia / pacific · Sports · Business / tech · Culture ...
France Says 26 French Hurt in Barcelona AttackBloomberg
Barcelona and Cambrils: Manhunt for four terror suspects as police confirm Moussa Oukabir shot deadTelegraph.co.uk

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:02:56 GMT


FRANCE 24

Maduro's Constituent Assembly seizes power from Venezuelan legislature
FRANCE 24
Venezuela's new pro-government constitutional authority formally declared Friday it was seizing power from the opposition-led legislature, tightening President Nicolas Maduro's grip on the country in defiance of international outrage. It was the latest ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:57:29 GMT


EURACTIV

Eurobarometer: Europhilia on the rise in France
EURACTIV
In France, optimism for the EU has been on the rise since last autumn, according to a Eurobarometer study published on Friday (17 August). EURACTIV France reports. One year following the Brexit referendum, French see the glass half full when looking at ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:29:17 GMT


Italy


Farming and health care in Italy compare favorably to US
Iowa Farmer Today
Italy experiences many of the same dilemmas as the U.S. in health care, agriculture and politics. Marilyn and I spent 12 days in Italy recently, accompanying students in her International Healthcare course, which she teaches with another faculty member ...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:10:26 GMT


New York Times

Flow of Migrants to Italy Slows, but Nobody Knows Why
New York Times
Migrants in the Mediterranean early this month waiting for the Aquarius rescue ship, run by SOS Méditerranée and Doctors Without Borders. Italy and Libya have acted to make it harder for boats from nongovernmental organizations to operate in their waters.

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:42:00 GMT


Vogue.com

Madonna Celebrates Her Birthday Week in Italy With a Dolce Vita-Worthy Fashion Moment
Vogue.com
Madonna celebrated her 59th birthday this past Wednesday, and is continuing to keep the good times rolling while on her family vacation in Italy. She sported a floor-sweeping dress by Dolce & Gabbana, fully embracing La Dolce Vita with her equally ...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:48:00 GMT


Express.co.uk

'LAST CHANCE!' Eurosceptic leader blasts 'outdated' Schengen zone - will Italy QUIT EU?
Express.co.uk
With Italy's national election less than a year away, Mr Salvini has revealed his plans to bring the right-wing party to power - and it involves a revision of “every European treaty”. Speaking to Politico, the 44-year-old said: “We want to give Europe ...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:08:55 GMT


Washington Post

Migrant flow to Italy shrinks as government in Rome cracks down
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — Italy's top law enforcement official said Tuesday that his nation's aggressive approach to halting migration across the Mediterranean was making progress, amid a steep drop in the number of migrants arriving on Italy's shores in the past month.
Italy minister sees light at the end of the tunnel on migrant flowsReuters
Italy hopeful over migrant crisis as arrivals fallFinancial Times

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:47:24 GMT


Turkey


BBC News

Turkey's Erdogan says German leaders are enemies
BBC News
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany's ruling politicians "enemies of Turkey" who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters. Germany will hold a general election on 24 September, and about one million ethnic Turks living in ...
Turkey Is Engaging In Hostage Diplomacy With The US, Officials SayBuzzFeed News
Erdogan says Merkel is an enemy of TurkeyRTE.ie
Erdogan Calls on Turks in Germany to Reject Main PartiesBloomberg
New Zealand Herald -Colorado Springs Gazette -RT
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:41:15 GMT


Business Insider

Defense Secretary Mattis is traveling to Jordan, Turkey, and Ukraine
Business Insider
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will travel to Jordan, Turkey and Ukraine later this month, the Pentagon said on Friday. Mattis will begin his trip in Jordan where he will meet with King Abdullah. Jordan is a member of the ...
US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, UkraineVoice of America
Mattis to visit Turkey to discuss Ankara's 'legitimate security concerns'Daily Sabah

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:34:50 GMT


Reuters

Turkey to boost military cooperation with Iran after army chief's visit
Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week between the Iranian armed forces chief of staff and Turkish leaders, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Thursday. Iran's military ...
Turkey's missile deal evidence West must rethink policyIrish Times
New force formed to fight Turkey in northern SyriaRudaw

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:39:44 GMT


Anadolu Agency

Turkey: Investigators reach US drone crash site
Anadolu Agency
Investigators have reached the site where a U.S. drone crashed in southern Turkey, a statement from Turkey's Incirlik Air Base said Thursday. It confirmed that the U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator crashed in a field near Adana province on Thursday at 10.15 ...
US drone crashes in southern Turkey after leaving Incirlik Air BaseStars and Stripes
US anti-tank drone crashes in southern Turkey's AdanaDaily Sabah
US drone crashes in southern TurkeyXinhua

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:10:25 GMT


Hurriyet Daily News

Time to return to normality for Turkey: UK
Hurriyet Daily News
The United Kingdom stands by Turkey a year on from the coup attempt and understands the extraordinary challenges Turkey is facing, but urges it to signal a return to normality by lifting the state of emergency rule issued after the July 15, 2016, coup ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:05:53 GMT


Syria


NPR

From Israel, Quiet Efforts Are Underway To Aid Civilians In Syria
NPR
Israeli volunteers recently gathered in a warehouse to prepare boxes of children's medicine to be sent to Syria — but the Israeli company that runs the warehouse asked not to be identified because it did not want to be publicly associated with the ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:04:01 GMT


Reuters

Officials Release Details of Latest Counter-ISIS Strikes in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Aug. 18, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 27 strikes consisting of 40 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
Syrian army encircles Islamic State in central Syria advanceReuters
Washington Makes Room for Rivals in Eastern SyriaNews Deeply
Mindless horror of Islamic State a tragedy created out of desperationNEWS.com.au

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:09:28 GMT


The Straits Times

Firms flock to Syria fair with eye on reconstruction
The Straits Times
DAMASCUS (AFP) - Lured by potentially enormous contracts for reconstruction work in war-torn Syria, international companies have laid out their wares at the Damascus International Fair for the first time in six years. The top event on pre-war Syria's ...
Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack IS near Lebanon borderWashington Post
Assad advisor says Syria war nearing its endReuters
UN completes first round of Syria polio vaccination campaignABC News
Middle East Monitor -The Spokesman-Review
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:48:58 GMT


The Independent

Britain sending unused lifesaving equipment to Syria's White Helmets
The Independent
An ex-firefighter has driven up and down the country in order to collect firefighting and lifesaving equipment to donate to the White Helmets volunteer civil defence service in Syria. Phil Richards, now of the UK's International Search and Rescue (ISR ...
UK Search And Rescue Teams Are Donating Equipment To Syria's White HelmetsBuzzFeed News

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:39:43 GMT


PBS NewsHour

PHOTOS: How Syrian kids play and cool off outside war zones
PBS NewsHour
In the sweltering triple-digit temperatures around Raqqa in north-central Syria, children leap from a railing into an irrigation canal to cool off. While Syrian Democratic Forces battle Islamic State militants in Raqqa, children outside the besieged ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:10:31 GMT


Refugees


Washington Post

How a group of refugees saved a church on the brink of collapsing
Washington Post
During those years, he saw many friends and fellow Karen suffer and die or end up as refugees. More than 100,000 Karen relocated to refugee camps in Thailand, which shares its northwest border with Myanmar. Others, like Win, would be resettled in the ...

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:12:12 GMT


CBS News

Behind the Lens: Climate Refugees
CBS News
Watch "CBSN: On Assignment" on Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and on our streaming network CBSN. Explore more on this topic by clicking here. Kiribati is on the frontier. On a map, this tiny island nation looks like a little speck in the middle of the ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:33:00 GMT


PBS NewsHour

Uganda now houses more than 1 million South Sudanese refugees
PBS NewsHour
Uganda is now home to more than a million South Sudanese refugees, the United Nations said Thursday, as a result of an ongoing civil war in the world's youngest nation. The report from the UN Refugee Agency stated an average of 1,800 refugees had ...
No end in sight as Uganda receives one million South Sudanese refugeesThe Tidings
One Million Refugees. One Million Needless TragediesHuffPost UK
Dire conditions as refugee camps overflowIndependent Online
africanews -Mashable
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:40:00 GMT


WNYC

Looking Back on the Week, Post-Charlottesville; Myanmar's Rohingya Refugees; Eclipse Science
WNYC
After the violence on display last weekend at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, The Takeaway has a look at the news stories that helped frame the media coverage of where the nation stands after such a pivotal week. Susan Page ...
Rohingya refugees in India: NHRC issues notice to Centre over its plan to deport illegal immigrantsFirstpost
India: Don't Forcibly Return Rohingya RefugeesHuman Rights Watch
Kill us here but don't send us back: Rohingya refugeesEconomic Times
India Today -Catch News -The Wire
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:53:16 GMT


The Guardian

Spain lacks capacity to handle migration surge, says UN refugee agency
The Guardian
Spain lacks the resources and capacity to protect the rising number of refugees and migrants reaching it by sea, the UN refugee agency has said. The warning from UNHCR comes as the Spanish coastguard said it rescued 593 people in a day from 15 small ...
Spain can't cope with rising refugee influx: UNPOLITICO.eu
SALVAMENTO MARÍTIMO on Twitter: "593 personas recuperadas de 15 pateras hoy en Estrecho (424) y Mar de ...Twitter
Mediterranean migrant arrivals reach 118,227 in 2017; 2,408 Deaths | Missing Migrants ProjectMissing Migrants Project - International Organization for Migration
BBC News
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:12:34 GMT


Trade


Washington Examiner

The US just fired the first shot in a trade war with China
Business Insider
China sees the use of Section 301 as an act of aggression because it allows the president of the United States to act against the Chinese economy without consulting the World Trade Organization. China has been a member of the organization since 2001.
Steve Bannon Thinks We're Fighting A Trade War With China - Steve Bannon Is WrongForbes
US Trade Representative launches IPR investigation into ChinaWashington Examiner
US triggers trade investigation of ChinaFinancial Times
USA TODAY -Axios
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:30:45 GMT


CNBC

'Trump trade' can become market headwind, as traders watch for ...
CNBC
President Donald Trump, often seizing on the stock market's post-election gains as a personal victory, may now have gotten on the market's bad side.

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:47:08 GMT


CNBC

A brave trade: Why one technical analyst is betting on retail stocks
CNBC
Retail stocks have been badly punished this year, but Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com sees opportunity in the hammered group. Examining a chart of the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT), Gordon spots "support" at around the $38.50 level, which is roughly ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:02:07 GMT


CBSSports.com

Keri the 10: Stanton trade? Together for Bettis, the Mets plague and more
CBSSports.com
Stanton recently cleared waivers, and CBS Sports' Dayn Perry has all the details on what that means, when it comes to setting odds on whether the Marlins might consider trading their superstar. I still think the chances of a trade in the immediate ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:37:30 GMT


That Post-Brexit Trade Deal Should Indeed Be Unilateral Free Trade
Forbes
Much waffling is going on about what should be the trade deal that Britain has with the remnant European Union after Brexit--the correct answer being, of course, that Britain should adopt the only sensible and rational trade stance it is possible to ...

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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:37:00 GMT


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