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Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:15:04 GMT

Brexit Strikes a Bum Note for U.K. Artists as EU Gigs Dry Up  The Wall Street Journal

LONDON—For the U.K.'s legions of musicians, from jobbing French horn players to stars of opera and the indie scene, a no-deal Brexit hits a bum note.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:30:00 GMT

Brexit: 'High price to pay' for Labour stance, says Watson  BBC News

Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has described another Brexit referendum as "the least worst option" and urged his party to throw its weight behind one.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:36:21 GMT

Three Mistakes The U.K. Government Made In The Brexit Negotiations  Forbes

Negotiating a successful Brexit was never going to be an easy task for the UK. But three years after the referendum the country is yet to complete its EU ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:13:23 GMT

Brexit referendum aftermath sees 'rise in extremism'  BBC News

Political extremism has increased since the 2016 Brexit referendum, the head of terrorism investigations in the North West has told BBC Radio Manchester.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:46:21 GMT

European Union

It's 'complicated to negotiate with the European Union,' Wilbur Ross says  CNBC

The United States is finding it difficult to negotiate trade with the European Union, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC Monday.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:17:00 GMT

European Union Will Import More US Beef  Hoosier Ag Today

A Reuters report says the European Union has agreed to allow U.S. farmers a bigger share of the European beef market. EU sources and diplomats all tell ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:33:30 GMT

European Union - Amélie de Montchalin's participation in the General Affairs Council (Luxembourg, 18.06.19)  France Diplomatie

Amélie de Montchalin, Minister of State for European Affairs, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will take part in the General Affairs Council ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:29:00 GMT

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing  The New York Times

BRUSSELS — The European Union's impatience with the populist government of Italy and its free-spending ways ratcheted up a notch on Wednesday, with ...

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Australia takes collateral hit in US-Europe trade stoush  The Australian Financial Review

London | A European Union attempt to placate trigger-happy Donald Trump in the rumbling trade wars has inflicted potential collateral damage on Australia, ...

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UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:12:00 GMT

Earthquake kills 11, injures 122, collapses a hotel in southern China  USA TODAY

BEIJING – A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late Monday night killed 11 people and injured 122, the local government said.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:46:00 GMT

The U.S. May Have Snubbed Critical Dealmaker in China Trade Talks  Fortune

Trying to follow the U.S.-China trade war and negotiations is like watching a fast-moving tennis game with the summer sun in your eyes. And the U.S. team may ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:38:05 GMT


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:03:34 GMT

It’s a Winner-Take-All World, Whether You Like It or Not  The Atlantic

And a person needs to cultivate particular traits to be successful within it.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Tourist Attractions Around The World Are Dealing With Overcrowding  NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Annie Lowrey of The Atlantic about the phenomenon called overtourism, which creates dangerous conditions for the ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 20:28:00 GMT

World’s Top Bicycle Maker Says the Era of ‘Made in China’ Is Over  Bloomberg

Giant Manufacturing Co. saw the writing on the wall early on. The world's biggest bicycle maker started moving production of U.S.-bound orders out of its China ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:00:00 GMT

World Cup Roundup: Germany and Norway Win  The New York Times

Germany played to its status as the world's second-ranked team, routing South Africa, 4-0, on Monday to top Group B with a 3-0 record.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:54:44 GMT

South China Sea

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Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed East China Sea islands  South China Morning Post

The Japanese foreign ministry said it lodged a protest with Beijing after a Chinese maritime research ship was seen dropping a wire-like object into the water off ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:05:11 GMT

Sinking of Philippine Boat Puts South China Sea Back at Issue  The New York Times

MANILA — Tensions in the disputed South China Sea ratcheted up on Thursday as the Philippine government protested the sinking of a Filipino boat by a ...

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:25:09 GMT

South China Sea Showdown: One of China's Neighbors Is Getting New Patrol Planes  The National Interest Online

In a move that won't please China, the Philippines is planning to acquire U.S. P-3 long-range maritime patrol planes. “It will be good if we acquire even one P-3 ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT


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Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia  The New York Times

Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country's economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:01:04 GMT

How Donald Trump's Russia blind spot is hamstringing his administration  CNN

Donald Trump has never been a big believer in the idea that Russia actively interfered in the 2016 election to help him and hurt Hillary Clinton. He's kept a ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:05:00 GMT

They Cheered Russian Rule. Now Some Have Buyer’s Remorse.  The Atlantic

Although investment from Moscow soared in Crimea, prices are high, goods expensive, and tourists scarce.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT


U.K. Markets May Ignore Even a Hawkish-Sounding Bank of England  Bloomberg

The U.K.'s longest bond rally since 2016 will stay in place no matter what the Bank of England says this week. U.K. benchmark yields are heading for a third ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT

A week with the UK’s first 5G network: speed, coverage, and more  The Verge

EE is the first UK network with 5G support. EE is using a sub-6GHz 5G network so that means there's a lot of good coverage across cities like London. Speeds ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:37:39 GMT

'The Saudis couldn't do it without us': the UK's true role in Yemen's deadly war  The Guardian

The long read: Britain does not merely supply the bombs that fall on Yemen – it provides the personnel and expertise that keep the war going. But is the ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Brexit uncertainty 'hitting UK business investment'  BBC News

Brexit worries will see business investment contract faster this year and recover more slowly next year than was previously thought, a report says. The British ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:16:38 GMT

UK braced for invasion of killer Asian hornets that KILL with just ONE sting  The Sun

FEARS are growing that Britain could be hit by swarms of deadly Asian hornets this summer. If a sting victim is allergic to the venom, they could go into ...

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Germany's Far-Right Party Defeated In Closely Watched Mayoral Election  NPR

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has lost its first mayoral contest, handing embattled Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:16:00 GMT

Germany should heed the call of its deeply worried business community  CNBC

Germany accounts for nearly 30% of a monetary union consisting of 19 European economies. That's how dangerous it is to see the world's fourth-largest ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:05:00 GMT

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls  Deutsche Welle

Are tolls going to be enforced on private drivers? The German government, along with every car owner in the European Union, will finally get a definitive answer ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:46:41 GMT


The Trust Crisis In Business  Forbes

In both business and our daily lives, concerns about data security, information credibility and the fishbowl of social media are climbing fast. According to this ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:00:43 GMT

IFF CEO on the impacts of Brexit and China tariffs on business  CNBC

International Flavors & Fragrances CEO Andreas Fibig told CNBC Monday that although his company has a lot of international business, they have been “lucky ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:59:00 GMT

Businesses Plead to Stop More China Tariffs. They Expect to Be Ignored.  The New York Times

Companies say more tariffs would hurt businesses and consumers, but many have become resigned to the idea that president will do what he wants.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:43:07 GMT

Business Leaders Converge On Office Of U.S. Trade Representative Over Tariff Concerns  NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with American Apparel & Footwear Association CEO Rick Helfenbein about his testimony during Monday's public hearings to the U.S. ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:10:00 GMT

Local business given award for local economic growth  WTAP-TV

BELPRE, Oh. (WTAP) - A local business was awarded for leading to economic growth in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Boxers Bed and Biscuits was given the Spark ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:16:26 GMT


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For Wendie Renard and France, Another Misstep and Another Win  The New York Times

Renard's World Cup started with two goals and continued with a blunder and a missed penalty. She still hopes it ends with a trophy.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:02:42 GMT

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal  Fox News

France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:07:27 GMT

French storm: Hail batters south-east France  BBC News

Golf ball-sized hail hits the Drome region of France, causing widespread damage.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:31:32 GMT

Food-Delivery Couriers Exploit Desperate Migrants in France  The New York Times

PARIS — Aymen Arfaoui strapped on a plastic Uber Eats bag and checked his cellphone for the fastest bicycle route before pedaling into the stream of cars ...

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:02:25 GMT


Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response  CNBC

A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds could have disastrous consequences, one analyst told CNBC.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:07:00 GMT

Matteo Salvini: Italy wants to be Washington's closest partner in Europe  The Guardian

Hard-right leader speaks on arrival in US of 'common vision' with Trump administration amid EU turmoil.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:31:00 GMT

Europe’s Italian Stranglehold  The Wall Street Journal

The EU could punish Rome for pushing pro-growth policy.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:20:00 GMT

Italy gun for Brazil scalp in clash to stir World Cup memories  FRANCE 24

Reims (France) (AFP). Surprise package Italy are aiming to emulate Germany and France by topping their group when they face Brazil on Tuesday in an ...

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:16:00 GMT

Italy - Factors to watch on June 18  Reuters

The following factors could affect Italian markets on Tuesday.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:36:00 GMT


Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes  Reuters

Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:10:00 GMT

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia  Fox News

The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:31:04 GMT

Turkey unveils new stealth-fighter concept as the US prepares to kick its ally out of the F-35 program  Business Insider

The program was started to replace the aging F-16 fleet, but it may take on new urgency as the US prepares to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:09:42 GMT

Spain extends air defense system deployment in Turkey  Hurriyet Daily News

Spain on June 17 approved an extension of six months on the deployment of its Patriot air defense missiles in Turkey.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:21:19 GMT

Is Turkey going rogue?  Gulf News

As a new bipolar world order emerges pitting the United States and its Western allies against Russia and China's growing influence, the geopolitical deck shares ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:01:01 GMT


Syrian civil war: Bombings hit hospitals inside Idlib  CBS News

There have been airstrikes in civilian areas over the last 24 hours.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:07:00 GMT

Rare glimpse inside war-torn Syria: "The kids are all dead"  CBS News

Syrian regime forces have begun a new bombing campaign, and there are fears that a full-scale offensive could be next. The Province of Idlib, home to three ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:04:00 GMT

Syrian universities weakened by 'brain-drain', says report  BBC News

Eight years on from the start of the war, Syria's universities are suffering from corruption, under-funding and a brain drain, a report has found. Syria's higher ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 23:34:29 GMT

Syria says it does not want fighting between Syrian and Turkish militaries  Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Tuesday that he does not want to see fighting between the Syrian and Turkish militaries.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:53:00 GMT

Who is bombing hospitals in Syria?  Al Jazeera English

My name is Rashed al-Ahmad. I'm a pharmacist originally from Kurnaz, a small village in the countryside of Syria's Hama province. I fled my home years ago to ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:12:00 GMT


Refugee girls in Beirut 'face sexual violence, forced marriage'  Al Jazeera English

More than half the refugee girls living in Lebanon's capital face sexual violence and harassment regularly, report says.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:35:00 GMT

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:01:14 GMT

Kindred Spirits Host Fundraiser for Child Refugees  Variety

The Kids Entertainment Professionals for Young Refugees will host its "Kindred Spirits" fundraiser this month on behalf of UNICEF.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:17:00 GMT

Madison refugees form group to advocate, share stories, welcome new arrivals

In my experience I know that when refugees come together by themselves, they will do something great,” said Kassim Rajab, a refugee from the Democratic ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Refugee, Human Rights Groups Issue Policy Solutions to Central American Humanitarian Crisis  Human Rights First

New York City—Human Rights First today, in partnership with more than a dozen refugee and regional human rights organizations, released a new blueprint ...

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These Asian economies may be most badly hit by slowing global trade  CNBC

Tensions between China and the U.S. are threatening to slow global trade further, threatening some Asian economies.

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:24:19 GMT

The U.S. May Have Snubbed Critical Dealmaker in China Trade Talks  Fortune

Trying to follow the U.S.-China trade war and negotiations is like watching a fast-moving tennis game with the summer sun in your eyes. And the U.S. team may ...

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:38:05 GMT

Business Leaders Converge On Office Of U.S. Trade Representative Over Tariff Concerns  NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with American Apparel & Footwear Association CEO Rick Helfenbein about his testimony during Monday's public hearings to the U.S. ...

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