#daily #news #digest from #European #newspapers (@robertolofaro) 2014-06-16

#Syria – the #spillover #effect of a #Jihad #reaching #Europe as it did #North #Africa after #Soviet #Afghanistan http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/syrien-kaempfer-in-berlin-festgenommen-handlungsreisender-des-dschihad-12991832.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 #terrorism #Germany #France

#Iraq #crisis brings back together #Iran and #USA http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/annaeherung-langjaehriger-erzfeinde-amerika-bereitet-gespraeche-mit-iran-zur-irak-krise-vor-12992685.html and supports #Kurdistan http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/06/15/actualidad/1402856111_146347.html #security #diplomacy

#Iraq – #USA sends in #aircraft #carrier http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/amerika/aufstand-im-irak-amerika-zieht-die-dame-12991698.html while #reinforcing #embassy #security http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2014/06/16/irak-les-etats-unis-vont-envoyer-des-renforts-pour-securiser-leur-personnel-sur-place_4438692_3218.html #politics

#Italy – PM #Renzi cleaning up his party while #Grillo seemingly reaches out http://italie.blog.lemonde.fr/2014/06/15/renzi-fait-le-menage-dans-le-parti-grillo-ouvre-la-porte-sur-les-reformes/ #politics

#France – #Sarkozy gearing up for #elections (party, presidential) http://kommersant.ru/doc/2492211 #politics #EU

#Colombia – #Santos #confirmed as #President http://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/article/2014/06/16/colombie-juan-manuel-santos-reelu-president_4438702_3222.html but many #abstained http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/06/15/actualidad/1402863965_991117.html #politics

#Georgia – a mere 34% vote at the elections http://kommersant.ru/doc/2492184 #politics

#Pakistan – #Army starts #offensive against #terrorist’s #bases http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/pakistanische-armee-startet-bodenoffensive-gegen-terroristen-12992389.html #security http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/06/15/actualidad/1402829161_566220.html #Karachi #Waziristan

PS digest posted on 2014-06-17

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