#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2014-10-16

NEWS ITEMS OF THE DAY

#Prague – #talk s #Georgia #Russia – #hearts and #minds the #China #way : via #infrastructure http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2590369 #diplomacy

#France – #military #spending #cut s #announced – #economic #reforms http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/10/15/actualidad/1413395480_723026.html http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2590557 #economy #EU

#Italy – #reforms : current status and new budget http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/italien/reformen-in-italien-weniger-steuern-mehr-ausgaben-mehr-schulden-13211435.html #politics #EU

#Iraq preparing for the #battle for #Baghdad http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2590303 #ISIS #security

#USA – #CIA #study : #sceptical about #covert #aid to #rebels http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/15/us/politics/cia-study-says-arming-rebels-seldom-works.html?ref=politics&_r=0 #security

#Korea – #North and #South #general s meet – first since 2007 http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2590060 #diplomacy #security

#Russia – #Medvedev #interview http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2590036 #diplomacy

#China #Hong #Kong – 45 arrests while police involved in group beating will be dismissed #details http://www.lemonde.fr/asie-pacifique/article/2014/10/16/la-police-de-hongkong-mise-en-cause-apres-les-violences-de-mercredi_4506875_3216.html http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2590029 #politics

#Piketty – #interview – #global #taxation http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2014/10/15/actualidad/1413401969_753425.html #economy #globalization

#Scotland – #Viking #treasure #found http://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/sensationsfund-in-schottland-das-kreuz-der-wikinger-13210720.html #archeology

#France and #freedom of #press on the #Internet http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/medien/frankreich-will-neues-gesetz-internet-ohne-pressefreiheit-13210086.html #social #security

#Ebola – #France sets up #airport #control s http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2014/10/16/ebola-la-france-met-en-place-des-controles-sanitaires-dans-les-aeroports_4506872_3244.html #Spain on alert until #November http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2014/10/15/actualidad/1413400848_422220.html #health

#Africa and #Europe – priorities http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2014/10/14/l-afrique-une-priorite-europeenne_4505633_3232.html #Prodi #Pezzini #UN #OECD

#Moon had #active #volcano es http://autourduciel.blog.lemonde.fr/2014/10/15/des-volcans-actifs-sur-la-lune-a-lepoque-des-dinosaures/ #space

#HBO will have an #Internet #TV #channel http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2014/10/15/television/1413395909_523412.html #media #social

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