#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2014-11-07

NEWS ITEMS OF THE DAY

#Microsoft #Office #mobile #free http://www.lemonde.fr/entreprises/article/2014/11/07/microsoft-veut-accelerer-dans-le-domaine-du-mobile-en-proposant-office-gratuitement_4519913_1656994.html #business

#taxation and #Luxembourg – old news, new political value http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/europaeische-union/eu-kommissionspraesident-juncker-unter-druck-13252096.html #EU #Commission

#UK #investor #Visa now requires 2mln GBP http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2604461

#CSTO dislikes #NATO’s Drang nach Osten http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/europa/osteuropa-nato-erwaegt-grossmanoever-an-der-grenze-zu-russland-13252924.html and looks elsewhere http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2604463 #security #diplomacy

#Georgia – former ambassador to #Russia new #Foreign #Affairs #minister ? http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2604730 #diplomacy

#Libya inching toward #civil #war? http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/11/06/actualidad/1415265119_529140.html #security #diplomacy

#Antares – probably an engine failure http://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2014/11/05/la-piste-du-moteur-defaillant-privilegiee-dans-l-explosion-de-la-fusee-antares_4518824_1650684.html #space #business

#OECD – #Eurozone affects global growth http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2014/11/06/la-zone-euro-met-en-danger-la-croissance-mondiale-selon-l-ocde_4519250_3234.html #ECB http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2014/11/06/mario-draghi-bce-ouvre-la-porte-a-de-nouvelles-mesures-de-soutien-a-l-economie-europeenne_4519725_3234.html #economy #EU

#Burkina #Faso – #transition #plans http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2014/11/06/au-burkina-faso-opposition-et-societe-civile-elaborent-une-charte-de-transition_4519881_3212.html #security #politics #Africa

#AfD – #Alternative #Deutschland weakened by internecine fighting http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/11/06/actualidad/1415289240_225616.html #politics #Germany #europhobic

#OPEC sees darker future up to the end of the decade http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2014/11/06/actualidad/1415295688_980089.html #oil #energy #economy

#Guy #Fawkes #Night generates unrest in #UK http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2604282 #Anonymous

#Germany #Berlin – #remembering the #Wall http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/11/04/actualidad/1415123521_222212.html #Gorbachev http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/gorbatschow-lobt-putin-in-hoechsten-toenen-13251703.html #diplomacy #Putin #Ukraine

#Iceland #data #center http://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/telecom/internet/iceland-data-center-paradise #energy #technology #business

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