#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2014-12-08

NEWS ITEMS OF THE DAY

#Italy #downgraded http://www.corriere.it/economia/14_dicembre_05/sp-s-boccia-l-italia-rating-bbb-761eacba-7cab-11e4-813c-f943a4c58546.shtml #EU

#Italy – #Rome – #investigation on #organized #crime in #City #Hall http://kommersant.ru/doc/2628153 #politics #EU

#Russia – #budget – #spending #review , #linear #cuts , and… the rebirth of the #Gosplan ? http://kommersant.ru/doc/2628416 #politics

#UK – back to the #Gulf – #base in #Bahrein http://kommersant.ru/doc/2628448 #security #diplomacy

#Greece – #day of #wrath paving the way for #spring 2015 #elections? http://kommersant.ru/doc/2628414 #details http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/griechenland-parlament-verabschiedet-umstrittenen-haushalt-13308520.html #politics #EU

#Germany – #CSU – of all places, its #absurdistan discussion will be held in #Nuremberg – no sense of history http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/einwanderung-csu-bleibt-dabei-auslaender-sollen-zuhause-deutsch-sprechen-13307495.html #politics http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/12/07/actualidad/1417968759_869448.html #EU

#‎Gitmo‬ starts ‪#‎closing‬ ‪#‎down‬ http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2014/12/07/actualidad/1417976424_850580.html #security #diplomacy

#Israel – 800 VIPs #sign #petition for #Palestine http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2014/12/07/800-personnalites-israeliennes-signent-pour-la-reconnaissance-d-un-etat-palestinien_4536155_3218.html #diplomacy

#Syria – 3.6 million #refugees – what are Western countries doing? http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/naher-osten/buergerkrieg-in-syrien-hilfsorganisationen-draengen-zur-aufnahme-von-fluechtlingen-13308559.html #politics

#Georgia complains about #Russia ‘s presence in #South #Ossetia http://kommersant.ru/doc/2628224 #diplomacy

#Cuba – rethinking the #embargo http://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/article/2014/12/08/les-pays-des-caraibes-appellent-a-lever-l-embargo-absurde-contre-cuba_4536245_3222.html #diplomacy #Caricom #USA

#UK – #drone – #close #call with #A320 at #Heathrow http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2014/12/08/un-drone-a-manque-de-percuter-un-a320-a-l-aeroport-d-heathrow_4536241_4408996.html #security #EU

#France #Russia – #Hollande and #Putin meet http://kommersant.ru/doc/2628171 #diplomacy

#China – #3D #printing #machine for #space #use http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-12/08/c_133839895.htm #science #technology


1. #China – #3D #printing #machine for #space #use

Next: space food processors à la Star Trek – literally molecular cuisine in space 🙂
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-12/08/c_133839895.htm #science #technology

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