#weekly #multilingual #news #digest n. 2015/4 – 2015-03-14

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#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2015-03-08 to 2015-03-14

BUSINESS

20150314 #UK #supporting #China’s #AIIB http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/13/actualidad/1426265583_967036.html #investment #banking #finance #business #politics #diplomacy #Asia

20150314 #Greece at risk http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/13/actualidad/1426241202_248057.html #business #politics #EU #Europe

20150314 why #Iceland withdrew http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/03/13/pourquoi-l-islande-a-tourne-le-dos-a-l-union-europeenne_4592997_3234.html its #application for #EU #membership http://kommersant.ru/doc/2685460 #Europe

20150314 #Google released by mistake private data of 282000 domains registrants http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/03/13/google-a-publie-par-erreur-des-donnees-privees-liees-a-282-000-noms-de-domaines_4593234_4408996.html #privacy #business #Internet

20150314 of #trousers and #social #media http://smoda.elpais.com/articulos/nueva-coleccion-pantalones-lista-de-espera/6077 #virtual #business #model http://www.style.com/trends/industry/2014/everlane-fashion-tech-company #Everlane #advertisement #Internet #ecommerce

20150313 The #Netherlands #abolish #law on #data #retention http://kommersant.ru/doc/2685042 #security #privacy #telco #EU #Europe

20150313 #Germany #Schäuble – everything is now possible- including #Grexit #diplomacy #business #EU #Europe

20150313 #Iceland changes its mind about joining the #EU http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/europaeische-union/island-will-nicht-mehr-in-die-eu-13480493.html … #EU #Europe

20150312 #France – 40 #urban #legend s #debunked http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2015/03/10/40-legendes-urbaines-idees-recues-et-canulars-decodes_4590072_4355770.html #social #Internet #propaganda #media

20150311 #CIA vs #Apple http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/03/10/la-bataille-de-la-cia-contre-les-protections-des-iphone-et-des-ipad_4590402_4408996.html #security #privacy #Internet

20150310 #Greece and #Eurogroup still negotiating http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/09/actualidad/1425931708_549665.html #Troika http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/treffen-der-eurogruppe-der-druck-auf-griechenland-waechst-13473276.html #business #EU #Europe

20150310 #Greece threatens to use migrants are retaliatory measure http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/drohungen-aus-griechenland-die-schengen-illusion-13472910.html #Schengen #diplomacy #EU #Europe

20150310 #Spain – #entrepreneur from day 1 http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/03/06/actualidad/1425660098_648456.html #startup #university

20150310 #audit in #China – via #KPMG #China http://www.kpmg.com/CN/en/PressRoom/Documents/201502-cpa-journal.pdf

20150310 #Apple and #HBO launch new #streaming #service http://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/article/2015/03/09/hbo-lance-un-service-de-streaming-aux-etats-unis-en-collaboration-avec-apple_4590260_3222.html #Netflix

20150309 #Greece – #Tsipras – #procrastination with new promises http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland-reformideen-aus-athen-fallen-durch-13471291.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 #referendum http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/03/08/avant-l-eurogroupe-varoufakis-evoque-un-referendum-si-le-plan-grec-est-rejete_4589503_3214.html #business #EU #Europe


AFRICA

20150314 #Boko #Haram gets its first defeats http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/13/actualidad/1426275955_292001.html #security #ISIS #Cameroun #Chad #Niger #Nigeria #Executive #Outcomes #Africa

20150314 a #new #capital for #Egypt http://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/aegypten-plant-neue-hauptstadt-13482548.html #business #demography #Africa

20150311 new #tomb in #Luxor http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/03/10/en-egypte-decouverte-d-une-tombe-pharaonique-a-louxor_4590957_3212.html #archeology #history #Egypt #Africa

20150309 #Niger and #Chad begin operations against #Boko #Haram http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/afrika/nach-treueschwur-auf-is-niger-und-tschad-starten-offensive-gegen-boko-haram-13471539.html #security #Africa


AMERICA

20150314 #USA – the price of an #ambassador’s seat http://bigbrowser.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/03/13/quel-prix-pour-un-poste-dambassadeur-des-etats-unis/#xtor=RSS-32280322 #politics #business #America

20150313 #USA and #Cuba reconnect their phone lines http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/12/actualidad/1426180604_735903.html … #diplomacy #America


ASIA AND PACIFIC

20150313 #Irak #Iraq – #ISIS #retreats from #Tikrit http://kommersant.ru/doc/2685301 #security #Asia

20150312 #Belgium – four #former #military in #ISIS http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/03/11/quatre-anciens-militaires-belges-identifies-dans-les-rangs-de-l-etat-islamique_4591370_3214.html #security #EU #Asia

20150312 #Syria – the everyday life impacts of 4 years of civil war http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2015/03/12/quatre-ans-de-conflit-comment-la-syrie-a-ete-plongee-dans-l-obscurite_4591736_3218.html #energy #Asia

20150312 #Shanghai #Cooperation to be expanded with #India and #Pakistan ? http://kommersant.ru/doc/2684490 #SCO #diplomacy #Asia

20150312 #USA – a #Logan #Act #violation by most #Republican #Senators http://kommersant.ru/doc/2684639 #Iran #nuclear #diplomacy #Asia

20150312 #China – #flu again http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/immer-mehr-h7n9-opfer-ist-china-schon-im-griff-der-vogelgrippe-13477981.html #H7N9 #health #Asia

20150311 #Asia – #security #posture – #India #island s http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/10/actualidad/1426021289_808224.html and #China 2nd #aircraft #carrier http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/10/actualidad/1426017890_725537.html

20150311 #Irak #Iraq – offensive now on the outskirts of #Tikrit http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/10/actualidad/1426008526_312438.html #ISIS http://kommersant.ru/doc/2683959 #security #Asia

20150311 #France – operation #Chammal against #ISIS http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2015/03/10/les-militaires-francais-frappent-l-ei-dans-l-attente-d-une-strategie_4590699_3218.html #security #Asia

20150311 #New #Zealand spies its allies http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/03/10/la-nouvelle-zelande-espionne-le-trafic-internet-de-plusieurs-de-ses-allies_4590925_4408996.html #security #privacy #Internet

20150309 #Iraq #Irak asks for #air #strike s to #protect #cultural #heritage http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2015/03/08/bagdad-veut-des-frappes-aeriennes-pour-proteger-les-sites-antiques_4589575_3218.html #ISIS http://kommersant.ru/doc/2682470 #security #archeology #Asia

20150309 #Spain – #Patriot s to be deployed in #Turkey against #Syria and #ISIS http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/03/06/eps/1425666861_610534.html #security #Asia

20150309 #Israel – as usual, fragmented #Parliament foreseen http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/08/actualidad/1425838658_339437.html #politics #Asia

20150309 #North #Korea – the #élite #university http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/03/06/eps/1425666861_610534.html #politics #education #Asia


EUROPE

20150314 #UK – #elections – #campaign #USA #style http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/03/13/en-grande-bretagne-la-campagne-s-americanise_4592974_3214.html #spin #Axelrod #politics #EU #Europe

20150314 #EU – #clandestine #immigrants trebled in 2015 http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2015/03/13/le-nombre-d-immigres-entres-clandestinement-dans-l-ue-a-plus-que-triple-en-debut-d-annee_4593389_3224.html #immigration #Europe

20150314 #USA – new #ambassador-to-be to #Georgia former head of the #Russia desk at the #State #Department http://kommersant.ru/doc/2686803 #Europe

20150314 #Sweden to talk again about joining #NATO while renovating #military and using again #Gotland http://kommersant.ru/doc/2686793 #security #Russia #EU #Europe

20150313 #USA to move 800 #tanks in #Europe due to #Ukraine http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/inland/wegen-ukraine-krise-washington-verlegt-panzer-nach-deutschland-13480235.html … #security #EU #Europe

20150313 #Vatican – #communication and #change under #Pope #Francis http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/03/12/actualidad/1426199958_820559.html … #Europe

20150312 #Japan’s #former #Prime #Minister – #Crimea #referendum will of the people http://kommersant.ru/doc/2684470 #politics #Russia #Ukraine #Europe

20150312 #Ukraine – the consequences of the 1987 #INF treaty on weapons deployment http://kommersant.ru/doc/2684565 #security #diplomacy #Europe

20150312 #France – 10 ongoing initiative for the #French #Army http://www.lemonde.fr/politique/article/2015/03/11/les-dix-chantiers-de-l-armee-francaise_4591565_823448.html #security #EU #Europe

20150311 #Italy – #Berlusconi #acquitted http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/03/11/affaire-ruby-acquittement-definitif-de-silvio-berlusconi_4591027_3214.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150311 #Czech #Parliament halts #Georgia #association with #EU http://kommersant.ru/doc/2684029 #diplomacy #business #Europe

20150310 #EU future #army http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/europaeische-union/kommentar-von-berthold-kohler-ueber-eine-eu-armee-13472925.html and #sanctions http://kommersant.ru/doc/2683290 #security #diplomacy #Europe

20150309 #Germany – danger of #Islamist s #infiltration in #Bundeswehr http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/inland/terrorismus-abschirmdienst-warnt-vor-islamisten-in-der-bundeswehr-13471551.html #security #EU #Europe

20150309 #EU sees no reason to soften #sanctions against #Russia on #Ukraine http://kommersant.ru/doc/2682543 #fragile #truce http://kommersant.ru/doc/2682661 #diplomacy #Europe


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

20150314 a #tour of the #Arctic #university in #Norway http://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/visuel/2015/03/13/aux-portes-de-l-arctique-l-universite-de-l-extreme_4592384_1650684.html #science #social #Europe

20150314 #Phenobot – the new #robot in the #vineyard http://www.faz.net/aktuell/technik-motor/umwelt-technik/phenobot-im-weinberg-erster-roboter-fuer-rebenzuechtung-13470989.html #wine

20150314 #endocrinology : 20 #disruptors found in #Paris #women #hairs http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/03/12/une-vingtaine-perturbateurs-endocriniens-dans-les-cheveux-des-parisiennes_4592646_3244.html #agriculture #chemical #health

20150314 in 2014 1500 #new #marine #species – total 228450 http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/03/12/les-oceans-abritent-quelque-1-500-creatures-nouvellement-identifiees_4591771_3244.html #science #sea #biology

20150314 an #ocean in the #sky – #Ganymede and #Enceladus – we looked far away, it is around the corner http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/weltraum/ganymed-und-enceladus-zwei-feuchte-paradiese-im-sonnensystem-13482193.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 #structure http://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2015/03/13/un-ocean-sous-la-glace-de-ganymede_4592829_1650684.html #space

20150312 a #murder #mystery from 1650 BC http://passeurdesciences.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/03/11/le-mystere-de-senebkay-le-pharaon-massacre/ #archeology #science #forensics #Egypt

20150312 the #chameleon #secret : #nanostructures and #space #management http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/physik-chemie/das-farbenspiel-der-chamaeleons-bei-aufregung-ploetzlich-gelb-13475720.html #nanotechnology #science #nature

20150311 #Citizen #science http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/kritik-der-buergerwissenschaft-13469499.html #politics #social #Germany #Mendel

20150311 #sweet #lobbying http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/03/10/ciencia/1426004228_642425.html #dental http://www.lemonde.fr/sante/article/2015/03/10/comment-les-industriels-du-sucre-ont-detourne-le-programme-dentaire-americain_4590955_1651302.html #sugar #UCSD #health

20150310 #solar #impulse 2 started its journey http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/03/09/album/1425901525_314845.html#1425901525_314845_1425901787 #science #technology #energy

20150309 #Solar #Impulse 2 – flying on #solar #energy http://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/solarflieger-zur-erdumrundung-gestartet-13471751.html #technology #transportation

20150309 #UK planning to build #tidal #wave #power #station covering up to 8% of #energy #demand http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/03/07/une-centrale-maremotrice-geante-a-l-etude-au-royaume-uni_4589289_3244.html #EU #Europe


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  • generally, non-business and non- science/technology newslinks are posted within regional sections, leaving those that are concerning more than one region (e.g. UN-related) within the “World” section
  • the main geographic areas of reference are Africa, America, Asia and Pacific, Europe, World, i.e. news about Libya are within the “Africa” section, those about Syria under “Asia and Pacific”, and those about Turkey could be in both (depending on what is about- e.g. when dealing with Europe, Europe, when dealing with other regions, Asia)
  • within this weekly digest are shared only comments that I posted either on Facebook or Linkedin if associated with a newslink
  • I have no specific selection criteria: only what is interesting to me
  • I routinely use as sources few newspapers:El Pais, Le Monde, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Kommersant, and occasionally others (e.g. IEEE’s Spectrum about science&technology, and La Stampa or Il Sole 24 Ore for Italian and EU news, plus occasionally others)


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