#weekly #multilingual #news #digest n. 2015/12 – 2015-05-10

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#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2015-05-03 to 2015-05-09

BUSINESS AND WORLD

20150509 How #ISIS is using Twitter to spread violent propaganda and what to do about it: http://brook.gs/1G81c7x

20150509 #China and #Russia joining forces on #regional #initiatives http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/08/actualidad/1431109421_441688.html #business #Eurasia #Asia

20150509 #China – billionnaire offers a week in France to 6400 employees http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2015/05/09/un-milliardaire-chinois-offre-un-week-end-en-france-a-6-400-salaries_4630515_3224.html #business #Asia

20150509 #Uber looking to buy #maps from #Nokia http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/05/08/actualidad/1431094997_339747.html #Here #business #Internet #business

20150509 #TV and #Internet – a new #business #model in #Hollywood http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2015/05/08/television/1431108437_879797.html #culture #entertainment #social

20150507 #Zynga to fire 18% of its employees http://siliconvalley.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/05/07/nouveaux-licenciements-chez-zynga/ #Internet #social #gaming

20150506 #oil #prices rise again http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/05/06/le-cours-du-petrole-remonte_4628331_3234.html #energy #business

20150505 the #business #personal #branding #online and #job #searching http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/04/29/actualidad/1430309973_347602.html #social #education

20150504 #France could get the 2nd place in #weapons #sales http://www.lemonde.fr/economie-francaise/article/2015/04/30/2015-annee-de-tous-les-records-pour-l-industrie-de-l-armement-tricolore_4625902_1656968.html #business #security #world

20150504 #market greet s #China’s #growth #slowdown http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/fruehaufsteher/aktienkurse-steigen-boersianer-freuen-sich-ueber-chinas-wirtschaftsflaute-13573192.html #finance #business

20150504 50 years of #Warren #Buffett – seeking companies that also an idiot could lead http://www.faz.net/aktuell/finanzen/warren-buffetts-jubilaeum-ich-suche-firmen-die-auch-ein-idiot-fuehren-koennte-13571974.html #business

20150504 #evolving #democracy http://internetactu.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/05/02/les-democraties-sont-elles-condamnees-a-devenir-toujours-plus-democratiques/ #politics #world

20150504 #drone #vandalism and #flying #graffiti s http://drones.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/05/03/avec-le-drone-le-graffiti-senvole/ #social #culture #security #business

20150504 #GenerationZ and #saving the #world http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/05/02/actualidad/1430576024_684493.html #business #social

20150504 #social #internet and #gossip – #secret closes down http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/04/30/secret-l-application-anonyme-au-succes-ephemere-va-etre-abandonnee_4625589_4408996.html #whisper #YikYak #Internet

20150504 #digital #natives and #devices for #infants http://tecnologia.elpais.com/tecnologia/2015/05/01/actualidad/1430498554_319713.html #Sproutling #Mimo #Owlet #Monbaby #smartphone #health

20150504 #personal #parfum http://www.lemonde.fr/campus/article/2015/04/30/l-universite-du-havre-met-l-odeur-humaine-en-flacon_4625024_4401467.html #business #technology #privacy


AFRICA

20150509 #Burkina #Faso and #Niger rearrange the #border http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/05/09/nouvelle-frontiere-entre-le-burkina-faso-et-le-niger-18-communes-vont-changer-de-pays_4630513_3212.html #politics #diplomacy #Africa

20150509 #Egypt – #Alexandria will get again its 7th wonder? http://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/aegypten-der-leuchtturm-von-alexandria-ersteht-wieder-13582375.html #culture #Africa

20150507 #Boko #Haram created another #refugee s #crisis http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/05/07/des-milliers-de-nigeriens-qui-ont-fui-boko-haram-vivent-dans-des-conditions-dramatiques_4629018_3212.html #security #Africa

20150505 #Nigeria – running away from #Boko #Haram http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/afrika/tausende-menschen-im-niger-vor-boko-haram-geflohen-13574985.html #security #Africa


AMERICA

20150509 #US – court declares #illegal #NSA #surveillance #activities http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/05/07/la-surveillance-telephonique-par-la-nsa-etait-illegale-selon-la-justice-americaine_4629622_4408996.html #security #privacy #metadata #BigData #America

20150507 #Chile – #President #Bachelet shuffles government http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/07/actualidad/1430962427_085473.html #corruption http://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/article/2015/05/07/la-presidente-du-chili-demande-la-demission-de-son-gouvernement_4629003_3222.html #politics #America

20150506 #ISIS #propaganda – trying to claim leadership of attack in #Texas http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/05/actualidad/1430854343_002789.html #security #America

20150505 #USA – #elections – #Carly #Fiorina #candidate http://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/article/2015/05/04/carly-fiorina-candidate-a-l-investiture-republicaine_4627238_3222.html #politics #America #Twitter

20150504 #USA #elections – #Carson #candidate http://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/article/2015/05/04/ben-carson-de-la-success-story-a-la-course-a-l-investiture-republicaine_4626668_3222.html #Tea #Party #politics #America


ASIA AND PACIFIC

20150509 head of #AlJazeera in #Islamabad put on #terrorist #watchlist http://www.lemonde.fr/international/article/2015/05/09/le-chef-d-al-jazeera-a-islamabad-place-sur-une-liste-americaine-de-terroristes_4630503_3210.html #security #NSA #Skynet #BigData #Asia

20150509 #North #Korea tests another missile http://www.lemonde.fr/asie-pacifique/article/2015/05/09/la-coree-du-nord-a-effectue-un-tir-d-essai-d-un-nouveau-missile-balistique-sous-marin_4630506_3216.html #security #diplomacy #Asia

20150508 #Middle #East #science #news – #SESAME , first shared #Israeli – #Palestinian #particles #accelerator http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/mondo/2015-05-06/nasce-cern-medio-oriente-israeliani-e-palestinesi-insieme-nome-scienza-220458.shtml?uuid=

20150507 #Israel – #Netanyahu builds a coalition with extremists getting just 61 out of 120 http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/06/actualidad/1430909003_439335.html #politics #Asia

20150505 #Syria – #Amnesty says that #Assad still bombs his own civilians http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/naher-osten/amnesty-syrien-begeht-kriegsverbrechen-mit-fassbomben-13574997.html #security #Asia

20150504 #Yemen – constant flow of #refugees http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/03/actualidad/1430662684_965800.html #security #Asia

20150504 #Kyrgyzstan gets a new interim government and promises to enter the #Eurasian union http://kommersant.ru/doc/2720552http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurasian_Economic_Union #politics #Asia #Russia

20150504 #indigenous #Australia at the #British #Museum in #London http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/04/23/eps/1429801945_185415.html #cultural social #Asia


EUROPE

20150509 #UK and #EU – future #referendum http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/08/apres-les-elections-le-royaume-uni-en-route-pour-le-referendum-sur-la-sortie-de-l-ue_4630102_3214.html and past quarrels http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2015/05/06/trente-ans-de-ruades-britanniques-contre-l-union-europeenne_4628924_4355770.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150509 #UK #elections – #Cameron and #Sturgeon #win , #Farage at 16% http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/08/actualidad/1431057848_086644.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150509 #UK #elections – #SNP success http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/08/actualidad/1431114450_619096.html #map http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/wahl-in-grossbritannien/kommentar-von-jochen-buchsteiner-zur-unterhauswahl-13582882.html #democracy http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/wahl-in-grossbritannien/david-cameron-hat-die-unterhauswahl-deutlich-gewonnen-13582780.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 #politics #EU #Europe

20150509 #Germany – #coalition at #risk for #BND #NSA #affaire http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/inland/bnd-affaere-bouffier-sieht-koalition-in-gefahr-13583533.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150509 #France – a #new #form of #military #service http://www.lemonde.fr/vie-etudiante/article/2015/05/07/quand-le-gouvernement-creait-le-service-militaire-adapte_4629623_4468406.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150509 #GirodItalia – what’s to be expected http://www.lemonde.fr/cyclisme/article/2015/05/08/cyclisme-huit-bonnes-raisons-de-suivre-le-tour-d-italie_4630485_1616656.html #sport

20150507 #Spain – #elections – #Ciudadanos #Podemos – #Twitter as fighting ground http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/05/06/actualidad/1430935367_743913.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150507 #UK – #elections – the testing ground of #Sittingbourne http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/06/actualidad/1430939279_201991.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150507 #BND halted passing onto #NSA #Internet #monitoring #information http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/inland/funkstille-wegen-affaere-bnd-liefert-amerikanern-angeblich-keine-netzdaten-mehr-13579295.html #privacy #security #world

20150507 #ECB will #stress #test #branches of #Russia n banks in #Austria http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/ecb-to-put-russian-banks-austrian-branches-through-stress-test/520300.html #banking #EU #Europe

20150507 #Europe risks #epidemic of #obesity by 2030 http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/05/06/ciencia/1430935011_546446.html #health #politics

20150506 #Spain – #Podemos changes its programme http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/05/05/actualidad/1430837666_280083.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150506 #UK #elections – #swapping #votes to improve electoral results http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/05/actualidad/1430834272_060536.html #social #politics #EU #Europe

20150506 charm offensive of the #EU #Commission on #TTIP http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/ttip-und-freihandel/ttip-eu-kommission-fuer-internationales-handelsgericht-13576274.html #politics #trade #Europe

20150506 #Greece blames others for #negotiation #failures http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/athen-macht-iwf-und-eu-fuer-stockende-verhandlungen-verantwortlich-13577134.html #EU #Europe

20150505 #Germany – #SPD asks #Merkel to explain #BND #support to #NSA http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/04/actualidad/1430755332_938051.html #privacy #business #impacts http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/unternehmen/wirtschaft-verlangt-aufklaerung-in-bnd-affaere-13574335.html #security #EU #Europe

20150505 #electoral #reform in #Italy http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/04/une-nouvelle-loi-electorale-entre-en-vigueur-en-italie_4627355_3214.html and #inspires #PP in #Spain http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/05/04/actualidad/1430765865_877988.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150504 #NATO and #Russia get a #red #phone http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/europa/nato-richtet-direkten-draht-zum-russischen-militaer-ein-13571143.html #security #Europe

20150504 #banking #supervision – #ECB as “board member” http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/05/03/actualidad/1430666655_186766.html #EU #Europe

20150504 #weekend in #Italy : #saved 5800 #immigrants http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/02/actualidad/1430598140_601252.html #immigration #EU #Europe

20150504 #Germany – #BND ‘s loyalty on trial http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/03/actualidad/1430665765_699405.html #security #EU #privacy

20150504 #Moldova – how to lose track of 1bln EUR, 15% of GDP http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/04/manifestation-contre-un-milliard-de-dollars-envole-en-moldavie_4626663_3214.html #banking #Europe

20150504 #Germany – #Merkel at #Dachau – never again, never forget http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/03/les-allemands-n-oublieront-jamais-la-barbarie-nazie-promet-angela-merkel-a-dachau_4626583_3214.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150504 #France – how women vote http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2015/04/29/comment-votent-les-femmes_4625316_4355770.html #demographics #politics #EU #Europe

20150504 #Germany – new #Ebola case suspected http://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/bochum-neuer-ebola-verdachtsfall-in-deutschland-13573095.html #health #security #EU #Europe


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

20150507 #astronomy – #MOSFIRE on #Keck I takes a picture of EGS-zs8-1 http://www.lemonde.fr/cosmos/article/2015/05/07/un-telescope-mesure-la-distance-entre-la-terre-et-la-galaxie-la-plus-lointaine_4629000_1650695.html #science #space

20150507 #Progress to #crash on #Earth tomorrow http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russian-spaceship-named-progress-to-crash-back-to-earth-on-friday/520260.html #space #technology

20150506 #CERN #LHC slowly back to life http://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2015/05/06/l-accelerateur-de-particules-du-cern-franchit-une-nouvelle-etape-de-son-redemarrage_4628312_1650684.html #science #technology

20150505 7.4 #earthquake in #Pacific http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/05/05/nouveau-risque-de-tsunami-apres-un-seisme-en-papouasie-nouvelle-guinee_4627394_3244.html #environment

20150505 #Progress59 back to #Earth between 7 and 11 May http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/05/04/ciencia/1430749135_413820.html #space


PUBLISHING GUIDELINES

  • 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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