#weekly #multilingual #news #digest n. 2015/13 – 2015-05-16

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#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2015-05-10 to 2015-05-16

BUSINESS

20150516 #nuclear #negotiations #ahead http://kommersant.ru/doc/2728179 #Iran #Vienna

20150516 the #diplomacy of #disaster http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/05/15/au-nepal-apres-le-seisme-la-diplomatie-du-desastre-humanitaire_4634431_3244.html #Nepal #Asia #world

20150516 #refugee s – #Asia http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/15/actualidad/1431698550_363458.html and #Europe http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/05/15/actualidad/1431691100_432641.html #immigration

20150516 the #future of #identity within the hands of few #Internet #oligopolists http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/05/05/opinion/1430842193_759913.html #social #business

20150515 #France #Russia – quarrel on the cost of breaching of contract for #Mistral http://kommersant.ru/doc/2726097 #weapons #business

20150515 the #ghost #OPA for #Avon http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/05/14/avon-fait-l-objet-d-une-opa-fantome_4633856_3234.html #business #Edgar #SEC #America

20150515 #mobile #phone #companies might #block #advertisement http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/netzwirtschaft/mobilfunk-netzbetreiber-denken-ueber-adblocker-nach-13593637.html #social #business

20150513 #USA #Russia – #meeting between #Kerry and #Putin http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/12/actualidad/1431458285_113979.html #sanctions http://kommersant.ru/doc/2725123 #diplomacy #security #Ukraine #Iran

20150513 #interview with #Ulyanov on #NPT #negotiations and evolutions http://kommersant.ru/doc/2725166 #security #diplomacy #nuclear #proliferation

20150513 #Huffington #Post could join #Bild in #Axel #Springer hands? http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/unternehmen/geruecht-kauft-axel-springer-die-huffington-post-13590690.html #media #entertainment #business

20150513 #Google #cars involved in 11 accidents in 6 years but neither casualties nor responsibility in any http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/05/12/les-voitures-sans-conducteur-de-google-impliquees-dans-11-accidents-mineurs-en-six-ans_4631953_4408996.html #robotic #technology #business #automotive

20150512 #Shell to #drill #Alaska as it might hold 22% of worldwide untapped reserves http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/energiepolitik/shell-erhaelt-genehmigung-fuer-umstrittenes-arktis-foerderprojekt-13588331.html #energy #business

20150512 #new #record in #art #market at #Christies s http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2015/05/12/actualidad/1431388099_422438.html #business #culture #market

20150512 #diet #low #calorie s #drinks : not so cool anymore http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/05/11/actualidad/1431356293_867769.html #CocaCola #Pepsi #demographics #business #health #entertainment

20150511 #Mogherini: #immigration a #global #issue – cannot be solved just by #EU http://www.lastampa.it/2015/05/11/italia/politica/mogherini-allonu-migrazione-fenomeno-mondiale-lue-non-pu-fare-da-sola-AbB3St0AwFUD1us8yIPP1K/pagina.html #security #UN

20150511 #China #USA #nuclear #agreement #renewal – #proliferation and #stabilization http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/obamas-quiet-nuclear-deal-with-china-raises-proliferation-concerns/2015/05/10/549e18de-ece3-11e4-8666-a1d756d0218e_story.html?tid=sm_fb #security #diplomac

20150511 from #wearable to #digestible #electronics – #privacy and #confidentiality #issues http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2015/05/09/the-revolution-will-be-digitized/?tid=sm_fb #health #big #data

20150511 #Journalism in the #Internet #era – #Washington #Post after #Amazon http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/medien/jeff-bezos-krempelt-die-washington-post-um-13582516.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 #social #business


AFRICA

20150515 #Burundi – #end of a 2-days #coup http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/afrika/burundi-putschisten-erklaeren-staatsstreich-fuer-gescheitert-13593597.html #chronology http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/05/14/burundi-combats-violents-et-localises-a-bujumbura_4633374_3212.html #security #politics #Africa

20150515 #Sierra #Leone – 8 days without new cases of #Ebola http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/14/actualidad/1431623128_058293.html #health #Africa

20150513 #Sierra #Leone after #Ebola http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/05/11/planeta_futuro/1431356987_074128.html #health #social #development #Africa


AMERICA

20150515 #USA #elections – after criticism http://www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2015/05/14/ivy-ziedrich-college-student-warms-to-role-as-jeb-bush-critic-on-isis/?_r=0 #Jeb #Bush distances himself from #Iraq #War http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/praesidentschaftswahlen-jeb-bush-distanziert-sich-vom-irak-krieg-seines-bruders-13593622.html #social #politics #America

20150515 #USA – #Congress #reduces #BigData #powers for #NSA http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/05/14/la-nsa-pourrait-etre-privee-de-la-collecte-massive-de-donnees_4633259_4408996.html #security #privacy #America

20150515 #USA – 42.1% of #bees #colonies lost between 2014 and 2015 http://www.lemonde.fr/biodiversite/article/2015/05/13/les-etats-unis-connaissent-des-pertes-d-abeilles-sans-precedent_4633089_1652692.html #environment #agriculture #America

20150513 #Cuba – #Castro ready to exchange ambassadors once removed from terrorist states list http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/12/actualidad/1431453840_509282.html #diplomacy #America

20150512 #Guantanamo – out of 779 prisoners, just 15 on trial or sentenced http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/11/actualidad/1431375781_217625.html #security #human #rights #USA #America

20150512 #Cuba – #France ‘s #President #Hollande getting #EU closer http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/11/actualidad/1431344541_136972.html #diplomacy #Europe #America


ASIA AND PACIFIC

20150516 #ISIS conquers the center of #Ramadi http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/15/actualidad/1431698550_363458.html #Iraq #Irak #Asia

20150515 #Israel – the new #Government get 61 out of 120 votes http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/14/actualidad/1431637846_146898.html #politics #Asia

20150515 #ISIS might destroy #Palmyra http://www.lemonde.fr/international/article/2015/05/14/en-syrie-l-etat-islamique-menace-la-cite-antique-de-palmyre_4633773_3210.html #terrorism #culture #Asia

20150515 #Vatican recognises #Palestine – “disappointed” #Israel http://kommersant.ru/doc/2725802 #diplomacy #Asia

20150513 #Yemen – #humanitarian #truce http://www.lemonde.fr/international/article/2015/05/12/a-reactualiser-une-treve-attendue-au-yemen_4632489_3210.html #videos http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/naher-osten/gefechte-trotz-feuerpause-im-jemen-13590511.html#security #Asia

20150513 #North #Korea – #Minister of #Defense #executed http://www.lemonde.fr/asie-pacifique/article/2015/05/13/la-coree-du-nord-execute-son-ministre-de-la-defense_4632585_3216.html #politics #Asia

20150512 New quake strikes #Nepal. Where it happened and the ongoing damage assessment: http://apne.ws/1ctk87O

20150511 #Yemen – toward #humanitarian #truce http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2015/05/10/yemen-vers-une-treve-humanitaire-a-partir-de-mardi_4630695_3218.html #security #Asia


EUROPE

20150516 #Russia expands military presence in #Crimea http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/15/actualidad/1431714026_229665.html #Ukraine #security #Europe

20150516 #interview with #Enzensberger on #Cuba #media #megalomaniac #politicians http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2015/05/14/babelia/1431615825_235212.html #culture #Germany #EU #Europe

20150516 #alternative #energy – the #Samso #testing #ground http://www.lemonde.fr/energies/article/2015/05/15/samso-l-ile-danoise-aux-energies-vertes_4634140_1653054.html #Denmark #EU #Europe

20150515 #Italy and #Greece will #share #refugees with other #EU states – #map http://kommersant.ru/doc/2725645 #immigration #Dublin #Convention #Schengen #diplomacy #Europe

20150515 #Baltics and #Poland ask #NATO to reinforce presence http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/14/actualidad/1431624523_874809.html #security #EU #Europe

20150515 if #UK leaves the #EU , #Ireland too might follow suit- for business http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/wirtschaftspolitik/eu-austritt-irlands-nach-einem-brexit-13592917.html #Europe

20150515 #Moldova #EU #membership potential declines http://kommersant.ru/doc/2726156 #diplomacy #Europe

20150515 #Russia to check where does #Serbia stand http://kommersant.ru/doc/2726157 #NATO #Balkans #diplomacy

20150515 #UK – #post #elections #crisis at #UKIP after 3x votes but just one representative http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/15/royaume-uni-l-ukip-secoue-par-des-querelles-internes_4633883_3214.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150515 #France – #INRIA criticized on April 30th the #black #box #Internet #surveillance #law http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/05/13/la-note-interne-de-l-inria-qui-etrille-la-loi-sur-le-renseignement_4633142_4408996.html #security #privacy #EU #Europe

20150515 #removing #pollution from #Mediterranean #sea – #tires http://www.lemonde.fr/pollution/article/2015/05/13/retour-sur-terre-pour-des-milliers-de-pneus-usages-sortis-de-la-mediterranee_4632826_1652666.html #environment #EU #Europe

20150513 #Estonia and #NATO training exercise successful http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/12/actualidad/1431458852_879257.html #Aslavia #security #EU #Europe

20150513 #EU #mission in #Libya might require support from #NATO http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/12/actualidad/1431464967_140633.html #security #Europe #Africa

20150513 #UK http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/13/la-grande-bretagne-plaide-pour-le-renvoi-des-migrants-qui-traversent-la-mediterranee_4632582_3214.html and #Malaysia http://www.lemonde.fr/asie-pacifique/article/2015/05/13/en-asie-du-sud-est-des-milliers-de-refugies-birmans-et-bangladais-pieges-en-mer_4632610_3216.html focused on returning migrants #immigration #EU #Europe #Asia

20150513 #NATO #conference of #foreign #ministers in #Antalya – defense and dialogue http://kommersant.ru/doc/2725105 #security #diplomacy #Europe

20150513 #France – Jean Marie #LePen to create a new political party http://kommersant.ru/doc/2724787 #politics #EU #Europe

20150512 #EU heading toward compulsory distribution on its territory of #asylum #seeker s http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/11/bruxelles-prone-une-repartition-entre-pays-europeens-des-demandeurs-d-asile_4631380_3214.html #immigration #politics #Europe

20150512 #Macedonia – #Middle #East #veterans involved in #terrorist #attacks http://kommersant.ru/doc/2724397 #Turkish #stream #energy #security #Europe

20150512 #UK – PM #Cameron might set the #EU #referendum for 2016 http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/europaeische-union/grossbritannien-cameron-will-schon-2016-eu-referendum-13588429.html #politics #Europe

20150512 #UK – #UKIP ‘s #Farage #resigns – well, no http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/11/nigel-farage-revient-sur-sa-demission-et-garde-la-tete-du-ukip_4631456_3214.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150512 #Greece – the risks and benefits of a #referendum on #reform s http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/eurogruppen-chef-warnt-vor-referendum-in-griechenland-13588185.html #politics #EU #Europe

20150512 #Greece – an agreement by the end of the month? http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/05/11/vers-un-accord-entre-athenes-et-ses-creanciers-avant-fin-mai_4631522_3234.html #diplomacy #EU #Europe

20150512 #Interview – #Greece ‘s #Parliament #speaker http://kommersant.ru/doc/2724483 #politics #EU #Europe

20150512 #USA #Russia – #Secretary of #State #Kerry to meet #Minister #Lavrov in #Sochi http://kommersant.ru/doc/2724439 #Ukraine #diplomacy #security #Europe

20150512 #France #media – one year on the cover of magazines by theme http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2015/05/11/hollande-sarkozy-immobilier-islam-explorez-un-an-de-couvertures-d-hebdomadaires-francais_4630966_4355770.html #social #politics #EU #Europe

20150511 #Cuba – #Castro visits #Pope #Francis in #Vatican http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/05/10/actualidad/1431241962_414840.html #France #President #Hollande visits #Cuba http://www.lemonde.fr/politique/article/2015/05/08/la-gauche-et-cuba-de-l-utopie-au-business_4630060_823448.html #EU #Europe

20150511 #FYROM #Macedonia – 22 deaths in riots http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/05/10/macedoine-cinq-policiers-tues-par-un-groupe-arme-venu-d-un-pays-voisin_4630678_3214.html #security #Europe

20150511 #EU and the new #quota #system for #refugees http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/europaeische-union/neue-verteilung-quotenregelung-fuer-fluechtlinge-13586358.html #reality http://www.lastampa.it/2015/05/11/esteri/ridistribuire-mila-migranti-prime-ipotesi-di-quote-dalla-ue-eqi3mjfiZDapjypemAmdQP/pagina.html #immigration #Europe

20150511 #Greece – what’s next? http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/griechenland-drei-negativ-szenarien-der-troika-13586483.html #EU #Europe

20150511 70th anniversary of #WWII – #celebrating the #past http://kommersant.ru/doc/2724151 and #Chancellor #Merkel #discussing the #future http://kommersant.ru/doc/2724261 #diplomacy #Europe

20150511 #Germany – potential fallout of the #BND #NSA #scandal http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/inland/cdu-politiker-wollen-geheimdienstbeauftragten-spd-dagegen-13586356.html #privacy #security #EU #Europe


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

20150515 #Italy – #robotic #arm for #surgeon s to reduce invasive surgery http://elpais.com/elpais/2015/05/14/ciencia/1431626071_191425.html #health #technology

20150515 a #plant as #diamond #detector http://passeurdesciences.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/05/14/une-plante-pour-detecter-les-diamants/ #science #Pandanus #candelabrum #kimberlite #business

20150515 #test – #GoPro vs #Sony vs #Ricoh http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/05/15/nous-avons-teste-pour-vous-les-cameras-d-action_4631402_4408996.html #camera #sport

20150513 #space – #Ceres and #Dawn – exploring the origins http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/weltraum/raumsonde-dawn-im-anflug-auf-dem-rundkurs-um-ceres-13589475.html #science

20150512 #Ebola – #epidemic in #Liberia #ended http://www.lemonde.fr/sante/article/2015/05/09/l-epidemie-ebola-prend-fin-au-liberia-selon-l-oms_4630564_1651302.html #WHO #health #science #Africa

20150511 #Dutch #solar #roads http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/05/150510092535171.html #energy #alternative #EU #Europe

20150511 #chocolate – research on why it becomes white – keep it at 18C 🙂 http://passeurdesciences.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/05/10/pourquoi-le-chocolat-blanchit-il/ #food #science #crystals #chemistry


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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