#weekly #multilingual #news #digest n. 2015/17 – 2015-06-14

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#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2015-06-08 to 2015-06-14

BUSINESS AND WORLD

2015-06-14 #China and #Europe pave the way for the #fourth #direct #train #connection http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/06/13/actualidad/1434223939_375241.html #Harbin #Hamburg

2015-06-14 #USA could store #heavy #weapons in #Eastern #Europe http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/06/14/les-etats-unis-pourraient-installer-des-armes-lourdes-en-europe-de-l-est_4653752_3214.html

2015-06-14 #Russia and #China to share #Snowden #documents – #UK #fears #unmasking of #agents http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/geheimdienste-russland-und-china-sollen-zugang-zu-snowden-dokumenten-haben-13646222.html #security

2015-06-14 #Vatican ready to get #Easter on a jointly selected date with #Orthodox http://kommersant.ru/doc/2746601 #Rome #Constantinople #Moscow #Church

2015-06-14 #emotional #currency – #Bitcoin #affected by #Twitter http://tecnologia.elpais.com/tecnologia/2015/06/12/actualidad/1434095476_412905.html #social #trust #value #banking #finance #ETH #Zurich

2015-06-14 #social #business – #advertisement and #Twitter http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/06/12/actualidad/1434127973_985050.html – founder selling shares #business #Internet

2015-06-13 #USA – #China #hackers #suspected of getting into the #security #clearance #database http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/chinese-hack-of-government-network-compromises-security-clearance-files/2015/06/12/9f91f146-1135-11e5-9726-49d6fa26a8c6_story.html?tid=sm_fb #Internet #technology #diplomacy

2015-06-12 #FIFA – how #Blatter scouted for votes http://deportes.elpais.com/deportes/2015/06/11/actualidad/1434046558_102680.html #business #politics #soccer #football

2015-06-12 #anatomy of the #nuclear #negotiations #computer #virus http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/06/10/les-negociations-sur-le-nucleaire-iranien-espionnees-par-un-programme-informatique_4651449_4408996.html #Kaspersky #Iran #technology #cyber #security

2015-06-12 #Oculus #Rift #announces #partnership with #Microsoft http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/06/11/oculus-rift-annonce-un-partenariat-avec-microsoft_4652489_4408996.html #technology #virtual #reality

2015-06-10 #USA #Supreme #Court upheld #Government confirmation that #Jerusalem is not #Israel http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744462 #Palestine #diplomacy #Asia

2015-06-10 #Russia and #China #talks – #business and #legislation #harmonization http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744549 #diplomacy #security #Asia #Europe

2015-06-10 #organizational #analysis of the #FIFA #power #structure http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/mensch-gene/die-fifa-maschine-von-ex-praesident-sepp-blatter-13632464.html #social #system #buildup http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2015/06/05/la-demission-de-sepp-blatter-ne-changera-pas-le-clientelisme-de-la-fifa_4648304_3232.html #business #sociology

2015-06-10 the #political #power of #unelected #Internet #giants and #Google #statehood http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/medien/internetkonzern-google-als-gesetzgeber-und-ordnungshueter-13636351.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 #democracy #USA #world

2015-06-10 #Facebook to deploy massively #beacon s in shops to connect with customers http://siliconvalley.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/06/10/facebook-parie-sur-les-beacons-pour-connecter-ses-utilisateurs-avec-les-commercants/ #business #social

2015-06-09 #Schumpeter and the #future of the #energy #industry http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/fruehaufsteher/vorstaende-der-gasindustrie-gehen-auf-die-kohleindustrie-los-13637074.html #business #innovation #environment

2015-06-09 #NATO #assessing #readiness of its #rapid #deployment #forces http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/nato-eingreiftruppe-kostuemprobe-mit-schuetzenpanzern-13636291.html #security #Europe

2015-06-09 #Russia and #West quarrel on potential new #US #medium #range #nuclear #missiles in #UK http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744045 #security #INF #EU #Europe

2015-06-08 #FIFA – possible withdrawal of #world #cup from #Russia and #Qatar http://www.lemonde.fr/football/article/2015/06/07/scandale-fifa-la-russie-et-le-qatar-pourraient-perdre-leurs-coupes-du-monde_4649122_1616938.html #business #sport #diplomacy

2015-06-07 that should be the spirit- from two teens in #Nigeria alternative to #Chrome #mobile http://urbanintellectuals.com/2015/06/05/13-15-yrs-old-nigerian-brothers-built-mobile-web-browsering-alternative-to-google-chrome/ #IT #Internet #Android #Africa


AFRICA

2015-06-14 #Africa – #women #expand their #presence in #politics http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2015/06/14/en-afrique-la-feminisation-de-la-politique-est-en-marche_4653770_4355770.html #social #change

2015-06-10 #UN #envoy #optimist on #agreement in #Libya http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/06/09/l-onu-optimiste-sur-un-accord-de-sortie-de-crise-en-libye_4650573_3212.html #diplomacy #Africa


AMERICA

2015-06-14 #USA #declassified #documents on #911 #investigation about #CIA #work http://kommersant.ru/doc/2746617 #security #America

2015-06-10 #Brazil launches 64bln USD #infrastructure #investment http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/10/actualidad/1433892116_129258.html #business #America

2015-06-09 #SEA #hack s the #US #Army http://www.lemonde.fr/international/article/2015/06/09/le-site-internet-de-l-armee-de-terre-americaine-pirate_4649959_3210.html #cyber #warfare #Internet #security

2015-06-08 #Mexico #elections – #PRI #lead ing http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/08/actualidad/1433741609_821176.html #politics #America


ASIA AND PACIFIC

2015-06-14 #China and #Taiwan getting closer – #Visa requirement to be dropped, #Taibaozheng to be issued as #IDCard http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/14/c_134324969.htm

2015-06-14 #Yemen – #Sanaa #under #attack http://www.lemonde.fr/culture/article/2015/06/13/la-vieille-ville-de-sana-a-au-yemen-patrimoine-mondial-de-l-humanite-touchee-par-les-bombardements_4653608_3246.html while #negotiations in #Geneva flag http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2015/06/13/a-geneve-des-negociations-de-paix-sans-grand-espoir-pour-le-yemen_4653516_3218.html #security #Asia

2015-06-14 #forces from #Kurdistan attack #ISIS near #Turkey http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/13/actualidad/1434230932_701484.html

2015-06-09 #potential #economic #benefits for #Israel of an #independent #Palestine http://kommersant.ru/doc/2743685 #RAND #diplomacy #development

2015-06-08 #Turkey #elections – the distribution of seats in the new parliament http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/07/actualidad/1433678986_702267.html #interview #ICG – what’s next http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/europa/wahl-in-der-tuerkei-das-ist-eine-neue-aera-13634852.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 #politics #Asia

2015-06-08 #Israel #launched #attacks on #Gaza http://kommersant.ru/doc/2743420 #security #Palestine #Asia

2015-06-08 #China to #accelerate #emissions #reduction http://www.lemonde.fr/climat/article/2015/06/08/la-chine-devrait-reduire-ses-emissions-de-gaz-a-effet-de-serre-plus-vite-que-prevu_4649204_1652612.html #global #warming #environment

2015-06-07 #Turkey #elections – #Erdogan doesn’t get a majority, #Kurds get seats http://www.lastampa.it/2015/06/07/esteri/la-turchia-al-voto-primi-incidenti-ai-seggi-OGOhrcPSro51INeCrSvP2K/pagina.html #politics


EUROPE

2015-06-14 #France #Italy – tensions on the border due to #immigrants #management – only border with #Slovenia open http://www.lemonde.fr/immigration-et-diversite/article/2015/06/13/les-migrants-rassembles-a-la-frontiere-franco-italienne-disperses-par-la-police_4653690_1654200.html #Schengen #EU #Europe

2015-06-14 #Greece – #Tsipras preparing for the last round of negotiations http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/13/actualidad/1434219145_586127.html #Juncker #warning http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/juncker-warnte-tsipras-ausdruecklich-vor-grexit-13646138.html #politics #EU #Europe

2015-06-14 #Spain – #Podemos gets the control of #Madrid #Barcelona #Valencia #Zaragoza http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/06/13/actualidad/1434222955_722523.html #change #politics #EU #Europe

2015-06-12 #Greece – #IMF leaves #negotiation http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/11/actualidad/1434042905_030858.html #business #EU #Europe

2015-06-10 #Greece – #procrastination from #Tsipras http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/tsipras-warnt-vor-eurozonen-kollaps-13638475.html and #Hollande #Merkel #proposal http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/griechenlandkrise-merkel-und-hollande-starten-neuen-anlauf-13639028.html #EU #Europe

2015-06-10 #IMF #forecast 3.1% in 2015 and 2.5% in 2016 #growth for #Spain http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744239

2015-06-10 #Waterloo #remembered with a 2.5 EUR coin http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744486 #Napoleon #Belgium #France #EU #Europe

2015-06-10 #NATO #training #center to be opened in #Georgia http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744448 #security #diplomacy #Europe

2015-06-10 #Minsk #agreement under stress http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744681 #Baltic #impact http://kommersant.ru/doc/2744421 #security #diplomacy #Ukraine #Russia #Europe

2015-06-09 #Greece sends its #riposte to #creditors http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/06/09/athenes-fait-des-contre-propositions-a-ses-creanciers_4650035_3234.html #business #EU #Europe

2015-06-08 #immigration #EU – 50,000 reached Italy in 2015, 500,000 waiting in #Libya http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/06/08/l-italie-de-nouveau-submergee-par-les-migrants_4649243_3214.html #refugee #camps http://www.lastampa.it/2015/06/08/italia/politica/troppi-sbarchi-di-migranti-ora-potrebbero-servire-i-campi-profughi-i4AmauFyEux95wbXisNrJP/pagina.html #FRONTEX #Schengen #Europe

2015-06-08 #EU #Greece – #Juncker pulls support from #Tsipras calling him liar http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/06/08/grece-m-tsipras-a-perdu-le-soutien-dont-il-beneficait-a-bruxelles_4649286_3234.html #business #politics #Europe

2015-06-08 #Greece – the #brain #drain http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/mondo/2015-06-07/l-altra-grexit-cosi-atene-ha-perso-200mila-talenti-cinque-anni-204758.shtml #EU #Europe


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

2015-06-14 #MERS #coronavirus : #South #Korean #quarantined in #Slovak #Republic http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/06/14/coronavirus-mers-un-sud-coreen-soupconne-d-etre-contamine-hospitalise-en-slovaquie_4653739_3244.html #health #EU #Europe

2015-06-10 #Rosetta and the #gas #emissions of #comet 67P http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/weltraum/mission-rosetta/kometenmission-rosetta-tschuri-speit-gas-und-staub-13638493.html #science #space

2015-06-09 #free #fully #downloadable #4k 31min 297GB #planetarium #show from #ESO http://www.eso.org/public/announcements/ann15040/ with script #science #space

2015-06-09 where #G7 still #needs #Russia : #ISS jumps to dodge debris http://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/iss-weicht-weltraumschrot-aus-13636968.html #space #technology #NEO

2015-06-09 #NASA #Mars #parachute not yet ready http://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2015/06/09/le-parachute-de-la-nasa-crucial-pour-envoyer-des-hommes-sur-mars-n-est-pas-encore-au-point_4649964_1650684.html #space #technology

2015-06-09 #genomics #rewrites #history http://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2015/06/08/la-genomique-reecrit-l-histoire_4649802_1650684.html #science


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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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