#weekly #multilingual #news #digest n. 2015/18 – 2015-06-21

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#news and #comments #digest (@robertolofaro) for 2015-06-15 to 2015-06-21

BUSINESS AND WORLD

2015-06-21 #cultural #heritage and #tourism – the #art of #attracting #visitors http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/06/19/actualidad/1434733954_136904.html #business #culture #Spain #EU #Europe

2015-06-19 #international #refugee #day – 60 million worldwide in 2014 http://elpais.com/especiales/2015/refugiados/ #immigration #data

2015-06-19 #Germany the largest #Mercedes #car #dealer is now from #China http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/chinesen-werden-groesster-mercedes-haendler-in-deutschland-13657284.html #business #automotive #EU #Europe

2015-06-19 #Greece and #Russia sign #energy #agreement http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/19/actualidad/1434709247_831736.html #diplomacy #Ukraine #Turkey #EU #Europe

2015-06-19 #IATA will think over its #cabin #luggage #shrinking plan that would cut 38% sizes (but not prices) http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/06/19/actualidad/1434736579_522704.html #transportation

2015-06-18 the #price of #wars – 13.4% of world #GDP http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/mondo/2015-06-17/il-prezzo-guerra-conflitti-costano-134percento-pil-mondiale–160957.shtml?uuid=AC7sUGC #business #social #security

2015-06-18 #interview – #Sipri’s #Fedchenko on the #state of #nuclear #weapons #worldwide http://www.lemonde.fr/asie-pacifique/article/2015/06/17/il-y-a-une-legere-hausse-de-l-arsenal-nucleaire-militaire-chinois_4656187_3216.html #security #MAD

2015-06-18 #media #cold #war – after #F22 and #ICBM announces… a #WSJ #article – next: a song from #Russia ? http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748480 #diplomacy #NATO #Europe

2015-06-18 #Uber – #business #model #challenged in #California http://siliconvalley.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/06/18/le-modele-economique-duber-remis-en-cause-par-les-autorites-californiennes/ #employment #social #Internet

2015-06-18 #OECD #study calls for #more #regulation in #banking http://www.faz.net/aktuell/finanzen/aktien/oecd-banken-hemmen-wachstum-13652299.html #finance #development

2015-06-18 #PIXAR after 22 Oscar prizes http://www.lemonde.fr/m-le-mag/article/2015/06/12/pixar-une-compagnie-monstre_4650938_4500055.html #Lasseter #startup #media #entertainment

2015-06-18 #culture #wars – #ISIS , #Syria, #Iraq – fighting the past to alter the future http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/17/actualidad/1434539888_839783.html #social #security #cultural #heritage

2015-06-17 #Amazon inspired by #Uberpop creates #OnMyWay http://siliconvalley.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/06/17/pour-limiter-ses-couts-amazon-testerait-un-uber-de-la-livraison/ #logistics #Internet #business

2015-06-17 #Saudi #Arabia #delegation visits #Russia http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748320 #diplomacy #energy #security #Asia

2015-06-17 a #dossier on #mobile #payment s and #money in #developing #countries http://elpais.com/especiales/2015/planeta-futuro/dinero-movil/ #banking #finance #social

2015-06-17 #Europe – #Russia adds 40 #nuclear #ICBM http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/16/actualidad/1434453914_311467.html #USA #F22 http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747753 #security #diplomacy

2015-06-17 #conspiracy #theories and #TV #shows http://verne.elpais.com/verne/2015/06/15/articulo/1434359325_037734.html #Reddit #social #communication #storytelling

2015-06-16 more than 2bln people undernourished http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/06/15/deux-milliards-de-personnes-en-sous-nutrition_4654238_3244.html #health #business #world #FAO

2015-06-16 the #forthcoming #encyclical on #climate #change http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/2015/06/16/557f503aca47415a428b4572.html #Vatican #environment

2015-06-16 #Colt the #weapon s maker to go out of business ? http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/2015/06/16/557faa61e2704e69288b456b.html #business

2015-06-16 #fake #advertisement s that are better than the original http://verne.elpais.com/verne/2015/06/10/articulo/1433933074_928253.html #social #media

2015-06-16 #Kickstarter #fraud s : #USA #authorities start attacking http://siliconvalley.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/06/16/les-autorites-americaines-sattaquent-aux-arnaques-sur-kickstarter/ #startup #business #Internet #social

2015-06-15 #China will #invest and #join the #Juncker #plan http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/14/actualidad/1434303991_545818.html #business #diplomacy #EU #Europe #AIIB


AFRICA

2015-06-15 #Libya – #USA #attack on #Belmokhtar http://www.lemonde.fr/international/article/2015/06/15/les-etats-unis-disent-avoir-frappe-une-cible-terroriste-en-libye_4653905_3210.html #AlQaeda #security #Africa


AMERICA

2015-06-21 #USA – #CBO : #Obamacare #cancellation will cost between 137bln and 353bln USD http://kommersant.ru/doc/2752161

2015-06-16 #USA #elections – the arm-length #campaign s of #Clinton http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/16/actualidad/1434407319_217473.html and #Bush http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/15/actualidad/1434390124_574724.html #America

2015-06-16 #USA – #AIG rescue judged illegal under the 5th amendment http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/06/16/la-justice-americaine-estime-illegal-le-sauvetage-de-l-assureur-aig-en-2008_4654712_3234.html #business #politics #America

2015-06-15 #USA #elections – #presidential #candidates united on #Russia http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747001 #politics #America


ASIA AND PACIFIC

2015-06-21 #ISIS puts #explosives in #Palmyra http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/naher-osten/syrien-is-soll-ruinen-von-palmyra-vermint-haben-13660084.html #cultural #heritage #security #Asia

2015-06-19 #Iran to improve conditions for contracts with foreign companies http://kommersant.ru/doc/2749802 #business #Asia

2015-06-18 #Iran – #Parliament asks the lifting of sanctions http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748714 #nuclear #security #proliferation #diplomacy #Asia

2015-06-17 #Syria – #Kurdistan #forces #split #ISIS http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748536 #security #Asia

2015-06-17 #Afghanistan – #Taliban s warn #ISIS http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748091 #security #Asia

2015-06-16 the #humanitarian #issues in #Yemen http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747609 #security #health #social #Asia

2015-06-16 #China – #elections – #Hong #Kong preparing to vote on #reforms http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747506 #politics #Asia

2015-06-16 #head of #AlQaeda in #Yemen probably killed http://www.lemonde.fr/al-qaida/article/2015/06/16/le-chef-d-al-qaida-au-yemen-cible-par-une-frappe-americaine_4654703_1667095.html #security #Asia

2015-06-15 #Iran – #Rohani introduces #universal #health #coverage and #fight against #corruption http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/11/actualidad/1434007702_188528.html #social #politics #Asia

2015-06-15 #Syria – thousands run to #Turkey http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/tausende-syrier-fluechten-in-die-tuerkei-13647208.html #refugee s #Asia

2015-06-15 #Syria – #ISIS #loses few locations http://kommersant.ru/doc/2746926 #security #Asia


EUROPE

2015-06-21 #Belgium #released #Russia #diplomatic banking #accounts http://kommersant.ru/doc/2752088

2015-06-21 #Greece #EU – the #IMF hypotheses http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/06/21/grece-de-l-incident-de-paiement-a-l-exclusion-ce-que-prevoit-le-fmi_4658724_3234.html waiting to trust #Tsipras http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/vor-dem-euro-sondergipfel-worueber-griechenland-und-seine-glaeubiger-noch-streiten-13659543.html #business #diplomacy #Europe

2015-06-21 the #impact of a #potential #Brexit on #science in #UK http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/jun/17/venki-ramakrishnan-on-leaving-the-eu-science-in-schools-and-horoscopes #EU #Europe

2015-06-21 #France – new law could give #unsupervised #right to #spy on #foreigners http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2015/06/20/renseignement-le-cas-a-part-des-etrangers_4658456_3224.html #security #privacy #EU #Europe

2015-06-21 #EU – #sanctions against #Russia could cost 2 million jobs and 100bln EUR http://kommersant.ru/doc/2751828 #business #diplomacy #Europe

2015-06-21 #USA may start to #supply #gas to #Ukraine by 2017 http://kommersant.ru/doc/2752073 #energy #diplomacy #Europe

2015-06-19 #Denmark – #elections – #opposition #wins http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/ausland/europa/daenemark-regieren-aus-dem-hinterhalt-13657040.html #PM #resign s http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/19/actualidad/1434668132_979416.html #politics #EU #Europe

2015-06-19 #France – the #potential #impact of #Islamic #voters on #Presidential 2017 http://kommersant.ru/doc/2749670 #EU #Europe

2015-06-19 #Ireland preparing for #Brexit – 2% of GDP http://kommersant.ru/doc/2749216 #EU #Europe

2015-06-19 #Greece – while waiting Monday, no panic http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/06/19/grexit-et-risque-de-crise-bancaire-a-athenes-il-n-y-a-plus-rien-de-sur_4657873_3214.html #EU #Europe

2015-06-18 #immigration – #Hungary to build wall against #Balkans http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/europaeische-union/ungarn-will-grenzzaun-gegen-migranten-errichten-13652435.html #diplomacy #EU #Europe

2015-06-18 #sanctions against #Russia to be extended for 6 months http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748609 #diplomacy #EU #Europe

2015-06-18 #OSCE #interim factual #report on #Ukraine and #Crimea #released http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748851

2015-06-18 #EC #proposal on #taxation of #multinationals http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748727 #business #EU #Europe

2015-06-18 #Greece – #bracing for the #consequences of #Grexit http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748558 #negotiations http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/schuldenkrise-weidmann-warnt-griechen-vor-schwerwiegenden-konsequenzen-13653474.html #business #EU #Europe

2015-06-17 #Greece preparing for #Grexit http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/europaeische-union/grosse-broemer-notfalls-auch-ein-grexit-13650769.html or #PlanB http://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2015/06/16/grece-l-europe-en-etat-d-urgence_4655029_3234.html ? #EU #Europe

2015-06-17 #Schengen http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2015/06/16/pourquoi-les-accords-schengen-sont-ils-remis-en-cause_4655302_4355770.html #France http://www.lemonde.fr/immigration-et-diversite/article/2015/06/17/un-plan-pour-ameliorer-la-prise-en-charge-des-migrants_4655609_1654200.html #Italy http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/notizie/2015-06-15/immigrazione-l-ira-renzi-contro-francia-l-italia-fara-sola-165245.shtml?uuid=ACLCU0 #immigration #EU #Europe

2015-06-17 #LePen #announced new #European #Parliament #group http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748204 #politics #funding #EU #Europe

2015-06-17 #Finland #Russia – the talk of the #President s http://kommersant.ru/doc/2748321 #security #diplomacy #Europe

2015-06-16 what’s the #EU #PlanB for #Greece ? http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/griechenlands-schuldenkrise-haben-die-eurolaender-schon-einen-notfall-plan-13649385.html #Syriza on #Tsipras http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2015/06/15/la-ligne-tsipras-de-plus-en-plus-critiquee-au-sein-de-syriza_4654608_3214.html #business #diplomacy #Europe

2015-06-16 #immigration in #Europe ? restored border controls with #Italy http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/15/actualidad/1434402543_335671.html and new trend in #Hungary http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747027 #asylum #EU #Europe

2015-06-16 #record #payout for #tax #evasion #informants in #UK http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747434 #politics #EU #Europe

2015-06-16 #Moldova – #local #elections – good performance pro-Western candidates http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747610 #politics #Europe

2015-06-15 #Greece – #negotiations #fail – latest request from #Varoufakis http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/eurokrise/griechenland/griechenland-varoufakis-draengt-auf-schuldenschnitt-13647440.html #business #politics #EU #Europe

2015-06-15 #Spain #elections – the #organizational #side #effects for #Podemos and #Ciudadanos http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2015/06/05/actualidad/1433519526_681757.html #politics #EU #Europe

2015-06-15 #Blair and #cognitive #dissonance http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/14/actualidad/1434300283_486163.html #politics #leadership #EU #Europe

2015-06-15 #EU as #change #agent in #diplomacy http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2015/06/12/comment-l-europe-peut-s-affirmer-sur-la-scene-internationale_4653041_3232.html #Europe

2015-06-15 #Russia and #study #tour – investing on the next generation of diplomatic relationships http://kommersant.ru/doc/2747025 #politics #Europe #Asia

2015-06-15 #Spain – #local #social #currency #parallel to #Euro http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/06/14/actualidad/1434305642_286613.html #business #politics #EU #Europe

2015-06-15 #Georgia – floods release inmates of the #zoo http://kommersant.ru/doc/2746771 #environment #Asia


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

2015-06-18 how #life #starts after a #nuclear #explosion http://passeurdesciences.blog.lemonde.fr/2015/06/17/comment-la-vie-repart-apres-une-explosion-nucleaire/ #science #technology #security

2015-06-17 #USA #giant #white #shark in #California http://internacional.elpais.com/internacional/2015/06/16/actualidad/1434482012_912300.html #science

2015-06-16 #Germany a #Trojan #horse #virus attacked the #Bundestag http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2015/06/16/le-bundestag-victime-d-une-cyberattaque_4654692_4408996.html #security #APT #EU #Europe

2015-06-16 #Everest moved by #earthquake in #Nepal http://www.lemonde.fr/planete/article/2015/06/16/l-everest-deplace-par-le-puissant-seisme-au-nepal_4654715_3244.html #science #environment

2015-06-16 #Rosetta #Philae – back to life on 67P http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wissen/weltraum/mission-rosetta/rosetta-sonde-philae-meldet-sich-zum-2-mal-per-twitter-13648386.html #comet #space #science


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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