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Czech PM’s Popularity Plummets With New Virus Outbreak

Wednesday  14:30,   23 september 2020

A European leader who emerged as a trailblazer this spring with an uncompromising approach to stamping out the coronavirus has seen his popularity plummet after a record spike in infections. Billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, whose... >>>

Divided Europe seeks to overhaul defunct migration policies

Wednesday  14:20,   23 september 2020

Divided Europe seeks to overhaul defunct migration policiesBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday overhauling the bloc's broken migration and asylum rules, seeking to end years of feuds and bitterness over the many >>>

TikTok deal: Chinese state media slams US agreement as 'dirty' and 'unpalatable'

Wednesday  14:20,   23 september 2020

Two prominent Chinese media outlets are urging Beijing to kill what they call a "dirty" and "unpalatable" deal intended to keep TikTok operating in the United States. © Sheldon Cooper /SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images In this photo illustration... >>>

Facebook has more users in India than anywhere else. It's now dealing with a hate speech crisis

Wednesday  13:40,   23 september 2020

Facebook is facing multiple simultaneous controversies in the United States, particularly around disinformation, hate speech and political bias. But those issues are also playing out — sometimes in more sinister ways — around the world, including a... >>>

Tensions in the Mediterranean: Macron and Erdogan explain themselves, Greeks and Turks ready to negotiate

Wednesday  13:25,   23 september 2020

© REUTERS / Ludovic Marin After weeks of invectives between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Emmanuel Macron, it was time for explanations on Tuesday 22 September during of the UN GA. Turkey and Greece seem to have opted for appeasement in the crisis... >>>

Sunday referendum in Switzerland on the free movement of persons

Wednesday  13:15,   23 september 2020

SWITZERLAND-UNION: Sunday referendum in Switzerland on the free movement of persons © Reuters / ARND WIEGMANN SUNDAY REFERENDUM IN SWITZERLAND ON FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss voters will decide on Sunday whether they want to... >>>

Blacklisting U.S. Tech Would Highlight China’s Own Weakness

Wednesday  13:06,   23 september 2020

A ban of American companies will likely backfire.Beijing has sped development of a catalog of companies it could target, yet debate remains in the halls of power over whether to release it before November’s U.S. election, if at all, the Wall Street... >>>

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Urge Americans to Vote in 'Most Important Election of Our Lifetime'

Wednesday  13:06,   23 september 2020

"When we vote, our values are put into action and our voices are heard"During an ABC broadcast special unveiling of the 2020 TIME 100, TIME’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people, on Tuesday (National Voter Registration Day), the Duke and >>>

JPMorgan becomes one of the largest banks in Germany thanks to Brexit

Wednesday  13:05,   23 september 2020

(Bloomberg) - Due to the departure of Great Britain from the European Union, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is moving around 200 billion euros (230 billion dollars) from Great Britain to Germany and should, according to informed sources to become one of the... >>>

China Threatens to Kill TikTok Deal Over ‘Dirty’ Trump Tactics

Wednesday  13:01,   23 september 2020

Just a few days ago, the TikTok deal looked like a win for China. Now its state-run media are denouncing it as “an American trap” and a “dirty and underhanded trick.” © Bloomberg The TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone in front of the national... >>>

EU chief negotiator 'determined' to get Brexit deal

Wednesday  13:01,   23 september 2020

EU chief negotiator 'determined' to get Brexit dealTalks on a trade deal and future relationship have made little progress since Britain left the European Union in January, and almost unravelled when London introduced the Internal Market... >>>

China to allow foreigners with valid residence permits to enter from Sept 28

Wednesday  13:01,   23 september 2020

China to allow foreigners with valid residence permits to enter from Sept 28Foreigners whose residence permits expired after March 28 can apply for visas at Chinese embassies and consulates for entry, the ministry said in a statement on its... >>>

Matt Lucas revives his Boris Johnson spoof for 'Great British Bake Off' debut

Wednesday  13:01,   23 september 2020

Actor and comedian Matt Lucas brought his famed mimicry skills to "The Great British Bake Off" on Tuesday, kicking off the show's new season with a skit in which he impersonated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. © From The Great British Bake >>>

Alexei Navalny posted a photo of himself leaving hospital after 32 days, and the scars on his neck match those on a previous Novichok victim

Wednesday  13:00,   23 september 2020

Navalny, Vladimir Putin's chief critic, was poisoned with the Novichok nerve agent on August 20. His team says he now plans to return to Russia.Vladimir Putin's most vocal opponent fell ill on August 20 and was evacuated to Berlin for treatment... >>>

UN General Assembly: Contrast between Trump and Xi couldn't be greater, but Chinese leader is the true authoritarian

Wednesday  12:40,   23 september 2020

In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the world to "join hands to uphold the values of peace, development, equity, justice, democracy and freedom shared by all of us."After hailing... >>>