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The Foreign Desk


Australian brokerage says staff being held in Shanghai office
Philippine leader to hunt down Maoist rebels after scrapping talks
Turkey is acting like former Communist East Germany, Schaeuble says
France’s Macron treads fine line in showing he’s the boss
Wounded National Front seeks way back after French poll failures
Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese border
Ex-China’s securities regulator assistant chairman to be prosecuted: graft watchdog
Thai court to deliver verdict on ex-PM on Aug. 25
Exclusive: Tanzania questions Acacia Mining staff in row with government
Tour operators say U.S. to ban citizens from travel to North Korea
Merkel may win election, but lose her finance minister
U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be ‘Trojan horse’
No Korean military talks after North snubs South’s call
Polish senate set to back judicial overhaul, defying protesters and EU
China reaps payoff from hand-picked team placed in Macau in 1990s
Tepco spots possible nuclear fuel debris at another Fukushima reactor: Kyodo
Jerusalem on alert as religious tensions rise over holy site
Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures scores
Free movement of people to continue for at least two years after Brexit: media
Surviving Tiananmen ‘Gentlemen’ mum on Chinese Nobel laureate’s death
Blast in China’s Hangzhou city kills two, injures 55
South Korea urges North Korea to respond to proposal for military talks
Brazil’s Lula says he is being persecuted in court as supporters protest
Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in Venezuela
Exclusive: Russia, Venezuela discuss Citgo collateral deal to avoid U.S. sanctions – sources
Peru gov’t fires special attorney on Odebrecht graft probe
Moroccan police fire tear gas to disperse protests in north
Ex-China securities regulator vice-chairman to be prosecuted: graft watchdog
Gunmen attack elite security unit in Ivory Coast, steal arms
UK must agree implementation period for EU migration curbs: lawmakers
U.N. rights chief seeks meeting with China over Liu Xiaobo’s widow
Thousands protest after Polish lawmakers approve judiciary overhaul, defying EU
U.S. to deploy officials in Qatar in counter-terrorism accord: sources
U.S. lawmakers want fresh sanctions on Hezbollah
Top adviser to Puerto Rico governor resigns, ‘in no way pressured’
Qatari emir amends laws to bolster fight against terrorism: agency
Saudi king overhauls security services following royal shakeup
Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after U.S. contest: police
South Sudan rebel Machar declines to renounce violence: mediator
Baltics need anti-aircraft protection against Russia, Lithuania says
Moscow in talks with U.S. to create cyber working group: RIA report
Tunisian premier seeks to restore trust with anti-corruption push
Cameroon tortures suspects at base used by U.S., French, Amnesty says
Few compromises at Brexit talks, minister says UK can survive without deal
Buildup in rival Syrian rebel factions threatens spread of fighting
Egypt says it is ‘shameful’ that Qatar not held accountable at United Nations
Anti-Maduro strike paralyzes swathes of Venezuela
Iran ambassador ordered to leave Kuwait over spy case
Israel faces mounting Palestinian anger over holy site metal detectors
Turkey-backed rebel reinforcements arrive in Idlib for Nusra fight: rebels


Watching America

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Welcome to the Season of Political Lies


The Intercept

J Street, a Reliable Foe of BDS, Urges Congress to Oppose Israel Anti-Boycott Act For Now
Até preso, Eduardo Cunha é um dos beneficiados pelo pacote de bondades de Temer
Cameroonian Troops Tortured and Killed Prisoners at Base Used for U.S. Drone Surveillance
Jeff Sessions Wants to Make “Legalized Theft” Great Again
More Trump Populism: Hiring a Bank Lawyer to Attack CFPB Bank Rules
Netanyahu Tells European Leaders Concern for Palestinian Rights Is “Crazy”
U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel
Lula e as elites
Trumpcare Is Dead. “Single Payer Is the Only Real Answer,” Says Medicare Architect.
Revenge Attacks on Families of ISIS Members Could Start a New Cycle of Violence in Iraq
Intercepted Podcast: Veni, Vidi, Tweeti
Reportagem de “O Globo” em sentença: nova polêmica entre Moro e defesa de Lula
Mitch McConnell Has Run Out of Excuses for Not Accomplishing Anything
Surpresa de Secretário de Segurança do Rio com violência reflete falta de planejamento histórico
Entrevista Exclusiva: Carmen Aristegui y Su Hijo Hablan Sobre el Escándalo del Software Espía del Gobierno
Mexican Journalist Carmen Aristegui Slams Government Spyware Targeting Her Teenage Son
Jornalista Carmen Aristegui e seu filho denunciam uso de software de espionagem pelo governo do México
Video: Naomi Klein e Jeremy Corbyn debatem o mundo que queremos
It’s Not the Avocado Toast: Federal Reserve Finds Student Debt Reducing Millennial Home Ownership
Pezão fica em spa de executivo ligado à assessoria de imprensa do governo


Political Violence @ a Glance

Conflict, Generations, and Long-term Change in Civil-Military Relations
US-Mexico Relations and the Security Stakes of NAFTA Renegotiation
Weekly Links
Why the Transatlantic Relationship Will (Probably) Survive Trump
Weekly Links
Why Civil Wars have Gotten Longer, Bloodier, and More Numerous
Weekly Links
The Political Motives Behind Bangladesh’s Abuse of Rohingya Refugees
The Global Spread of Demands for Self-Rule
Trump, Mattis, and the Future of Afghanistan


Corp Watch

Bangladeshi Government Cracks Down On Garment Workers Sweatshop Wage Protests
Takata Fined $1 Billion For Hiding Information on Exploding Car Airbags
Publish, Punish, and Pardon: Nine National Security Changes Obama Should Make Before He Leaves Office
Billionaires & Big Business Line Up To Help U.S. President Elect-Donald Trump
Goodhope Asia Accused Of Land Grabbing In West Papua For Palm Oil
Robertson Winery Accused Of Slavery-Like Practices In South Africa
Eli Lilly Raised U.S. Prices Of Diabetes Drug 700 Percent Over 20 Years
Swiss Bank UBS May Be Suspended From Doing Business In Hong Kong
AT&T Developed Secret Program To Help U.S. Police Mine Client Phone Records
Native Tribes Protest Energy Transfer Partners North Dakota Oil Pipeline
Coke and McDonalds Host Carnival of Junk Food Marketing At Rio Olympics
Six Novartis Executives Charged In Illegal Drug Rebate Scheme In South Korea
General Atomics Funded U.S. Think Tank That Promoted Increased Drone Exports
Cyrela, Rio Olympic Construction Contractor, Accused Of Mistreating Workers
Broadspectrum 'Violating' Human Rights At Australian Offshore Detention Centers


Economic Voice

Fastest Growing Investment Company Launches Over Last Five Years
What does the Economic Diary for Week Commencing 24 July 2017 hold in store?
"Dirty, Difficult, And Dangerous": Why Millennials Won't Work In Oil
Immigration Policies being Formulated in the Dark Says Lords Committee
The big summer getaway begins as Brits take to the skies in record numbers
Sports Direct share price rise will be little consolation for long-suffering investors
Save Early to Achieve Financial Freedom as State Pension Age Goes Up
Hare Squead Releases Brand New Video for 'Flowers'
Vince Cable declared Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Damning report shows we sell arms to human rights abusers – Lib Dems
Retail sales boosted in June by warmer weather
Nottingham Building Society to open seven building society branches due for closure


Tom Dispatch

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Bombing the Rubble
Tomgram: John Feffer, The Invisible Monster of Climate Change
Tomgram: Alfred McCoy, Trumping the Empire
Tomgram: William Astore, Returning to Cheyenne Mountain
Tomgram: Frida Berrigan, Resistance is Fertile (Not Futile)
Tomgram: Engelhardt, Aiding and Abetting the Tweeter-in-Chief
Tomgram: Dilip Hiro, Two Impulsive Leaders Fan the Global Flames
Tomgram: Danny Sjursen, Fighting the War You Know (Even If It Won't Work)
Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, All War All the Time, or War American-Style
Tomgram: Nick Turse, The Commandos of Everywhere
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, "There Will Be Hell to Pay"
Tomgram: William Hartung, Trump's Love Affair With the Saudis
Tomgram: Ira Chernus, The Summer of Love and the Winter of National Insecurity
Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, A Planet's Future Threatened by the Fate of Its Children
Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Making of a Pariah Nation
Tomgram: Michael Klare, "The Battle Lines of the Future"
Tomgram: Nomi Prins, In Washington, Is the Glass(-Steagall) Half Empty or Half Full?
Tomgram: William Astore, Back in the USSR
Tomgram: Rajan Menon, What Would War Mean in Korea?
Tomgram: John Feffer, Trump, China, and the Unsettled Future of Asia
Tomgram: Danny Sjursen, Beating the War Drums... Again
Tomgram: Engelhardt, Thank You, Donald
Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, Those Who Do Not Remember History...
Tomgram: Mattea Kramer, Hit Him Where It Hurts
Best of TomDispatch: Graduation Day With Howard Zinn


Evonomics

How Economics Can Free Itself from Religious Dogmatism
Where Do Pro-Social Institutions Come From?
What Economics Models Really Say
It Takes a Theory to Beat a Theory: The Adaptive Markets Hypothesis
The New Normal: Radical Inequality, Suffocating Debt, and Growing Job Uncertainty
Richard Florida: It’s Not (Just) the Working Class. It’s the Service Class.
The Amazing Arab Scholar Who Beat Adam Smith by Half a Millennium
The Myth of the Prosperity Generating Free Market Has Been Dispelled. It’s Time for a New New Deal.
Inequality is Fracturing American Democracy and Killing Prosperity
Is Big Government Bad for Freedom, Civil Society, and Happiness?
Why Economists Have to Embrace Complexity to Avoid Disaster
Hayek Meets Information Theory. And Fails.
The Future of Work, Robotization, and Capitalism’s Ability to Generate Useless Jobs
How to Resolve Fights over Reclining Airplane Seats: Use Behavioral Economics
Seven Ways to Transform 21st-Century Economics — and Economists
Quality of Government, Not Size, Is the Key to Freedom and Prosperity
Building the Public Goods of the Twenty-First Century
America is Regressing into a Developing Nation for Most People
The Fading American Dream: Declining Mobility and Increasing Inequality
They Go Together: Freedom, Prosperity, and Big Government


Robert Reich

6-Month Update for Trump Voters
The Trump Standard
The 10 Steps to Impeach a PresidentIt won’t be easy to impeach...
THE ART OF THE (TRUMP AND PUTIN) DEALSay you’re Vladimir Putin,...
Trump’s Escalating Assault on the Press
NOW’S THE TIME FOR MEDICARE FOR ALLAs Republicans in Congress...
It’s Time for Medicare for All
The Secret Healthcare Bill
The Secret Republican Plan to Unravel Medicaid
THE CASE FOR OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICEObstruction of justice was...
Talking With My Friend About Trump
Government By and For Trump
Trump’s Infrastructure Scam
Impeach Him Now
The Real Leaky Problem
The World According to Trump
The Art of the Trump-Putin Deal
7 Reasons Why Trump’s Corporate Tax Cut is Completely NutsDonald...
Trump’s Rollback of Civil Rights


Naked Capitalism

The Real Cause of the Italian Bank Bailouts and Euro Banking Troubles
Debts That Cannot Be Paid Will Not Be
2:00PM Water Cooler 7/20/2017
Sleeping Monster: The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) and Its Expansive Definition of “Services”
Crossing National Public Radio (NPR) Off My List for Health Care Coverage
Links 7/20/2017
Don Quijones: Did the City of London Just Press the Panic Button on Brexit?
Where Do Pro-Social Institutions Come From?
2:00PM Water Cooler 7/19/2017
Sleeping Monster: The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) and the Supply Chain


Project Syndicate

How to Reduce Germany’s Surplus
When Populism Can Kill
Fostering Arab Entrepreneurship
How to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
Capitalizing on Africa’s Youth Dividend
Turkey’s Year of Turmoil
Trump’s Surprisingly Strong Start with India
Britain’s European Ties That Bind
A “Macroneconomic” Revolution?
Learning from Malaria
The Quiet Demise of Austerity
How Parasites Pull the Strings
Is Productivity Growth Becoming Irrelevant?
The Protocols of Donald J. Trump
The Politics of Germany’s External Surplus
Venezuela’s Rebels With a Cause
Why Do Cities Become Unaffordable?
The Changing Face of Work in India
Did Liu Xiaobo Die for Nothing?
Turkey’s Emboldened Opposition


New Economic Perspectives

A Memo From MMT’s Legal Department
Monetary Sovereigns, Monetary Subjects: Modern Money & The Criminal Legal System
The CFPB Arbitration Rule is Pro (Honest) Businesses
London Grenfell Inferno: Who’s to Blame?
Wall Street: It’s “Icky and Un-American” to ‘Short’ Frauds
Those to Blame for the Grenfell Fire Victims Include Tony Blair
BWU Makes Its Latest Lemon Award to the UK
Barclays and Its Executives Are Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Fraud
Roll-Back of Financial Regulations Has Nothing to do with Complexity or Boosting the Economy
People of Integrity Won’t Work for President Trump


Baseline Scenario

A New Economic Vision, in 27 Words
The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision for the Democratic Party
Economism and Arbitration Clauses
How Markets Work
Fees Add Up
Soak the Poor, Feed the Rich
Review Copies of Economism
Why Is Connecticut Giving Its Employees’ Money to the Asset Management Industry?
The Right to Have Rights
Economism and Economics
Economism and the Law
Economism and Health Care
Conflicts and Corruption
Economism Typo Contest
Economism and the Future of the Democratic Party


Corporate Crime Reporter

DC Disciplinary Counsel Hamilton Fox Won’t Let Whistleblower Lawyer Lynne Bernabei Go
Hui Chen on Corporate Crime in the Age of Trump
Dr. Peter Lurie Named President of the Center for Science in the Public Interest
State Street Bentley University Business Ethics and Corporate Crime
Second Circuit Court of Appeals Blocks Release of HSBC Monitor Report
Mike Koehler on the Politics of the FCPA
Sam Buell on the Responsibility Gap in Corporate Crime
CDM Smith to Pay $4 Million in FCPA Declination
NYU Law Professor Jennifer Arlen on Turning Corporate Criminals into Corporate Cops
Linde To Pay $11.2 Million Gets FCPA Declination


Informed Comment

Top 4 Lessons Trump can Learn from Napoleon in Russia
Morocco’s Rif Revolt: Only a Democratic Response is Sufficient
Empire of Destruction: Mosul reveals Myth of Precision Bombing
Trump hands Putin gift, cancels Support for Syrian Rebels
What, or who, Explains Spike in Hate Crimes against US Muslims?
Yemen: Saudi-led Airstrikes kill 28 civilian refugees
Protest: Religious leaders call on Jerusalem Palestinians to pray at Al-Aqsa on Friday
Saudi, slamming Qatar for Extremism, arrests Model for wearing Skirt in Public


Ben Bernanke @ Brookings

When growth is not enough
Some reflections on Japanese monetary policy
The zero lower bound on interest rates: How should the Fed respond?
How big a problem is the zero lower bound on interest rates?
Why Dodd-Frank’s orderly liquidation authority should be preserved
Shrinking the Fed’s balance sheet
The Fed and fiscal policy
Federal Reserve economic projections: What are they good for?
Sebastian Mallaby’s biography of Alan Greenspan
Are Americans better off than they were a decade or two ago?


The Automatic Earth

Debt Rattle July 21 2017
Debt Rattle July 20 2017
Debt Rattle July 19 2017
I read the news today, oh boy
Debt Rattle July 18 2017
Debt Rattle July 17 2017
Debt Rattle July 16 2017
Debt Rattle July 15 2017
Debt Rattle Bastille Day 2017
Debt Rattle July 13 2017


One America News

Russian central bank says inflation slowdown will enable it to cut rates
Audi to recall 850,000 diesel cars to update emissions software
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead in apparent suicide: coroner
ECB policymakers see October as most likely date for QE decision: sources
Siemens retreats from Russian energy after Crimea scandal
Philippine leader to hunt down Maoist rebels after scrapping talks
Lasitskene poised to defend world title as a ‘neutral’
Exclusive: Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 billion in China Unicom – sources
Turkey is acting like former Communist East Germany, Schaeuble says
FTC probing allegations of Amazon’s deceptive discounting


NY Times

Israeli Aid Gives an Unexpected ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Syrians
In China, Despair for Cause of Democracy After Nobel Laureate’s Death
As ‘Brexit’ Clock Ticks, U.K. Seems Adrift
Arcueil Journal: At a Family Workshop Near Paris, the ‘Drowned Mona Lisa’ Lives On
China Bars Justin Bieber From Performing Over ‘Bad Behavior’
Minneapolis Police Shooting of Australian Woman: What Is Known So Far
For Right-Wing Italian Youth, a Mission to Disrupt Migration
Europe Edition: Poland, ‘Brexit,’ O.J. Simpson: Your Friday Briefing
Traveling to America While Muslim
ISIS’ Core Helps Fund Militants in Philippines, Report Says
Saudi Official Who Was Thought to Be Under House Arrest Receives a Promotion
Amnesty International Accuses Cameroon of Torturing Suspects
Senate, O.J. Simpson, Linkin Park: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
Cecil the Lion’s Son Xanda Killed by a Trophy Hunter
Turkey’s Arrest of German Activist Heightens Nations’ Tensions
Crime in England and Wales Is Rising at Fastest Rate in a Decade
Beijing Wants A.I. to Be Made in China by 2030
India Picks Ram Nath Kovind, of Caste Once Called ‘Untouchables,’ as President
After a Famed Prisoner Dies in China, Taiwan Fears for Another


Reuters

Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures scores
U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse'
No Korean military talks after North snubs South's call
Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese border
Merkel may win election, but lose her finance minister
Tour operators say U.S. to ban citizens from travel to North Korea
Turkey is acting like former Communist East Germany, Schaeuble says
Wounded National Front seeks way back after French poll failures
Philippine leader to go after Maoist rebels after scrapping talks
Ex-China's securities regulator assistant chairman to be prosecuted: graft watchdog


Wall Street Journal

U.S. and Exxon Spar Over Russia Sanctions Violation
U.S. to Ban Tourist Visits to North Korea, Tour Operators Say
Quake Kills Two in Greece, Injures More Than 100
Poland Moves to Replace Supreme Court, Despite Protests
ECB's Inaction Echoes Global Caution Over Weak Inflation
Beyond Syria and Iraq, Faraway ISIS 'Provinces' Fight On
China Portrays U.S. Trade Talks in Glowing Light
Hackers in U.A.E. Linked to Cyberattack in Qatar
Saudi Arabia Overhauls Security Apparatus
Germany Warns of New Steps Over Turkey Arrest
IMF Board Approves Greece's Latest Bailout 'In Principle'


Multinational - BRICS Post

China ready to play constructive role in Qatar peace talks: Wang
China Q2 GDP grows 6.9%, beats forecasts
BRIC tourists to South Africa recover in 2016, below 2013 levels
22 dead in pre-dawn house fire in eastern China
India-China: Differences, disputes and deadlock
Chinese army establishing first overseas base in Djibouti
Brazil’s Senate approves contested labour reform bill
Consensus at What Price? The G20 Hamburg text on trade
‘New progress despite sensitive issues’: Xi says after meeting Trump
Russia, US agree to Syria ceasefire amid Putin-Trump meeting


Europe - BBC

North Korea tourism: US 'to ban Americans from visiting'
Greece-Turkey earthquake: Two killed on island of Kos
Venezuela crisis: Deadly clashes as millions join strike
Salvador Dali's body exhumed for DNA tests
Trump legal team spokesman Mark Corallo resigns, reports say
Justine Damond's death 'should not have happened'
Israel boosts security in Jerusalem Old City amid tensions
Chester Bennington: Linkin Park vocalist 'took his own life'
OJ Simpson to be freed from Nevada prison
India musician plays guitar during brain surgery
New agreement will allow US rice exports to China
Do cows hold key to beating HIV?
OJ Simpson's joy as he wins prison parole
Come on a tour of the village dividing North Korea from the South
Egypt's Uighurs fear deportation to China
Six months: Has Trump kept his promises?
Why three isn't a crowd: Meet the trio who 'married' each other
New Mexico boy trips over 1.2 million year old fossil
Surfer's close encounter with shark... again
Moon dust bag sold for $1.8m at New York auction
Alabama man shoots huge wild boar in his front garden
Outcry as Chinese school makes iPads compulsory
Estonia gets taller after changing measurement system
India's PM would like books instead of bouquets
Baby boom
OJ Simpson
Three-way weddings
Trump snub?
'American nightmare'
Refuge under threat
Harar - the Ethiopian city known as 'Africa's Mecca'
Holding hands


Libyan Express

Our miserable life in Libya
Haftar, Al-Serraj to meet French President in Paris for new shape of Libya, report says
Haftar’s forces spokesman denies UN summary executions accusation
100 decomposed bodies of newborns lead to arrest of Benghazi Medical Center officials
Human Rights Watch demands eastern government repeal its Fatwa against religious minority in Libya
New update to make Snapchat posts last up to 60 seconds
Eastern secondary school final exams troubled by questions leak
Sanallah: Libya’s oil output aims for 1.25 million bpd by end of 2018
Saudi King made his son Crown Prince so he can soon become King and save his father from possible coup
A ban on laptops on flights to US ended for Suadi airliners


Yemen

Canada urged to boost support for Yemen amidst cholera outbreak - The Globe and Mail
War in Yemen Kills or Wounds 4000 Children - Foreign Policy (blog)
U.N. Expresses Alarm Over 'Extreme Dangers' for Yemeni Civilians ... - New York Times
Risk of mass killing rose most in Yemen in 2016: report - Aljazeera.com
Yemen - Conflict and Cholera (DG ECHO, WHO, IOM, UNHCR) (ECHO Daily Flash 20 July 2017) - Reliefweb
Inside Yemen | FRONTLINE | PBS - FRONTLINE
Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Daily Epidemiology Update: 20 July 2017 - ReliefWeb
Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen kills 11 civilians - TVNZ
War-Torn Yemen Suffers World's Worst Cholera Outbreak - NBCNews.com
Yemen is on the brink of collapse and our allies the Saudis are to blame - Los Angeles Times


North America - CSM-World

She arrived in Senegal 43 years ago – and is still there working on social issues
How Western spyware is being used to shut down Arab rights activists
Growing cities take proactive stance against diverse threats, building resilience
German citizens warned about travel to Turkey following ‘absurd’ arrests
Heightened security measures fuel tensions at shared Jerusalem holy site
Saudi woman arrested for immodesty after social media condemnation
Cents and sensibility: Jane Austen graces British 10-pound note
Japan, China, and South Korea violate Paris agreement by funding coal in Indonesia
Europe's female imams challenge Muslim patriarchy – and fight Islamophobia
Why US may slash military aid to an ally it helped build up in Lebanon
What is stirring Russia's youth to rally around Alexei Navalny?
Shawarma – São Paulo-style? Syrian refugees expand Brazilian palates
Pro-Russia rebel leader suggests breakaway region could become 'Little Russia'
Disruption of WhatsApp in China triggers censorship fears
In post-quake rebuilding, Kathmandu's carvers reclaim a fading heritage
Why 'son et lumiere' shows light up French summer nights
South Korea offers dialogue with the North to ease border tensions
Over 7 million vote in Venezuelan referendum, tensions escalate
Year after coup, Turkey's opposition on the march. But to where?
During Trump's Paris visit, Macron positions himself as intermediary between Europe and president


927 Mag

Everything you need to know about tensions at Jerusalem’s holiest site
The Syrian ceasefire in the Golan is good for Israel
Rattling the Gilded Cage: An Interview with Larry Derfner
The Syrian refugees Israelis prefer to forget
No more waiting: LGBTQ Israelis must take the rights they deserve
PHOTOS: Palestinians protest new security measures at Al-Aqsa
In Israel’s ‘eternal capital,’ anti-Palestinian discrimination is built-in
My village is under threat. I’m not giving up hope
‘If we ever get 24 straight hours of electricity, it’ll be a culture shock’
Israel is expelling 300 Palestinians, to a village it plans to demolish


United Nations Security Council Documents

S/2017/272
S/2017/559
S/2017/578
S/2017/593
S/2017/604
S/Agenda/8001
S/Agenda/8002
S/Agenda/8003
S/PRST/2017/9
S/RES/2367 (2017)


BLS - Latest numbers

Major Economic Indicators Latest Numbers


Bruegel

ASEAN Against the World: Strength in the Numbers
Building positive incentives: the potential of coalitions for sustainable finance
The US retail crisis
Precautionary recapitalisation: time for a review?
Precautionary recapitalisations: time for a review
How to make finance a force for sustainability
Investing for the common good: a sustainable finance framework
A macro approach to international bank resolution
The forward guidance paradox
Engagement in a time of turbulence


Un Security Council

UN Security Council slaps sanctions on Islamic State - TASS
United Nations News Centre - Haiti has chance to solidify stability ... - UN News Centre
US and Israel Underline Hezbollah Threat as UN Security Council Reviews Lebanon Ceasefire - Algemeiner
Change in behaviour for South Sudan actors 'long overdue,' Security Council told - UN News Centre
Communique of the 700th Peace and Security Council Meeting on Somalia - ReliefWeb
ICRC Statement to UN Security Council Debate on peace and security in Africa - ReliefWeb
Russia, US duel at UN over whether North Korea fired long-range missile - Reuters
The Much Needed Code of Conduct at the UN Security Council - Forbes
UN Security Council members hold diverse views during consultations on Cyprus - Famagusta Gazette
Colombia: Security Council authorizes UN mission to monitor reintegration of FARC-EP - UN News Centre


Hillary Clinton

Fox News turns to Hillary Clinton amid negative news for Trump - CNNMoney
Hillary Clinton Is Even Less Popular Now Than She Was During the Election, HuffPo Blames Sexism - National Review
Clinton Scandal Only Deepens — So Why Is Trump, Not Hillary, Targeted For Investigation? - Investor's Business Daily
Trump's 'election integrity' chief won't say if Hillary Clinton won the popular vote - CNN
It's Time for Hillary Clinton to Gracefully Bow Out of Public Life, Along with All Other Women - The New Yorker
Hillary Clinton should support Planned Parenthood with her own money - DesMoinesRegister.com
Somehow, Sean Hannity managed to talk about Hillary Clinton more than health care in the last week - Media Matters for America (blog)
Hillary Clinton sided with Russia on sanctions as Bill made $500G on Moscow speech - Fox News
If Hillary Clinton were president instead - Chicago Tribune
Russia Wanted Hillary Clinton 'Bloodied': Ex-CIA Director | Fortune ... - Fortune


Mosul

Execution Site Found in West Mosul - The Atlantic
Six images tell story of Mosul's destruction - USA TODAY
Mosul's Christians face dilemma after ISIS - Luxemburger Wort - English Edition
The US Military 'Liberated' Mosul—by Destroying It | The Nation - The Nation.
Iraq: Babies most affected by malnutrition around Mosul - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
Mosul in ruins: 'I see only despair around us' - Aljazeera.com
Mosul's civilians count the cost of liberation as Isil resistance continues - Telegraph.co.uk
Exclusive: Iraqi forces hunt for IS group sleeper cells in Mosul ... - FRANCE 24
It could take more than a decade to clear Mosul of explosives, US officials say - Washington Post
Matthew Fisher: Battle for Mosul could be prelude to wider, deadlier Shia-Sunni conflict - National Post


Erbil

Erbil tallying billions in debts, compensation Baghdad owes Kurdistan - Rudaw
Erbil, Baghdad ready to 'reorganize' cooperation on oil, electricity - Rudaw
'People take a chance on you here': female entrepreneurs in Iraqi Kurdistan - The Guardian
Eiffel replica erected in Erbil's Minara Park - Rudaw
UN Calls for Dialogue between Erbil, Baghdad Over the Fate of Kurdistan - Asharq Al-awsat English
Armed men beat Iraqi journalist in Erbil - CPJ Press Freedom Online
Fire in Erbil causes estimated 600000 USD damage - Rudaw
PHOTOS: US builds massive consulate in Erbil - Kurdistan24
The other Kurdistan: Venturing out of Erbil for Eid - Kurdistan 24 - Kurdistan24
WATCH: Erbil launches City Tour Bus, attracts crowd - Kurdistan 24 - Kurdistan24


Raqqa

US Special Operators Are Moving Closer to the Fighting in Raqqa - The Drive
They escaped Raqqa, but remain terrified - Santa Fe New Mexican
ANALYSIS: ISIS facing knockout punch in Raqqa after losing Mosul - ABC News
US, British volunteers battle IS in Syria's Raqqa - Fox News
Syria: Raqqa locals flee IS and airstrikes for safety - Al-Masdar News - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Unicef: Running from death in Raqqa - Stuff.co.nz
Unmasking The S-92 Mystery Helicopter In Syria Which Was Spotted Again Near Raqqa - The Drive
Arab-Kurdish Feud Deepens as Fears Mount Over Battle for Raqqa - Voice of America
Syrian forces inching towards each other in Raqqa, US official says - CNN
After Raqqa: The Islamic State and the War on Terror - LobeLog


Yemen

Canada urged to boost support for Yemen amidst cholera outbreak - The Globe and Mail
War in Yemen Kills or Wounds 4000 Children - Foreign Policy (blog)
U.N. Expresses Alarm Over 'Extreme Dangers' for Yemeni Civilians ... - New York Times
Risk of mass killing rose most in Yemen in 2016: report - Aljazeera.com
Yemen - Conflict and Cholera (DG ECHO, WHO, IOM, UNHCR) (ECHO Daily Flash 20 July 2017) - Reliefweb
Inside Yemen | FRONTLINE | PBS - FRONTLINE
Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Daily Epidemiology Update: 20 July 2017 - ReliefWeb
Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen kills 11 civilians - TVNZ
War-Torn Yemen Suffers World's Worst Cholera Outbreak - NBCNews.com
Yemen is on the brink of collapse and our allies the Saudis are to blame - Los Angeles Times


Somalia

Communique of the 700th Peace and Security Council Meeting on Somalia - ReliefWeb
The unfolding nightmare in Somalia - Grand Island Independent
A look inside the unfolding nightmare in Somalia - Washington Post
As the U.S. gets more involved in Somalia, beware these three ... - Washington Post
Meet the woman who may be Somalia's only female auto mechanic ... - PRI
Michael Gerson: Empathy won't stop suffering in Somalia - La Crosse Tribune
Somalia internet returns after three-week blackout - Aljazeera.com
Internet Outage in Violence-Plagued Somalia Is Extra Headache for Businesses - New York Times
Somalia: PM Kheyre Launches First Direct Email Commuication With Public - AllAfrica.com
In Somalia, women are facing drought and sexual predators - CNN ... - CNN