Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Global economy set to take a £472bn hit as Trump ramps up his trade war with China [11]  ar  da  de  es  it  nl  pt  sv  hu  ru  sl  tr

A deepening trade war could wipe £472billion off the global economy without an urgent rethink, top economists have warned. The increasingly vicious row between China and US president Donald Trump could wipe 0.7 percentage points off growth by 2021-22, claims the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

dailymail 1:05:00 AM CEST

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Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests [7]  fa  fr  tr

By Mark Hosenball. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehran were behind a rocket attack in Baghdad's Green Zone.

news-yahoo 3:29:00 PM CEST

Trump hits back at Democratic 'cover-up' claims [6]  da  de  fr  pt  sv  hu  nl  no  sl

Media caption Trump to Pelosi: "I don't do cover ups" US President Donald Trump has angrily lashed out at Democratic leaders' claims he is engaged in a "cover-up". "I don't do cover-ups," the Republican president said in an unscheduled statement from the White House.

bbc 9:43:00 PM CEST

Tories reject May’s final attempt at Brexit deal [4]  bg  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pl  pt  sl  sv

Michael Gove has cast doubt on whether Theresa May’s final attempt at a Brexit deal will even be put to a vote as Tory MPs launched a fresh attempt to oust the prime minister within days. Mrs May’s offer of a “new Brexit deal” to break the Commons deadlock yesterday was rejected by Labour and more than doubled the number of Conservative opponents.

thetimes 6:17:00 PM CEST

Police say 6 dead in Indonesia post-election unrest [3]  da  de  fr  nl  pt  sv

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the capital Jakarta under control following riots by supporters of his rival in last month's presidential election. Police say six people have died and dozens were injured in rioting that began late Tuesday evening....

CBC 6:01:00 PM CEST

Biden hits back at Trump for saying he 'deserted' Pennsylvania [3]  da  de  es  fr  pt  ru  sv  hu  nl  sl

, telling president you couldn't 'possibly understand' why people move when 'there are no jobs' Former Vice President Joe Biden struck back at President Donald Trump's charge that he 'deserted' Pennsylvania 'My dad left for a reason [Trump] couldn't possibly understand.

dailymail 3:50:00 PM CEST

Crime & Punishment [3]

ghanaweb 1:59:00 PM CEST

Mississippi judge who blocked 15-week abortion ban hears arguments on fetal heartbeat law [2]  da  de  es  fr  it  pt  sv  sl

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday asked pointed questions about Mississippi's law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, at approximately six weeks of pregnancy. In 2018, Reeves was the judge who struck down a 15-week abortion ban.

news-yahoo 7:40:00 AM CEST

EE drops Huawei phones from its 5G network launch lineup [2]  bg  de  es  fr  it  nl  pt  sl  da  no  pl  ru

“We’ve put the Huawei devices on pause, until we have more information,” said Marc Allera, the head of BT’s consumer division. “Until we have the information and confidence that ensures our customers will get support for the lifetime of their devices with us, then we’ve got the Huawei devices on pause.

guardian 1:34:00 PM CEST

North Korea [2]

The North's ambassador to the UN says confiscation of Wise Honest could affect 'future developments' between countries. 14 May 2019 05:05 GMT N Korea says ship seizure by US illegal, demands immediate return Pyongyang says US has betrayed spirit of last year's summit agreement between President Trump and North Korean leader.

aljazeera-en 3:11:00 AM CEST

How Modi's populist message won the Indian PM a second term [2]  da  de  it  nl  sv

In the final hours of India's longest and possibly most combative election campaign, the gleaming New Delhi headquarters of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) went into virtual lockdown. Six gruelling weeks after voting started in this country of more than a billion people, the party's....

CBC 4:53:00 PM CEST

Red card The footballer caught up in Armenia’s conflict with Azerbaijan [2]

HENRIKH MKHITARYAN is no ordinary Armenian. At 30 years of age, he has won the “Armenian Footballer of the Year” award a record eight times. He captains his country’s national team, and has played for some of Europe’s biggest clubs. Yet, despite such credentials, “Micki” (pictured above) finds....

economist 4:35:00 AM CEST

Amir and Palestine President discuss latest developments [2]

Doha: Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas at the Amiri Diwan yesterday evening. They discussed the situation in Palestine, where President of the State of Palestine briefed H H the Amir on the latest developments, and expressed sincere....

thepeninsulaqatar 9:08:00 AM CEST

"US-China competition gets us closer to nuclear war" [2]  pt

Renata Dwan called this "an urgent issue that the world should take more seriously," Reuters is reporting. She stressed that all states with nuclear weapons have nuclear modernization programs underway and the arms control landscape is changing, partly due to strategic competition between China and the United States.

b92net_en 10:07:00 AM CEST

US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer [2]  de  sv

The Democratic chairman of the United States House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference.

aljazeera-en 3:58:00 PM CEST

BOOBY TRAP Lottery winner Jane Park selling pics of her BOOBS to 'desperate men' for £50 [2]  de  es  fr  nl  pt  sl

BUSTY lottery winner Jane Park is selling pictures of her boobs online but denies being broke - and claims she's doing it for charity. Jane, 23, became Britain’s youngest Euromillions winner when she scooped £1million when she was just 17 but later moaned that money made her unhappy. She is charging subscribers £50-a-pop for the saucy snaps.

thesun 3:55:00 PM CEST

Trump to visit Ireland during Europe trip in early June: White House [2]  da

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will visit Ireland during their upcoming trip to Britain and France, and plan to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on June 5, the White House said on Tuesday. A White House statement said the Trumps had accepted....

reuters 4:13:00 AM CEST

Lithuania's police contribute to intl operation busting armed gang of 23 persons [2]

VILNIUS Lithuania's police said on Wednesday it was involved in an international operation which led to the exposure of an armed gang of 23 persons who were involved in arms and drugs smuggling. The gang is also suspected of having organized the murder of Kaunas resident Deimantas Bugavicius in 2015.

BalticTimes 1:15:00 PM CEST

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi's Najran airport - Al Masirah... [2]

CAIRO (Reuters) - Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Najran airport, the group’s Al Masirah TV said early on Wednesday. It said it targeted hangars containing war planes. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

euronews-en 6:20:00 AM CEST

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