Media Watch

'19Jan
11

In Greece, Merkel embraces former Eurosceptics

German Chancellor Angela Merkel left Greece on Friday after an unusual show of support for the left-wing government of Alexis Tsipras and disdain for her fellow conservative, opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis....
'19Jan
10

Merkel visits Athens to promote post-austerity ties

ATHENS: German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Greece amid tight security on Thursday (Jan 10), as she looks to turn the page on the biting austerity measures that sparked major protests during her last...
'19Jan
10

Study: Coca-Cola Shaped China's Efforts To Fight Obesity

Enlarge this image Students exercise at a weight-loss summer camp in China's Shandong Province. The government promotes physical activity as the solution to a...
'19Jan
10

Indonesia to Put Muslim Issues Forward at UN Security Council

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Indonesia says it will use its new position on the U.N. Security Council to focus attention on the Israel-Palestinian conflict. But observers say Jakarta should use its seat to put forward a...
'19Jan
09

Fact-checking Trump's immigration speech

But the new deal hasn't yet been ratified by Congress, where Democrats have expressed opposition. And even if the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement ends up raising tax revenue, there's nothing earmarking...
'19Jan
09

Transcript: Dambisa Moyo on rethinking democracy

Mehdi VO: From the Brexit vote in Britain …Nigel Farage (archive): A victory for real people …Mehdi VO: ... to the election of Donald Trump …Donald Trump (archive): A new vision will govern our land …Mehdi VO: ......
'19Jan
08

Who benefits from Trump’s trade war?

In 1950, the Canadian-born Princeton University economist Jacob Viner explained a customs union produces a “trade creation” effect, as lower tariffs and non-tariff barriers spur increased flows of goods among...
'19Jan
08

Who benefits from Trump’s trade war?

In 1950, the Canadian-born Princeton University economist Jacob Viner explained a customs union produces a “trade creation” effect, as lower tariffs and non-tariff barriers spur increased flows of goods among...
'19Jan
07

Constantinople Patriarch Legalises Schism as Ukraine Gets Autocephaly

An independence decree, or tomos, was signed by the patriarch on Saturday and handed over to Epiphany Dumenko, the leader of the new Ukrainian church, on Sunday. Under the tomos, the new church's jurisdiction will...
'19Jan
06

In space, the U.S. sees a rival in China

During the Cold War, U.S. eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union's rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China's space programs that have most worried U.S. strategists.China, whose space effort is...

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