(TPM) Trump Blowing Up US-Turkey Relations for Evangelical Supporters

(TPM) I want to flag a point about the President’s current trade spat with Turkey. First, Turkey has moved in a decidedly negative direction in recent years, both in terms of internal repression and attempts to find a working alliance with Russia, despite being a NATO member state. There are lots of reasons for the … Continue reading (TPM) Trump Blowing Up US-Turkey Relations for Evangelical Supporters

(DML) South Africa ‘draws up a list of almost 200 farms it will seize from white farmers’ as ANC head says land should be taken from those with over 12,000 hectares WITHOUT compensation

(DML) Lobby group AfriForum claimed to have a list of 195 farms earmarked for seizure But South Africa’s government denied the claim saying the document was false The rand fell after the ruling ANC’s chair said owners should have land seized  South Africa‘s government has been accused of earmarking almost 200 farms for seizure from … Continue reading (DML) South Africa ‘draws up a list of almost 200 farms it will seize from white farmers’ as ANC head says land should be taken from those with over 12,000 hectares WITHOUT compensation

(LeFigaro) La Nouvelle-Zélande interdit aux étrangers d’acheter de l’immobilier

(LeFigaro)  Le pays a voté une loi qui exclut les étrangers de son marché immobilier résidentiel. À quelques exceptions près. La Nouvelle-Zélande a voté une nouvelle loi interdisant aux étrangers, à quelques exceptions près, d’acheter des propriétés résidentielles, afin de lutter contre la flambée de l’immobilier dans l’archipel du Pacifique Sud. La loi, votée mercredi … Continue reading (LeFigaro) La Nouvelle-Zélande interdit aux étrangers d’acheter de l’immobilier

(EUobserver) Merkel confronts far-right critics: ‘2015 will not be repeated’

(EUobserver) “The year 2015 should not be repeated and will not be repeated,” German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday after meeting her CDU party in Dresden. In 2015 she spoke the famous words “Wir schaffen das” (‘We can manage this’) about migrants and refugees coming to Germany in the hundred thousands for shelter and … Continue reading (EUobserver) Merkel confronts far-right critics: ‘2015 will not be repeated’

(OBS) Como um ex-ministro e um ex-assessor de Sócrates ajudaram o rei do pernil de porco a conquistar a Venezuela

(OBS) Mário Lino é chairman da Iguarivarius, que já faturou mais de 200 milhões de euros na Venezuela. O negócio começou com a diplomacia económica de José Sócrates — e continuou com a de Paulo Portas. Partilhe A descoberta do “mercado da saudade” na Venezuela O primeiro acordo com a Venezuela Como funcionava a diplomacia … Continue reading (OBS) Como um ex-ministro e um ex-assessor de Sócrates ajudaram o rei do pernil de porco a conquistar a Venezuela

(BMW) How Does a BMW Sports Sedan Double in Value Over 16 Years?

(BMW) A 2002 BMW M5 is coming to auction with a high estimate of $180,000. Yes, a sedan from the early 2000s. The Aug. 24 Gooding & Co. car auction at Pebble Beach, Calif., has vintage Aston Martins, antique Bugattis, and supercharged Mercedes. It also has a BMW sports sedan from 2002 that looks suspiciously like … Continue reading (BMW) How Does a BMW Sports Sedan Double in Value Over 16 Years?

P.O. (GUA) RBS bankers joked about destroying the US housing market

P.O. That the world big banks had sold, mainly in the US, products sub prime related, that were worth nothing or quasi nothing we all knew. Unfortunately. But what is striking in this case of the Royal Bank of Scotland, now under investigation in the US, are the terms and words that RBS’s own US … Continue reading P.O. (GUA) RBS bankers joked about destroying the US housing market

(FXstreet) Turkish business groups call on Erdogan to heal rift with US – FT

(FXstreet) According to the Financial Times (FT), Tusiad, the Turkish Industry and Business Association, and Tobb, the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey have urged the Turkish President Erdogan to tighten monetary policy, introduce austerity measures and urgently resolve a dispute with the US in a  bid to stabilize the battered the Lira. … Continue reading (FXstreet) Turkish business groups call on Erdogan to heal rift with US – FT

(GlobalNews) Why the Turkish lira is tumbling, and why other economies are worried

(GlobalNews) Turkey’s currency and stock market kept on falling Monday, weighed down by investor fears about the country’s economic policies and worsening relations with the United States. The lira fell as low as 6.89 to the dollar Monday, down about 7 per cent on the day and 45 per cent since the start of the year. … Continue reading (GlobalNews) Why the Turkish lira is tumbling, and why other economies are worried

(Ynet) Photos show Corbyn at graves of Munich Massacre terrorists

(Ynet) Daily Mail publishes photos from the British Labour leader’s 2014 visit to cemetery where leaders of Black September terror group, responsible for murder of 11 Israeli athletes during the 1972 Oympics in Munich, are buried. British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has denied visiting to the graves of the terrorists behind the 1972 Munich Massacre, but … Continue reading (Ynet) Photos show Corbyn at graves of Munich Massacre terrorists

(Economist) A deadly bridge collapse points to Italy’s structural weaknesses

(Economist) Infrastructure is ageing, and the government is faulty IT WAS the stuff of motorists’ nightmares: on August 14th, a pillar supporting a bridge over the Polcevera river in Genoa collapsed. Three heavy vehicles and up to 35 cars plunged 45 metres from the A10 motorway into the dried-up river bed and onto nearby warehouses. As The … Continue reading (Economist) A deadly bridge collapse points to Italy’s structural weaknesses

(MW) China says it will resume trade talks with U.S.

(MW) China will send a delegation to the U.S. later this month for trade talks. the Chinese Commerce Ministry announced Thursday, according to multiple reports. In a short statement, the ministry said Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen will meet with David Malpass, the U.S. Treasury Department’s under secretary for international affairs, to discuss “economic and trade … Continue reading (MW) China says it will resume trade talks with U.S.

(ZH) Lord Rothschild: The New World Order Is At Risk

(ZH) Over the past three years, an unexpected voice of caution has emerged from one of the most legendary families in finance: Lord Jacob Rothschild. Lord Jacob Rothschild Readers may recall that as part of the RIT Capital Partners 2014 annual report commentary, the scion of Rothschild family warned that “the geopolitical situation is most dangerous … Continue reading (ZH) Lord Rothschild: The New World Order Is At Risk

(ECO) Novos registos de alojamento local duplicam em Lisboa desde alterações ao regime

(ECO) Desde que Assembleia aprovou alterações à lei do alojamento local, que poderão restringir a atividade, mais do que duplicaram os novos registos. No Porto, o aumento também foi significativo. Mais do que duplicaram os novos registos de estabelecimentos paraAlojamento Local em Lisboa desde que a 17 de julho a Assembleia da República aprovou as alterações ao regime … Continue reading (ECO) Novos registos de alojamento local duplicam em Lisboa desde alterações ao regime

(Express) Parliament TERROR ATTACK: Car hits cyclists at 40mph – driver arrested, several injured

(Express) WESTMINSTER has been placed on lockdown after a car crashed into security barriers installed to stop terror attacks outside the Houses of Parliament, injuring a number of pedestrians. Parliament: Police respond to car crashed into barriers Dozens of emergency vehicles swarmed the area and members of public have been ordered to clear the area as as … Continue reading (Express) Parliament TERROR ATTACK: Car hits cyclists at 40mph – driver arrested, several injured

(EM) El Gobierno rechaza ahora al Aquarius y asegura que España “no es el puerto más seguro”

(EM)  El Gobierno rechaza ahora al Aquarius y asegura que España “no es el puerto más seguro” Foto: GUGLIELMO MANGIAPANE / REUTERS | Vídeo: MSF / EL MUNDO El Gobierno rechaza por ahora atender el llamamiento del Aquarius para desembarcar a los 141 inmigrantes rescatados el viernes frente a las costas de Libia porque España “no es el puerto más cercano y, por tanto, … Continue reading (EM) El Gobierno rechaza ahora al Aquarius y asegura que España “no es el puerto más seguro”

(BBG) U.K. Unemployment at 43-Year Low Fails to Ignite Pay Growth

(BBG) U.K. unemployment dropped to a new 43-year low in the three months through June but the pace of wage growth eased. The jobless rate stood at 4 percent, the least since February 1975, the Office for National Statistics said on Tuesday. Economists had expected it to stay at 4.2 percent. The decline helps to … Continue reading (BBG) U.K. Unemployment at 43-Year Low Fails to Ignite Pay Growth

(BBG) Bitcoin Dips Below $6,000 as Almost Every Cryptocurrency Drops

(BBG) Bitcoin touched below $6,000 and dozens of smaller digital tokens retreated as this month’s sell-off in cryptocurrencies showed few signs of letting up. The largest digital currency fell as much as 6.2 percent to $5,887, the lowest level since June, before paring some of the drop, according to Bloomberg composite pricing. Ether sank as … Continue reading (BBG) Bitcoin Dips Below $6,000 as Almost Every Cryptocurrency Drops