(BBG) Venezuela’s Oil Capital Ransacked When the Lights Went Out

(BBG) By Andrew Rosati  In Maracaibo, hundreds of businesses were looted in blackout  The pillage shows that anyone’s grip on the nation is tenuous The sack of Maracaibo was almost over Thursday after a frenzy of violence and looting that showed just how close Venezuela is to total chaos. In the country’s sweltering oil capital, about … Continue reading (BBG) Venezuela’s Oil Capital Ransacked When the Lights Went Out

(DN) “Foram os árabes muçulmanos que começaram o tráfico de escravos em grande escala”

(DN) “ O antropólogo e economista franco-senegalês Tidiane N’Diaye considera que o tráfico de escravos árabo-muçulmano realizado durante quase mil anos ainda não foi reconhecido em toda a dimensão. Falta virar esta página. Tidiane N’Diaye publicou O Genocídio Ocultado em 2008, mas mais de uma década depois o que acusa de ser um encobrimento de práticas esclavagistas … Continue reading (DN) “Foram os árabes muçulmanos que começaram o tráfico de escravos em grande escala”

(OBS) Professora que divulgou exame de Português vai ser demitida

(OBS) Edviges Ferreira, que durante anos foi a presidente da Associação de Professores de Português, foi considerada culpada por ter partilhado o conteúdo do exame nacional de Português 639, do 12.º ano.Partilhe Professora deu a conhecer informação relativa a conteúdos do exame realizado em 19 de junho de 2017 A professora que em 2017 divulgou … Continue reading (OBS) Professora que divulgou exame de Português vai ser demitida

(Reuters) Conservatives demand May’s departure date for passing Brexit deal – FT

(Reuters) Prime Minister Theresa May has been told by senior Conservative party colleagues that she will have to set a timetable for her departure date from Downing Street in return for passing her Brexit deal, the Financial Times reported on Monday. The prime minister’s chief whip, Julian Smith, is understood to have told May that … Continue reading (Reuters) Conservatives demand May’s departure date for passing Brexit deal – FT

(Scotsman) Brexit: John Bercow throws Theresa May’s hopes of a deal into disarray

(Scotsman) The government’s dwindling hopes of passing its Brexit deal have been thrown into disarray by the Commons Speaker John Bercow, who dramatically ruled out a third vote unless there were substantial changes. Mr Bercow said parliamentary rules dating back to 1604 made clear that a government could not bring back the same or similar … Continue reading (Scotsman) Brexit: John Bercow throws Theresa May’s hopes of a deal into disarray

(CityAM) UK national security at risk over Huawei 5G plans, Trump officials warn

(CityAM) The US has warned its allies against using Huawei equipment in 5G networks (Source: Getty) The UK’s plans for building a 5G mobile network are putting national security at risk, Trump officials have warned, as the US urges its allies not to partner with Huawei. Senior US officials warned the UK’s system of testing … Continue reading (CityAM) UK national security at risk over Huawei 5G plans, Trump officials warn

(SimpleFlying) What Plane Will Airbus Build Next?

(SimpleFlying) Airbus and Boeing have been engaged in fierce competition over many different aircraft markets. From narrowbodies to very large aircraft, both manufacturers have shifted their strategies to what they think would be a successful product. With Boeing’s impending 777X entry into service and the launch of the 797, the question remains: what’s next for Airbus? What … Continue reading (SimpleFlying) What Plane Will Airbus Build Next?

(Politico) Theresa May turns to Vienna for Brexit help

(Politico) UK government exploring how to use international convention as a potential means of escaping the Irish backstop. British Prime Minister Theresa May | Jack Taylor/Getty Images LONDON — There’s a new Brexit deal in the works: Britain will close its eyes if Europe bites its tongue. In a bid to get Theresa May’s deal … Continue reading (Politico) Theresa May turns to Vienna for Brexit help

(Reuters) Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank go public on merger talks

(Reuters) FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirmed on Sunday they were in talks about a merger, prompting labor union concerns about possible job losses and questions from analysts about the merits of a combination.FILE PHOTO: Banners of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are pictured in front of the German share price index, DAX board, … Continue reading (Reuters) Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank go public on merger talks

(DN) Nova Zelândia/Ataque: Embaixador israelita em Portugal solidariza-se com comunidade islâmica

(DN) O embaixador de Israel em Portugal condenou hoje o atentado contra duas mesquitas na Nova Zelândia, que causou 49 mortos, e exprimiu “solidariedade na dor” numa carta enviada ao presidente da Comunidade Islâmica de Lisboa. “Foi com choque e repugnância que tomei conhecimento do ataque insano a crentes muçulmanos”, declara Raphael Gamzou na carta … Continue reading (DN) Nova Zelândia/Ataque: Embaixador israelita em Portugal solidariza-se com comunidade islâmica

(CBS) Brain trauma suffered by U.S. diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign government

(CBS) Since 2016, dozens of American officials have come home from Cuba and China with unexplained brain trauma. Evidence shows it may be the work of another government using a weapon that leaves no trace In 2016 and ’17, 25 Americans, including CIA agents, who worked in the U.S. Embassy in Cuba suffered serious brain … Continue reading (CBS) Brain trauma suffered by U.S. diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign government

(ZH) 49 Dead In New Zealand Mosque Shootings; One Man Charged; Gunman Livestreamed Attack

(ZH) The death toll in the Christchurch mosque attacks now stands at 49 people and dozens injured in the worst mass shooting in New Zealand history. The deadliest attack was on the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch at about 1:45 p.m., where 41 of the 49 people were killed. Witness Len Peneha said he saw a man dressed … Continue reading (ZH) 49 Dead In New Zealand Mosque Shootings; One Man Charged; Gunman Livestreamed Attack

(DW) British lawmakers overwhelmingly vote in favor of delaying Brexit

(DW) With just 15 days to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, British lawmakers have voted to delay Brexit by at least three months. EU leaders will have the final say, with many demanding a clear reason from London.Watch video02:32 UK lawmakers vote to request delay in leaving EU Lawmakers in … Continue reading (DW) British lawmakers overwhelmingly vote in favor of delaying Brexit