Canada-EU trade deal threatened by EU lawmakers  29/08/2014

EU lawmakers are threatening to block a multi-billion dollar trade pact between Canada and the European Union — a blueprint for a much bigger EU-U.S. deal — because it would allow firms to sue governments if they breach the treaty...

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CBC.ca


Hollande calls for special summit on eurozone growth  29/08/2014

French president Francois Hollande has called for a summit on eurozone growth, warning that “Europe is threatened by a long and possibly interminable stagnation if we do nothing.” ...

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EUObserver


Dethrone ‘King Dollar’  29/08/2014

New research reveals that what was once a privilege is now a burden, undermining job growth, pumping up budget and trade deficits and inflating financial bubbles. To get the American economy on track, the government needs to drop its commitment to maintaining the dollar’s reserve-currency status...

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New York Times


Russia’s Gazprom Neft to Sell Oil for Rubles, Yuan  29/08/2014

The Russian oil company Gazprom Neft has agreed to export 80,000 tons of oil from Novoportovskoye field in the Arctic; it will accept payment in rubles, and will also deliver oil via the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline (ESPO), accepting payment in Chinese yuan for the transfers...

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RIA Novosti


Pretoria se voit en médiateur dans le conflit israélo-palestinien  29/08/2014

L’Afrique du Sud se félicite du cessez-le-feu signé cette semaine entre Israël et le Hamas. Le mois dernier, Pretoria a envoyé deux émissaires au Moyen-Orient pour tenter de faciliter le dialogue entre les deux parties. Depuis le début de l’offensive israélienne à Gaza, Pretoria est sous la pression de son opinion publique pour couper tout lien avec Tel Aviv...

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RFI


Wall Street loses ground on Ukraine worry  29/08/2014

U.S. stocks edged lower on Thursday after the latest tension between Ukraine and Russia snapped the focus of investors back to the volatile region, but U.S. economic data helped curb losses...

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Reuters


Pakistan's 'symbolic' coup: Military comes in as mediator  29/08/2014

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif is still in power after weeks of anti-government protests in the capital Islamabad. But experts say that he has been cut down to size, and the country's military is back in the driving seat...

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Deustche Welle


More put learning Chinese to test in European Union  29/08/2014

"The EU is expected to be the largest market following the Republic of Korea, Japan and Singapore," Hu Zhiping, deputy director-general of Hanban...

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China Daily


China calls for ceasefire in Ukraine  29/08/2014

In the current situation, all the parties concerned must exercise restraint so as not to further escalate the situation, Wang said, adding that the Ukraine crisis can only be resolved by political means...

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China Daily


Libya's interim government resigns under pressure  29/08/2014

Libya's toothless interim government, led by prime minister Abdullah al-Thani, announced late Thursday it had tendered its resignation to the elected parliament, days after a rival Islamist administration was created...

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The Jakarta Post


Will allow 'trapped' Ukrainian forces to withdraw, say Russian-backed separatists  29/08/2014

Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled...

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DNA India


Carswell's Ukip defection puts pressure on Cameron  29/08/2014

David Cameron was forced to interrupt a pre-referendum trip to Scotland on Thursday as the Conservative leadership scrambled to deal with the surprise defection of a hardline Eurosceptic MP to Ukip, triggering an early byelection...

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The Guardian


Debut sukuk issuers to lift Islamic bond sector  29/08/2014

FIRST-TIME sellers of bonds that adhere to Islam’s ban on interest are poised to revive an industry suffering its worst quarter in more than four years...

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IOL


Yen at 120 needed to fuel inflation, UBS exec says  29/08/2014

The high level of assets held by the Japanese government and bonds owned by domestic investors, as well as avenues for raising taxes in a crisis, will likely enable Japan to avoid default, according to UBS’s Nakakubo...

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Japan Times


How Draghi Seeking QE Trade-Off May Find Austerity Trap  29/08/2014

With the recovery in the 18-nation euro area stalling and deflation risks mounting, Draghi called last week for a three-pronged approach of monetary and fiscal easing with structural reforms...

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Bloomberg


Tesco slashes dividend and unveils fresh profit warning  29/08/2014

Britain's biggest retailer reduces interim dividend by 75pc and expects trading profit for year to be in the range of £2.4bn-£2.5bn ...

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The Telegraph


Schäuble salue l'action du gouvernement français devant le Medef  29/08/2014

Il a balayé d'un revers de main ce qu'il considère comme des fausses solutions aux problèmes économiques en Europe: la manipulation du niveau de l'euro, une politique monétaire laxiste ou l'abandon des règles de sérieux budgétaire...

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Yahoo News


Fortaleza 2014 - Remarkable Opportunities and Uneasy Choices  28/08/2014

Fortaleza 2014 was an extremely important landmark for Brazil, especially due to the event’s political context and implications. Dr Adriana Erthal Abdenur highlights the potential advantages generated by the sixth BRICS summit that Brazil can exploit in future..

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Diplomatist


Ukraine's Revolutionaries Surrender to Corruption  28/08/2014

Will the country emerge from the wreckage as a better, cleaner one? Some of the heroes of the Maidan revolution, which toppled the corrupt government of President Viktor Yanukovych in February, are beginning to doubt that...

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Bloomberg


Scholars and Experts Are Urging the German Government to Rethink Its Unconditional Support of Israel  27/08/2014

In an open letter to the German government, numerous scholars are demanding a change to the country's foreign policy in the Middle East in light of Israel's assault on Gaza, which has left more than 2,000 Palestinians dead...

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Global Voice


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GEAB N°88 - Contents

- Published on October 15, 2014 -

Global systemic crisis–2015: The world is defecting to the East

. Middle East: US strategic impotence revealed
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. Europe, Brazil, Japan: Survival reflexes are pushing the world out of the US influence
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. Europe, Russia - Setting up a Chinese-style Marshall plan
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Euroland 2015 –The unbearable lightness of European taxation

. The challenge of financing public authorities
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. Add a new floor to the fiscal structure, why not?
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. Principles of a trans-European taxation system
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. A question of democracy as well
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. Europe, last floor before a worldwide system of collection
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. The inadequacy of a taxation system with the nation-state at the apex
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The world afterwards: towards a BRICS gold-backed multicurrency

. The remains of Bretton Woods
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. The US and Europe out of the game
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. Gold’s return
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. The BRICS currency project
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Investissements, tendances et recommendations

. Currencies: on the move again !
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. Gold: return to reality
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. Oil and the petrodollar: the risks are becoming clear
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. Results and roundup remarks
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