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Tuesday, 16 July 2019 17:06 WIB

European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The ministers said in a statement that in light of Turkey's "continued and new illegal drilling activities,'' they were suspending talks on an air transport agreement and would call on the European Investment Bank to œreview'' it's lending to the country. They also backed a proposal by the EU's executive branch to reduce financial assistance to Turkey for next...

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In Taiwan, Airline Employees Go on Strike for Second Time this Year
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 19:15 WIB | Global

Taiwans second airline employee strike this year to date has impacted more than 25,000 passengers just before a peak travel season, showing the powers of labor unions that are uncommon elsewhere in Asia and even among other Taiwanese professions. An Eva Airways strike that entered its fifth day Monday had spiked about 60% of scheduled flights hit about 25,300 travelers, many of whom were bumped to other airlines. About 2,000 people, two-thirds of all flight attendants, walked away from their posts as many Taiwanese were planning summer holidays. In February, about 600 of the 900...

France 40C heatwave could break June records
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 11:23 WIB | Global

Temperatures were expected to reach 35 degrees or more on Monday, and climb even further until the peak on Thursday and Friday. The north of the country “ including Paris - will be worst affected. Temporary fountains have been put in place and public pools will stay open later as part of an extreme heat plan. Water will also be distributed and a care plan will be put in effect for vulnerable people including the elderly, as high humidity will make 40C feel like 47C in the capital. France, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium could all see national records for June broken in the coming days...

Senior Facebook Executive Says it Would Favor Regulation
Monday, 24 June 2019 23:36 WIB | Global

A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. Nick Clegg, the former leader of the U.K. Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Facebook, says it is not "for private companies'" to decide how to balance free speech versus public harm. Clegg told the BBC on Monday that companies like Facebook are not "shunning" government intervention but advocating a "sensible way" forward in addressing issues such as cyberbullying or fake news.  Lawmakers have been pushing tech companies to take...

Trump: 'Not Looking for War' With Iran
Monday, 24 June 2019 19:44 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump says he is "not looking for war" with Iran and willing to negotiate with its leaders without preconditions, but that under no circumstances can the Islamic Republic be allowed to mass a nuclear weapons arsenal. Trump told NBC's Meet the Press show that if the U.S. went to war with Iran, "It'll be obliteration like you've never seen before." "But," he added, "I'm not looking to do that." The U.S. leader said, "Here it is. Look, you can't have nuclear weapons. And if you want to talk about it, good. Otherwise, you can live in a shattered economy for a long...

Kim Jong Un Praises ''Excellent'' Letter From Trump
Monday, 24 June 2019 13:46 WIB | Global

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and is contemplating its contents, North Korean state media reported Sunday. The official Korean Central News Agency posted a picture of a pensive Kim holding a letter, apparently with White House letterhead. The report quoted Kim as praising its œexcellent content. œAppreciating the political judging faculty and extraordinary courage of President Trump, Kim Jong Un said that he would seriously contemplate the interesting content, KCNA reported. The report did not say anything else...

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