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Trump decides anti-ISIS strategy

22 Mar 2017
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Officials from 69 countries that form the US-led coalition against ISIS, will be meeting today and tomorrow, in Washington. This is going to be the first taste of what Donald Trump’s strategy will be on important foreign policy matters. The purpose of the meeting, is to assess the strategy that will destroy the fanatic militant […]

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Merkel vs Trump in G20 Summit

15 Mar 2017
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Germany will try to persuade G20 members to sign off in a set of principles, including free trade, at this week’s meeting of the group’s leaders. Reuters’ sources suggest, that a draft has already been sent to the participant leaders and will be discussed in the summit which is due in Baden Baden, on Friday […]

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UK “Empire 2.0” strikes trade deals with the Commonwealth

09 Mar 2017
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“Empire 2.0” is the name which Whitehall officials use to describe the move for the creation of new trade links between Great Britain and the Commonwealth countries. Liam Fox, the International Trade Secretary, aims to promote free trade deals between the United Kingdom and the 52 countries of the Commonwealth of Nations, but the codename […]

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Wikileaks unveils CIA cyber-hacking secrets

08 Mar 2017
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Thousands of documents with the codename “Vault 7” concerning CIA spying tactics were released by Wikileaks. The documents seem authentic and describe sophisticated software tools that help the secret service to break into smartphones, laptops and, in some cases, even smart TV sets. Wikileaks reported, that this is the first part of a massive leak […]

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Trump accuses Obama for wiretapping providing no proof

06 Mar 2017
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Donald Trump made it to the headlines once again during the weekend, when he accused his predecessor, Barack Obama for wiretapping the communications in the Trump Tower, in New York City. The newly elected President, who is a prominent and very skilled user of Twitter, used his social media account to convince the American citizens, […]

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Card payments surpass cash for first time

03 Mar 2017
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Consumer card payments surpassed cash payments in the previous year for the first time, registering 23.1 trillion US dollars globally. This fact is an indication that people are starting to use their cards more often to make their transactions and the use of cash in a few years will be just a memory. A survey […]

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“Ghost” houses, an emerging problem in Australia

02 Mar 2017
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200.000 “ghost” houses remain vacant in Australia and real estate agents report that this will be soon an important matter that the central government will have to face in a country that has a very expensive housing market. 120.000 of them are found in Sydney, the most populous city in Australia. Sydney has been defined […]

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Rapid Increase of Mobile Payments in the UK

28 Feb 2017
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A 247% increase in the number of mobile transactions of all in-store purchases has been reported in a research conducted by Worldpay in the United Kingdom. Analysis of transaction data and a consumer survey that took place in Britain showed that over the last year users almost tripled their mobile payments. The survey showed clearly […]

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Are taxing robots and UBI solutions for unemployment?

23 Feb 2017
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Is the rise of the robots going to take away people’s jobs? Is the Universal Basic Income (UBI) going to solve the problem of unemployment? Marc Cuban, a multi-millionaire businessman is the last one to speak against the idea of UBI but in his Twitter account expressed the thought that “automation is going to create […]

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Fear in the UK for Vauxhall jobs

21 Feb 2017
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Concerns are rising in the United Kingdom about the future of employees of Vauxhall Motors industry which might be a victim of the PSA group and the European branch of General Motors Industry merger. In a time of uncertainty for UK economy a possible shut down of Vauxhall is spreading fears among the workers. The […]

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