• Politics This Week | The Economist

    July 24, 2021 The worst flood hitting Europe since World War II has left at least 200 dead, and many more are still missing. Most of the deaths occurred in Germany, where days of unusually heavy rains caused rivers to overflow. Belgium has recorded at least 36 deaths. Germany’s complex federal system, with responsibilities shared […]

  • France calls Turkish-Cypriot ghost town initiative a “provocation”

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a press conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris, France, June 25, 2021. Andrew Harnik / Pool via REUTERS PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) – France on Wednesday criticized the decision of the Turkish Cypriot authorities to partially reopen an […]

  • NBA announces 51 early entry contenders withdraw from 2021 draft

    The 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm takes place on Thursday, July 29, starting at 8 ET. NEW YORK – Forty-nine international players who had previously declared themselves candidates for early entry for the 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm have withdrawn their candidacy. In addition to the 88 college and other educational […]

  • Peru’s new president must appease markets to save economy

    Published on: 07/20/2021 – 23:02 Lima (AFP) Peru’s newly elected president, leftist trade unionist Pedro Castillo, faces an uphill battle to build the market confidence he needs to deal with a deep economic crisis in a country hit by the coronavirus epidemic, according to analysts. Voting last month for their fifth president in three years, […]

  • UK to pay £ 55million to French border patrols in crackdown on migrants | Migration

    The British taxpayer must hand over an additional 62.7 million euros (£ 55 million) to France to fund a new crackdown on small boat crossings across the Channel, the Home Office has revealed. Interior Minister Priti Patel agreed to pay the sum as part of an agreement reached Tuesday with French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin. […]