Category: Global

G7’s “Most Difficult Meeting”

26 May 2017
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The quiet resort town of Taormina, Sicily has become the center stage for the world’s politics theater since this morning. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7), the world’s most powerful economic leaders, are meeting there to discuss the most crucial problems and international issues in today’s world – such as the fight against […]

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UK’s Post Brexit Trade Partners

26 May 2017
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EU leaders have confirmed that no trade deal will be discussed with the UK, until an agreement on other critical issues has been reached. One of these issues is the so called “divorce bill”, which according to some experts might reach up €100bn. Despite that, this sum hasn’t been officially confirmed, although it has already […]

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DHS to Expand The Laptop Ban Over European Flights

18 May 2017
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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering to expand the ban on laptops, tablets and larger smartphones on-board flights coming in from Europe. Representatives from the DHS met with European officials on Wednesday to discuss the new restriction. The meeting was an initiative by European administrators who asked for clarification on the parameters. […]

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World Under Ransomware Cyber Attack

15 May 2017
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In the wake of last week’s attack, a cyber nightmare has paralyzed computers and worried IT specialists around the world. The malware software, called WannaCry attacked over 200,000 computers in 150 countries across the globe. The attack started in the early hours of Friday and continued through the weekend. WannaCry, a software which enters the […]

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Brexit Still Divides the UK

27 Apr 2017
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Britons remain divided over Brexit as a new poll by YouGov shows. The survey, taken by 1, 590 people in the last two days, estimates that 45% of them think that voting for Brexit was a bad idea, but another 43% still support leaving the EU. However, this is the first time, since the referendum […]

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The USA and New Zealand Also With Visa Restrictions

19 Apr 2017
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Two more countries joined Australia in an effort to provide more opportunities for local workers by tightening the visa applications. Donald Trump signed an executive order to restrict the visa program H-1B, used widely be tech companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google, while New Zealand’s immigration minister cooled off thousands of skilled workers by […]

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Theresa May Has a Cunning Plan

18 Apr 2017
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Theresa May pushed things forward once again in a surprising announcement this morning. She said that in the morning meeting of the cabinet it was decided that the UK General elections, scheduled for 7th of May 2020, will be held in a much shorter period of time. Much, much shorter. In just two months – […]

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Australia first: Strict Visa for Foreign Workers

18 Apr 2017
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A stricter visa regime for skilled workers now takes effect in Australia, said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. He announced that from today (18th April) the so-called Visa 457 is no longer effective and will be substituted by a completely new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS). Following the example of Donald Trump’s policy “buy American, Hire American”, […]

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Hard-core EU Opposition on Brexit

13 Apr 2017
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Almost half of EU member states want Britain to pay a high price upon leaving the Union, a survey developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows. Among the countries opposing easy negotiations and pushing for a costly bill for the UK are the oldest members of the organisation like Germany, France and Belgium, but […]

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Brexit Referendum Lacked Preparation

12 Apr 2017
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The UK Government didn’t meet its “constitutional and public obligation to prepare for both outcomes from the referendum” and hasn’t learned the lesson from 1975’s referendum, concludes a critical report, prepared by the Public administration and constitutional affairs committee (PACAC). The Government didn’t do Its Homework The report was published on the official Parliament page […]

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