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The Telegraph for the weekend of 2022 November 19-20

A look at what got the news, and interest of the Telegraph’s readers, this past weekend.

Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg

August 15 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s hopes for stability ahead of a historic Communist Party congress are quickly dwindling. His country’s economic slowdown deepened in July as strict Covid Zero measures and a slumping real-estate market threaten the chances of a recovery to a “reasonable” range. Key reading: China Announces Patrols to Protest US Senator’sContinue reading “Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg”

The New York Times for the 2nd week of August 2022

August 08 Children in Gaza City reacted to an Israeli airstrike on Saturday. Over the weekend, 44 Palestinians, including 15 children, were killed, health officials said.Mohammed Abed/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A cease-fire in Gaza Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza agreed to a cease-fire late last night, which appeared to hold as of thisContinue reading “The New York Times for the 2nd week of August 2022”

2022 end of July Bloomberg selection

July 25 The contest to succeed Boris Johnson moves up a gear today with the first head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying to become Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. It’s unlikely to be pretty. Key reading: Truss Promises Low-Tax UK Investment Zones in Pitch to Tory Base The Pound’s Woes Run Deep,Continue reading “2022 end of July Bloomberg selection”

How do we fight the religious right?

For years, Bulgaria’s Orthodox Church worked side-by-side with right-wing extremists. They were funded by international evangelical groups and prepared very well-coordinated social media campaigns which drastically swayed public opinion against women’s rights and LGBT+ people.

The New-York Times looking at June 16 – June 26

Ten days in the spotlight: Afghanistan, Ukraine, Russia, Colombia, Israel, France, Great Britain, a.o. countries.

Bloomberg’s headlights for the third week of June 2022

June 20 Electoral setback | French President Emmanuel Macron’s reform agenda is in peril after his alliance failed to secure a majority in parliamentary elections, with strong showings by both the left and far right. As Ania Nussbaum and Samy Adghirni write, he’ll have a hard time passing legislation including plans to increase the retirementContinue reading “Bloomberg’s headlights for the third week of June 2022”

Bloomberg’s headlights for the second week of June 2022

Communication kept open and Ukraine taking a major step toward joining the European Union whilst a debate about gender inequality takes place in China.

How secret courts are helping fuel the climate crisis

The closed-door tribunals are the biggest threat to the Paris climate agreement.

Global Headlines looked at the beginning of June 2022 by Bloomberg

3 June 2022 Gun plea | Biden called for a ban on sales of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, pleading with Congress to toughen laws following a spate of mass shootings. Still, he acknowledged that Congress is unlikely to restrict them, with Republican lawmakers, who can block the passage of bills in the Senate, vowingContinue reading “Global Headlines looked at the beginning of June 2022 by Bloomberg”