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How smartphones turned election news into chaos

How smartphones turned election news into chaos

Ask the average 2019 voter where the problems with political news lie, and you might hear a few familiar claims: fake news. Russian interference. The biased BBC.

Strong job growth allays recession fears in America

Strong job growth allays recession fears in America

Latest monthly employment report released by the US Labour Department seemed to have squashed any lingering concerns about an imminent recession in the world’s largest economy.

The European Central Bank needs a new mandate

The European Central Bank needs a new mandate

The European Central Bank’s decision in September to pursue more monetary-policy easing was controversial, with one board representative, from Germany, resigning over the move.

Climate change crisis: global action needed before it’s too late

Climate change crisis: global action needed before it’s too late

Scientists said that average temperatures from 2010-2019 look set to make it the warmest decade on record.

Presidents versus the press

Presidents versus the press

US President Donald Trump has labelled news outlets the “enemy of the people.” Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called journalists “putrid” and “immoral,” and accused them of mounting “sensationalist attacks” against him.

Kamala Harris’s withdrawal shows that winnowing works

Kamala Harris’s withdrawal shows that winnowing works

If a few candidates entering late raised the possibility that winnowing wasn’t working properly in the Democratic presidential contest, the end of Kamala Harris’s campaign on Tuesday shows that the pressure to end losing campaigns is, if anything, stronger than ever.

Long focused on Russia, Nato widens gaze toward China

Long focused on Russia, Nato widens gaze toward China

Seventy years since its Cold War-era founding as a transatlantic alliance focused on Moscow, Nato is expanding its gaze toward the increasingly muscular challenge posed by China.

The calm after Britain’s Brexit election

The calm after Britain’s Brexit election

With less than two weeks to go before the British election that will finally settle the question of European Union membership, anxiety is rising on both sides of the English Channel.

Pakistan student march eyes revival for survival

Pakistan student march eyes revival for survival

There’s never a dull moment in Pakistan. After last week’s pulsating conclusion to the case surrounding the army chief’s extension in Supreme Court, another issue of considerable interest — the restoration of student unions — is generating momentum.

Why Senator Harris’ exit was inevitable — but her future is bright

Why Senator Harris’ exit was inevitable — but her future is bright

After she confronted Joe Biden in the Democratic Party’s first presidential debate in June, California Senator Kamala Harris moved up in polls and seemed to become a top-tier candidate.

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