Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Angela Merkel is about to bow out as chancellor of Germany after 16 years, marking the start of a new era for Europe's largest economy. The results of Sunday's election are hard to predict, and the formation of a government...
Rhys Spence Contributor Share on Twitter Rhys Spence is head of research at Brighteye Ventures, a European edtech-focused fund, where he works with portfolio companies to help address priorities, with a focus on internationalization. More posts by this contributor...
After initially failing to capture a rock sample, NASA has confirmed that Perseverance succeeded in its second attempt. The space agency has verified that a pencil-width core of rust-colored rock is safely trapped in the rover's sample tube tube,...
Europe might be making progress on reducing emissions, but its largest utility company doesn't think officials are moving quickly enough. Reuters reports Enel has issued a study warning Europe could be late on reducing greenhouse gas emissions if it...
politics Biden’s caution about the limits of U.S. power could launch a debate that many Americans have wanted for decades. President Joe Biden walks from the podium after speaking at the White House about the end of the war in Afghanistan...
China has announced a further crackdown on the amount of time children can play online video games, with the new limit set to just three hours per week. Bloomberg, reporting from local news sources, says that platforms like Tencent...
Earlier this month, Beheshta Arghand made history in Afghanistan. Arghand, a female anchor at TOLO, an Afghan news network, interviewed a senior Taliban representative on the air. The interview garnered headlines around the world. Two days later, Arghand did it again,...
China is putting companies that overwork their employees on notice. The country's top court on Thursday issued a lengthy condemnation of what's commonly known in China as "996," the practice of working from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days...
British Airways is planning to launch a new, low-cost short-haul carrier as it seeks to compete with Ryanair (RYAAY) and EasyJet (ESYJY) in the one area of aviation that appears to be recovering well from the pandemic. In a memo...
Foreign Policy The question of resettling individuals and families in the U.S. is scrambling the party’s Trump-era consensus on tighter immigration and refugee policy.

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