From the West to the East: Europe’s industry is moving. Any impact?

NYT writes that Europe’s industrial heartland originally stretching stretching from Manchester to Milan has moved eastward. How do you perceive this shift, does it have some real economical and political impact on Europe in you opinion? Read few comments.

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Kenya’s economy and development aid

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Oil exploration in Turkana Water Project in Turkana, Kenya. is supported also by Slovakia via development aid. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Oil exploration in Turkana Water Project in Turkana, Kenya. is supported also by Slovakia via development aid. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Not a zero-sum game. What China-led AIIB means for Beijing and Washington

The deadline for joining The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as founding member has passed. China successfuly attracts also many Westerns countries.

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Your next flight will be safe. But…

According to the Aviation Safety Network there were only 20 fatal crashes of airlines last year, making it the safest year to fly since 1942, when ASN’s dataset starts.

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Kenya’s oil curse?

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Oil exploration in Turkana, Kenya. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Oil exploration in Turkana, Kenya. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Irregular quote of the day

Mark Leonard, co-founder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations for The Daily Beast in “The Euro’s Long Goodbye to Greece.”

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If a new deal for Greece, how will the others react?

You might see it differently, but seems to me, one of the challenges of securing any compromise with Greece is the fact that there are countries like Ireland, Portugal, Spain… that were in the similar situation as Greece and maybe they are not very happy seeing a new deal for Greece. E. g. Ireland says they will insist on similar deal if any secured by Greece. Read few comments.

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