FMA|Perspectives Narratives to Watch
From a markets perspectives several themes are likely to drive the market narrative over the next few months. These include the ongoing U.S./China Trade War, Brexit, concerns about global growth and worries about a coming recession in the U.S. Keeping a bead on these headlines and the factors that could lead to deterioration in either of these stories is what strategists are watching today.
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WATCH: Juve star Higuain LOSES IT in training as he lashes out at coach and destroys advertising board
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 12:45 pm
Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain erupted in a furious outburst during training with the Turin club as he lashed out at a club coach and destroyed a nearby advertising hoarding. Read Full Article at RT.com
Major UN-led global tourism industry event closes in Russia
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 12:40 pm
Russia has successfully hosted the biennial General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization, promoting itself as a rapidly growing travel destination and helping the UN agency to boost tourist industries across the world. Read Full Article at RT.com
Muruts Beyene: Living in the Ethiopia-Eritrea Borderland
on September 17, 2019 at 12:31 pm
New peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea has created uncertain future for Irob community living along the border.
Saudi oil attacks: All the latest updates
on September 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Riyadh calls on world's governments to confront drone attacks on its oil installations 'regardless of their origin'.
India dams: Villages swamped by floodwaters
on September 17, 2019 at 12:29 pm
Activists say at least 30,000 families have not been compensated in full and they have nowhere else to go.
Jamaican college footballers struck by lightning during match (VIDEO)
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 12:23 pm
Several college football players required treatment after being struck by lightning in worrying scenes during a match in Jamaica. Read Full Article at RT.com
3 Russian border guards injured after attack by North Korean poachers in Sea of Japan
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 12:20 pm
Read Full Article at RT.com
‘Wake them up!’ Tennis star Vekic amused by dozing fans at Pan Pacific Open match (VIDEO)
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 12:14 pm
Two spectators attending the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Japan were caught sleeping during the first-round match between Croatia’s Donna Vekic and Caroline Garcia of France, triggering plenty of jokes on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com
Iran charges three detained Australians with spying
on September 17, 2019 at 12:13 pm
Judiciary spokesman says the trio arrested in Iran was charged in two separate cases and awaiting trial.
Ghani 'unhurt' as blast kills dozens at Afghan president's rally
on September 17, 2019 at 12:05 pm
Taliban claims responsibility for suicide bombing at campaign rally in Charikar, as well as for separate blast in Kabul.
French police begin to clear migrants sheltered at Dunkirk gym
on September 17, 2019 at 11:49 am
Police clearing about 1,000 migrants after court order following complaints about violence, rubbish and smugglers.
Neymar's Champions League ban for ‘f*ck yourselves’ rant reduced to 2 matches
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 11:27 am
Neymar’s UEFA Champions League ban has been reduced to two matches after Paris Saint-Germain successfully appealed the decision at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Read Full Article at RT.com
‘Tony Blair can f**k off & die’: Lib Dems party like it’s 2003 with controversial singalong (VIDEO)
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 11:23 am
Members of the Liberal Democrats have been caught singing “Tony Blair can f**k off and die” at an annual karaoke night during their party’s conference in Bournemouth, prompting both praise and anger on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com
Italian soldier stabbed in throat by attacker who reportedly shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 11:20 am
An Italian soldier was stabbed in the throat by an assailant who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” outside the Central Station in Milan on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Did Saudi Arabia allow drone attacks on its oil facilities?
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 11:10 am
The billions of dollars Saudi Arabia spends on defense failed to prevent the strikes on its most critical refineries, sending oil prices soaring. This raises unsettling questions about who has the most to gain from the disruption. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russian footballers Kokorin & Mamaev released after nearly 1 year in prison
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 11:08 am
Russian football players Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev have been released on parole after spending almost one year in prison for hooliganism in two assaults which sparked a public outcry in the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
Astronomers discover most MASSIVE neutron star known to man
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 11:07 am
Astronomers have detected a neutron star which beggars belief, being so big it challenges our understanding of extreme objects in the universe. Read Full Article at RT.com
‘When will it end?’ Twitter fumes after NYC official suggests replacing Central Park’s male statues with women
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 10:50 am
A conspicuously ‘woke’ New York City official has proposed that male statues inhabiting the metropolis’s famed Central Park should be replaced with monuments honoring women. This is a great idea, nobody on Twitter said. Read Full Article at RT.com
UK Supreme Court begins hearing on parliament suspension
on September 17, 2019 at 10:44 am
Court weights arguments on whether PM Boris Johnson 'acted unlawfully' when he prorogued parliament.
Flames & smoke as blast rocks one of Italy’s largest oil refineries
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 10:22 am
An explosion has hit one of the largest refineries in Italy, producing huge plumes of black smoke and making the air unbreathable in the vicinity. The authorities dispatched fire engines to battle the blaze. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Champions League is BACK! The lowdown on the favorites, dark horses & breakout stars
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 10:16 am
The biggest club competition in world football returns on Tuesday as the Champions League kicks off again, with defending champions Liverpool in action as well as a Barcelona team welcoming back Lionel Messi. Read Full Article at RT.com
Oil at $100 per barrel? Attack on Saudi refineries could shake oil market further
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 10:16 am
The drone strike on key Saudi oil facilities could stoke already-flaring tensions in the Middle East, driving crude prices higher amid growing fears of supply shortages, market and industry experts believe. Read Full Article at RT.com
‘Luxembourg laughs in Johnson’s face’: UK papers react to BoJo’s ‘gone missing’ press conference
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 10:08 am
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel nonchalantly gesturing at an empty podium is emblazoned across the front pages of UK newspapers Tuesday as the media digests Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s eventful trip to Europe. Read Full Article at RT.com
A rescue pilot's perspective on Everest's melting glaciers
on September 17, 2019 at 10:03 am
With a bird's eye view of the Himalayas, pilots can see the effect climate change is having on glaciers.
Blast kills dozens at Afghan president's election rally
by NEWS WIRES on September 17, 2019 at 9:59 am
An explosion near an election rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani killed 24 people and injured 31 others, a health official said, but Ghani was unhurt according to an aide.
Genetically-modified mosquito apocalypse plan BACKFIRES spectacularly in Brazil
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 9:47 am
An experimental trial to reduce the mosquito population in Brazil through the deliberate release of 450,000 genetically modified mosquitoes has failed miserably and may have even created a genetic hybrid super species. Read Full Article at RT.com
Abortion bill faces resistance in Australia's New South Wales
on September 17, 2019 at 9:39 am
State's upper house drags feet in passing law legalising abortion despite an overwhelming 75-percent support by voters.
Blast near US Embassy in Kabul after attack on President Ghani campaign rally
by RT on September 17, 2019 at 9:13 am
Shortly after President Ashraf Ghani’s election rally was targeted in a bomb attack that killed at least 26, another blast rocked the heavily-guarded center of Kabul, where the US Embassy and government buildings are located. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ankara summit on Syria: 'A win for Moscow and al-Assad'
on September 17, 2019 at 9:00 am
Creation of committee to write Syria's constitution democratises and legitimises Syrian president, analysts say.
Israel election: Voting under way in second poll in five months
on September 17, 2019 at 8:46 am
Analysts say Benjamin Netanyahu unlikely to be able to secure majority, raising prospect of unity government.