World's cartoonists on this week's events

WORLD'S CARTOONISTS ON THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

First published on politico.eu, Belgium, August 24, 2019 | By Rytis Daukantas First published in Der Standard, Austria, August 23,...

TRUMP HITS CHINA WITH NEW TARIFFS IN TRADE WAR ESCALATION

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lobbed Twitter attacks at China, U.S. companies and his handpicked Federal Reserve...

 
 
 
Boris Johnson's double Donald dilemma

BORIS JOHNSON'S DOUBLE DONALD DILEMMA

LONDON - For Boris Johnson, G7 will be a tale of two Donalds. The new U.K. prime minister flies into Biarritz Saturday lunchtime determined...

JOHNSON TO PUSH AT G7 FOR OSBORNE AS IMF CHIEF

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lobby for former Chancellor George Osborne to be the next leader of the International Monetary...

 
 
 
Amazon fires spark Macron threat to kill South America trade deal

AMAZON FIRES SPARK MACRON THREAT TO KILL SOUTH AMERICA TRADE DEAL

BIARRITZ, France - The Amazon rainforest is ablaze, and Emmanuel Macron feels like he just got burned. Only two months after Europe...

TRUMP ORDERS US COMPANIES TO FIND AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHINA

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday used a tweet to order U.S. companies to find an alternative to doing business with China, as...

 
 
 
‘America First' Trump suddenly needs the rest of the world

‘AMERICA FIRST' TRUMP SUDDENLY NEEDS THE REST OF THE WORLD

President Donald Trump heads into the G7 summit in coastal France more isolated than ever - and perhaps never more in need of the international...

GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRATS MULL WEALTH TAX

BERLIN - Germany's ailing Social Democrats are mulling a move to push for the introduction of a wealth tax that would be used to fund...

 
 
 

MACRON OPPOSES MERCOSUR DEAL OVER BOLSONARO FOREST ‘LIE'

French President Emmanuel Macron will oppose a trade deal “as it is” between the EU and South America's Mercosur bloc because Brazil...

COMMISSION DISMISSES INTERNAL DOCUMENT OUTLINING POLICY PLANS

The European Commission on Friday said an internal document outlining EU policy ideas - obtained by POLITICO - should be given “zero...

 
 
 

IRELAND THREATENS TO OPPOSE MERCOSUR TRADE DEAL AMID AMAZON FIRES

Ireland's prime minister has warned that he will oppose ratification of the EU-Mercosur trade deal unless Brazil acts to protect the...

JUNCKER TO RETURN TO WORK NEXT WEEK FOLLOWING SURGERY

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will resume his duties next week following a surgery. Juncker is currently at home...

 
 
 
The alt-right manifesto that has Trumpworld talking

THE ALT-RIGHT MANIFESTO THAT HAS TRUMPWORLD TALKING

The most important political book of the past year just might be a grammatically challenged manifesto in favor of nude sunbathing written...

GERMANY'S FAR RIGHT STUMBLES IN POLLS AHEAD OF CRUNCH STATE VOTE

BERLIN - The far-right Alternative for Germany has slipped behind the incumbent political factions in polling for two eastern states...

 
 
 
Trump's Greenland gambit might be crazy-but It could also be the future

TRUMP'S GREENLAND GAMBIT MIGHT BE CRAZY-BUT IT COULD ALSO BE THE FUTURE

President Donald Trump's much-mocked desire to buy Greenland, which was rebuffed by the Danish government to his great displeasure,...

UK GOVERNMENT YET TO COMMISSION AUSTRALIAN MIGRATION SYSTEM REVIEW

A month after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to commission a report into Australia's points-based migration system,...

 
 
 
The end of Merkel's economic ‘miracle'

THE END OF MERKEL'S ECONOMIC ‘MIRACLE'

BERLIN - If there's one factor that could be described as the key to Angela Merkel's longevity as German chancellor, it's the economy. German...

ITALIAN PRESIDENT GIVES PARTIES MORE TIME TO SOLVE POLITICAL CRISIS

ROME - Italian President Sergio Mattarella will give political groups five more days to try to find a way out of the current political...

 
 
 

POLITICO EU CONFIDENTIAL EPISODE 113, PRESENTED BY CITI: EUROPEAN COMMISSION VETERAN MEGAN RICHARDS

In our just-released episode of the EU Confidential podcast, host Ryan Heath talks to European Commission veteran Megan Richards. A...

Let the Brexit blame game begin

LET THE BREXIT BLAME GAME BEGIN

LONDON - Boris Johnson asked EU leaders to help him out on Brexit, and they told him: You're on your own, pal. The prime minister fist-bumped...

 
 
 



Martinez scores in 12th straight to carry Atlanta

Martinez scores in 12th straight to carry Atlanta

Orlando City SC Atlanta United FC 0 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Josef Martinez scored in his 12th... Read more ...

Simon Cheng: British consulate worker freed by China as Hong Kong protests...

Simon Cheng: British consulate worker freed by China as Hong Kong protests continue

A British consulate employee has been released after 15 days of detention in mainland China. Read more ...

Hilary Duff just confirmed there will be a Lizzie McGuire reboot on Disney...

Hilary Duff just confirmed there will be a Lizzie McGuire reboot on Disney Plus - and noughties kids are losing their minds

HILARY Duff has revealed there is going to be a Lizzie McGuire reboot and noughties kids are losing their minds. The actress, 31, said she was “beyond excited” to be bringing... Read more ...

Royal humiliation: ABC host apologises for mocking Prince George over ballet

Royal humiliation: ABC host apologises for mocking Prince George over ballet

LARA SPENCER, the host of Good Morning America, who was met with a barrage of criticism after mocking Prince George over ballot lessons has apologised. Read more ...

The Mandalorian Trailer, Obi Wan Kenobi, and Everything We Now Know About...

The Mandalorian Trailer, Obi Wan Kenobi, and Everything We Now Know About Disney+

You may want to sit down, fans of Disney, or Marvel, or Star Wars, or anything really. Disney's D23 Expo just gave us a whole bunch of new info about the streaming service that... Read more ...

Star Wars: Ewan McGregor to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi for new Disney series

Star Wars: Ewan McGregor to return as Obi-Wan Kenobi for new Disney series

Ewan McGregor is returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new Star Wars series for Disney's upcoming streaming platform. Read more ...

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace TV channel and live stream: How to watch Premier...

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace TV channel and live stream: How to watch Premier League fixture

Manchester United host Crystal Palace in the Premier League today but is the match being shown live on TV and can you stream it? Read more ...

Disney goes mockumentary style in the upcoming High School Musical TV...

Disney goes mockumentary style in the upcoming High School Musical TV series, in first trailer

Disney's hit trilogy High School Musical is making a comeback as a mockumentary style TV series on Disney+ this fall. The first trailer, dropped on Friday ahead of the show's... Read more ...

Watch Anna Kendrick play Santa's daughter on an adventure to save Christmas...

Watch Anna Kendrick play Santa's daughter on an adventure to save Christmas in the first trailer for Disney's 'Noelle'

Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader are starring in a Disney holiday movie coming to the company's streaming service, Disney Plus. " Noelle" will follow Santa's son, Nick Kringle... Read more ...

Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the...

Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan

The Coast Guard says the short-range projectiles did not reach Japanese waters or the Exclusive Economic Zone. Read more ...