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Orangemen march against Brexit backdrop

Tradition holds that in 1690 fires were lit along the coast to help King William of Orange navigate safely to Belfast. Those conflagrations are still commemorated today. Peter Geoghegan reports from Belfast.

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UK property funds rush to suspend trading

In quick succession, three funds have called a halt to an outpour of capital, joining three others. The UK’s long-booming real estate market has become a leading source of worry for its financial system post-Brexit.

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Asian markets tremble as pound sinks

British pound has plummeted to new depths as uncertainty over the economic impact of the UK’s pro-Brexit vote keeps worrying markets. Stock in Asia plunged again amid fears of long-term instability.

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Ireland in the sun after Brexit vote?

Ireland and the UK have not always been happy neighbors. Relations improved in the wake of the Good Friday peace accords, but as Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin, that could change following the UK’s Brexit.

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Even old lambs come home to roost

    History may not repeat itself very often, but when parallels are witnessed, the effects can be major and gruesome. These are tough times for many. There is the ubiquitous occurrence of major terrorism, bringing insecurity to aeroplanes and airports, train stations, entertainment clubs, and schools. There is a growing wealth concentration for a …

Michael Czinkota

Brexit – the end of globalization?

It is still unclear how the UK will split from the European Union. But the Brexit vote is already a setback for advocates of free trade. This could affect millions of people in the world’s poorest countries, say experts.

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German leaders react to Brexit vote

Reactions to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union were quick to pour out of Germany, one of the bloc’s most stalwart proponents. Leaders will now discuss how to prevent a chain reaction in other EU states.

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German Bund yield drops to historic low

For the first time in modern German history, the yield of the country’s benchmark 10-year debt – also known as Bund – has fallen below zero percent as investors rush to safety ahead of Britain’s Brexit referendum

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EU struggles with long-term unemployment

A newly-published study shows that more than half of the 22 million unemployed people in the European Union have been jobless for a year or longer, with older people and low-skilled workers the most affected.

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The EU resolution on Egypt shows concern wrought with indifference

The most recent European Union resolution has effectively condemned Egyptian security forces for the murder of Italian PhD student, Giulio Regeni. The young Cambridge scholar was forcibly disappeared and killed while conducting research on independent trade unions in Egypt. Despite signs of torture, including pulled nails and cigarette burns on his body, Egyptian officials claimed …

Wael Eskandar