VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Russia, EU and Africa), 18 September - 3 October 2019

United States
Democrats’ plans to tax wealth would reshape U.S. economy: The New York Times, 2 October 2019

Washington — Progressive Democrats are advocating the most drastic shift in tax policy in...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Russia, Europe and Africa), 3-18 September 2019

United States
US lawmakers introduce bill to stop tear gas sales to Hong Kong: South China Monitoring Post, 11 September 2019

US congressional representatives announced legislation on Tuesday...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19th August, 2019 – 3rd September 2019)

US
Trump: 'Congress has a lot of thinking to do' on gun control after Midland-Odessa shooting: USA Today, 1 September 2019

A day after the country's latest mass shooting, the fourth high-profile one...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 3 – 18 August, 2019

US
US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license: ARS technical, 18 August 2019

Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19 July –3 August, 2019

United States
Blistering criticism of Obama highlights dramatic shift inside Democratic Party: CNN, 2 June 2019

Former President Barack Obama - the most popular figure in the Democratic Party by far...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 4 – 18 July, 2019

United States
These are 4 winners of the US-China trade war: CNN Business, 3 July 2019

Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh and South Korea are coming out as victors in the US-China trade war. Americans are...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, EU, Russia and Africa), 19 June - 3 July, 2019

United States
'Great friends are bound to have disagreements': Mike Pompeo soothes trade tensions on India trip’: CNN, 26 June 2019

Recent trade tensions between the US and India won't impact ties...

VIF News Digest: International Developments - US, Russia, EU and Africa, 4 - 18 June, 2019

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A new migrant surge at the Border, this one from Central Africa: New York Times, 16 June 2019

Migrants from Latin America have been making their way into the US. But in recent times...

VIF News Digest: International Developments, 27 May – 6 June, 2019

USA
Huawei Chairman willing to sign a 'No-Spy' deal with the United States,
4 June 2019

A top Huawei executive said that the company is willing to sign a "no-spy agreement" with the United...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (Africa), 20–26 May, 2019

EU opens new mission in Nairobi, second largest globally: allAfrica, 21 May 2019

The European Union Mission in Nairobi has unveiled a new embassy making Kenya the seat of its second largest foreign mission...

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