Bloomberg notes Saudi Arabia’s efforts to cut Iran off from trade with its neighoburs, looks at how population growth in London will outpace–and be different from–population change in the rest of the United Kingdom, and reports on the plight of child labourers in Indonesia’s tobacco fields.
Bloomberg View argues Uber is no match for mass transit in the European Union and suggests that any negative consequences of immigration for native workers are overblown.
CBS News and BBC talk about the use of old technology like floppy disks in key software programs, the BBC being kinder than CBS.
Gizmodo describes the current heat wave in the Arctic, something literally off the charts.
IPS News notes the politics o mapping Kashmir, notes the chaos in Venezuela, and looks at water shortages in Burma.
Kotaku notes how the Ghibli museum in Japan is getting a catbus.
MacLean’slooks at the political potential of Kevin O’Leary.
The National Postnotes the serious concerns over the Rio Olympics.
Open Democracy looks at the Moscow consensus for autocracy in the former Soviet Union and proposes a new security policy for Ukraine.
The Toronto Star and MacLean’s report from the sentencing of James Forcillo for the murder of Sammy Yatim.
Wiredwonders if scientists can engineer coral resistant to climate change.
Al Jazeera looks at the rejection of political Islam by Tunisia’s Ennahda party.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation notes the ambition of Zambia to become a major food-exporting country.
Bloomberg notes the negative impact of booming immigration on the New Zealand economy, observes Ireland’s efforts to attract financial jobs from London-based companies worried by Brxit, reports on the elimination of Brazil’s sovereign wealth fund, and notes a lawsuit lodged by Huawei against Samsung over royalties.
Bloomberg View notes that Russia can at least find domestic investors, and worries about the politicization of the Israeli military.
CBC reports on the Syrian refugee who has become a popular barber in Newfoundland’s Corner Brooks, notes the sad news of Gord Downie’s cancer, and wonders what will happen to Venezuela.
Daily Xtrawrites about the need for explicit protection of trans rights in Canadian human rights codes.
MacLean’snotes Uber’s struggles to remain in Québec.
National Geographicnotes Brazilian efforts to protect an Amazonian tribe.
The National Postreports about Trudeau’s taking a day off on his Japan trip to spend time with his wife there.
Open Democracy wonders what will become of the SNP in a changing Scotland.
Business Insider looks at the sad state of a project to build a Chinese bullet train in Venezuela.
Bloomberg notes the profound unconstitutionality of Donald Trump’s suggestion that the US national debt might be renounced, looks at the needs of the Brazilian economy, and suggests Poland’s economic nationalism is viable.
CBC reports that Sinéad O’Connor is safe in Chicago.
National Geographicshares hidden pictures of the Cultural Revolution.
The National Postnotes the discovery of what might be the ruins of an old fort at Lunenburg.
Open Democracy suggests that Brexit, by separating the City of London from the European Union, could trigger the end of globalization, also taking a look at the popularity of populism.
Reuters notes the softening of the terms of a Chinese-Venezuelan loan arrangement.
The Washington Postnotes the migration of some Ethiopian-Americans to a booming Ethiopia.
Wiredlooks at how natural gas will be used to move beyond the Haber-Bosch process which has created fertilizer for a century.