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.
The LRB Blog remembers Madeleine Lebeau, last survivor of the cast of Casablanca.
Marginal Revolution engages with Peter Thiel’s funding of Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker.
The Planetary Society Blog notes sterling work reclaiming distorted images from the Voyager probes.
pollotencheggreports on the origins of migrants to Kyiv.
The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer reports on Puerto Rico.
Seriously Science notes that wild boar apparently wash their food before eating.
Window on Eurasia looks at Putin’s traditionalism, wonders if there might be a Russian Olympics boycott to spare the country the shame of being excluded, speculates about the North Caucasus’ future within Russia, and reports Ukrainian worries of being isolated versus Russia.
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.
Bloomberg notes that Brexit proponents are now saying leaving the European Union will create more jobs in the financial sector, and describes the continued rise of fertility rates in Japan to German levels.
CBC reports on how a Croatian vintner helped California wines gain international recognition in 1976, notes that Fort McMurray evacuees outside Alberta can’t access that government’s relief funds, and looks at how an Iqaluit man is using Amazon’s free shipping to feed people in smaller Nunavut communities.
The National Postreports that Egyptair flight 804 appears to have been destroyed by an internal explosion on the right side of the aircraft.
Open Democracy reports on the appalling practice of a British property company that has assigned red doors to asylum seekers who are then attacks.