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The week in news #136 – 2018NOV26 … 2018DEC02

For this 136th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: NASA’s spacecraft lands on Mars, protests against Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi and Yemen, World Chess Championship, etc.

As mentioned before, most contents are curated (in either English or Portuguese) via Feedly, LinkedIn Daily Rundown or Wikipedia’s Current Events.

  • Monday, 2018.Nov.26:
    • NASA’s spacecraft InSight lands on Mars [NASA] [CNN]
    • Theresa May: December is decisive to turn the “Brexit” around [The Guardian]
    • Tunisia protest against Saudi Arabia crown prince visit [African News]
    • Denmark suspends Saudi weapon export approvals over Khashoggi, Yemen concerns [Reuters]
    • World Chess Championship: Carlsen offers match draw, the 12th consecutive [The Guardian]
  • Tuesday, 2018.Nov.27:
    • How it was to ‘watch’ the Mars landing with the people who operate the InSight [The Verge]
    • Varoufakis to enter EU politics, in Germany [Euraktiv]
    • Uber fined £385,000 for loosing users data [BBC]
    • Airbus delivers the 330neo to TAP [Reuters]
    • Slovenia appoints Alenka Ermenc as the first female Army Chief [VOA News]
    • PayPal takeover of iZettle gives them no competition in the UK market [The Independent]
NASA's InSight photo of Mars surface (2018.Nov.27)

NASA’s InSight photo of Mars surface (2018.Nov.27)

  • Wednesday, 2018.Nov.28:
    • Explosion kills at least 22 people in chemical plant in China [Reuters]
    • Netflix will make dozens more European shows in 2019 [The Telegraph]
    • Ikea profits plunge due to online and city centre stores investments [Reuters]
    • A reabilitação urbana de escritórios que reabilita empresas [Jornal Económico]
    • Investigadora do Técnico vence prémio científica IBM 2018 [IST]
    • Ego is the enemy of good leadership [Harvard Business Review]
  • Thursday, 2018.Nov.29:
    • Elon Musk says one must work 80-100 hours a week to “make a better world” [Business Insider]
    • Watch NASA arrive at asteroid on a possible collision course with Earth [C-net]
    • Carlsen beats Caruana on the 15th match to retain Chess world title [The Guardian]
    • Barcelona and Real Madrid pay the highest football salaries [NBC] [Global Sports Salaries – PDF]
  • Friday, 2018.Nov.30:
    • Bayer to sell businesses and cut jobs after the Monsanto deal [Reuters]
    • Amazon is being investigated in Germany by the antitrust authority [NBC]
    • Europe investigating proposed acquisition of VDM by Aperam in nickel alloy industry [European Comission]
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