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The week in news #152 – 2019MAR18 … 2019MAR24

For this 152nd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: deadly floods in Mozambique and Indonesia, terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Holland, Disney to buy 21st Century Fox assets, Google fined, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2019.Mar.18:
    • Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president fear ‘1000 may be dead’ [BBC]
    • Major meteor explosion detected by NASA [BBC]
    • Indonesia floods: Dozens dead in Papua province [BBC]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Mar.19:
    • Disney buys 21st Century Fox for $71.3 billion [Hollywood Reporter]
    • UBS fined $37 million by UK for decade of reporting errors [Bloomberg]
    • Kazakhstan’s leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power [Reuters]
    • There is ‘no indication’ Utrecht shooter knew his victims [Fox News]
    • North and South Korea want to joint-host Women football World Cup [Reuters]
Disney to buy 21st CenturyFox - Bob Iger and Rupert Murdoch (2019.Mar)

Disney to buy 21st CenturyFox – Bob Iger and Rupert Murdoch (2019.Mar)

  • Wednesday, 2019.Mar.20:
    • Brexit: Theresa May will formally ask for a delay [BBC]
    • The most expensive cities in the world [The Economist]
    • 6 tips to deal with conflict [TED Ideas]
  • Thursday, 2019.Mar.21:
    • The EU fines Google $1.69 billion for bundling search and advertising [ARS Technica]
    • Denmark’s military wants to recruit gamers [The Local]
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits Christchurch (2019.Mar)

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets with one of the first responders who was at the scene of the Christchurch mosque shooting, in Christchurch, New Zealand (2019.Mar.20) – Reuters / Edgar Su

  • Saturday, 2019.Mar.23:
    • The roots of Jacinda Ardern’s leadership after Christchurch [The New Yorker]
    • Italy joins China’s new Silk Road project [BBC]
    • Uber faces fresh legal challenge over driver data [CNBC]
  • Sunday, 2019.Mar.24:
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