What We Read Today 25 September 2014

September 25th, 2014
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Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

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  • Ex-Barclays bankers to give evidence to fraud agency (Caroline Binham, Financial Times) Two former directors of Barclays Bank have been called before the UK's Serious Fraud Office. At question is a negotiation with Qatari investors to obtain £5.8 billion ($19.5 billion) in 2008 during the Great Financial Crisis, thus avoiding a bailout. In an ongoing investigation of the CEO and other top officers, the bank has resisted supplying key evidence.
  • Recent articles about Scotland Independence Vote :

Scots should forget devo max – it’s not possible and wasn’t offered (The Conversation)

Scotland No vote has halted a wider debate about Trident (The Conversation)

  • Articles about wars elsewhere in the world:

Obama condemns Russia, calls for action against ISIS and Ebola (CNBC) Several video excerpts of UN address.

Algerian extremists behead French hostage (Associated Press, MSN News)

What Arab partners will get in return for strikes on Syria (The Conversation)

The Ancestors of ISIS (The New York Times)

Turks leave for "family-friendly" IS group (Associated Press, MSN News)

Islamic fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes (Reuters)

David Cameron and Hassan Rouhani meet in UN amid signs of thaw (Financial Times)

Ukraine warns West against lifting Russia sanctions (BBC News)

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