Early Headlines: TPP Big Winners, Shanghai Market Moon Shot, Post-apocalyptic Seed Bank, Iraq Counterattack, Criminal Investigation of GM and More

May 24th, 2015
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Early Bird Headlines 24 May 2015

Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.

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U.S.

Greece

  • Tsipras Urges European Creditors to Compromise on Greek Deal (Bloomberg) Some members of Tsipras' Syriza party party advocate defaulting on loans rather than backing down from the anti-austerity policies that swept it to power in January even if that leads the country out of the euro. Econintersect: What Tsipras is really saying to creditors is 'take a writedown or you may get nothing'.

Iraq

  • Iraqis launch counterattack against ISIS near Ramadi (CNN) The pushback by Sunni tribal fighters, Iraqi security forces and a Shiite militia could comprise the first significant counterattack in the area since ISIS took control of Ramadi, capital of the predominantly Sunni Anbar province, earlier this month.

Ukraine

  • Ukraine crisis: Rebel commander Alexei Mozgovoi 'killed' (BBC News) One of the top rebel commanders in eastern Ukraine, Alexei Mozgovoi, has been killed in an attack on his car, Russian and Ukrainian media report. He had been a leading critic of the Minsk cease fire agreement. No one has been identified as responsible for the attack.

Russia

Afghanistan


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