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02/10 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


FTCapital flight darkens economic prospects for emerging markets. First net outflow since 1980s. Uncertainty over Fed rates. Cloud over IMF meeting.

WSJEAfghan forces move in on Kunduz. Afghan troops swept through buildings in central Kunduz searching for insurgents and explosives after recapturing much of the provincial capital from the Taliban early Thursday.

INYTFor Eastern Europe, a migration paradox. New arrivals unwelcome in the countries where they are needed the most.


Le MondePutin’s trap. Russian strikes aim at helping Assad more than defeating ISIS, says NATO.

Les EchosAir France self-inflicts radical cutbacks. Without an agreement, Air France is to cut lines and jobs once again. Attrition plan to be unveiled Monday.


Frankfurter AllgemeineRussian Air Force continues attacks in Syria. Criticism about attack targets. Moscow and Washington discuss. Damascus is satisfied.

Suedeutsche ZeitungWe’ve reached the limit. Calls on Chancellor Merkel to limit the number of refugees rigorously now come also from SPD.


La RepubblicaUSA college massacre. In Oregon, 13 people were killed and 20 wounded by a 20 year old gunman. According to a survivor the shooter was asking people what their religions were.

Il Sole 24 OrePensions, different ways to an early exit. The Jobs Act gives more leeway for a mix with part-time employment. Workers nearing the age of retirement will have access to part-time and will perceive a part of their pension.


Gazeta WyborczaMaster of Craftsman, not Master of Science. Companies fight for young workers who have learnt trade rather than for those who hold a university degree. They offer them a job right away and pay them twice as much as they would pay university graduates.


El PaisInvestors leave emerging countries after years of success. For the first time since 1988, developing economies will see a net exit of resources this year.

ExpansionHidalgo offers 49% of Globalia to China’s HNA. The company’s chief wants to maintain control, but the remaining shareholders will sell their stake in the company.


The Times – Locum paid £500,000 as costs soar for the NHS. Doctor’s deal reignites row over ‘rip-off’ agencies.

The GuardianPutin moves to prop up Assad. Russian bombers strike US-backed rebels. Moscow alters claim about targeting Isis. Reports that Iran is preparing ground offensive.




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