International politics

International Relations (IR) or International Affairs (IA) - commonly also referred to as International Studies (IS) or Global Studies (GS) - is the study of interconnectedness of politics, economics and law on a global level.
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  • Apple completes deal to buy Shazam
    Reuters

    Apple completes deal to buy Shazam

    Apple Inc has completed the acquisition of music discovery app Shazam, it said on Monday, weeks after the European Union approved the deal. The deal, announced in December last year, is expected to help ...

  • JPMorgan Is Strategizing in Case of 'a Major Miscalculation From Sanctions' by Trump
    Fortune

    JPMorgan Is Strategizing in Case of 'a Major Miscalculation From Sanctions' by Trump

    JPMorgan Is Strategizing in Case of 'a Major Miscalculation From Sanctions' by Trump

  • Brexit Threat Prompts Banks, Funds to Use Paris for Clearing
    Bloomberg

    Brexit Threat Prompts Banks, Funds to Use Paris for Clearing

    London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s clearinghouse in the U.K. capital has much to lose from a no-deal Brexit, but its Paris division has much to gain. LSE’s French clearinghouse, LCH SA, is winning business from London as finance firms switch to clearing trades within the European Union to avoid being disrupted by Britain’s departure from the bloc next year. JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Societe Generale SA were approved to clear client trades through LCH this summer, and fund managers such as Frankfurt-based Union Investment and Helaba Invest have decided to send their trades to Paris.

  • $4.5bn in EU goods to be hit by US-China trade war
    Yahoo Finance UK

    $4.5bn in EU goods to be hit by US-China trade war

    Concerns grow over impact on global trade as tit-for-tat tariffs from world's top two economies come into force.

  • Fresh blow to Chequers plan as Brussels demands billions in customs duties from Britain
    The Telegraph

    Fresh blow to Chequers plan as Brussels demands billions in customs duties from Britain

    Fresh blow to Chequers plan as Brussels demands billions in customs duties from Britain

  • ACCESSWIRE

    Jerash to Present at United Nations and World Bank Forums on September 24

    Executive Manager of Jerash's Jordanian facilities, will be one of five featured presenters at the 10th Annual United Nations Private Sector Forum to be held on September 24, 2018, at the UN Headquarters building in New York, NY. The forum, titled "Building and Investing in Peace for All," will be attended by more than 250 leading executives from global business, civil society, government, Global Compact Local Networks, and the United Nations. "Jerash is honored to be one of five presenters at this year's United Nations Private Sector Forum," said Sam Choi, Chairman of Jerash.

  • Reuters

    Global stock markets fall on trade war pessimism; oil rallies

    Stock markets around the world retreated on Monday amid concerns over the potential wider impact of a trade spat between China and the United States, while oil prices rallied to a four-year high after OPEC ignored U.S. calls to raise supply. Wall Street equities stumbled on a wave of uncertainty over the future of U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. The White House said President Donald Trump and Rosenstein are scheduled to meet on Thursday to discuss Rosenstein's future.

  • Stock markets fall on trade war pessimism; oil rallies
    Reuters

    Stock markets fall on trade war pessimism; oil rallies

    Stock markets around the world retreated on Monday amid concerns over the potential wider impact of a trade spat between China and the United States, while oil prices rallied to a four-year high after OPEC ignored U.S. calls to raise supply. Wall Street equities stumbled on a wave of uncertainty over the future of U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. The White House said President Donald Trump and Rosenstein are scheduled to meet on Thursday to discuss Rosenstein's future.