- Fresh from negotiating the Gaza ceasefire, Egypt goes up in flames. The Economist
- And the conspiracy theories get started on Iran and Argentina. Fistful of Euros
- Speaking of which, here’s how Iran could disrupt world oil supplies next month. OilPrice.com
- Meanwhile, the first LNG ship to cross the arctic completes its journey. BBC. Another reason to get bearish on Aussie gas stocks.
- I can has austerity? Naked Capitalism
- Indeed. Washington must fix the country’s infrastructure. Financial Times
- And after all, more republican are breaking with Grover Norquist. Washington Post
- The reverse bankrun of 1933. Liberty Street Economics
- Britain’s bluster serves the Eurozone well. Wolfgang Munchau. Rule Brittania.
- Azerbaijan buys Australian government bonds. Wall Street Journal
- If deficit spending were stimulus, France would be king. Wall Street Journal
- Don’t be distracted by Catalonia. FT Lex
- Welcome to the Xi Jinping decade. Gavyn Davies
- Excited by China’s retrofitted aircraft carrier? Here some Taiwanese retrofitted F-16s. The Diplomat
- China’s princelings come of age. Reuters
- Planning for China’s fall, here’s five things to watch for. Michael Auslin
- ANOTHER fire breaks out at a Bangladeshi clothes factory. BBC
- And protests begin in Dhaka. Wall Street Journal
- The end of Japan as we know it? Asia Times Online
- Gillard: I’ve done nothing wrong. Financial Review
- Chevron: $100bn worth of projects in the balance. The Australian
- But here comes the Future Fund, looking for an infrastructure deal. Stephen Bartholomeusz
- Coles mules $1 bet limit on poker machines. The Age
- Alan Joyce’s tenure at Qantas hangs on by a wing and a prayer. The Conversation
- Why don’t Filipino-Australians start restaurants? Club Troppo. A clue may lie in today’s final link.
- The price of bank safety. Chris Joye
- An atheist’s apology for Christianity. Aeon
- How to bargain like a Somali. The Economist
- Singapore is the least emotional country on earth, but what is the most? Medical Daily. No surprises here.
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