- Chinese artist and former soldier Guo Jian had lunch with the FT and recalled his part in the Tiananmen protests 25 years ago. He was arrested today.
- Despite attempts to protect whistleblowers on Wall Street, the personal price that they pay is still high.
- Considering economists’ forecasting failures, should their predictions be taken seriously?
- Edward Luce “would sooner consult the star signs” and says economists looking at the US should look at rising income and wealth inequality.
- Western leaders will be looking to use the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings as a chance to boost the legitimacy of President Poroshenko in Kiev.
- The Kremlin invests around €100m a year in Russian media abroad in order to influence public opinion in the West and, according to Der Spiegel, it is winning the propaganda war.
- The US soldier traded for Taliban fighters was allegedly a deserter.
- In Srebrenica, graves are still being turned over – as are memories and accounts of the genocide.
- The Sunday Times reveals that millions of documents show how secret payments helped Qatar to win the World Cup bid.
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