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Biden defends US pullout of Afghanistan

Biden defends US pullout of Afghanistan

Update: 2021-09-01
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Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com

https://www.ft.com/content/53441ca2-a824-4f2c-8a76-c10ebde4840b


Brussels is drafting a proposal for a €600m package to help Afghanistan’s neighbours host refugees fleeing the Taliban, and luxury brands are uncertain about their future in China after President Xi Jinping’s call for wealth distribution. Plus, the FT’s global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, explains why investors could become more excited about emerging markets. 


EU plans €600m package for Afghanistan’s neighbours to avert refugee crisis

https://www.ft.com/content/c3688ac7-f7e0-473c-98ea-91735e3278d5


Xi Jinping’s call for wealth redistribution threatens luxury groups’ China boom

https://www.ft.com/content/4cf59a34-cd03-48a1-b5d0-0c71922ef9b3


Investors eye emerging market upswing after China shock

https://www.ft.com/content/4546f956-c48e-4530-9eaa-e567fa2856e1


Trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes begins in California

https://www.ft.com/content/3be72070-bc6a-4181-8ae4-a729758511ce


The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. 


 

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Biden defends US pullout of Afghanistan

Biden defends US pullout of Afghanistan