Brexit

Ketidakpastian Brexit Berlanjut, Wall Street Tumbang

KONFRONTASI-Saham-saham jatuh di Wall Street Selasa, setelah sempat mencapai kinerja mingguan terbaik tahun ini, karena investor menghadapi ketidakpastian lanjutan setelah keputusan Inggris untuk meninggalkan Uni Eropa dan penurunan harga minyak membebani saham energi.

Imbal hasil obligasi pemerintah AS yang mencapai rekor terendah karena investor menghindari rentannya Treasuries dan ketidakpastian Inggris untuk keluar dari Uni Eropa, yang dikenal sebagai Brexit, memicu kekhawatiran tentang perlambatan ekonomi global.

Brexit: Increase in racist attacks after EU referendum

KONFRONTASI-Britain "will not tolerate intolerance", the office of Prime Minister David Cameron has said, after a series of racist incidents were reported following its decision to leave the European Union.

No 10 Downing Street came out on Monday with the warning, less than a week after the country voted to leave the EU in a referendum.

"We should be absolutely clear that this government will not tolerate intolerance ... intimidating migrants, telling them they need to go home," Cameron's spokeswoman told journalists.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn loses confidence vote in UK

KONFRONTASI-The leader of Britain's opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, has lost a confidence vote within his party, following the referendum to leave the European Union. 

Labour members of parliament voted 172 to 40 on Tuesday against Corbyn, only two days after key members of his shadow cabinet announced their resignation.

The vote is non-binding and so far Corbyn has indicated that he will not step down as head of the main opposition party.

He said he still has support in the party's rank and file.

Jutaan Warga Inggris Tuntut Referendum Ulang

KONFRONTASI-Petisi referendum ulang ditandatangani lebih dari 3,5 juta penduduk Inggris untuk memutuskan bertahan atau meninggalkan Uni Eropa. Seperti diketahui, Inggris Raya memilih keluar dari Uni Eropa setelah 43 tahun dengan perbandingan jumlah suara 52 persen dan 48 persen, dalam referendum Jumat kemarin.

Petisi ini dibuat oleh masyarakat yang tak senang dengan hasil referendum tersebut. Latar belakang pembuatan petisi adalah kondisi politik dan perekonomian Inggris Raya yang seketika goyah setelah keputusan British Exit (Brexit) dikeluarkan.

Kerry calls for calm as leaders implement Brexit vote

KONFRONTASI-It is important that "nobody loses their head" as the European Union and the United Kingdom grapple with the effects of a referendum in which Britons voted to leave the 28-nation bloc, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday.

Britain's referendum last week to leave the bloc sent global stocks tumbling and dealt an unprecedented blow to Europe's post-World War Two order, while triggering a political meltdown in Britain itself, with the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour Party both in disarray.

Brexit vote sends new shocks through markets; political chaos deepens

KONFRONTASI-Britain's vote to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease the political and economic turmoil it has unleashed.

Finance minister George Osborne said on Monday the British economy was strong enough to cope with the volatility caused by Thursday's referendum, the biggest blow since World War Two to the European goal of forging greater unity.

Spain votes in general election after Brexit

KONFRONTASI-People across Spain have cast their ballots for the second time in six months, in a closely watched election just days after Britain's decision to exit the European Union.

Polls closed at 8pm (18:00 GMT) for Spain's roughly 36.5 million voters on Sunday, with results expected shoftly.

Sunday's repeat vote came after the four main political parties failed to agree on a coalition after December's general election resulted in a hung parliament.

Inilah Para Tokoh yang Memicu Perceraian Inggris dari Uni Eropa

KONFRONTASI- Dunia terhenyak oleh keputusan warga Inggris yang memilih berpisah dari Uni Eropa. Inggris dipastikan mengakhiri kebersamaan mereka dengan Uni Eropa yang telah berjalan selama empat dekade. Bukan sebuah perjuangan yang mudah, mengingat dibutuhkan perjuangan yang panjang untuk mewujudkannya, hampir 20 tahun. Ada sejumlah sosok yang yang berada di balik hengkangnya Inggris dari Uni Eropa. Berikut adalah sosok-sosok tersebut seperti dikutip dari NBC News, Sabtu (25/6/2016).

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