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Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

Rust-free Federer launches Melbourne campaign with sublime win

Rust-free Federer launches Melbourne campaign with sublime win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer showed no sign of rust despite a lack of match practice ahead of the Australian Open as he launched his [more…]

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Published 20/01/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French telecoms and media group Iliad formally launched on Monday its previously announced plan for a 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion) capital [more…]

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

Published 19/01/2020

PARIS/MUNICH (Reuters) - European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton dismissed claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, [more…]

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Published 19/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop [more…]

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Published 16/01/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - An 83-year-old former Spanish bank chairman was fined 52 million euros ($58 million) on Thursday after being convicted of smuggling a Pablo [more…]

European shares flat as Sino-U.S. trade deal in focus- tech gains

European shares flat as Sino-U.S. trade deal in focus- tech gains

Published 13/01/2020

(Reuters) - European shares were little changed on Monday as investors shifted their focus to the signing of an interim Sino-U.S. trade deal later this [more…]

Slovakia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu: OIE

Slovakia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu: OIE

Published 10/01/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Slovakia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the western part of the [more…]

European shares hit record high as Middle East, trade tensions ease

European shares hit record high as Middle East, trade tensions ease

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - European shares touched a record high Thursday, tracking broader gains in global equities, after the United States and Iran backed away from further [more…]

Ukraine considering several possibilities behind Iran plane crash

Ukraine considering several possibilities behind Iran plane crash

Published 09/01/2020

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the government was considering several possible causes of a plane crash in Iran, which killed 176 citizens [more…]