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Syrian war crimes suspect appears in Dutch court

By Stephanie van den Berg Amsterdam (Reuters) – Lawyers for a Syrian accused of war crimes in the Netherlands for allegedly participating in an execution...

Georgian PM Bakhtadze announces resignation

TBILISI (Reuters) – Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze announced his resignation on Monday after little more than a year in the job, saying that...

Iran says it will take ‘stronger step’ away from nuclear deal...

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is prepared to take a “stronger step” in reducing its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if...

Italian police seize German rescue ship, say migrants to disembark

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian police on Monday seized a German migrant rescue ship that had been stranded at sea for a week with more...

Pence pleased Poland nearly ready for U.S. visa program

WARSAW (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Michael Pence said on Monday he was happy that Poland is nearing readiness for a visa waiver program. “I...

Iran says it closes gaps with France in talks on nuclear...

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran and France’s views have become closer over Tehran’s nuclear deal, mainly after phone calls between President Hassan Rouhani and his...
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Ukraine president plans land reform, large privatizations

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy ordered his new government to submit a draft law for land market reform by the start of...

Japan and France to explore cooperation on auto technology

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan and France on Monday said they had agreed to share information and explore deeper cooperation in next-generation auto technology, a...

Return to capital controls sends Argentina assets tumbling

By Karin Strohecker LONDON (Reuters) – Argentina’s international dollar bonds hit record lows on Monday while its financial stocks tumbled and risk premia shot up...

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off...

By Chen Aizhu and Muyu Xu SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) – China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale...

M&S shares drop as 135-year old retailer faces relegation from FTSE...

LONDON (Reuters) – Marks & Spencer shares fell 1% on Monday and were languishing at the bottom of the FTSE 100 <.FTSE> index on...

Norwegian Air asks for bond repayment extensions

By Terje Solsvik and Gwladys Fouche OSLO (Reuters) – Budget airline Norwegian Air <NWC.OL> is asking bondholders to extend the maturity of its debt by...
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MTG eyes expansion into China as Huya buys stake in e-sports...

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Shares in MTG <MTGb.ST> soared 24% on Monday after the Swedish e-sports and gaming firm said Chinese live streaming platform...

Deutsche Post sees interest from potential StreetScooter partners: executive

COLOGNE (Reuters) – Deutsche Post has received expressions of interest from potential partners for StreetScooter, its electric van business, board member Tobias Meyer said...

Vodafone UK appeals move to ease price caps on BT business...

LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone UK is seeking to overturn a move by regulator Ofcom to relax restrictions on how much BT can charge for...

Micro Focus shares tumble 34% after revenue warning

By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) – Micro Focus International <MCRO.L> will miss its full-year revenue target, prompting an accelerated operations review, sending the British IT...

In watershed discovery, skull of ancient human ancestor unearthed

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor...

Ride-hailing firm Grab says to invest $500 million in Vietnam over...

HANOI (Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Grab announced on Wednesday it will invest $500 million in Vietnam over the next five years to expand its...
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Defending U.S. Open champion Djokovic retires injured

By Frank Pingue NEW YORK (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s U.S. Open title defence came to a halt on Sunday when the Serb retired from his...

Serena mentor on coaching at 2018 final: ‘I’d do it again’

By Frank Pingue NEW YORK (Reuters) – Patrick Mouratoglou, whose courtside coaching of Serena Williams in last year’s dramatic U.S. Open final triggered heated debate,...

Svitolina serves her way past Keys into quarter-finals

By Frank Pingue NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina delivered a solid serving performance to beat American Madison Keys 7-5 6-4 on...