CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland Talks aimed at ending the four-decade Cyprus conflict have closed without reaching an agreement, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres told a news conference on Friday after a stormy final session of talks that ran into the early hours. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement
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HAMBURG German police fired water cannon and pepper spray at protesters gathered to demonstrate against a G20 summit in Hamburg after a group of black-clad demonstrators threw bottles and other objects at riot police. Police expected around 100,000 protesters from around Europe, who say the G20 has failed to solve many of the issues threatening
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By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. private employers hired fewer workers than expected in June and applications for unemployment benefits last week increased for a third straight week, pointing to some loss of momentum in job growth as the labor market nears full employment. Those signs were also evident in another report on Thursday
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LONDON Novak Djokovic raced into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday, but has yet to be given a real workout. The three-time champion was in relentless form as he trounced Wimbledon debutant Adam Pavlasek 6-2 6-2 6-1 in little more than 90 minutes. It was Djokovic’s first full match at the tournament after his first-round
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LONDON Finance firms should not be forced by regulators to change location after Britain leaves the European Union in 2019, Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority told a Reuters Newsmaker event on Thursday. Banks, insurers and asset managers based in Britain are already making contingency plans to shift some operations to
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Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) plans to cut “thousands” of jobs, with a majority of them outside the United States, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Reuters reported on Monday that Microsoft would undergo a reorganization that would impact its sales and marketing teams as the company doubles down on its fast-growing cloud business. Microsoft’s
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By Roberta Rampton and Joseph Nasr | HAMBURG HAMBURG U.S. President Donald Trump arrived for a G20 summit in Hamburg on Thursday risking isolation on climate policy and the wrath of anti-capitalist protesters threatening to disrupt the meeting of the world’s leading economic powers. Trump, who paused to wave as he descended the steps of
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MOSCOW Russian investigators raided the Moscow election headquarters of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Thursday and police entered a warehouse, where activists said they confiscated pre-election pamphlets. Navalny, who has organized two big anti-government street protests in recent months, is currently serving out a 25-day jail term for repeatedly violating the law on organizing public
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