FILE PHOTO: Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva’s commercial register
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is seen outside Downing Street, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has advised all citizens holding dual British and Iranian nationality to avoid travelling to Iran, saying they faced an unacceptably higher risk of arbitrary detention
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FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a banner depicting Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader Bensalah during a protest demanding the removal of Algeria’s ruling elite in Algiers, Algeria May 10, 2019. The banner reads: “Leave, you don’t represent us”. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina/File Photo ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government. Nearly three years after the United Kingdom voted 52% to 48% in a referendum to leave the EU, it remains unclear how,
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(Reuters) – I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102. Pei, whose portfolio included a controversial renovation of Paris’ Louvre Museum and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan that faces an uphill battle in Congress but gives Trump an issue for his 2020 re-election campaign. Trump’s plan, roundly panned by Democrats and immigration
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FILE PHOTO: Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa attends a news conference at its global headquarters building in Yokohama, Japan, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Nissan Motor Co will keep Hiroto Saikawa on as president and will bring in the chief executive of alliance partner Renault SA as
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday officially added China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to a trade blacklist, immediately enacting restrictions that will make it extremely difficult for the telecom giant to do business with U.S. companies. The logo of Huawei is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering,
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FILE PHOTO: The Delivery Hero headquarters is pictured in Berlin, Germany, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – German food delivery company Delivery Hero on Thursday announced an investment in biodegradable packaging manufacturer Bio-Lutions as governments and companies around the world seek to reduce plastic waste. Hamburg-based company Bio-Lutions International AG produces disposable tableware
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