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  • Iran's Zarif arrives for surprise G7 talks, no plan to meet U.S.

    BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - In a surprise move, Iran's foreign minister flew in for talks at the group of seven leaders' summit on Sunday as French President Emmanuel Macron ramps up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, although a U.S.-Iran meeting was not scheduled.

  • UPDATE 4-Iran's Zarif arrives for surprise G7 talks, no plan to meet U.S

    BIARRITZ, France, Aug 25 (Reuters) - In a surprise move, Iran's foreign minister flew in for talks at the group of seven leaders' summit on Sunday as French President Emmanuel Macron ramps up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, although a U.S.-Iran meeting was not scheduled.

  • Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government

    GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic.

  • Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't

    GOMA, Congo, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic.

  • France's Macron says no formal mandate from G7 on Iran

    BIARRITZ, France, Aug 25 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said he had not been given a formal mandate from G7 leaders to pass messages to Iran, but that he would continue to hold talks with Tehran in the coming weeks to defuse tensions.

  • Macron says G7 agreed on joint action over Iran to defuse tensions

    BIARRITZ, France, Aug 25 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that G7 leaders had agreed joint action on Iran with the aim of defusing tensions and opening a new negotiation with Tehran.

  • China's July Venezuela oil imports fall over U.S. sanctions

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's crude oil imports from Venezuela plunged 62% in July from the previous month, Chinese customs data showed on Sunday, as growing tension between Washington and the Maduro government made buyers wary of taking oil from the South American exporter.

  • Trump says G7 leaders are getting along well

    BIARRITZ, France, Aug 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dimissed media reports of tensions among the leaders of the G7 group of industrialized nations meeting in Biarritz and said everyone was "getting along very well."

  • Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

    BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest.

  • UPDATE 6-Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

    BIARRITZ, France, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest.

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