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UPDATE 2-U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace - Iran's Zarif
DUBAI, May 25 (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was "extremely dangerous" for peace.
Almodovar and dark comedy "Parasite" in spotlight as Cannes closes
CANNES, France, May 25 (Reuters) - An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humourous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year.
VW to intensify talks with Northvolt on battery project: Boersen-Zeitung
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen is intensifying talks with Swedish startup Northvolt on plans to jointly build up battery cell production in Salzgitter, near its headquarters in Lower Saxony, one of its board members told a German newspaper.
Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up
LONDON (Reuters) - The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union.
Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings
VALLETTA (Reuters) - A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday, a spokesman said.
U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace' - Iran's Zarif
DUBAI, May 25 (Reuters) - A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for) international peace," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying.
Iran can sink U.S. warships with "secret weapons," military official says
DUBAI, May 25 (Reuters) - Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons," a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday.
U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light
(Reuters) - A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers.
Huawei shipments could fall by up to a quarter this year: analysts
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Huawei, hit by crippling U.S. sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets, analysts said.
North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks.
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