G20: Trump and Putin meet face to face for first time

G20: Trump and Putin meet face to face for first time

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump and Putin shake hands – filmed by the German governmentDonald Trump and Vladimir Putin have met for the first time, shaking hands as the G20 summit in Hamburg began. The US and Russian leaders say they want to repair ties damaged by crises including Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election. Climate change and trade are set to dominate the two-day summit, with mass protests in the streets outside. US First Lady Melania Trump has been unable to leave her hotel…

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UN chief apologises as Cyprus reunification bid collapses after two years of talks

UN chief apologises as Cyprus reunification bid collapses after two years of talks

Crans-Montana: – Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of a process seen as the most promising in generations to heal decades of conflict. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different parties … the conference on Cyprus was closed without an agreement being reached,” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. A girl holds up a board during a peace protest in the divided…

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Samsung sees record quarterly profit on chip demand

Samsung sees record quarterly profit on chip demand

Image copyrightAFP Samsung Electronics has reported a record quarterly profit thanks to surging global demand for memory chips. The South Korean tech giant reported an operating profit of 14 trillion won ($12bn; £9.3bn) in the three months to June, up 72% on a year earlier. Sales climbed 18% to 60 trillion won, buoyed by strong sales of smartphones including the new flagship Galaxy S8. Analysts say the results indicate Samsung has recovered from the disastrous Galaxy Note 7 recall. That handset was axed after a battery fault led to some…

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Tents, TVs and pizza delivery: What it's like to queue at Wimbledon

Tents, TVs and pizza delivery: What it's like to queue at Wimbledon

Posted July 07, 2017 07:31:56 Photo: The most determined fans camp in an unremarkable suburban park in south-west London for two days in an attempt to see the biggest stars. (ABC News: James Glenday) Related Story: Tomic fined $20k for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wimbledon loss “That’s not a queue, this is a queue,” quipped the steward, as he heard my Australian accent. After 20 minutes of walking from Centre Court at the All England Club, I’d finally reached the end of the line. Not the end of any old queue…

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