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Julius Baer in talks with Santander over Venezuela business: sources

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss private bank Julius Baer (BAER.S) is in talks about transferring its Venezuelan book of business to Spain’s Banco Santander (SAN.MC) as Baer reorganizes operations in Latin America, sources close to the situation have told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Swiss private bank Julius Baer is seen at an office building in Zurich, Switzerland July 24, 2016. ...

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Germans face rail strikes over Christmas as wage talks fail

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of German rail operator Deutsche Bahn is pictured in Berlin, Germany, November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s EVG railway workers’ union plans to stage warning strikes over the Christmas period after wage talks with rail operator Deutsche Bahn [DBN.UL] broke down early on Saturday. “Warning strikes will now be the unavoidable consequence,” ...

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White House adviser: U.S.-China trade talks, Huawei arrest are separate

White House trade advisor Peter Navarro looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable discussion about trade in Duluth, Minnesota, U.S. June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Friday said that the U.S. -China trade truce and the recent arrest of a top Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive “are ...

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No breakthrough at rare U.N. Western Sahara talks

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. talks on disputed Western Sahara ended on Thursday without a breakthrough, but all sides agreed to meet again in early 2019, U.N. envoy Horst Koehler said. Horst Koehler, Personal Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations to the parties to the conflict in Western Sahara, attends a news conference after a roundtable at the ...

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Yemen peace talks set to start on Thursday in Sweden

ADEN/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A team from Yemen’s Saudi-backed government arrived in Sweden to attend peace talks starting on Thursday with members of the Iran-aligned Houthi group, in a renewed U.N. push to end a war that has pushed the country to the brink of starvation. A member of the security stands guard during the departure of U.N. envoy to Yemen ...

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U.N. talks leader sees greener future for coal-dependent Poland

KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – The Polish official leading U.N. talks to revive the Paris climate deal said his country is committed to greener fuel even though his president has vowed not to let anyone “murder coal mining”. FILE PHOTO: COP 24 President Michal Kurtyka addresses during the opening of COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 3, ...

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Saudi-backed Yemeni government team heads to Sweden for peace talks

DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-backed Yemeni government delegation left for Sweden on Wednesday to join the Iranian-aligned Houthi group for U.N.- sponsored peace talks this week, a Yemeni official said. The team, representing the internationally recognized government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, left from the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh for the consultations, the first since 2016. Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari in ...

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