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Greek foreign minister Kotzias submits resignation: Skai tv

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has submitted his resignation, Greece’s Skai TV reported on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias during a parliamentary session before a vote following a motion of no confidence by the main opposition in dispute over a deal on neighbouring Macedonia’s name, in Athens, ...

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Lebanon’s Berri says economy ‘very fragile’, new government needed: al-Manar TV

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday the economic situation was “very fragile” and it was time for everyone to “shoulder their responsibilities” so a new government could be formed, al-Manar TV said. FILE PHOTO: Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri heads a general parliament discussion in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo Berri ...

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UK film and TV sees record investment

Image copyright Netflix Image caption The Crown is one of the high-end television dramas singled out as benefitting from the tax relief The British Film Institute (BFI) says the UK film and TV industry generated a record £7.9bn in 2016, helped by government tax reliefs. A BFI-commissioned report found that £632m in tax relief prompted additional spending of more than ...

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Black Mirror: Could choose-your-own-adventure TV catch on?

Image copyright Getty Images If you’re a Bodyguard fan, imagine if you could make DC David Budd’s crucial decisions for him. In episode three, when the Home Secretary is on stage, does Richard Madden’s character run towards the stage or away from it? It’s rumoured one of Black Mirror’s upcoming episodes will allow the viewer to do just that in ...

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TV journalist, second man shot dead in Mexico’s Cancun resort

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A news cameraman and another man were found shot dead in the Mexican resort of Cancun on Wednesday, the local prosecutor’s office said, the latest killing in a country that press advocacy groups call one of the most dangerous in the world for reporters. The cameraman was identified by the prosecutor’s office of Quintana Roo state ...

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Iran’s leader asks government to work ‘day and night’ to resolve economic problems: state TV

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei asked the government to work “day and night” to resolve economic problems, as parliament increases pressure on President Hassan Rouhani over handling the economic hardship following U.S. sanctions. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at the Hussayniyeh of Imam Khomeini in Tehran, Iran, August 13, 2018. Official Khamenei website/Handout via ...

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Jailed Lula loses complaint over lack of TV network coverage

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s electoral court threw out a complaint by jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva that television networks were not covering his campaign in their newscasts, even though he is a candidate in the October presidential race. FILE PHOTO: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is carried by supporters in front of the metallurgic ...

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