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  • Hiddink looks forward to receiving Van Gaal's 'gift'

    (Reuters) - Future Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink is grateful for the work incumbent Louis van Gaal has done at the World Cup and feels taking over the semi-finalists in September will be like accepting a gift. The Dutch have planned a smooth...
  • Belgium seeks meeting with France's BNP to discuss $9 billion U.S. fine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium's finance minister asked the head of French bank BNP Paribas on Tuesday for a meeting to discuss the implications of a record $9 billion fine for violating U.S. sanctions against Sudan, Cuba and Iran. Belgium has a 10.3...
  • Champion Froome out of Tour de France

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Defending champion Chris Froome pulled out of the Tour de France on Wednesday after crashing during the fifth stage.      The Briton appeared to be in great pain after falling for the second time, some 70 km...
  • Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France

    Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France
    Defending champion Chris Froome dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing twice in a chaotic, rain-soaked ride in the fifth stage on Wednesday at Arenberg, France. A day after hurting his left wrist in a crash in the fourth stage, Froome fell...
  • Factbox: Chris Froome withdraws from Tour

    (Reuters) - Factbox on 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome of Britain, who withdrew from the race on Wednesday: Born: May 20, 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya * Starts riding in a group led by former Kenyan professional David Kinjah in the highlands of...
  • EU says powers united on Iran after France suggests splits

    VIENNA (Reuters) - The six world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme are "completely united", an EU spokesman said on Wednesday, a day after France suggested there were differences between Russia and some of the others. The group of...
  • Iran says offers ways to ease impasse over underground nuclear plant

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it had offered ways to address foreign concerns over its underground Fordow uranium enrichment plant, hinting at flexibility on a serious obstacle to a nuclear deal with big powers as a self-imposed July 20...
  • U.S. in sanctions talks with Commerzbank and Deutsche: source

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have begun settlement talks with Germany's Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank over their dealings with countries blacklisted by the United States, extending a crackdown on European banks at a delicate point in U.S.-German...
  • Britain's Hague plugs Eurofighter on visit to India

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Britain's foreign secretary lobbied India on Tuesday to buy Eurofighter military aircraft, suggesting that London has not yet abandoned hope of ousting France's Rafale from a multi-billion-dollar combat jet order. William Hague...
  • France's Valls urges end to strike at 'sinking' ferry group SNCM

    PARIS (Reuters) - Workers at France-Corsica ferry operator SNCM must end their strike and let the troubled company undergo a restructuring to secure its future, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday. Loss-making SNCM, whose unions have been on...
  • Kittel surges to third Tour stage win

    Kittel surges to third Tour stage win
    LILLE, France - German Marcel Kittel won his third stage on this year's Tour de France when he prevailed in a bunch sprint on Tuesday after defending champion Chris Froome suffered a fall. Kittel, who won the first and third stages, now has seven Tour...