Nearly 200 police injured as G20 protesters torch cars, loot stores in Hamburg

Nearly 200 police injured as G20 protesters torch cars, loot stores in Hamburg

Updated July 08, 2017 09:13:55 Video: Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Hamburg (ABC News) Fires burned across downtown Hamburg on Friday evening during the second day of clashes between protesters and police while leaders of the world’s 20 most powerful countries gathered nearby. Key points Almost 200 police were injured in the clashes which saw stores looted and cars set on fire Authorities say that of 100,000 demonstrators, only a handful were involved in violence Angela Merkel says the violence has put lives in danger Police…

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What Trump and Putin talked about for two hours

What Trump and Putin talked about for two hours

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters after the session the ceasefire was a “defined agreement” and could be a precursor to further cooperation in Syria. “This is our first indication of the US and Russia being able to work together in Syria,” Tillerson said. The leaders had a “lengthy discussion of other areas in Syria where we can work together.” Trump and Putin focused on ways to move past Russia’s alleged interference in the US election, said Tillerson, who was in the meeting with the leaders. Trump opened the…

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G20: Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks

G20: Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump to Putin: “It’s an honour to be with you”Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are holding their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg. “It’s an honour to be with you,” Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: “I’m delighted to meet you personally.” 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…

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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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