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



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 dominate the two-day G20 meeting.
Violent clashes between protesters and police are taking place in the streets outside the venue, with dozens left injured.
A huge police operation is trying to keep demonstrators – who are protesting against the presence of Mr Trump and Mr Putin, climate change and global wealth inequalities – well away from the summit venue, and water cannon have been deployed.
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Henry Foy | reSITE Small Talks



Henry Foy speaks on how investors and developers must adapt to the migration of the younger generation in central Europe‚Äôs largest cities such as Budapest and Krakow to make sure that the environment they are creating reflects the identity of the younger generation of migrants. Foy is the Central Europe Correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Warsaw. He covers Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and the wider CEE region for the world’s most trusted financial newspaper. Foy writes across the unfolding political, economic and business stories, delivering a global perspective on one of the world’s fastest-developing and most interesting regions. Previously the FT’s award-winning Motor Industry Correspondent, Henry joined the paper after three years as a reporter for Reuters in New Delhi and Mumbai, India.

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Reax to eurozone loan offer to financially troubled Greece



(12 Apr 2010) SHOTLIST
1. Close up of European Union and Greek flags outside EU building
2. Mid exterior of EU building
3. Wide exterior of EU building
4. Mid of people in Syntagma square next to lottery kiosk that reads: (Greek) “(Lottery) draws tomorrow”
5. Wide of people in Syntagma square
6. Wide of Finance Ministry building
7. Various of people walking in street
8. Mid of newspaper kiosk
9. Close up of newspapers hanging in kiosk
10. Close up of newspaper TA NEA
11. Headling reading: (Greek) “The gun is a 45 one” (word game referring to gun”s calibre and EU – IMF loan being some 45 (b) billion Euros)
12. Wide of economist Vangelis Agapitos at his desk
13. Mid of Agapitos
14. SOUNDBITE (English) Vangelis Agapitos, Economist:
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Egypt blocks financial newspaper website



Egypt blocks financial newspaper website
Egypt has blocked the website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers, the paper’s owner said on Sunday, expanding a media blackout initiated last week to curb what authorities called support for “terrorism” and fake news.

The censorship of Al-Boursa, a widely read financial newspaper that generally steers clear of politics and reflects the views of a largely pro-state business community, suggests a more expansive attempt to control private media coverage.

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Egypt blocks financial newspaper website, widening media blackout



By Eric Knecht
CAIRO, May 28 (Reuters) – Egypt has blocked the website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers, the paper’s owner said on Sunday, expanding a media blackout initiated last week to curb what authorities called support for terrorism and fake news.
Egypt blocked access to a number of news websites including Al-Jazeera and Huffington Post Arabic on Wednesday after similar actions by its Gulf allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
The censorship of Al-Borsa, a widely read financial newspaper that generally steers clear of politics and reflects the views of a largely pro-state business community, suggests a more expansive attempt to control private media coverage.
The website of Al-Boursa’s sister publication, the English-language Daily News Egypt, was also

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