Take a ride in 360 degrees with the paraglider Ricardo Mares, who is a regular over Limaâ€™s cliffs. [Source]
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The chief executive of Drillisch urged shareholders in the German mobile operator to approve an issue of new shares that will trigger a takeover by United Internet in a deal valued at over 8 billion euros ($9.33 billion).
BRIEF-Alibaba, Paytm in talks to invest about $200 mln for about 20 pct stake in Indiaâ€™s Bigbasket- Bloomberg
* Alibaba and its Indian associate Paytm in talks to invest about $200 million for stake of roughly 20 percent in Indiaâ€™s Bigbasket- Bloomberg, citing sources Source text : https://bloom.bg/2gZdPAp Further company coverage:
* Broadfin Capital LLC reports 5.65 percent passive stake in Regulus Therapeutics Inc as of July 20, 2017 - â€â€‹SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2vSFqWv) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)
BERLIN (Reuters) â€“ - With a comfortable lead in opinion polls, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left the stage for a quiet three-week summer holiday shrouded in secrecy - even though just two months remain before the election.
YONGIN, SOUTH KOREA (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics plans to triple the market share of its contract chip manufacturing business within the next five years by aggressively adding clients, a senior company executive said, as it targets new growth drivers for the chips business.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats are unveiling an economic platform on Monday that they call "A Better Deal" for working Americans by announcing plans to address unfair market competition, rising pharmaceutical costs and stagnant wages.
LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 2.55 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) SSE 63.9
(Reuters) - Houston Astros rookie Colin Moran was taken to hospital after fouling a ball off the left side of his face during the sixth inning against Baltimore on Saturday. Playing in just the second game of his Major League career, Moran fouled off a pitch by Baltimoreâ€™s Darren O'Day and the ball went straight up and hit him on face.
(Reuters) - Scott Stallings coped with energy-sapping heat and humidity to card 11-under-par 60 and vault to a one-stroke lead after the third round at the Barbasol Championship in Alabama on Saturday.
LIMA (Reuters) - Striking mining workers in Peru agreed to return to work by Monday after the government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski promised to name a task force to discuss labor laws with them, the Labor Ministry said on Friday.
SALON-DE-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - Edvald Boasson Hagen ended a run of near-misses to take stage 19 of the Tour de France on an uneventful day for race leader Chris Froome who moved to the brink of overall victory on Friday.
Almost 6 in 10 Americans say President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort should not have taken a meeting last summer with a Russian lawyer who they thought would be providing negative information about Hillary Clinton, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
TOKYO, July 21 (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co said on Friday it has agreed to sell its entire 25 percent stake in UK hydro power firm First Hydro to Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. for more than 5 billion yen ($45 million).
SAO PAULO, July 20 (Reuters) - New rules restricting drivers of out-of-town vehicles from working with ride-hailing services in SÃ£o Paulo came under fire from technology and rental car executives on Thursday, who threatened to legally challenge the decision in Brazil's biggest city.
LIMA, July 20 (Reuters) - The government of Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday that it was firing its special counsel in a corruption probe of Brazilian builder Odebrecht, sparking accusations of interference.
FIGUERAS, Spain (Reuters) - Forensic scientists and legal experts began taking DNA samples from the embalmed body of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali on Thursday to try to resolve a paternity claim.
COL Dâ€™IZOARD, France (Reuters) - It is 32 years since French cycling fans had a home hero to cheer as overall winner of the Tour de France, but Warren Barguil showed signs on Thursday that he could be the man to eventually end the victory drought.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German car manufacturing supplier Continental is in talks to acquire an 8-10 percent stake in the digital mapping firm HERE which is now controlled by Germany's leading carmakers, Manager Magazin said on Thursday, citing unnamed company sources.
COL D'IZOARD, France (Reuters) - Annemiek van Vleuten of the Netherlands attacked four kilometers (2.5 miles) from the finish on Thursday to win the first stage of La Course by Le Tour, the women's race run by Tour de France organizers ASO.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany warned its citizens to take care when traveling to Turkey and threatened to end corporate investment guarantees, steps which could hurt the Turkish economy, in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists.
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Hu Chunhua, the Communist Party boss of China's southern economic powerhouse of Guangdong has long been considered a rising political star. Now, the surprise dismissal of a key regional rival may well have bolstered that image.
LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - European shares extended their gains in early deals on Thursday, lifted by buoyant global markets, hours ahead of a highly anticipated policy meeting at the European central bank.
July 20 (Reuters) - Activist investor Keith Meister's Corvex hedge fund and New York's 40 North have raised their stake in Clariant beyond 10 percent, the Swiss chemicals maker said on Thursday. "White Tale Holdings now hold a stake in excess of 10 percent (in Clariant)," the specialty chemicals maker said in a statement.
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's imprisoned ex-president Alberto Fujimori backed his son on Wednesday for "building bridges" with the government of centrist President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, and issued a rare rebuke to the opposition party led by his daughter that now controls Congress.
(Reuters) - Aerospace communication systems provider L3 Technologies Inc said on Wednesday that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Michael Strianese would retire and Christopher Kubasik, who is currently the chief operating officer (COO), would succeed him.
July 19 (Reuters) - A Florida man has agreed to pay $278,773 to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission insider trading charges stemming from Apple Inc's purchase of his employer, mobile security company AuthenTec Inc.
LIMA, July 19 (Reuters) - Unionized workers at mines in Peru, the world's second-biggest copper producer, started an indefinite, nationwide strike on Wednesday to protest the government's proposed labor reforms, the head of a federation of mining unions said on Wednesday.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday to determine whether individual privacy is a fundamental right protected by the constitution, in a ruling legal scholars say will have far-reaching consequences.
WINCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The Bank of England unveiled its first plastic 10 pound note on Tuesday, which features 19th century British novelist Jane Austen and will be available to the public from September.
GENEVA (Reuters) - China notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday that it would stop accepting shipments of rubbish such as waste plastic and paper as part of a campaign against "foreign garbage".
LIMA (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peruâ€™s Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami.
LIMA, July 18 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peruâ€™s Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp shares jumped on Tuesday after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and after Western Digital Corp did not gain an immediate injunction to block the $18 billion sale of the Japanese conglomerate's chip unit.
* Lucid Motors is raising a new round of financing; Co also considering an outright sale after holding early-stage takeover talks with Ford - Bloomberg Source text - https://bloom.bg/2t9qkuR (Bengaluru Newsroom)
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday that a patent on Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's cancer treatment Velcade is valid, pushing back the date when generic drug makers including Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Mylan NV will be allowed to launch lower-cost versions of the drug in the United States.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have retaken a southern district from the Taliban as part of a drive to weaken the insurgents' hold on Helmand province and push them back from around its capital, Lashkar Gah, officials said on Monday.
They tell stories that their lives depend upon. All insist they were shocked and appalled when they learned what ISIS was really like. They are the former brides of ISIS fighters -- once lured into living in the so-called caliphate -- now stuck between the militants' crumbling stronghold and home countries that most likely don't want them back.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal scrutiny in many Asian markets.
HONG KONG, July 17 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal scrutiny in many Asian markets.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Careem, a Middle East rival to Uber Technologies Inc, has bought a minority stake in a three-month-old Egyptian start-up that connects commuters with private buses in Cairo.
LIMA (Reuters) - The approval rating of Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski fell this month amid a bitter political battle with the opposition that saw the resignation of his economy minister, according to a poll released on Sunday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium should withdraw its frigate from an EU mission to break up human trafficking networks near Libya because the presence of such vessels encouraged migrants to make the perilous journey across the central Mediterranean, the migration minister said.
BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (Reuters) - Shanshan Feng snapped a run of 23 consecutive pars with a birdie at the 18th hole to reclaim a one-stroke lead after Saturday's third round at the U.S. Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army backed by heavy Russian air strikes seized a string of oil wells in southwest Raqqa province on Saturday, as retreating Islamic State militants battle to defend their remaining territory in the country.
LONDON (Reuters) - An inspired Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title on Saturday, blowing away in-form American Venus Williams 7-5 6-0 with arguably the performance of her career after tight and tense early exchanges.
(Reuters) - Hedge fund Greenlight Capital said on Friday that it had added a stake in Toshiba Corp as it expects the stock to rise once the Japanese company resolves uncertainties around its bankrupt Westinghouse unit and the sale of its memory business.
July 14 (Reuters) - Hedge fund Greenlight Capital said on Friday that it had added a stake in Toshiba Corp as it expects the stock to rise once the Japanese company resolves uncertainties around its bankrupt Westinghouse unit and the sale of its memory business.
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's former left-leaning President Ollanta Humala, ordered to spend 18 months in pre-trial detention, was moved on Friday to a prison built for his longtime foe ex-autocratic leader Alberto Fujimori.
* Greenlight Capital, the hedge fund firm led by David Einhorn, took a new stake in Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp during Q2 - Bloomberg Source text - https://bloom.bg/2tosDd5 (Bengaluru Newsroom)
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's president urged a speedy trial of his jailed predecessor Ollanta Humala on Friday, as an ongoing graft scandal tests the Andean nation's political establishment and its judicial system.
* Keenan Capital LLC reports 3.4 pct passive stake in AppFolio Inc as of July 11 versus 8.5 percent passive stake as of Dec 31, 2016 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2urGnbZ) Further company coverage:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday took issue with a judge's ruling that said President Donald Trump's travel ban cannot be applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it will take "corresponding measures" if the U.N. Security Council adopts another sanctions resolution in response to the North's test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week.
LIMA (Reuters) - A Peruvian judge on Thursday ordered the Andean nation's former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia to be jailed for up to 18 months while prosecutors prepare formal money laundering charges against them.
At Thursday's press conference in Paris, President Trump said that "most people would've taken that meeting" with Natalia Veselnitskaya, described in bombshell emails released by Donald Trump Jr. as a "Russian government attorney" who was offering dirt on Hillary Clinton.
BOSTON, July 13 (Reuters) - Vanguard Group, the world's largest mutual fund manager, said on Thursday Chief Executive Bill McNabb will step down at year end and be replaced by Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley, betting on the internal successor to oversee rapid growth.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Vanguard Group, the world's largest mutual fund manager, said on Thursday Chief Executive Bill McNabb will step down at the end of the year and be replaced by Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley, betting on the internal successor to oversee rapid growth.
LIMA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights experts on Thursday called on Peru to suspend negotiations on a new contract for a large oilfield in the Amazon until past pollution was cleaned up and the rights of indigenous groups respected.
Former President Jimmy Carter grew dehydrated and was taken for observation Thursday after "working in the hot sun" in Canada, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford said in a statement, adding that the 39th president is "okay."
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain published legislation on Thursday to sever political, financial and legal ties with the European Union, an important step toward Brexit but one which the opposition said it would challenge.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Extreme heat over the next several decades will make it more difficult for full planes to get off the ground, requiring airlines to offload fuel, cargo and at times even passengers to manage smooth takeoffs, according to a study by a research unit of Columbia University released on Thursday.
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar Airways Chief Executive said on Thursday the airline still planned to buy a stake in American Airlines despite the U.S. carrier ending a code-share agreement between the two companies.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Introducing a brand new multi-million dollar intergalactic adventure film based on a French comic book strip during a summer box office dominated by superheroes and sequels may be considered a big risk to take by an independent filmmaker.
July 12 (Reuters) - American Airlines Inc said on Wednesday that state-owned Qatar Airways has revised its antitrust filing with U.S. regulators seeking clearance to buy up to a 10 percent stake in the U.S. carrier, but there were no details provided on the new filing.
LIMA (Reuters) - PeruRail, which takes hundreds of thousands of visitors annually to the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, said on Wednesday it would suspend train service for two days as protests hindered regional transportation.
A newly discovered photo which was claimed to hold the key to the 80-year-old mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart's disappearance may have been published two years before she vanished, new evidence suggests.
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and the leader of the powerful opposition party that controls Congress expressed optimism that they can work together after holding a rare, two-hour meeting on Tuesday aimed at easing political hostilities.
LIMA (Reuters) - The Peruvian attorney general's office said on Tuesday it was seeking pre-trial detention for former President Ollanta Humala, who is under investigation for money laundering over allegations that he took illegal funds from Brazilian builder Odebrecht.
BERGERAC, France (Reuters) - Most of the Tour de France riders have lost their ability to race and their sponsors should be asking for their money back, three-time champion Greg LeMond said on Tuesday as he lashed out against the 'unwritten rules' of cycling.
Wiz Khalifa's video "See You Again" featuring singer Charlie Puth hit nearly 2.9 billion views on YouTube on Tuesday morning, taking the top spot from Psy, the Korean pop star behind the previous record holder "Gangnam Style."
HONG KONG/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - China's Legend Holdings Corp is in talks on a potential investment in Qatari-owned Banque Internationale a Luxembourg (BIL), a person with knowledge of the matter told...
* Reference is made to the stock exchange notice dated March 14, 2017 where Golden Ocean Group Limited announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire 16 modern dry bulk vessels in an all-share transaction where the Company will issue in aggregate 17.8 million consideration shares
LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, is taking some exposure to the pound through options markets for fear of what months of messy Brexit talks may bring, although it maintains the currency is fairly valued.
AngÃ©la Lorio and Jessica Michot turned their faces toward the summer sky. They stood side-by-side on the front steps of the Republican National Committee building in Washington on Monday and took deep breaths.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Pearson has agreed to sell a 22 percent stake in book publisher Penguin Random House to joint venture partner Bertelsmann for around $1 billion to bolster its balance sheet and return cash to shareholders.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syria's Kurds should not be ignored, and their representatives must be allowed to take part in drafting the country's new constitution, U.N. envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura told RIA news agency in an interview published on Tuesday.
LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - European shares made modest gains for a second session on Tuesday as strength among miners and banks lent a helping hand. The pan-European STOXX 600 edged up 0.3 percent, in line with euro zone stocks and blue-chips, in muted trading punctuated by early earnings updates and more corporate dealmaking activity.
LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Britain's Pearson has agreed to sell a 22 percent stake in book publisher Penguin Random House to joint venture partner Bertelsmann for around $1 billion to bolster its balance sheet and return cash to shareholders.
LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Britain's Pearson has agreed to sell a 22 percent stake in the book publisher Penguin Random House to joint venture partner Bertelsmann for around $1 billion to bolster its balance sheet and return cash to shareholders.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee said on Monday it is working hard to make sure North Korea takes part in next year's Winter Olympics in neighboring South Korea, despite political tensions in the region.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens has taken legal action to prevent the installation of its electricity turbines in Crimea, a region subject to EU sanctions for energy technology, a company source with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's bid to muscle in on Shire's share of the $11 billion hemophilia drug market took a new, contentious turn this weekend when the British drugmaker won a court injunction against how the Swiss drugmaker talks about its new medicine.
LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur have said they are not in takeover talks in response to a British media report that a potential buyer backed by Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg is considering a 1 billion pounds ($1.29 billion) bid.
(Reuters) - Apache Corp could be worth double its current stock price, some investors say, as strong management and sizeable assets have gotten a number of fund managers to place big bets on the Houston-based oil and gas producer, Barron's reported on Sunday.
July 9 (Reuters) - Apache Corp could be worth double its current stock price, some investors say, as strong management and sizeable assets have gotten a number of fund managers to place big bets on the Houston-based oil and gas producer, Barron's reported on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and Russia's president had discussed forming a cyber security unit, an idea harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted after its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Ailing Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo wants to go to either Germany or the United States for treatment and can be moved safely but it needs to happen soon, two foreign doctors who visited him said on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Milos Raonic changes his shoes, sometimes twice, during his matches at Wimbledon to avoid slips and the big Canadian maintained his sure-footed progress to stride into the fourth round on Saturday.
HAMBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said it may take time to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions, but expressed confidence that Washington and Beijing could eventually do so.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - French utility EDF would not be part of the French government's plan to sell 10 billion euros ($11.40 billion) worth of state assets to finance projects geared toward innovation, a source close to EDF's management said on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov enjoyed an easy one-hour workout to reach the Wimbledon fourth round on Saturday after his opponent, Dudi Sela, became the ninth player to retire from the men's draw.
LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvians prepared for protests on Friday to pressure President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski against pardoning the country's former leader Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for human rights violations.
For the first time since taking office, it appears that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is taking center stage on several foreign policy fronts, accompanying President Donald Trump to the G20 and a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, ahead of his own key solo trips to Ukraine, Turkey and Kuwait.