BIARRITZ, France, Aug 25 Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is in talks with his French counterpart on the sidelines of a G7 leaders' summit to discuss what conditions would de-escalate tensions between Washington and Tehran, a French presidency official said.
* Q2 net profit at 16.58 bln yuan vs 22.83 in Q2 2018-Rtrs calc
LONDON, Aug 25 The British government is planning to cut fuel duty for the first time in eight years in a possible emergency October budget, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.
Aug 25 British shale gas company Cuadrilla Resources said a tremor measuring 2.1 ML on the Richter scale was recorded at the company's shale gas exploration site late on Saturday.
KHAN SHEIKHOUN, Syria Aug 24 Russia-backed Syrian forces found Abu Abdo and family this week in Khan Sheikhoun, a town which almost all other residents had fled during shelling in an offensive to take the area from rebel fighters.
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