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 2019-12-10 18:47 

Reuters Africa

Czechs protest against PM Babis after damning EU report...

Tens of thousands of Czechs protested against Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Thursday after prosecutors reopened a case into alleged subsidy fraud by the leader and Brussels declared a conflict of interest between his businesses and political role....

 2019-12-10 18:35 

Reuters Africa

Iran foreign ministry issues travel advisory for citizens not to visit America...

Iran...

 2019-12-10 17:52 

Reuters Africa

Islamist militants attack hotel in Somali capital...

Al Shabaab gunmen attacked a hotel in Somalia...

 2019-12-10 17:27 

Reuters Africa

France's unions bring pensions battle back onto the streets...

Strikes against pension reforms shut schools and caused transport chaos around France on Tuesday, but the number of people taking to the streets appeared to have dropped off from last week in a positive sign for President Emmanuel Macron....

 2019-12-10 17:24 

Reuters Africa

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Thunberg a 'brat'...

Brazil...

 2019-12-10 17:20 

Reuters Africa

Austria's Handke receives Nobel Literature Prize amid protests, criticism...

Demonstrators braved freezing temperatures on Tuesday to protest against the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke because of his support for the late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic....

 2019-12-10 16:37 

Reuters Africa

For Paris train driver, strike action is a family affair...

Most days, Yannick Stec drives a Paris metro train through tunnels beneath the Arc de Triomphe, but on Tuesday he was on strike and marching above ground to protect France...

 2019-12-10 16:18 

Reuters Africa

U.S. bars former Saudi diplomat in Turkey from entering U.S. over Khashoggi murder...

The United States on Tuesday barred from entering the country Mohammed al Otaibi, who served as the Saudi consul general in Istanbul when Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in his consulate in 2018, the U.S. State Department said....

 2019-12-10 16:05 

Reuters Africa

Suu Kyi in court as genocide case set out against Myanmar...

Mass rapes, the burning alive of Muslim Rohingya families in their homes and the killing with knives of dozens of children were described by Gambia...

 2019-12-10 16:02 

Reuters Africa

Gunman kills six in Czech hospital waiting room before shooting himself...

A 42-year-old gunman killed six people on Tuesday at a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava before fleeing and fatally shooting himself in the head, police said....

 2019-12-10 15:52 

Reuters Africa

As governments clash with Brussels, some cities hope to claim EU funds...

Some European city mayors whose national governments are in conflict with Brussels could seek ways to access European Union funds directly, the mayor of Poland...

 2019-12-10 15:39 

Reuters Africa

Alphabet's Loon agrees airspace deal with Uganda for internet balloon service...

Loon, a unit of Google...

 2019-12-10 14:34 

Reuters Africa

Women under 35 run Finland as world's youngest leader takes office...

Thirty-four-year-old Social Democrat Sanna Marin took office in Finland on Tuesday as the world...

 2019-12-10 14:32 

Reuters Africa

Security clearance loophole allowed ex-NSA hackers to work for UAE...

How do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy service? That question vexed U.S. intelligence operatives recruited to work as contractors for a secret United Arab Emirates hacking team....

 2019-12-10 14:10 

Reuters Africa

FACTBOX: Struggling South African state-owned firms...

South Africa is grappling with multiple problems at its heavily indebted state-owned firms, the most serious of which are at ailing state power utility Eskom....

 2019-12-10 14:00 

Reuters Africa

South African mines grind to halt as floods worsen power crisis...

Mines across South Africa are shutting down after flash flooding caused the largest power blackouts in more than a decade, threatening a key export sector in a further blow to the country...

 2019-12-10 14:00 

Reuters Africa

South African mines grind to halt as floods worsen power crisis...

Mines across South Africa are shutting down after flash flooding caused the largest power blackouts in more than a decade, threatening a key export sector in a further blow to the country...

 2019-12-10 13:56 

Reuters Africa

Els crunches the numbers in search of Presidents Cup edge...

Captain Ernie Els hopes that crunching the numbers will help give his International team the edge over the United States at the Presidents Cup this week as they look to halt the Americans...

 2019-12-10 13:48 

Reuters Africa

Algeria set for presidential election denounced by protesters as charade...

Algeria holds a presidential election on Thursday which protesters say offers no real choice and will keep in power the ruling hierarchy they have been trying to oust in 10 months of demonstrations....

 2019-12-10 13:47 

Reuters Africa

'Fix this disaster': Hope and fear as Argentina welcomes Peronists back to power...

Roxana Gonzalez, a bookshop owner in Buenos Aires, has a plea for new Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, who takes over power on Tuesday amid the pressures of recession, heavy debt and inflation....

 2019-12-10 13:08 

Reuters Africa

Nobel peace laureate Abiy says militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa...

Militant groups and global military powers both pose a threat to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia...

 2019-12-10 13:04 

Reuters Africa

Sudan's Bashir questioned over 1989 coup that brought him to power...

Sudan...

 2019-12-10 12:56 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Ramaphosa cuts short Egypt trip over power crisis...

South Africa...

 2019-12-10 12:45 

Reuters Africa

Madagascar plans higher royalties on nickel, cobalt, at least 20% stake in mining production...

Madagascar plans to increase its royalties on nickel and cobalt to 4% from 2% at present, a draft mining law said on Tuesday....

 2019-12-10 11:46 

Reuters Africa

Angolan ex-president's son on trial in rare corruption case...

The son of Angola...

 2019-12-10 11:39 

Reuters Africa

Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges; White House denounces 'partisan' move...

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives were expected to unveil two formal charges against Donald Trump on Tuesday, moving quickly toward a momentous vote on whether to impeach the Republican president....

 2019-12-10 11:16 

Reuters Africa

As Suu Kyi looks on, Gambia details mass rapes, killings in Myanmar...

Myanmar...

 2019-12-10 10:36 

Reuters Africa

Two days before election, Algeria jails two ex-prime ministers...

An Algerian court jailed two former prime ministers for corruption on Tuesday, two days before a presidential election which protesters want cancelled....

 2019-12-10 08:20 

Reuters Africa

McIlroy joins Woods in ruling out playing in Saudi Arabia...

Rory McIlroy has ruled out playing in Saudi Arabia next month, saying he has no interest in contesting the Jan. 30-Feb. 2 tournament that has offered lavish appearance fees to attract many of the world...

 2019-12-10 08:19 

Reuters Africa

Arsenal stage comeback to sink West Ham and end winless run...

Arsenal scored three quickfire second-half goals through Gabriel Martinelli, Nicolas Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to beat West Ham United 3-1 away as they ended a seven-match winless run in the Premier League on Monday....

 2019-12-10 08:04 

Reuters Africa

South Africa steps up power cuts after flooding hits major plant...

South Africa...

 2019-12-10 08:03 

Reuters Africa

Qatar Airways to take 60% stake in new Rwandan international airport...

Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60% stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport in Rwanda, the state-run Rwanda Development Board said on Twitter on Monday....

 2019-12-10 08:02 

Reuters Africa

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to try to resolve dam dispute in Jan. 13 Washington meeting -statement...

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan plan to meet in Washington on Jan. 13 to try to finalize an agreement to resolve their dispute over a massive dam project on the Nile River in Ethiopia, according to a joint statement issued by the U.S. T...

 2019-12-10 04:20 

Reuters Africa

U.S. lawmakers reach deal on massive defence bill, eye Russia, Turkey, China...

U.S. lawmakers announced an agreement on Monday on a $738-billion bill setting policy for the Department of Defense, including new measures for competing with Russia and China, family leave for federal workers and the creation of President Donald Trump...

 2019-12-10 02:34 

Reuters Africa

Hong Kong leader says cabinet reshuffle is not her immediate task...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday a cabinet reshuffle was not her immediate task, but rather restoring law and order, as the Chinese-ruled city grapples with more than six months of sometimes violent anti-government protests....

 2019-12-09 22:54 

Reuters Africa

Trump to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at White House...

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday at the White House, a senior administration official said on Monday....

 2019-12-09 21:59 

Reuters Africa

Australia braces as authorities warn new fires could threaten high population areas...

Firefighters across Australia...

 2019-12-09 21:57 

Reuters Africa

U.S. sanctions Latvian oligarch charged with corruption...

The United States on Monday sanctioned Aivars Lembergs, the suspended mayor of Latvia's seaport city of Ventspils and an oligarch with substantial influence in the country's politics, over alleged corruption, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement....

 2019-12-09 21:20 

Reuters Africa

Brazil to send vice president to inauguration of Argentina president...

Brazil has decided to send Vice President Hamilton Mourao to Tuesday...

 2019-12-09 21:11 

Reuters Africa

France to forge partnership with Brazil states on Amazon, bypassing Bolsonaro...

France and a group of Brazilian states plan to announce a partnership to preserve the Amazon rainforest, the group...

 2019-12-09 21:08 

Reuters Africa

Belgian lawyer guilty in 'Catch Me if You Can' Swiss money-laundering case...

A Swiss court convicted a Belgian lawyer on Monday of money-laundering and forgery for taking shares now worth more than 60 million Swiss francs ($60 million) from Belgium...

 2019-12-09 20:19 

Reuters Africa

World leaders risk anger, more protests over inequality -UN official...

Political leaders around the world could face growing citizen anger if they cannot re-engage with unhappy populations, a United Nations official said on Monday, as heads of state around the world grapple with protests....

 2019-12-09 18:50 

Reuters Africa

Erdogan says Turkey and Libya can hold joint exploration in eastern Mediterranean...

Turkey and Libya can carry out joint exploration operations in the eastern Mediterranean after the two sides signed a deal on maritime boundaries, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told state broadcaster TRT Haber on Monday....

 2019-12-09 18:17 

Reuters Africa

Turkey cannot go back on NATO Poland-Baltics plan - Polish official...

A senior Polish official said Monday there could be no backtracking from a NATO decision to pursue a defence plan for Poland and the Baltics after Ankara suggested it might still block it until allies designate a Kurdish militia as terrorists....

 2019-12-09 16:37 

Reuters Africa

Putin meets Ukraine leader for first time at Paris peace summit...

Russian President Valdimir Putin met his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy for the first time on Monday at a summit in Paris aimed at advancing efforts to restore peace to eastern Ukraine....

 2019-12-09 14:58 

Reuters Africa

Former Fed Chief Paul Volcker, inflation tamer, dead at 92...

Paul Volcker, the towering former Federal Reserve chairman who tamed U.S. inflation in the 1980s and decades later inspired tough Wall Street reforms in the wake of the global financial crisis, died on Monday at the age of 92, according to his daughter Ja...

 2019-12-09 14:54 

Reuters Africa

Finland picks world's youngest PM to head women-led cabinet...

Finland...

 2019-12-09 14:41 

Reuters Africa

Activist Thunberg turns spotlight on indigenous struggle at climate summit...

Teen activist Greta Thunberg turned a spotlight on the struggles of the world...

 2019-12-09 14:02 

Reuters Africa

Albania, Kosovo ambassadors to boycott Nobel ceremony in protest against Handke...

Albania said on Monday its ambassador to Sweden would boycott the Nobel prize awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticised for supporting late former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic....

 2019-12-09 14:00 

Reuters Africa

More than two dozen people feared missing after New Zealand volcanic eruption kills five...

More than two dozen people were feared missing on Tuesday, a day after a volcano that is a tourist attraction suddenly erupted off the coast of New Zealand...

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