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Polish former deputy treasury minister arrested in Ciech probe

Polish former deputy treasury minister arrested in Ciech probe

Published 12/02/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s anti-corruption agency arrested six people, including a former deputy treasury minister, in an investigation into the previous government’s privatization of chemical [more…]

Gunbattles, airstrikes in Sinai as Egyptian forces hit militants

Gunbattles, airstrikes in Sinai as Egyptian forces hit militants

Published 12/02/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces killed 12 Islamist militants in gun battles and arrested 92 suspects, while airstrikes destroyed dozens of militant targets in [more…]

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Published 12/02/2018

Filipino workers who were repatriated from Kuwait take part in a dialogue with a Department of Labour official at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, [more…]

At least 18 dead in Hong Kong bus accident

At least 18 dead in Hong Kong bus accident

Published 12/02/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - At least 18 people died in a high-speed bus crash in Hong Kong on Saturday in one of the city’s worst [more…]

Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea: Washington Post

Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea: Washington Post

Published 12/02/2018

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo [more…]

South African President Zuma’s fate to be decided on Monday, says ANC

South African President Zuma’s fate to be decided on Monday, says ANC

Published 12/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: President of South Africa Jacob Zuma attends the 54th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the Nasrec Expo Centre [more…]

New York’s Met can keep Picasso sold during Nazi flight: judge

New York’s Met can keep Picasso sold during Nazi flight: judge

Published 08/02/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a [more…]

Italy’s Northern League chief attacks euro, says preparing exit

Italy’s Northern League chief attacks euro, says preparing exit

Published 07/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Northern League leader Matteo Salvini gestures during the television talk show "Porta a Porta" in Rome, Italy, January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Remo CasilliFLORENCE, Italy [more…]

Germany wants to develop ESM into EU monetary fund: coalition blueprin

Germany wants to develop ESM into EU monetary fund: coalition blueprin

Published 07/02/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) want to develop the euro zone’s bailout fund into a full-blown European Monetary [more…]

German would-be coalition allies reach deal on Europe, SPD says

German would-be coalition allies reach deal on Europe, SPD says

Published 05/02/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their would-be coalition partners, the Social Democrats (SPD), have concluded their talks on Europe with an agreement [more…]