Africa

Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

Published 21/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Balloons are seen in front of a logo at Facebook's headquarters in London, Britain, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoBRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook [more…]

Factbox: Big U.S. banks’ fourth-quarter results muddied by new tax law

Factbox: Big U.S. banks’ fourth-quarter results muddied by new tax law

Published 19/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of financial firm Morgan Stanley is pictured on the company's world headquarters in New York, U.S. April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon [more…]

Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction

Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction

Published 16/01/2018

The fossilized tail of a sauropod of the Atlasaurus imelakei species, that will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the [more…]

Tunisia arrests 41 more after fresh anti-austerity protests

Tunisia arrests 41 more after fresh anti-austerity protests

Published 15/01/2018

A woman shout slogans during demonstrations on the seventh anniversary of the toppling of president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, in Tunis, Tunisia January 14, 2018. [more…]

Russia will not support U.S. bid to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov

Russia will not support U.S. bid to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov

Published 15/01/2018

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during his annual news conference, with Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova seen in the background, in Moscow, Russia January [more…]

Deadly armed group clashes shut airport in Libyan capital

Deadly armed group clashes shut airport in Libyan capital

Published 15/01/2018

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavy clashes broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, leaving at least nine people dead and forcing the airport to [more…]

Trump says ‘I’m not a racist,’ keeps door open for DACA deal

Trump says ‘I’m not a racist,’ keeps door open for DACA deal

Published 15/01/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy arrive for dinner at Trump's golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida, [more…]

Edmund out-guns Anderson for first-round shock

Edmund out-guns Anderson for first-round shock

Published 15/01/2018

Tennis - Australian Open - Kevin Anderson of South Africa v Kyle Edmund of Britain - Melbourne, Australia, January 15, 2018. Edmund celebrates winning the [more…]

Zambia relaxes restrictions as cholera outbreak slows

Zambia relaxes restrictions as cholera outbreak slows

Published 14/01/2018

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia on Sunday relaxed rules imposed to curb the spread of cholera as the number of new cases being reported has halved, [more…]

Zambian army enters slum after riots over cholera controls: state radi

Zambian army enters slum after riots over cholera controls: state radi

Published 12/01/2018

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian troops entered a slum in Lusaka on Friday to restore order after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street [more…]