Africa

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, sticking to a hardline policy [more…]

Egypt puts relics recovered from smugglers in Italy on display

Egypt puts relics recovered from smugglers in Italy on display

Published 04/07/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - Hundreds of ancient artifacts returned by Italy after they were recovered from smugglers in May went on display at the Egyptian museum [more…]

Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino

Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino

Published 04/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have created hybrid embryos from the sperm of near-extinct northern white rhinoceroses in the laboratory, hoping they can ultimately help save [more…]

France’s Bollore Group strikes partnership deal with Alibaba

France’s Bollore Group strikes partnership deal with Alibaba

Published 02/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Bollore Group, the French conglomerate run by billionaire businessman Vincent Bollore, said it had signed a global partnership with E-commerce company Alibaba. [more…]

EU leaders discuss Brexit, euro zone integration after migration deal

EU leaders discuss Brexit, euro zone integration after migration deal

Published 29/06/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders except Britain are to discuss on Friday Britain’s exit from the European Union and deeper integration of the euro zone [more…]

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Equity funds suffered their second-largest weekly outflows ever this week, with $29.7 billion pulled out of risky assets, Bank of America Merrill [more…]

Migrants rescued by Danish cargo ship land in Sicily

Migrants rescued by Danish cargo ship land in Sicily

Published 26/06/2018

ROME (Reuters) - More than 100 rescued migrants from private cargo ship Alexander Maersk, picked up off the coast of southern Italy on Friday, arrived [more…]

France says Malta may let migrant rescue ship dock

France says Malta may let migrant rescue ship dock

Published 26/06/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Malta appears ready to allow the rescue ship Lifeline, stuck in international waters in the Mediterranean sea with more than 230 migrants [more…]

Eritrea sends delegation to Ethiopia for first talks since conflict

Eritrea sends delegation to Ethiopia for first talks since conflict

Published 26/06/2018

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A high-level delegation from Eritrea was due to arrive in its neighbor and long-time foe Ethiopia on Tuesday to discuss recent [more…]

All of Egypt hurt by Salah injury as World Cup ends in a whimper

All of Egypt hurt by Salah injury as World Cup ends in a whimper

Published 26/06/2018

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Talisman Mohamed Salah’s shoulder injury loomed like a dark cloud over Egypt’s World Cup campaign as they were quickly eliminated [more…]