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African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

African nations sense upper hand in minerals stand-off

Published 08/02/2019

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - African nations with rich reserves of copper and cobalt needed for the shift to electric vehicles sense they have the upper [more…]

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

Alpine skiing: Siebenhofer leads women’s combined, Vonn back in action

Alpine skiing: Siebenhofer leads women’s combined, Vonn back in action

Published 08/02/2019

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Austria’s Ramona Siebenhofer was fastest in the downhill leg of the women’s combined at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday, [more…]

Ribs hurting, but Vonn has another gear left for downhill

Ribs hurting, but Vonn has another gear left for downhill

Published 08/02/2019

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn made up for lost time at the Alpine ski world championships on Friday by completing the downhill part of [more…]

Activist Elliott tells Pernod there is still work to do

Activist Elliott tells Pernod there is still work to do

Published 08/02/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott kept up the pressure on French spirits group Pernod Ricard, welcoming this week’s first-half results but calling for boardroom [more…]

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Published 08/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event [more…]

ArcelorMittal says Brazil town evacuated after more rigid dam…

ArcelorMittal says Brazil town evacuated after more rigid dam…

Published 08/02/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Miner ArcelorMittal said in a written statement on Friday that it evacuated a Brazilian town of about 200 inhabitants near one [more…]

Reconstruction of Italian bridge symbol of ‘revival’ for government

Reconstruction of Italian bridge symbol of ‘revival’ for government

Published 08/02/2019

GENOA, Italy, (Reuters) - Heavy machinery began winching down a huge slab of concrete in the northern Italian city of Genoa on Friday to clear [more…]

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Published 08/02/2019

VILNIUS (Reuters) - About 100 British financial companies and start-ups are applying for a licence in burgeoning fintech hub Lithuania to ensure they have access [more…]

Shell leads cash race but Exxon catching up

Shell leads cash race but Exxon catching up

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell widened its lead over Exxon Mobil as king of cash among the world’s top oil and gas companies last [more…]