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German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profil

German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profil

Published 11/12/2017

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather [more…]

Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in

Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in

Published 11/12/2017

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, [more…]

Egypt reveals artifacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor

Egypt reveals artifacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor

Published 10/12/2017

LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt’s authorities on Saturday revealed artifacts and a linen-wrapped mummified body, possibly that of a top official, from two tombs that [more…]

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Published 08/12/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS/LONDON [more…]

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Published 08/12/2017

An Anti-Brexit protestor waves EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Simon DawsonBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European [more…]

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Published 08/12/2017

Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the "Star Wars" franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened. [more…]

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Published 08/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - A breakthrough in [more…]

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Published 08/12/2017

European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier holds a press conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

European stocks rally after Brexit, banking rules deals

European stocks rally after Brexit, banking rules deals

Published 08/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/Remote/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) - European stocks [more…]

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

Published 08/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) members vote during an SPD party convention in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of [more…]