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Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Published 13/01/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Libya’s warring rival leaders will hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday alongside representatives from Russia and Turkey, Russian news agencies cited [more…]

Holder Kosgei to lead star-studded lineup at London Marathon

Holder Kosgei to lead star-studded lineup at London Marathon

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Women’s marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei will return to defend her title at this year’s London Marathon, organisers said on Monday. [more…]

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Published 09/01/2020

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - About 20 soldiers were killed and nearly 1,000 people made homeless in a militant attack on a town in northeastern Nigeria, [more…]

U.S. court blocks Trump from enforcing ‘public charge’ immigration rule

U.S. court blocks Trump from enforcing ‘public charge’ immigration rule

Published 09/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to set aside an injunction blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a rule that [more…]

Golf: Hadwin, Van Rooyen seeing green after sneaking into Masters

Golf: Hadwin, Van Rooyen seeing green after sneaking into Masters

Published 22/12/2019

(Reuters) - Canadian Adam Hadwin and South African Erik van Rooyen have snuck into the field for next year’s Masters after finishing the year barely [more…]

Merck says Ebola vaccine to be available at lowest access price for poor nations

Merck says Ebola vaccine to be available at lowest access price for poor nations

Published 20/12/2019

(Reuters) - Merck & Co (MRK.N) said on Friday it expects to make licensed doses of its recently approved Ebola vaccine available in the third [more…]

Ethiopia launches first satellite into space

Ethiopia launches first satellite into space

Published 20/12/2019

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia launched its first satellite into space on Friday, as more sub-Saharan African nations strive to develop space programs to advance [more…]

China-Brazil satellite launched into space to monitor Amazon rainforest

China-Brazil satellite launched into space to monitor Amazon rainforest

Published 20/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - An Earth observation satellite jointly developed by China and Brazil was launched into space on Friday under a bilateral programme seen as [more…]

Artist at center of Italian anti-racism row defends ape pictures

Artist at center of Italian anti-racism row defends ape pictures

Published 17/12/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Artist Simone Fugazzotto defended on Tuesday a widely criticized anti-racism campaign launched by Italy’s Serie A soccer league which features his paintings [more…]

Woods leads from front as U.S. wins Presidents Cup

Woods leads from front as U.S. wins Presidents Cup

Published 16/12/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - United States captain Tiger Woods led from the front as the Americans dominated the Sunday singles to overhaul the Internationals at Royal [more…]