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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…]

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s markets watchdog proposed on Thursday a single interest rate for cash savings products, a move it says would bump up interest [more…]

U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China’s Uighurs

U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China’s Uighurs

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress predicted on Wednesday that the House of Representatives and Senate would agree on a [more…]

China says supports South Korea’s efforts to improve ties with North Korea

China says supports South Korea’s efforts to improve ties with North Korea

Published 23/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday that China supports South Korea’s efforts to improve ties with [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…]

Senate’s Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton, others to testify in impeachment trial

Senate’s Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton, others to testify in impeachment trial

Published 16/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer proposed in a letter released on Sunday that at least four witnesses including acting White House [more…]

Malaysia to work with UNICEF on polio vaccination in Sabah state

Malaysia to work with UNICEF on polio vaccination in Sabah state

Published 15/12/2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s health authorities on Sunday said they are working with UNICEF to bring polio vaccines to the state of Sabah in [more…]

Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund Pacific vaccination campaign

Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund Pacific vaccination campaign

Published 14/12/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed [more…]

One killed, several injured in New Zealand volcano eruption

One killed, several injured in New Zealand volcano eruption

Published 09/12/2019

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - At least one person was killed, several injured and others reported missing in New Zealand after a volcano erupted off the east [more…]

Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time

Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time

Published 08/12/2019

GISENYI, Rwanda (Reuters) - An Ebola survivor has fallen ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said [more…]