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G20 summit begins amid violent protests

G20 summit begins amid violent protests Fri, 07 Jul, 2017

The Group of 20 summit is under way in this northern German city amid violent street protests outside and tensions inside the venue over trade issues and climate change.
Congo requests financial support from donors amid economic crisis

Congo requests financial support from donors amid economic crisis Thu, 06 Jul, 2017

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has formally requested financial support from international donors as it confronts a worsening economic crisis, a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday showed.
EU pulls plug on mobile roaming charges

EU pulls plug on mobile roaming charges Thu, 15 Jun, 2017

The European Union rang in the end of cross-border roaming charges for mobile phone users in the 28-nation bloc on Thursday, hailing it as "one of (its) greatest and most tangible successes".
Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis Sun, 11 Jun, 2017

Qatar moved Sunday to avoid an escalation of its feud with Gulf neighbours by telling their citizens they are welcome to stay, while boasting of "business as usual" for vital gas exports.
Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico

Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico Sat, 10 Jun, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she spoke with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto about two of the country's touchiest subjects: journalist murders and widespread disappearances.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, UAE sever ties with Qatar over 'terrorism'

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, UAE sever ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' Mon, 05 Jun, 2017

Gulf states on Monday cut diplomatic ties with neighbouring Qatar and kicked it out of a military coalition, less than a month after US President Donald Trump visited the region to cement ties with powerhouse Saudi Arabia.
British Airways says computer outage causing global delays

British Airways says computer outage causing global delays Sat, 27 May, 2017

Air travelers faced delays Saturday because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said.

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack Sat, 13 May, 2017

International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies, as security experts sought to contain the fallout.
EU to end mobile roaming charges in June

EU to end mobile roaming charges in June Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

The EU will abolish mobile phone roaming charges from June 15 following a vote in the European Parliament on Thursday.
Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's more than 2,000 billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.
Cuba, United States sign oil spill deal before Trump inauguration

Cuba, United States sign oil spill deal before Trump inauguration Mon, 09 Jan, 2017

Cuba and the United States agreed on Monday to jointly prevent, contain and clean up oil and other toxic spills in the Gulf of Mexico, as they rush to conclude deals before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
UN urges probe of DR Congo officers involved in gold trafficking

UN urges probe of DR Congo officers involved in gold trafficking Mon, 09 Jan, 2017

A UN group of experts is urging the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate army officers involved in gold trafficking and a mining firm allegedly owned by Chinese nationals.
World Bank approves $1.5 bn in aid for war-torn Iraq

World Bank approves $1.5 bn in aid for war-torn Iraq Thu, 22 Dec, 2016

The World Bank on Tuesday announced an additional $1.5 billion aid package for Iraq, to help the war-torn country implement reforms, improve public services and boost its economy.
Scotland unveils plan to stay in EU single market after Brexit

Scotland unveils plan to stay in EU single market after Brexit Tue, 20 Dec, 2016

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unveiled plans Tuesday for Scotland to stay in the EU's single market after Brexit but said she would prefer the country to be an independent state within the bloc.
Several killed after truck crashes into Christmas market in Germany

Several killed after truck crashes into Christmas market in Germany Mon, 19 Dec, 2016

A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday, killing at least nine people and hurting 50 more in what police said was a possible terror attack.
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