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  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:58

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

    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 were discovered two decades ago in the Nile city of Luxor but had not been fully unexplored.

  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:58

    Libyan political, oil and bank heads discuss funds to lift crude output

    TRIPOLI - The head of Libya’s U.N.-backed government held a rare meeting on Saturday with the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the governor of Tripoli’s central bank to discuss funding to raise oil production.

  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:58

    Kenyan lecturers end strike, say deal reached with government

    NAIROBI - Lecturers in Kenya’s public universities ended a strike on Saturday after reaching agreement with the government over pay and other issues, according to a statement from their union.

  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:58

    European countries to support Libya's southern security with 35 million euros

    TRIPOLI - Italian Minister of Interior Marco Minniti said on Saturday that European countries will next week provide Libya with 35 million euros (41.18 million U.S. dollars) to support southern security.

  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:58

    China's BYD to build car factory in Morocco

    RABAT - Morocco and Chinese BYD electric vehicle maker signed on Saturday an agreement to open a factory in Morocco to build battery-powered cars, official MAP news agency reported.

  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:58

    Uganda condemns ADF attack on UN peacekeepers in DR Congo

    KAMPALA, - The Ugandan military on Saturday condemned the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) attack on UN peacekeepers in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that left at least 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers dead.

  • Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:09

    Thousands of Tunisians protest against Trump's Jerusalem decision

    TUNIS - Thousands of Tunisians protested in several cities on Thursday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and decision to move the U.S. Embassy there, residents said.

  • Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:07

    Uganda says it has contained an outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever

    KAMPALA - Uganda said on Friday it had successfully contained an outbreak of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever announced by officials on Oct. 19, which killed three people.

  • Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:05

    UN calls on social media giants to control platforms used to lure African migrants

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. migration agency called on social media giants on Friday to make it harder for people smugglers to use their platforms to lure West African migrants to Libya where they can face detention, torture, slavery or death.