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All crew kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast in October freed:...

WARSAW (Reuters) – All of the crew kidnapped by pirates from a container ship off the coast of Nigeria in October, including eight Polish...

Zimbabwe inquiry finds use of live bullets to stop election violence...

HARARE (Reuters) – The use of live bullets by the military to quell Zimbabwe’s post-election violence in August was “disproportionate and unjustified” President Emmerson...

Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

FREETOWN (Reuters) – Doctors in Sierra Leone returned to work on Tuesday, ending a 13-day strike over pay and conditions that paralyzed hospitals nationwide,...

Don’t blame migrants for everything, Pope tells politicians

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Tuesday condemned nationalist leaders who blame migrants for their countries’ problems and themselves fostered mistrust...

Man held after Norwegian and Danish women stabbed in Morocco

RABAT (Reuters) – Moroccan police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected in the death of two female tourists from Norway and Denmark, found in...

Explainer: What’s at stake in Congo’s presidential election?

By Juliette Jabkhiro DAKAR (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo will vote on Dec. 23 in a long-delayed election that could enable the vast Central...
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WTO to investigate Qatari allegations of Saudi piracy

By Eric Knecht DOHA/GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Tuesday it would investigate Qatar’s allegations of intellectual property breaches against Saudi...

Investors gloomiest in a decade about world economy: BAML survey

LONDON (Reuters) – Investor confidence has deteriorated further with more fund managers expecting global growth to weaken over the next 12 months, the worst...

Cash-strapped South African Airways expands Emirates code sharing

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African Airways (SAA) said on Tuesday that it had signed a deal with Emirates to expand an existing codeshare...
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South Africa’s Naspers leads $540 million investment in Indian tech startup

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Naspers and Canada’s state pension fund have invested $540 million in Indian educational technology startup Byju’s, the South African internet giant...

Message service Clickatell considers IPO to fund expansion: CEO

By Joe Bavier JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Clickatell, which helps companies communicate with customers via mobile messaging platforms, is considering a public offering next year as...

Uber’s Middle East rival Careem launches bus-booking service in Egypt

DUBAI (Reuters) – Middle East ride-hailing company Careem said on Monday it had launched a bus-booking service in Egypt and would soon expand it...
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Surfing: Brazil’s Medina wins second world title at Pipeline

(Reuters) – Gabriel Medina won the men’s World Surfing League championship for the second time when he advanced to the final of the Billabong...

Soccer: Qatar won’t decide on 48-team World Cup until it’s seen...

By Eric Knecht DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar will not take a decision on whether to expand its 2022 World Cup to 48 teams from 32...

Footgolf: Argentina’s Perrone crowned world champion

(Reuters) – Matias Perrone of Argentina became the footgolf world champion in Marrakesh, Morocco on Sunday, beating Briton Ben Clarke by two shots to...