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Representatives from Saudi Telecom and Lebara KSA are in Egypt this week to discuss the possibility of obtaining a fourth-generation mobile phone licence, an official from Egypt's telecommunications ministry said on Monday. "Officials from...
U.S. wheat fell for a sixth consecutive session and hovered near a three-week low on Monday, as ample global stocks and a regulatory clamp-down from the world's largest buyer of the grain dragged on prices. Egypt, the world's biggest wheat...
Triggering the procedure for Britain to exit the European Union is like turning off the engines on an airplane, a top European diplomat says: best only do it if you can see a landing strip. Otherwise, all parties risk a messy outcome. When Britain...
China is hoping to cement its standing as a global power when it hosts leaders from the world's biggest economies this weekend, but suspects the West and its allies will try to deny Beijing what it sees as its rightful place on the international...
At least 34 Libyan fighters were killed and more than 180 wounded on Sunday as they closed in on the last Islamic State militant holdouts in the coastal city of Sirte, according to field hospitals. Forces aligned with Libya's UN-backed...
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said he was pressing members of the UN Security Council, including Russia, to condemn the Syrian government after a report found Syrian troops had used chemical weapons. "I see no reason that could be...
Weeping relatives hugged each other and reached out to touch the simple wooden coffins at a state funeral on Saturday for some of the 291 people killed in an earthquake this week. Amongst the 35 coffins laid out in a sports hall were small caskets...
The secretive communist government of Laos, a country with a population of less than 7 million, rarely causes a ripple on the diplomatic circuit. And yet its sleepy capital will spring to life next week when global leaders arrive for an Asian summit...
The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain's midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same "polycrisis" as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy, hostile...
A member of the leadership of Libya's UN-backed government who is close to powerful rival factions in the east of the country has said he will end his boycott of the Tripoli-based body. The decision by Ali Gatrani could strengthen the Government...