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 A Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others wounded by grenades hurled from a crowd of nationalist protesters on Monday as they were guarding parliament where lawmakers backed giving more autonomy to rebel-held areas. The...
The Zohr natural gas field discovered off Egypt by Italy's Eni is the largest found in the Mediterranean and at a potential 30 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas is almost twice as large as the Leviathan field off Israel.   The discovery,...
Egypt's historic gas discovery threatens to sink Israel's fledgling gas export bonanza, which was counting on deals with Cairo to get it off the ground. Italian oil company Eni stunned markets on Sunday after declaring the Mediterranean'...
Total investment in a large gas field discovered by Eni off Egypt's coast is expected to reach $7 billion, Egypt's state gas company said on Monday. "With the full completion of development for the field, investments will (reach) $7...
Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc said initial data from a small study showed that its lead stem cell therapy could improve mobility in patients paralyzed by a spinal cord injury.   The therapy, AST OPC-1, is the first product derived from human...
The joy of riding big Japanese and American motorbikes was just one of the pleasures taken away from Iranians after the country's Islamic revolution.   But three decades on, to the delight of enthusiasts, there are signs of restrictions...
Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.   Craven, who was also behind the 1990s horror hit "Scream,...
Middle East fund managers have turned more positive towards equities in the region after a plunge in markets reduced valuations and oil prices rebounded, a monthly Reuters survey shows.     The survey of 15 leading investment firms,...
 A boat carrying migrants sank off Libya's Mediterranean coast, killing at least 37 people, a local official said on Sunday, the second such fatal accident within days. "We had reports this morning that there are seven bodies of...
Returning from her summer break in mid-August, German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised some eyebrows by describing Europe's refugee problem as a bigger challenge than the Greece crisis, which had overshadowed all else in the first half...