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Egypt claimed a record-equalling eighth title at the Men's African Nations Volleyball Championship by beating Tunisia in straight sets in Cairo on Thursday. The home team, coached by former Italy manager Angelo Frigoni, won 26-24 25-18 25-21 to...
Egypt's central bank kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday. The overnight deposit rate remained 8.75 percent and the overnight lending rate was steady at 9.75, the bank said in a statement...
Greece's second-largest cement maker Titan posted a 26 percent rise in second-quarter net profit on Thursday, helped by a strong performance in the United States. The company said net profit climbed to 17.6 million euros ($19.2 million) in the...
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on his divided Syriza party to ballot its members on whether Greece had any alternative to accepting a tough bailout, setting up a showdown with far-left rebels threatening to split the party....
Myanmar freed some political prisoners and 155 Chinese citizens jailed for illegal logging in an amnesty for nearly 7,000 people on Thursday, a move that could ease diplomatic tensions with influential neighbor China.   A total of 6,966...
 Egypt's M2 money supply was up 16.4 percent at the end of June from a year earlier, the central bank said on Thursday. M2 money supply stood at 1.77 trillion Egyptian pounds at the end of June 2015, compared with 1.52 trillion at the end...
The United States will deliver eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Egypt within the next two days, the US embassy in Cairo said in a statement on Thursday, part of a military package that had been unfrozen earlier this year. The statement said...
Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday after a depreciation earlier this month. The pound remained virtually unchanged at currency exchange bureaus. The central bank said...
The Venice Film Festival revealed a star-studded lineup for its 72nd annual edition on Wednesday with top Hollywood names center stage in a wide selection of U.S. and international movies. The world's oldest film festival will open with "...
Middle East fund managers have on balance turned negative towards the region and especially its biggest equity market, Saudi Arabia, after oil prices gave up most of the gains made in the last six months, a monthly Reuters survey shows.   The...