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Egypt's economy will expand by 3.9 percent in the fiscal year ending in June, missing the government's target of around 5 percent and dipping below last year's growth rate, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. The poll predicts economic...
Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to appear in a court in New York on Friday, shortly after his surprise extradition from Mexico ended a decades-long career in drug-trafficking, dare-devil jail breaks and murder...
Washington turned into a virtual fortress on Thursday ahead of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, while thousands of people took to the streets of New York and Washington to express their displeasure with his coming administration....
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he believed peace talks in Kazakhstan would lead to local "reconciliation" deals with rebels, a sign of his confidence in a process launched by his Russian allies after the opposition's defeat in...
Egypt is considering temporarily reintroducing a stamp duty on stock market transactions after the tax was frozen in 2014, two finance ministry sources told Reuters on Thursday.    The comments came a day after the International Monetary...
"Islamic State" (IS) militants put at least 12 people to death in execution-style killings in the ancient city of Palmyra, which they re-captured from the government for a second time in December 2016, the Syrian Observatory for Human...
Egypt is on track to receive the second tranche of a US$12 billion three-year loan from the International Monetary Fund pending a visit in the end of February to review progress on its economic reform program, the fund said on Wednesday. The IMF...
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak called on Myanmar Thursday to stop all discrimination and attacks against Rohingya Muslims, and urged the world's Islamic countries to act to end an unfolding "humanitarian tragedy". Malaysia has...
China will build a "new model" of relations with the United States, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday in a speech that portrayed China as the leader of a globalized world where only international cooperation could solve the big...
Lufthansa is not in talks with Etihad about the Abu Dhabi-based carrier taking a stake in the German airline, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday in response to an Italian media report.  "A financial stake is...