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Egypt, IMF imminent to agree on new loan
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Egypt, IMF imminent to agree on new loan

An agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a new cooperation program is imminent, and that the Egyptian government…
Myanmar junta says democracy activists’ death sentences upheld, paving way for first executions in decades
World

Myanmar junta says democracy activists’ death sentences upheld, paving way for first executions in decades

(Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government said on Friday that appeals by two prominent democracy activists against their death sentences had…
Boris Johnson set to scrap Britain’s COVID restrictions
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Boris Johnson set to scrap Britain’s COVID restrictions

LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Monday set out plans to scrap coronavirus restrictions…
Britain’s Menzies welcomes sweetened $762 mln proposal from Kuwait’s NAS
Middle East

Britain’s Menzies welcomes sweetened $762 mln proposal from Kuwait’s NAS

Feb 21 (Reuters) – John Menzies¬†(MNZS.L)¬†said on Monday Kuwait’s National Aviation Services (NAS) has sweetened its takeover proposal for the…
Majority of Japanese unhappy with progress of booster shots – survey
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Majority of Japanese unhappy with progress of booster shots – survey

TOKYO, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Most Japanese think the rollout of booster shots against COVID-19 is too slow and many…
‘Welcome back world!’: Australia fully reopens borders after two years
World

‘Welcome back world!’: Australia fully reopens borders after two years

SYDNEY, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Australia on Monday fully reopened its international borders to travellers vaccinated against the coronavirus after…
Iran’s Raisi hopes Qatar gas forum will boost relations with other Gulf countries
Middle East

Iran’s Raisi hopes Qatar gas forum will boost relations with other Gulf countries

DUBAI, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday he hopes a trip to Qatar to attend…
EXCLUSIVE Contracts show Lebanon’s central bank obscured recipients of commissions
Middle East

EXCLUSIVE Contracts show Lebanon’s central bank obscured recipients of commissions

BEIRUT, Feb 21 (Reuters) – For more than a decade, Lebanon’s central bank charged commercial banks in the country commissions…
Turkey’s opposition leader looks to emerge from Erdogan’s shadow
Middle East

Turkey’s opposition leader looks to emerge from Erdogan’s shadow

ANKARA, Feb 21 (Reuters) – A veteran Turkish political leader who has struggled for years to have President Tayyip Erdogan…
Israel to allow in all tourists regardless of COVID vaccination status
Middle East

Israel to allow in all tourists regardless of COVID vaccination status

JERUSALEM, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Israel will begin allowing in all tourists regardless of whether they have been vaccinated against…
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