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Biden, pope to talk virus, climate, poverty at Vatican
World

Biden, pope to talk virus, climate, poverty at Vatican

ROME (AP) — Just hours after he arrives in Rome, President Joe Biden will meet with Pope Francis on Friday…
Italy judge suspends trial of Egyptians charged after student killing
Egypt

Italy judge suspends trial of Egyptians charged after student killing

ROME, Oct 14 (Reuters) – An Italian judge suspended on Thursday the trial of four Egyptian security officials over the…
Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change
World

Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

VENICE, Italy (AP) — After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with…
Cyprus: ExxonMobil to gauge gas field size in 6-8 weeks
Egypt

Cyprus: ExxonMobil to gauge gas field size in 6-8 weeks

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Drilling by ExxonMobil set for late next month to confirm how much natural gas is contained…
Azhar Grand Sheikh decries ‘fatal flaw’ in worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccine
Egypt

Azhar Grand Sheikh decries ‘fatal flaw’ in worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayyeb on Friday criticized the unfair distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide during the closing session of…
In Israel, relatives of cable car survivor ask for privacy
Middle East

In Israel, relatives of cable car survivor ask for privacy

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The bitter custody battle over a six-year-old boy who survived a cable car crash in…
Italian city names Zahi Hawass ‘Man of the Year’
Archaeology

Italian city names Zahi Hawass ‘Man of the Year’

The mayor of the Italian city of Cortona announced that it has named Egyptologist Zahi Hawass as “Man of the…
No stranger to plagues, Venice opens film fest with caution
World

No stranger to plagues, Venice opens film fest with caution

ROME (AP) — Visitors to Venice could be forgiven for not realizing that beyond the majesty of St. Mark’s Square…
To get to Europe, Tunisian migrants turn to ‘self-smuggling’
Middle East

To get to Europe, Tunisian migrants turn to ‘self-smuggling’

In a self-made video, posted live on Facebook, young Tunisians on the boat clattering noisily toward the Italian coastline look relaxed, as…
Mohamed Ramadan stirs controversy over Michele Morrone collaboration
Cinema/TV

Mohamed Ramadan stirs controversy over Michele Morrone collaboration

Egyptian actor and singer Mohamed Ramadan has yet again stirred more controversy, as he announced his latest artistic collaboration with…
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