Tag Archives: Libya

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Pfizer/Allergan mega-merger pushes M&A levels to all-time high

LONDON (Reuters) – Worldwide levels of M&A have reached an all-time high, breaking the previous record set before the crisis, according to Thomson Reuters data. The tie-up between pharmaceutical companies…

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Britain's Prince William honours Africa conservationists

Britain's Prince William on Tuesday honoured three conservationists for their work in Africa, including the director of one of the continent's oldest national parks who survived a gun attack. Emmanuel…

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Nigeria's Instagram agony aunt advises women on love, violence, justice

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From unrequited love & cheating husbands to domestic violence & marital rape, a Nigerian agony aunt is using Instagram to encourage women…

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Islamist gunmen attack luxury hotel in Mali capital, 170 taken hostage

By Tiemoko Diallo BAMAKO (Reuters) – Islamist gunmen stormed a luxury hotel packed with foreigners in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, taking 170 hostages in a former French colony that…

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Belgium continues to hold two of nine people detained on Thursday

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian authorities continued to hold two of the nine people detained on Thursday in a series of raids in Brussels related to the Paris attacks & one…

Mastermind Abaaoud caught on Paris metro CCTV as attacks went on – source

PARIS (Reuters) – The suspected mastermind behind the attacks in Paris last week has been identified in CCTV footage from a metro station while the attacks that killed 129 people…

Guo Jie, oldest surviving Olympian, dies at 103

BEIJING (AP) — Guo Jie, a former Chinese discus thrower who was the world's oldest surviving Olympian, has died. He was 103. The official Xinhua News Agency said Guo died…

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Chinese troops to visit US Army base for medical drills

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The month after a U.S. Navy warship sailed by an artificial Chinese island in the contested waters of the South China Sea, the Department of Defense…

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Rights group says Libyan journalist kidnapped in Tripoli

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan rights group says armed men have kidnapped a Tripoli-based journalist in front of his home. Nizar Ibrahim, spokesman for the Libyan Center for Freedom…

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Experts raise concerns over lopsided EU-Africa migrant deals

BRUSSELS (AP) — Forced into action by its biggest refugee crisis since World War II, the European Union is pressing some northern African nations to sign lopsided deals that would…