UK’s Prince Charles visits Jesus baptism site in Jordan

UK’s Prince Charles visits Jesus baptism site in Jordan

AMMAN (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla on Tuesday visited the site on the river Jordan where Jesus is believed to have been baptised, at the start of the first overseas tour by senior British royals since before the COVID-19...
Egypt introduces ban on unvaccinated public sector employees

Egypt introduces ban on unvaccinated public sector employees

CAIRO (Reuters) – A ban on public sector employees entering their offices if they are unvaccinated and untested for COVID-19 took effect in Egypt on Monday as the government pushes to accelerate vaccination rates in the final weeks of the year. Public university...

More than 600 migrants reach Italy by sea from north Africa

ROME (Reuters) – More than 600 migrants, many of them Egyptians, arrived in southern Italy over the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday, defying stormy winter seas in search of a better life in Europe. Italy has seen a sharp increase in boat migrants in...
World powers press for Libya elections but disputes remain

World powers press for Libya elections but disputes remain

By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) -World powers will push for sanctions against anyone who disrupts Libya’s electoral process and political transition, they said in Paris on Friday, though big disputes remain over how to stage a vote intended to help end a decade of...

U.S. confronts Russia as U.N. renews C.Africa peacekeepers

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia and China abstained in a U.N. Security Council vote on Friday to extend a U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) as the United States called on Russia to investigate accusations of...