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World Jul 07Suez Canal releases hulking Ever Given vessel after settlement deal
Egyptian authorities announced the release Wednesday of a hulking shipping vessel that had blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week earlier this year.
World Jun 30IMF and World Bank say Sudan meets initial debt relief criteria
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have announced that Sudan has met the initial criteria for over $50 billion in foreign debt relief.
World Jun 20Libyan guards accused of sexually assaulting minors
She and four other Somali teenagers undergoing similar abuses are pleading to be released from the Shara al-Zawiya detention center. It is one of a network of centers run by Libya’s Department for Combating Illegal Immigration, or DCIM, which is…
World May 26Qatar pledges $500 million for postwar construction in Gaza
Qatar has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian and development aid to Gaza in attempts to support past cease-fires with Israel.
World May 04Deaths at sea highlight failings in Europe migration policy
Approximately 130 people are believed to have died between April 21 and April 22 as they waited in vain for someone to save them, roughly 30 miles from the Libyan coast. It was the deadliest wreck so far this year…
World Apr 18Egypt says 11 killed in train crash north of Cairo
Four train wagons ran off the railway at the city of Banha in Qalyubia province, just outside Cairo, the railway authority said in a statement. Videos on social media showed wagons overturned and passengers escaping to safety along the railway.
World Mar 30With ship now freed, a probe into Suez Canal blockage begins
Experts boarded the massive container ship Tuesday that had blocked Egypt's vital Suez Canal and disrupted global trade for nearly a week, seeking answers to a single question that could have billions of dollars in legal repercussions: What went wrong?…
World Mar 27No timeline given for extracting wedged ship from Suez Canal
A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day Saturday, as authorities made new attempts to free the vessel and reopen a crucial waterway whose blockage is disrupting global shipping and trade.
World Mar 26Ship in Suez Canal blocks entry for more than 200 vessels
The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers of help, including one from the United States, although it did not say what was offered.
World Mar 25Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide
A skyscraper-sized cargo ship wedged across Egypt's Suez Canal further imperiled global shipping Thursday as at least 150 other vessels needing to pass through the crucial waterway idled waiting for the obstruction to clear, authorities said.