• Italians concerned over COVID-19 economic impact

    The Italian prime minister has apologised for the economic hardships endured by his people during the coronavirus pandemic. The government is easing what has been Europe’s longest lockdown on Monday. Italy has had the second-highest number of deaths worldwide. But …..

  • Lebanon signs request for IMF assistance

    Lebanon has officially signed a request for assistance from the International Monetary fund to help fix the country’s crippling financial problems. It is one of the main parts of a sweeping economic plan the government says will help save Lebanon …..

  • UN-recognised Libya gov’t advances against Haftar’s forces

    The forces of Libya’s United Nations-recognised government in Tripoli have made significant gains, in their fight against renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. It conducted air raids after rejecting calls for a ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan. It has …..

  • Is another peace deal in Colombia possible? | Inside Story

    The National Liberation Army, better known as the ELN, says it’s resuming its five-decades-long armed activity after declaring a ceasefire exactly one month ago. The country’s largest rebel group says it agreed to a truce to alleviate the humanitarian crisis …..

  • Lebanon government approves financial rescue plan

    The Lebanese government has approved a financial reform plan for its crisis-hit economy. Leaders have been under pressure to act after months of violent public protests. Meanwhile, Lebanon will seek an International Monetary Fund aid package to help it recover …..

  • Mali elections: Constitutional Court confirms results

    Mali's Constitutional Court has confirmed the results of the legislative election, the second round of which was held in April. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's party has won the most seats in parliament but not an outright majority. The coronavirus pandemic …..

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