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37 dead in another boat sinking in DR Congo

Apo - Thirty-seven bodies have been recovered after another boat sinking in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Tuesday, a week after a vessel capsized with nearly 130 people on board.

Estonia, Poland deny entry to Russian ship over Crimea cadets

Tallinn - EU states Estonia and Poland said Friday they had blocked a Russian training ship from entering their waters because some on board are cadets from Crimea, which Moscow annexed in 2014.

Estonia shipwreck survivors demand compensation after 25 years

Nterre - More than 1,000 people including survivors and the families of victims of Europe's worst peace-time shipping disaster took their claims for compensation to a French court on Friday, 25 years after the sinking of MV Estonia in the Baltic Sea.

Uber files documents for public share offering

San Francisco - Uber filed documents Thursday for its much-anticipated public share offering expected to be the largest in the tech sector in years, and a bellwether for other venture-backed startups eyeing Wall Street listing.

No Uber, no problem: Brazil app drives into Sao Paulo's no-go zones

S - When Alvimar da Silva realized Uber did not reach some of the more dangerous, far-flung areas of Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo, he saw an opportunity: if the popular ride-sharing service did not go there, he would.

In first for France, MPs move to trigger referendum on privatisations

Paris - French opposition MPs and senators claimed a victory for democracy Wednesday after using a little-known constitutional article to try to trigger a referendum on the government's controversial plans to privatise Paris' airports.

Hong Kong admits world's largest air purifier choked on debut

Fpo - Red-faced Hong Kong officials admitted on Tuesday that a record-breaking air filter for a new bypass under the city broke down shortly after it began operating.Hong Kong opened a long-awaited $4.6 billion tunnel under a 3.7 kilometre (2.

Dutchman ends 'world's longest electric car trip' in Australia

Sydney - A Dutchman completed an epic 95,000 kilometre (59,000 mile) journey by electric car in Sydney Sunday in a bid to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change.

Migrants end Athens rail station sit-in as camp protest stiffens

Atenas - Asylum-seekers on Friday ended their occupation of the main Athens railway station as a protest demanding access to the border and passage to other EU states picked up steam in northern Greece.

Family of MH17 victim sues Russia banks, US money transfer companies

New York - The family of an American teenager killed aboard the MH17 flight launched a court case Thursday against Russian banks and US money transfer companies for helping to finance pro-Moscow separatists accused of shooting it down over Ukraine.

Italy's Salvini vows to turn away German migrant rescue ship

Paris - Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Thursday that he had told Germany to deal with a ship run by a German charity carrying dozens of migrants picked up in the Mediterranean, while denouncing the work of NGOs in the region.

Boeing unveils fix to flight system after deadly crashes

Renton - Embattled aviation giant Boeing pledged Wednesday to do all it can to prevent crashes like the two that killed nearly 350 people in recent months, as it unveiled a fix to the flight software of its grounded 737 MAX aircraft.

US regulators under fire, Boeing launches charm offensive

Washington - The head of the US air safety agency faces harsh questions from senators Wednesday over its relationship with and oversight of Boeing, while the aerospace giant launches a charm offensive to try to restore its reputation after two air disasters in rece...

Traffic-choked Jakarta battles epic gridlock with new MRT

Jakarta - Jakarta commuter Irnawati can spend up to four hours daily in her car, but now she and millions of others may get some relief as the traffic-clogged Southeast Asian city opens its first mass rapid-transit system.

Oil slick from sunken ship heading for French coast

Brest - French authorities are bracing for the arrival of an oil slick that is creeping toward its southwest coast and should make landfall on Sunday or Monday.

Giant UAE port operator posts rise in 2018 profit

Dubai - Dubai port and logistics giant DP World said Thursday its net profit for 2018 rose over five percent on increased trade and higher returns from new acquisitions.

Oil slick heading to French coast after cargo ship sinks

Brest - An oil slick was heading towards the French coastline on Thursday after an Italian cargo ship sank in the Atlantic carrying 45 containers of "dangerous materials", authorities said.

Italy's PM heads off coalition split over high-speed rail project

Rome - Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte appears to have headed off a crisis over the disputed Turin-Lyon high-speed rail project that threatened to split the coalition government, Italian media reported Sunday.

Ghana bets on rejuvenated railways for growth

Accra - As Ghana's urban landscape gently slides by the train window, Shaibu Amoah swells with pride.The 37-year-old has been helping to renovate railway lines in Accra since June, clearing debris and shovelling ballast in the hot sun.

Italy's coalition wobbles over high-speed rail link

Rome - Fault lines in Italy's coalition deepened Friday as a dispute between the heads of the ruling parties over a high-speed rail line between the cities of Turin and Lyon escalated.

Italy's coalition wobbles over high-speed rail link

Rome - Fault lines in Italy's coalition deepened Friday as a dispute between the heads of the ruling parties over a high-speed rail line between the cities of Turin and Lyon escalated.

Q&A: Minimizing waste in the medical supply chain Special

Waste is a big issue in the medical industry where supplies are often bought in bulk and deemed useless prior to their expiration dates. The company H-source have designed a web-based platform to drive purchasing efficiencies.

Italy PM says Rome to decide this week on fast train to France

Rome - Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday that he expects his government to decide by the end of the week on whether to pursue work on a disputed high-speed rail line between Turin and Lyon.

Toll from Egypt train crash rises to 22: health minister

Apo - The death toll from a crash and fire at Cairo's main railway station rose to 22, Egypt's health minister said Thursday, adding that six of the wounded were in a critical condition.

Italy's polluted Po Valley gasps for fresh air

Milan - It is only the end of February, but air pollution in Milan has already exceeded the legal limit for 2019, and the Po Valley swims in a soupy smog.

Third minister resigns from scandal-hit Slovenian government

Ljubljana - Slovenia's government on Wednesday suffered its third high-profile departure in a little over five months with the resignation of Environment Minister Jure Leben over a scandal concerning the construction of a new railway.

Fiery crash at Cairo train station kills 20

Apo - A hurtling locomotive crashed, derailed and caught fire at Cairo's main train station on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people in the latest disaster to strike Egypt's rundown railways.

Egypt court lifts ban on ride-hailing companies

Apo - A top Egyptian court on Saturday reversed a ban on ride-hailing companies including Uber and Careem, a judicial source said.

Planes and armoured trains: the Kims' foreign trips

Seoul - The first sign that Kim Jong Un was potentially on his way to meet US President Donald Trump for a second summit was the reported appearance of an armoured train in China.

India's top court orders protection for Kashmiris

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court on Friday ordered bolstered protection for Kashmiris who have faced a violent backlash from a suicide bombing in the troubled territory that killed 40 paramilitaries.
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