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Death toll exceeds 200 in Tripoli fighting: WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - Some 205 people have been killed, including 18 civilians, and 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
Armed group attacks air base in southern Libya controlled by Haftar - source
BENGHAZI, Libya, April 18 (Reuters) - An armed group on Thursday attacked a major air base in southern Libya controlled by eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar, an eastern military source said.
EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging shares, FX fall; Indonesia buoyed by election optimism
April 18 (Reuters) - Emerging market shares slipped in lackluster trade on Thursday ahead of a long Easter holiday as they tracked a dip on Wall Street overnight, while developing currencies also lost ground against a stronger dollar.
French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: minister
PARIS (Reuters) - French weapons are not being used against civilians in Yemen, France's armed forces minister Florence Parly told Radio Classique on Thursday.
UPDATE 2-Boeing making 'steady progress' on path to 737 MAX software certification -CEO
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, April 17 (Reuters) - Boeing Co is making "steady progress" on the path to certifying a software update to the grounded 737 MAX and has made the final test flight before a certification flight, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
Boeing making 'steady progress' on path to 737 MAX software certification: CEO
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boeing Co is making "steady progress" on the path to certifying a software update to the grounded 737 MAX and has made the final test flight before a certification flight, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
UPDATE 8-Toppled Bashir moved from residence to Khartoum's Kobar prison -relatives
KHARTOUM, April 17 (Reuters) - Deposed ex-Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Khartoum's grim high-security Kobar prison from the presidential residence, family sources said on Wednesday, as military rulers announced steps to crack down on corruption.
RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks skid as healthcare plunge obscures China rebound
NEW YORK, April 17 (Reuters) - Stocks around the globe fell on Wednesday as a continued flight from healthcare shares dragged on Wall Street, overshadowing upbeat economic data from China.
Ivanka Trump promotes businesswomen after Ivory Coast cocoa farm visit
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivanka Trump vowed support for initiatives to promote women in business on Wednesday, after visiting an Ivorian cocoa farm on the second leg of her African tour.
UPDATE 1-Nigeria has no intention of cutting fuel subsidy at this time -fin min
ABUJA, April 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria has no intention of removing subsidies on petroleum products, its finance minister said on Wednesday after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) advised the country to eliminate them to protect public finances.
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