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Rabat's only woman taxi driver busts stereotypes
RABAT, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Souad Hdidou is challenging social norms and busting stereotypes from behind the wheel as the only female taxi driver in the Moroccan capital Rabat and one of a few in the country.
Citi launches tech hub in Bahrain to develop its digital platforms
DUBAI (Reuters) - Citi launched on Monday a global technology hub at its Bahrain offices, the first of its kind in the region and with the aim of employing 1,000 coders over the next decade.
UPDATE 1-Drugmaker Hikma to buy U.S.-based Custopharm to boost needle-based treatments
Sept 27 (Reuters) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals said on Monday it would buy U.S.-based sterile injectables firm Custopharm in a deal worth up to $425 million, as the generic medicines maker looks to strengthen its needle-based treatments unit in the United States.
Take Five: "Auf Wiedersehen Merkel, hallo...?"
LONDON (Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.
Global vaccines project to revamp rules after Britain got more than Botswana
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In March, as wealthy Britain led the world in vaccination rates and almost half its people had received a shot, the organisation meant to ensure fair global access to COVID-19 vaccines allotted the country over half a million doses from its supplies.
INSIGHT-Global vaccines project to revamp rules after Britain got more than Botswana
BRUSSELS, Sept 27 (Reuters) - In March, as wealthy Britain led the world in vaccination rates and almost half its people had received a shot, the organization meant to ensure fair global access to COVID-19 vaccines allotted the country over half a million doses from its supplies.
Oil gains for fifth day amid supply constraints
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices rose for a fifth straight day on Monday with Brent heading for $80 amid supply concerns as parts of the world sees demand pick up with the easing of pandemic conditions.
UPDATE 2-Iran fails to fully honor agreement on monitoring equipment, IAEA says
VIENNA, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Sunday Iran had failed to fully honor the terms of a deal struck two weeks ago to allow the watchdog's inspectors to service monitoring equipment in the country.
UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Turkey plans to buy more Russian defense systems
WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger new U.S. sanctions.
Sudan protesters agree to resumption of South Sudanese oil exports
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's government reached an agreement with tribal protesters on Sunday to allow the resumption of exports of landlocked South Sudan's crude oil via a terminal on the Red Sea, Sudanese officials said.
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