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  • Ever since the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya's government has been struggling to establish law and order and assert control over a vast desert nation awash with arms. Authorities also hope a regulator, another novelty for Libya, will bring transparency to an opaque market and put it on the radar of risk-willing investors.

  • *Ethiopian Airlines plane had been bound for Rome. GENEVA, Feb 17- Swiss authorities detained the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was forced to land at Geneva's international airport on Monday and police said all passengers were unhurt. The airline earlier said the flight from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa had been "forced to proceed" to Geneva.

  • *Ethiopian Airlines plane had been bound for Rome. GENEVA, Feb 17- Swiss authorities detained the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was forced to land at Geneva's international airport on Monday, airport police said, adding that passengers and crew were safe.

  • UNITED NATIONS, Dec 24- The U.N. Security Council approved plans on Tuesday to almost double the number of U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan as soon as possible to protect civilians from worsening violence that has pushed the world's newest state to the verge of civil war.

  • UPDATE 6-Oil falls on profit-taking ahead of holiday Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    *Libya should use force to reopen oil ports- oil min. *Total refineries in France enter 11th day of strikes. "I think we're falling back on a little profit-taking," said Addison Armstrong, senior director of market research at Tradition Energy in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • *Libya should use force to reopen oil ports- oil min. *Total refineries in France enter 11th day of strikes. "I think we're falling back on a little profit-taking," said Addison Armstrong, senior director of market research at Tradition Energy in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • *Libya should use force to reopen oil ports- oil min. *Total refineries in France enter 11th day of strikes. LONDON, Dec 23- Brent crude oil held steady below $112 a barrel on Monday as investors focused on refinery strikes in France and internal strife in South Sudan.

  • *Libya should use force to reopen oil ports- oil min. *Total refineries in France enter 11th day of strikes. LONDON, Dec 23- Brent crude oil held steady above $111 a barrel on Monday amid slow activity ahead of the Christmas holiday as investors focused on ongoing refinery strikes in France and internal strife in South Sudan.

  • *Libya should use force to reopen oil ports- oil min. SINGAPORE, Dec 23- Brent crude hit a two-week high near $112 a barrel on Monday as internal strife in South Sudan threatened the country's oil output, adding to supply woes in Africa. South Sudan's government said on Sunday rebels had seized the capital of a key oil-producing region.

  • *Libya should use force to reopen oil ports- oil min. SINGAPORE, Dec 23- Brent crude rose to a two-week high above $111 a barrel on Monday as internal strife in South Sudan threatened the country's oil output, adding to supply woes in Africa.

  • RBS to pay $100 million in US sanctions probe Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 2:23 PM ET

    Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $100 million to resolve U.S. probes into whether the bank violated U.S. sanctions laws against Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba.

  • *South Sudan among world's toughest business environments. JUBA/ NAIROBI, Dec 5- Kenya Commercial Bank started small in Africa's newest nation, South Sudan- very small. That was in 2005. KCB now has 21 branches in South Sudan generating 9 percent of the group's 15.2 billion Kenyan shillings in pretax profit for the first nine months of 2013..

  • *Disputes with Khartoum have prevented oil exports. GENEVA/ JUBA, Nov 12- South Sudan, which has just devalued its currency by 34 percent, can use some of its almost $1 billion in foreign exchange reserves to defend the new rate, Finance Minister Aggrey Sabuni Tisa told Reuters.

  • JUBA, Nov 12- South Sudan has devalued its pound currency against the dollar by 34 percent to bring it onto a par with the black market rate, a move that risks fanning inflation. South Sudan has had a currency problem ever since it gained independence from Sudan in July 2011.

  • HSBC and Standard Chartered will report a reduction in their bonus pools, reflecting separate settlements with U.S. authorities over probes into money laundering and sanctions violations, Sky News reported on Sunday.

  • StanChart to Pay $327 Million in Sanctions Case Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:29 PM ET

    StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- Standard Chartered is close to wrapping up discussions to resolve U.S. investigations into its Iran- linked transactions and nearing agreement on a fine in the $300- million range, mirroring a much-publicized state settlement over similar allegations, according to four people familiar with the matter.

  • Sudan dreams big with new airports despite crashes Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    KHARTOUM, Oct 31- After a Sudanese plane crashed at Khartoum's international airport last year, authorities didn't slow plans to build new airports and add more routes. They used the incident to shoot a video showing how safe flying in Sudan is, thanks to its skillful pilots.

  • Reuters World News Highlights 1000 GMT, Oct 25 Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    HAVANA- Hurricane Sandy, strengthening rapidly after crossing the warm Caribbean Sea, slammed into southeastern Cuba early on Thursday with 105 mph winds that cut power and blew over trees across the city of Santiago de Cuba.

  • Gold now top conflict mineral in Congo: Report Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 9:50 AM ET

    GOMA, Congo-- Gold is now the primary source of income for armed groups in eastern Congo, and is ending up in jewelry stores across the world, according to a report published Thursday by the Enough Project.

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