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Giles Elgood

Is Egypt bombing the right militants in Libya?

01 Jun 2017

CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was quick to launch air strikes on militants in Libya in response to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt - but the attacks do not seem to be targeting those responsible.

Egypt security forces hit by two bombings in a single day

09 Dec 2016

CAIRO Egyptian security forces were hit by two roadside bombings in a single day on Friday that killed six policemen and wounded six in Cairo and the north of the country, security sources and officials said.

Cooler lending, company doubts point to Brexit 'slow burn' for economy

30 Aug 2016

LONDON Britons' thirst for borrowing eased last month and services firms curbed plans for growth, according to figures that suggested the economy will suffer a slow burn, rather than a sharp hit, from the vote to leave the European Union. | Video

Cameron accused of cronyism over honours for allies

05 Aug 2016

LONDON David Cameron was accused on Friday of cronyism that would "embarrass a medieval court" after he rewarded a long list of his political aides and allies with some of Britain's highest honours to mark his resignation as prime minister.

Cameron in cronyism storm over resignation honours

01 Aug 2016

LONDON David Cameron faced accusations of cronyism and rewarding failure on Monday over a leaked list of names put forward to receive some of Britain's highest honours following his resignation as prime minister.

Brexit shockwaves hit British jobs, banks, automobiles

28 Jul 2016

LONDON Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union rocked the economy on Thursday, with thousands of jobs lost at one of the country's biggest banks, big extra costs for Ford, and consumer confidence plunging.

Brexit shockwaves hit UK consumers, wages and construction

28 Jul 2016

LONDON Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union are reverberating through the economy with surveys published on Thursday showing a sharp dive in consumer confidence and a slowdown in the construction sector.

Brexit shockwaves hit UK consumers, wages and construction

28 Jul 2016

LONDON, July 28 Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union are reverberating through the economy with surveys published on Thursday showing a sharp dive in consumer confidence and a slowdown in the construction sector.

Flagship Belgrade development plan draws political flak

29 Jun 2016

BELGRADE A multi-billion euro plan to turn a rundown area of Belgrade's riverfront into a glitzy business and tourism hub has turned into a political headache for the Serbian government.

Balkans fear Brexit will delay EU dream

28 Jun 2016

BELGRADE Balkan countries hoping to join the European Union fear their journey to membership of a club they see as offering prosperity and stability will face delays and uncertainty now that Britain has voted to leave.

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