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Lyft said Monday it would seek to raise some $2 billion in its public share offering, in the first major listing in the ride-hailing sector.Full Story
A shroud of black smoke covered the Islamic State group's last Syria redoubt on Monday as US-backed forces battled holdout jihadists after a night of shelling and heavy air strikes.
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces have been closing in on IS fighters holed up in a small sliver of territory in the village of Baghouz in eastern Syria since January.Full Story
Five members of the security forces were killed in roadside bomb attacks in eastern Burkina Faso at the weekend, officials said on Monday.Full Story
Global sales of counterfeit and pirated goods have soared to 460 billion euros ($522 billion) a year, amounting to a whopping 3.3 percent of world trade, according to a report published Monday.Full Story
Brussels could handle a British request to delay its departure from the European Union right up to the final hour before Brexit day, an official said Monday.
EU leaders hope Prime Minister Theresa May will come to their summit on Thursday with a plan to ratify Britain's withdrawal deal before March 29.Full Story
OPEC nations and allied oil producers met in Azerbaijan on Monday to review a strategy of production cutbacks that has propped up crude prices.Full Story
Dutch police on Monday arrested a Turkish-born suspect over a possible terror attack on a tram in the city of Utrecht that left three people dead and five wounded.
Police had earlier launched a huge manhunt for Gokmen Tanis, 37, issuing a picture of him on the tram and warning the public not to approach him.Full Story
Russia on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, a move condemned by Kiev and its Western allies but celebrated by most Russians.Full Story
Locked in a tough re-election campaign, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week will host a visit from the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo before flying to Washington for a possible meeting with President Donald Trump.
But Pompeo's Jerusalem visit -- sandwiched by additional stops in Kuwait and Beirut -- reflects a larger agenda than simply lending US support to an important regional friend at a key time.Full Story
Iran's president is urging Iranians to put a curse on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia — blaming the U.S. and its allies for his country's ailing economy.
Monday's televised remarks by Hassan Rouhani were meant to deflect criticism of his administration's performance amid a spiraling economy after the Trump administration pulled out of the nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions on Tehran last year, targeting Iran's vital oil sector.Full Story