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Gas to overtake coal as world's second largest energy source by 2030: IEA
LONDON (Reuters) - Natural gas is expected to overtake coal as the world's second largest energy source after oil by 2030 due to a drive to cut air pollution and the rise in liquefied natural gas (LNG) use, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday,
Tunisia expect record number of tourists, up to nine million in 2019
TUNIS, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Tunisia expects tourist visits to reach 9 million for the first time next year, as the country's tourism industry recovers following an attack at a beach resort in 2015, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Monday.
Egypt tells Israel it needs to de-escalate Gaza violence
CAIRO, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Egypt told Israel on Monday it needed to stop an escalation of violence in the Gaza strip, state TV quoted sources as saying.
UPDATE 2-Two Congo opposition leaders pull support for joint election candidate
KINSHASA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Two Congolese opposition leaders on Monday pulled out of a wider deal to support a single candidate in next month's presidential election, seemingly ending hopes of a united front against the handpicked successor to Joseph Kabila.
UPDATE 5-Libya rivals arrive for Italy summit after election shelved
PALERMO, Italy, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The rulers of Libya's rival east and west were gathering at a summit for the first time in more than five months on Monday, a week after the United Nations buried plans to hold an election next month.
Libya rivals arrive for Italy summit after December election shelved
PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - The rulers of Libya's rival east and west were gathering at a summit for the first time in more than five months on Monday, a week after the United Nations buried plans to hold an election next month.
Two Congo opposition leaders quit deal to unite under one presidential candidate
KINSHASA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Two Congolese opposition leaders are pulling out of a deal to unite under one candidate in next month's presidential election, they said on Monday.
U.N. Security Council set to lift Eritrea sanctions on Wednesday
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country's rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti.
UPDATE 3-Dozens in court as Ethiopia says security chiefs ordered attack on PM
ADDIS ABABA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Dozens of Ethiopian security officials appeared in court on Monday after the attorney general accused security chiefs of ordering a grenade attack on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Libyan commander Haftar arrives in Palermo for summit- tv footage
PALERMO, Italy, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, a key figure in the oil producer, arrived on Monday evening in the Sicilian city of Palermo for a summit hosted by Italy to discuss the Libyan conflict.
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