(MENAFN - AFP) The German economic engine, one of the key drivers of recovery in the 17-country eurozone, appears to be stalling, with industrial output declining and exports nearly grinding to a halt, data showed on Monday.
But most analysts believed that the current weak spell would prove short-lived and that recovery would regain momentum in coming months.
(MENAFN - AFP) A Paris auction of sacred objects from the Hopi and San Carlos Apache Native American tribes will go ahead Monday despite objections from the United States and activists, auctioneers said.
The US embassy had asked Paris to suspend the sale of the colourful ceremonial masks, head-dresses and other objects after the failure Friday of a legal challenge by advocacy ...
(MENAFN - AFP) The World Health Organisation and UNICEF have launched a polio vaccination campaign for 23 million children in the Middle East after 17 cases were discovered in Syria, they announced Monday.
The campaign will be largest-ever immunisation response in the region, WHO and the UN children's fund said in a joint statement.