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    UPDATE 2-Madagascar to raise minerals taxes, take 20% stake in mining projects

    (Adds context, quotes) By Lovasoa Rabary ANTANANARIVO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Madagascar plans to increase its royalties on nickel, cobalt, precious metals, and gemstones...

    Madagascar plans higher royalties on nickel, cobalt, at least 20% stake in mining production

    ANTANANARIVO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Madagascar plans to increase its royalties on nickel and cobalt to 4% from 2% at present, a draft mining...

    UPDATE 1-WHO decries “collective failure” as measles kills 140,000

    * Measles is infecting millions, all regions affected - WHO * Highly contagious virus killed 140,000 in 2018, mostly children * WHO says rates...

    WHO decries “collective failure” as measles kills 140,000

    * Measles is killing more people, all regions affected - WHO * Children make up most deaths from the highly contagious disease * WHO...

    UPDATE 1-Extreme heat hitting rich and poor harder, global climate index shows

    (Adds info on Japan, quote from U.N. climate chief) By Megan Rowling MADRID, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worsening heatwaves are taking a...

    Extreme heat hitting rich and poor harder, global climate index shows

    MADRID, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worsening heatwaves are taking a heavier toll on rich as well as poor countries, according to an...

    Soccer-Ethiopia stun Ivory Coast, Madagascar bag record win

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Ethiopia caused the first real shock of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they came from behind...

    Soccer-Kessie on the spot to seal Ivory Coast win over Niger

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 16 (Reuters) - AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie scored a second-half penalty as Ivory Coast laboured to a 1-0 victory over Niger...