Ex-premier elected Algerian president; thousands prepare to march 11:47 GMT

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected Algeria's new president after a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but demonstrators who toppled his predecessor Abdelaziz Bouteflika vowed that their movement would not stop.  Full Article

Ethiopia to get $3 bln funding from World Bank - prime minister 10:10 GMT 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Friday Ethiopia will receive $3 billion from the World Bank to help strengthen reforms in its traditionally state-controlled economy.  Full Article  

Asian aces take Woods, Thomas down to the wire in Melbourne 09:02 GMT 

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Justin Thomas drained a 17-foot putt at the last to give the United States a precious Presidents Cup point on Friday and it was a measure of the challenge presented by the Internationals that he and Tiger Woods celebrated it like they had won a major.  Full Article  

Counting the cost of protest - Hong Kong police rack up $120 million overtime bill 13:50 GMT 

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police have earned an average of US$11,000 for each officer in overtime pay during the last six months of anti-government protests, with the total overtime bill coming to more than US$120 million (93.53 million pounds), the government said on Friday.  Full Article  

Philippine students turn littered dog poo into bricks Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019 

MANILA (Reuters) - A group of secondary school students in the Philippines has found a way to convert poo from stray dogs into a mixture for bricks, aiming to rid city streets of excrement and potentially even lower construction costs.  Full Article  |  Video  

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