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Thursday, 8 July 2021

Ever Given farewell party dominates the foreign press

Everyone and their mother is talking about the Ever Given in the foreign press this morning after the ship finally left the Suez Canal following a ceremony to mark the signing of a final settlement agreement between the ship’s owner and the Suez Canal Authority: Reuters | AFP | AP | Wall Street Journal | Washington Post | NYT | BBC.

Also making headlines:

  • Human rights: Italian lawmakers have called on the government to award Italian citizenship to Patrick Zaki — a Bologna University student who has been detained in Egypt since February 2020 on charges of inciting against the state. (Associated Press)
  • Cruising the Nile is among the 10 most searched-for bucket list travel experiences, coming in fourth place with 7.9k searches per month on a list put together by luxury travel company Unforgettable Travel. Visiting Burj Khalifa in Dubai was the most searched travel experience, while other experiences in the US and France dominated the list. (CNBC)

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