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Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has the flexibility to order more Boeing (BA.N) 787s under the same commercial terms as its deal announced on Sunday, the airline's president Tim Clark said on Tuesday. [more…]

Senate approves Trump Transportation Department nominee

Senate approves Trump Transportation Department nominee

Published 14/11/2017

The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project. [more…]

Shrinking GE rattles investors, shares hit 5-year low

Shrinking GE rattles investors, shares hit 5-year low

Published 14/11/2017

General Electric Co's (GE.N) new Chief Executive John Flannery on Monday outlined steps that will turn the biggest U.S. industrial conglomerate into a smaller, more focused company, surprising some investors who sold the company's shares to a five-year low. [more…]

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Published 10/11/2017

Rising Middle East tensions and a corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia will cast a shadow over next week's Dubai Airshow, as military and aerospace leaders try to gauge whether they might prolong a weapons-buying spree in the region. [more…]

Catalan parliament speaker gets bail but gagged for election campaign

Catalan parliament speaker gets bail but gagged for election campaign

Published 10/11/2017

The Catalan parliament's speaker was to be released from prison on Friday, but the terms she agreed to in exchange for being granted bail seem likely to prevent her from campaigning on a pro-independence ticket for regional elections next month. [more…]

Uber loses UK appeal bid to overturn workers` rights decision

Uber loses UK appeal bid to overturn workers` rights decision

Published 10/11/2017

Taxi app Uber [UBER.UL] lost a bid on Friday to overturn a decision by a tribunal which had said its drivers deserved workers' rights such as the minimum wage, in a blow to the company as it also battles to keep its license in London. [more…]

India to spray capital from on high amid deepening smog emergency

India to spray capital from on high amid deepening smog emergency

Published 10/11/2017

India plans to spray water over its capital, New Delhi, to combat toxic smog that has triggered a pollution emergency, officials said on Friday, with conditions expected to worsen over the weekend. [more…]

Death toll from Vietnam storm nears 50

Death toll from Vietnam storm nears 50

Published 06/11/2017

The death toll from the typhoon that struck Vietnam at the weekend has risen to at least 49, the government said on Monday. [more…]

Kurdish parties opposed to Barzani report attacks on offices overnight

Kurdish parties opposed to Barzani report attacks on offices overnight

Published 30/10/2017

Iraqi Kurdish political parties opposed to Masoud Barzani, the outgoing Kurdistan region leader, reported attacks on their offices in several cities overnight hours after Barzani announced his resignation. [more…]

Saudi Arabian Airlines resumes flying to Iraq after 27 years

Saudi Arabian Airlines resumes flying to Iraq after 27 years

Published 30/10/2017

State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines said it will start flying regularly to Iraq on Monday after a 27-year halt, state news agency SPA said. [more…]