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Putin to watch parachute drop, part of war games that have rattled West

Putin to watch parachute drop, part of war games that have rattled West

Published 18/09/2017

President Vladimir Putin arrived at a remote army training ground on Monday to watch a military parachute drop, part of Russia's biggest war games since 2013 that have the West looking on nervously. [more…]

Carrefour`s new boss may close hypermarket stores in France: union

Carrefour`s new boss may close hypermarket stores in France: union

Published 18/09/2017

The new boss of Carrefour (CARR.PA) could close some of the retailer's large hypermarket stores in France as part of plans to turn around the company, a union official said. [more…]

Ryanair pays a price for flight cancellations mess

Ryanair pays a price for flight cancellations mess

Published 18/09/2017

Ryanair (RYA.I) admitted on Monday it had messed up after the Irish budget airline disrupted the plans of hundreds of thousands of travelers by cancelling flights to cope with pilot shortages and improve its punctuality record. [more…]

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

Published 18/09/2017

North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time. [more…]

U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

Published 18/09/2017

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. [more…]

S&P, Dow set to open at record highs as North Korea tensions ease

S&P, Dow set to open at record highs as North Korea tensions ease

Published 18/09/2017

The S&P and the Dow were set to open at record highs on Monday as appetite for riskier assets improved on easing tensions on the Korean peninsula and ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting that could unveil plans to trim its bloated balance sheet. [more…]

Airbus challenges Austrian allegations over Eurofighter deal

Airbus challenges Austrian allegations over Eurofighter deal

Published 18/09/2017

Airbus (AIR.PA) denied any wrongdoing in a submission on Monday to Austrian prosecutors investigating allegations of fraud and willful deception over a $2 billion fighter deal and threatened the country's defense minister with legal action. [more…]

Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

Wu ready to kickstart the march of the Chinese

Published 18/09/2017

The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen. [more…]

Top official moves from UK`s Brexit ministry to PM May`s office

Top official moves from UK`s Brexit ministry to PM May`s office

Published 18/09/2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Britain's top official at its Brexit ministry as her EU adviser to "strengthen cross government coordination of the next phase of talks with the European Union", a government spokesman said on Monday. [more…]

Reuters surveys UK financial services jobs post-Brexit

Reuters surveys UK financial services jobs post-Brexit

Published 18/09/2017

Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance. [more…]