Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Tag Archives: Reuters

Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

Airbus and Boeing fought to save billions of dollars of jet deals on Sunday as host airline Emirates kept the Dubai Airshow in suspense over dozens of tentative orders designed to fine-tune the world’s largest international airline network. The world’s top jetmakers are trying to win final approval for more ...

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Pakistan LNG cancels huge 10-year LNG tender

SINGAPORE: State-owned Pakistan LNG has cancelled a tender to buy liquefied natural gas over a 10-year period and may turn to the spot market instead, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The company issued the tender in early June to import 240 LNG cargoes of 140,000 cubic metres ...

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Iraq declares curfews as gunfights rage and protests spread nationwide

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi declared a curfew in Baghdad until further notice after at least seven people were killed and more than 400 were injured during two days of nationwide anti-government protests. Curfews were imposed earlier in three southern cities while elite counter-terrorism troops opened fire on protesters ...

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Blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting

BANGKOK: Six bomb blasts wounded at least four people at three sites in Bangkok on Friday, as the Thai capital hosted a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplomats from the United States, China and other world powers. The first small explosions were heard during rush hour, just before 9 ...

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Jason Roy, Root score centuries in record England win

BARBADOS: Jason Roy and Joe Root scored centuries as England clinched a record-breaking victory over West Indies in a display of pure power hitting and shot making by both sides in their opening one-day international in Barbados on Wednesday. Roy made 123 and Root 102 as the visitors scored 364 ...

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EU blasts Myanmar’s jailing of reporters

STRASBOURG: The EU’s diplomatic chief condemned Myanmar’s jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country’s tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men’s treatment. A court in Myanmar jailed Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo for seven years last week for breaching the country’s hardline Official ...

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