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No foreign military presence is key to Persian Gulf stability – Russia’s security concept

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Russia has unveiled its Concept of Collective Security in the Persian Gulf, outlining arms control, joint anti-terrorist efforts and giving up on foreign military presence as keys conditions for stability in the turbulent region. The concept singled out security in the Persian Gulf as “one of the prime regional problems of today.” The document, presented Read More

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N), the world’s largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business. FILE PHOTO: The logo of United Parcel Service is seen at the new package sorting and delivery Read More

Pounding rains, flash floods drench northeastern United States

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(Reuters) – Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Tuesday, as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed and a flash flood threat moved south with the storm. A man peers from a Lower East Side apartment window as a heatwave continued to affect the region in Manhattan, New York Read More

India to buy Russian rocket engines for its space program

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New Delhi has plans to purchase rocket engines from Moscow for its growing national space program, Russia’s deputy prime minister said. The announcement follows the successful launch of a new Indian expedition to the Moon. Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov told reporters in New Delhi on Monday about the planned rocket sales, and recognized India’s Read More

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for 7 days as ‘precaution’

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The UK’s flag carrier has apparently suspended all its flights to the capital of Egypt for a whole week, calling the move a “precaution.” Germany’s Lufthansa reportedly followed suit. The abrupt move was made by British Airways on Saturday and quietly announced to the customers through letters that provided little insight into why the “precaution” Read More

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

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British Airways says it is suspending flights to Cairo for seven days “as a precaution”. In a statement, the airline said: “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment. “The safety and security Read More

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for 7 days as ‘precaution’

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Published time: 20 Jul, 2019 16:58 Follow RT on The UK’s flag carrier has apparently suspended all its flights to the capital of Egypt for a whole week, calling the move a “precaution,” letters from the company shared by stranded passengers indicate. The abrupt move was made by British Airways on Saturday and quietly announced Read More

Man made fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant

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A 65-year-old man has admitted making a fake bomb threat in the hope of getting a date with a flight attendant. The Serbian man’s telephone call caused Lufthansa’s flight LH1411 to be evacuated on Thursday before its take-off from Belgrade to Frankfurt. All 130 passengers and five crew members had to leave the aircraft while Read More

Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States. FILE PHOTO: A Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner airplane is pictured at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Read More

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger planes after two deadly crashes. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Boeing is displayed on a screen on the floor Read More