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Russia denies it's in talks with Argentina on leasing jets


Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- A senior Russian government official says Moscow hasn't held negotiations on leasing a dozen of supersonic bombers to Argentina, but would be...full story
updated 2015-03-27 06:42 PM
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Russia denies it's in talks with Argentina on leasing jets

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- A senior Russian government official says Moscow hasn't held negotiations on leasing a dozen of supersonic bombers to Argentina, but would be....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 PM

GSMA Calls on Indian Government to Foster Mobile Investment

Associated Press

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015--Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA comments on the conclusion of the spectrum auction in India: GSMA Calls on Indian Government to Foster....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:22 PM

Thai airlines face scrutiny over safety, bans on new flights

Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization said there are significant concerns....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:01 PM

Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote amid electoral violence

Associated Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is urging his nation to vote peacefully and accept results of Saturday's presidential election, which analysts say....Fullstory

2015-03-27 05:22 PM

Galderma Announces Positive Outcome of European Decentralised Procedure for Approval of SOOLANTRAR (ivermectin) Cream 10mg/g for

Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015--Galderma, a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology, announced today a positive outcome of the European Decentralised Procedure (DCP) for....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 PM

Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force
By HAMZA HENDAWI
Associated Press

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint....Fullstory

2015-03-27 02:42 PM

Complex US-Iran ties at heart of complicated Mideast policy
By BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq's deserts, their militaries....Fullstory

2015-03-27 12:42 PM

Myanmar army commander pledges successful elections

Associated Press

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's powerful army commander has pledged to work to support successful elections in November and warned that the army will not....Fullstory

2015-03-27 11:42 AM

Vatican sending diplomat to Obama summit with Latin America

Associated Press

PANAMA CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is sending a top emissary to a gathering between U.S. President Barack Obama and leaders of Latin America. Panama on....Fullstory

2015-03-27 09:22 AM

Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft says it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees doing work for the technology company paid time off. Microsoft's....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

Syria's Assad says 'open' to dialogue with United States

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad says he would be "open" to a dialogue with the United States, but that it must be "based....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 PM

Major power outage hits Amsterdam, halting trains

Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Dutch capital Amsterdam and surrounding towns are suffering a major power outage, halting trains, trams and affecting flights to Schiphol Airport. Schiphol....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:22 PM

Shiseido Will Establish the New Research Center "Global Innovation Center*" in the Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 District, Japan

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015--Shiseido will establish a new research facility, the "Global Innovation Center*", which is an urban type open lab for research where innovative....Fullstory

2015-03-27 05:42 PM

Germany hunts for co-pilot motive amid depression reports

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Police have searched the homes of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in two German cities in search of an explanation for why he may....Fullstory

2015-03-27 05:22 PM

Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against IS group Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against IS group
By VIVIAN SALAMA
Associated Press

DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The consequences of the al-Jabouri tribe's decision to ally with Iraq's Shiite-led government against their fellow Sunnis in the Islamic State....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:01 PM

Yemen weighs on Asian shares, data highlights Japan doldrums
By ELAINE KURTENBACH
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Asian shares were lackluster Friday as the conflict in Yemen ripped through the Middle East and Japanese data showed the world's No.....Fullstory

2015-03-27 02:42 PM

Frontier Services Group Reports Full Year Revenue of HK$310 Million

Associated Press

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2015--Frontier Services Group Limited ("FSG") (SEHK: 00500), a publicly listed, complete logistics solutions provider in frontier markets with its headquarters in....Fullstory

2015-03-27 12:42 PM

Co-pilot was 'very happy' with Germanwings job
By DAVID McHUGH
Associated Press

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him....Fullstory

2015-03-27 11:24 AM

Saudi US ambassador: Iran is advising Yemen rebels
By KEN DILANIAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States says Iran has been playing a key role in backing the Houthi advance in Yemen. Adel....Fullstory

2015-03-27 06:42 AM

MIT expert: US rules make chances of cockpit takeover slim

Associated Press

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts Institute of Technology aviation analyst says U.S. flight regulations make it unlikely that a single jetliner pilot could barricade....Fullstory

2015-03-27 03:42 AM

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