Iran urges EU to press Washington on Airbus deliveries: ISNA

The logo of Airbus is seen at the Airbus A330 final assembly line at Airbus headquarters in Colomiers, near Toulouse, France, November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran called on the European Union on Monday to press U.S. authorities to allow delivery of Airbus passenger aircraft purchased by Tehran, Iran’s student news agency ISNA reported.To upgrade its aging ...

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Solihull murders: Janbaz Tarin pleads guilty

Image copyright West Midlands Police Image caption Raneem Oudeh (left) and her mother Khaola Saleem were pronounced dead at the scene A man has admitted the murders of his ex-partner and her mother. Khaola Saleem, 49, and Raneem Oudeh, 22, were found stabbed to death outside Ms Saleem’s home in Solihull on 27 August. Ms Oudeh’s former partner Janbaz Tarin, ...

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Brazil’s Embraer says it has finalized deal terms with Boeing

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company’s headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Embraer (EMBR3.SA) said on Monday it had finalized the terms of a proposed deal to sell 80 percent of its commercial aviation business to Boeing (BA.N). As announced, ...

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Afghan Taliban, U.S. officials to meet, militants say, as peace efforts intensify

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan Taliban representatives and U.S. officials were due to meet in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, the militants’ main spokesman said, amid diplomatic moves toward establishing the basis for talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan. Zabihullah Mujahid said representatives from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the UAE would also take part in the talks, which ...

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Champions League draw: Liverpool v Bayern Munich, Man Utd v Paris St-Germain

Liverpool will take on German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United have been drawn against Paris St-Germain. Premier League champions Manchester City and Tottenham also face Bundesliga sides, with City meeting Schalke and Spurs meeting Borussia Dortmund. The first legs will take place on 12-13 and 19-20 February, with the return fixtures on 5-6 ...

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Google to spend $1 billion to establish new campus in New York

FILE PHOTO: The Google signage is seen at the company’s offices in New York January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Monday that it is investing over $1 billion to establish a new campus in New York city, as it expands its presence in the city’s technology corridor along the Hudson River. The new ...

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Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan to romance in ‘Ammonite’- The New Indian Express

By IANS LOS ANGELES: Stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan will play lovers in an independent historical drama “Ammonite”. The film is inspired by the life of fossil hunter Mary Anning. Winslet, 43, and Ronan, 24, will take on the story of Anning, a fossil collector and paleontologist credited with making important discoveries in Jurassic marine fossil beds in the ...

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Kremlin says new Ukrainian church being used for political ends

FILE PHOTO: Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, Parliamentary Speaker Andriy Parubiy and newly elected head of the independent Ukrainian Orthodox church Metropolitan Epifaniy (Dumenko) sing national anthem at the Saint Sophia’s Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine December 15, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Monday accused Ukraine’s politicians of using the creation of a new Ukrainian Orthodox church independent ...

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