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UAE selects first Arab woman for astronaut training

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DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has selected the first Arab woman to train as an astronaut, as the Gulf country rapidly expands into the space sector to diversify its economy. Emirati national Nora al-Matrooshi, a 27-year-old mechanical engineering graduate currently working at Abu Dhabi’s National Petroleum Construction Company,......

EU proposes six-month tariff freeze with United States – Der Spiegel

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FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, in this file picture taken October 28, 2015. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union has suggested that it and the United States suspend tariffs imposed on billions of dollars of imports for six......

Boeing sues, cancels contracts with Air Force One supplier

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By David Shepardson, Mike Stone FILE PHOTO: A pair of modified Boeing 747 jets which serve as Air Force One presidential aircraft are seen at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co said Thursday it had filed a suit against and......

March delivery surge pushes Airbus jet supply higher in first quarter

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FILE PHOTO: An unmarked A320-214SL Airbus plane is seen on the tarmac at the Airbus factory in Blagnac near Toulouse, France, July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus reported slightly higher deliveries in the first quarter with 125 aircraft handed over to airlines after a sharp increase......

China says carrier group exercising near Taiwan, drills will become regular

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Chinese carrier group is exercising near Taiwan and such drills will become regular, China’s navy said late on Monday in a further escalation of tensions near the island that Beijing claims as its sovereign territory. FILE PHOTO: China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning departs Hong Kong, China, July......

Taiwan says European countries helping with submarine project

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – European countries are providing help for Taiwan’s indigenous submarine project, the island’s defence ministry said, in a rare admission that the sensitive programme is not getting assistance solely from the United States. Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has worked for years to revamp its......

Taiwan says European countries helping with submarine project

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – European countries are providing help for Taiwan’s indigenous submarine project, the island’s defence ministry said, in a rare admission that the sensitive programme is not getting assistance solely from the United States. Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has worked for years to revamp its......

Take Five: Spring in the step

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1/ SPRING MEETINGS FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund logo is seen inside the headquarters at the end of the IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington, U.S., October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo Financial policymakers from around the globe are preparing to convene — virtually of course — for the springtime......

U.S. FAA approves design of 737 MAX 8200 variant

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FILE PHOTO: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Steve Dickson brings a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to a stop after an evaluation flight at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, U.S. September 30, 2020. Mike Siegel/Pool via REUTERS./File Photo/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it......

Indonesia recovers cockpit voice recorder of crashed Sriwijaya Air jet

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FILE PHOTO: A family member of the passenger of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182, which crashed into the sea, mourns while visiting the site of the crash to pay their tribute, on the deck of Indonesia’s Naval ship KRI Semarang, at the sea off the Jakarta coast, Indonesia, January 22,......

Russia bridles at Norway’s ‘far-fetched’ block on sale of engine maker

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A view of factory premises of Bergen Engines AS in Bergen, Norway, March 9, 2021. Picture taken on March 9, 2021. NTB/Bjornar Moronning/via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Friday that Norway had blocked the sale of a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on a far-fetched......

Take Five: Quarter-end tug of war – Reuters UK

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North Korea carries out projectile launch, U.S. officials say

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea has carried out a new projectile launch, U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, without offering details on the number or kind of projectile detected. The Pentagon did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Reporting by Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali; Editing by Tom......

U.S. core capital goods orders; shipments fall in February

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods fell in February after nine straight monthly increases, suggesting some cooling in business spending on equipment in the first quarter. FILE PHOTO: An operator stacks heavy gauge steel brace used for industrial workbench leg at Tennsco’s factory in Dickson, Tennessee,......

Boeing enters into $5.28 billion revolving credit agreement

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FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen, at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Monday it had entered into a $5.28 billion, two-year revolving credit agreement, as the U.S. planemaker contends......

Boeing enters into $5.28 billion revolving credit agreement

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FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen, at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Monday it had entered into a $5.28 billion, two-year revolving credit agreement, as the U.S. planemaker contends......

Analysis: Europe’s COVID setbacks risk another summer travel washout

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By Sarah Young, Laurence Frost LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Europe’s airlines and travel sector are bracing for a second lost summer, with rebound hopes increasingly challenged by a hobbled COVID-19 vaccine rollout, resurgent infections and new lockdowns. FILE PHOTO: A woman on Porto Katsiki beach on the island of Lefkada, Greece,......

Planemaker Embraer narrows losses in fourth quarter despite revenue drop

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FILE PHOTO: An Embraer E195-2 performs during the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil planemaker Embraer on Friday reported a net loss of $3.3 million for the fourth quarter, narrowing its losses significantly compared......

Blinken says U.S. weighs pressure, diplomatic options on North Korea

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By Humeyra Pamuk, Hyonhee Shin South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong gestures next to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken before the Foreign and Defense Ministerial meeting between South Korea and U.S. at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, March 18, 2021. Lee Jin-man/Pool via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) –......

Iran releases footage of Revolutionary Guards ‘missile city’ base

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(Reuters) – Iran released images and film footage on Monday of what it said was a new Revolutionary Guards base armed with cruise and ballistic missiles and “electronic warfare” equipment. A report on state TV described the base as a “missile city” and showed rows of what looked like missiles......

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