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Austrian airline Niki says to stop flying Thursday

Austrian airline Niki says to stop flying Thursday

DPA / AFP / File / Marcel Kusch Niki has around 20 aircraft and some 1,000 employees, flying to Europe and North Africa from Austria, Germany and Switzerland Austrian airline Niki said Wednesday that it would stop flying from Thursday after it’s applied to open insolvency proceedings. A statement on […]

Austria’s Niki in trouble as Lufthansa drops bid

Austria’s Niki in trouble as Lufthansa drops bid

AFP / JOHN MACDOUGALL Lufthansa dropped its bid for Niki Austrian airline Niki said Wednesday that it would stop flying from Thursday after German giant Lufthansa gave up plans to buy it from bankrupt Air Berlin in the face of EU competition concerns. Niki said earlier that it had been […]

Recognize East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital: Islamic leaders

Recognize East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital: Islamic leaders

AFP / YASIN AKGUL Erdogan, whose country holds the rotating chairmanship of the OIC, convenes the emergency summit of Muslim leaders to denounce Trump’s move ‘Islamic leaders on Wednesday urged world powers to recognize occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of the’ State of Palestine ‘, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas […]

British lawmakers in Brexit blow to May

British lawmakers in Brexit blow to May

PRU / AFP / HO Theresa May, seen in a video grab by footage of the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU), suffered the first major parliamentary defeat on Brexit Wednesday British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May in a key Brexit vote on Wednesday, asserting their authority on the […]

Football: Prosecutors urge conviction in FIFA trial

Football: Prosecutors urge conviction in FIFA trial

AFP / Don Emmert Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay, one of three defendants in the FIFA trial, arrives at the Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn US prosecutors urged to New York jury to convict three wealthy South American form soccer officials “on all counts” in the “overwhelming” evidence, delivering closing arguments […]

Bouyant forecasts to bring Christmas cheer for ECB

Bouyant forecasts to bring Christmas cheer for ECB

AFP / File / Daniel Roland Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), warned at his last press conference in October 2018 before recovering in early 2018 Positive new economic forecasts for the eurozone The European Central Bank from its mantra of confidence tempered with patience Thursday, analysts […]