The Airbus A400M military transporter lands in Sevilla. European ...
Feb 24th, 2010
(AFP/File) - The Airbus A400M military transporter lands in Sevilla. European aerospace giant EADS has reached a deal with seven governments over how to share cost overruns for the A400M military plane, Spanish Defence Minister Carme Chacon has said.(AFP/File/Bertrand Guay) -
By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China's decision to ease a boycott of some $11 billion in Airbus jet orders followed a high-level appeal from the planemaker urging Beijing to recognize its support over a trade row with Europe, a letter seen by Reuters shows. It gives a glimpse into the intensity of the lobbying in the dispute, which help... [Full Article]
JERUSALEM (AP) - An official Israeli committee on Thursday handed the government its proposal for ending a contentious system that grants Jewish ultra-Orthodox seminary students automatic exemptions from military service, setting the stage for what could become the first major conflict in the new Israeli coalition government. (Source: Associated Pr... [Full Article]
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By Kate Holton and Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone will reinvest a $3.2 billion (2.1 billion pounds) dividend from its healthy U.S. arm to counter weakness in southern Europe that contributed to the largest ever quarterly fall in the group's main revenue measure. The British firm is trying to decide whether to sell Verizon Wireless, it... [Full Article]