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Iranian rescuers struggling to recover bodies of plane crash victims

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 08:25:00 PM

In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, a rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains while searching for wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday, in southern Iran, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that....
Industrial policy and increasing protectionism add complexity to M&A transactions in Europe

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 08:17:00 PM

Recent years have seen growing activity in the area of national industrial policy, in Europe and worldwide. This was accompanied by political developments heading in a protectionist direction. Foreign investment control regimes are in the process of being tightened.
The unanswered question in Davis' Vienna speech

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 08:12:00 PM

At the moment - half way through the much vaunted speeches and nearly half way through the entire Article 50 process - David Davis has only hinted at the fundamental decision that needs to be made by the Government. Trust built up over decades is, for Mr Davis, a currency that can enable Britain to....
4G IoT network may ease aviation sector fears over drone safety

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 08:12:00 PM

Matthew Baldwin, European Commission (EC) deputy director general, added: “The Commission supports all trials aimed at realising our vision for safe commercial drone operations in the EU – there is a growing network of demonstrations and projects across the EU. We look forward to hearing the results of Vodafone’s work.
Ukraine, EU to jointly finance new Silk Road transport corridor

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 08:03:00 PM

KIEV - Ukraine and the European Union (EU) will jointly finance the "Go highway" project, which would establish a new transport corridor on the Silk Road, Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan said on Tuesday. "The EU is ready to partially finance our 'Go highway' project that will....
EU doubling renewables by 2030 positive for economy

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:56:00 PM

. The European Union (EU) can increase the share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 34 per cent by 2030 – double the share in 2016 – with a net positive economic impact, finds a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), launched in Brussels.
EU vows to retaliate if hit by US trade curbs

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:55:00 PM

European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said during a daily briefing in Brussels on Tuesday that the 28-nation bloc would be "deeply concerned" by any sanctions hitting EU businesses. "We would be taking appropriate measures to defend EU industry, and we stand ready to react swiftly and....
EU prepares for trade war with US

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:54:00 PM

The EU would most likely focus on agricultural produce including tomatoes and potatoes. The EU officials would prepare a swift response to possible US tariffs, if the restrictions on steel and aluminum imports imposed by Washington affect the European enterprises, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported.
CARMAT : advances the internationalization of the PIVOTAL study and obtains the approval to perform implants in Denmark

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:53:00 PM

PRESS RELEASE. CARMAT advances the internationalization of the PIVOTAL. study and obtains the approval to perform implants. in Denmark. Paris, February 20, 2018 6.00 pm CET. CARMAT (FR0010907956, ALCAR), the designer and developer of the world's most advanced total artificial heart project, aiming....
Goldman's Barroso accused of breaking no EU lobbying pledge

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:50:00 PM

Activists on Tuesday accused former European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso of breaking his promise not to lobby the EU on behalf his employer Goldman Sachs. A coalition of NGO's accused the former Portuguese prime minister of meeting with a vice-president of the current EU executive, Finland's Jyrki Katainen, in a hotel last year.
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