Dubai airport plans more gates to handle double-decker A380DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Dubai Airports is boosting the number of specialized facilities to handle Airbus A380 planes at the Middle East's busiest airport as hometown carrier Emirates grows its fleet of the double-decker aircraft.
Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up businessPfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future. The company believes it is best positioned to maximize ...
Hollande vows to dismantle Calais 'Jungle' camp by end of year
French President Francois Hollande said on a visit to Calais Monday that the sprawling "Jungle" migrant camp would be dismantled by the end of this year under a plan to spread asylum seekers around the country. "I have come to Calais to confirm the decision that I took with the government... to dismantle (the camp) definitively, entirely and rapidly.
Bosnian prosecutor to probe disputed Bosnian Serb referendum
FIFA fighting racism 'seriously' despite ending task force
MANCHESTER, England (AP) ? FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura insisted Monday that the fight against racism is being taken "very seriously" despite the governing body's task force overseeing discrimination being abolished.
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Spain: Police arrest 2 Moroccans for alleged jihad supportMADRID (AP) ? Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested two alleged pro-jihad activists, including one who allegedly attempted to join the armed Islamic State group in Syria to be trained to carry out attacks in Europe.
Syrian foreign minister says cease-fire agreement 'not dead'
BEIRUT (AP) ? Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said in a TV interview broadcast Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire for Syria is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo cleaned up from what they said were the worst airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years.
At 50, Botswana discovers diamonds are not forever
By Ed Cropley GABORONE (Reuters) - When David Magang opened Botswana's first domestic law firm shortly after independence in 1966, he and his country were starting from scratch. Since then, both he and the former British protectorate, which celebrates its 50th birthday this week, have travelled a huge distance based largely on Botswana's vast diamond wealth. Trained in London, Magang was one of only two local lawyers - the rest being British or South African - while Botswana, an expanse of arid scrubland the size of France, had just 7 km (4 miles) of tarred road and a capital that amounted to little more than a railway station.
Kremlin says worried that terrorists regrouping in SyriaThe Kremlin said on Monday it was gravely concerned by the situation in Syria where it said terrorists were using a ceasefire to regroup and wage offensives against government troops. "The Kremlin views the situation as extremely complicated," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters. "We are chiefly concerned that ... terrorists are using a ceasefire to regroup their forces, to replenish their arsenals, for obvious preparations for waging offensives." The ceasefire brokered by Moscow and Washington broke down last week.