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European carriers suspend flights to Israel
European carriers suspend flights to Israel

Major European carriers followed their US counterparts on Tuesday and suspended flights to Israel over security concerns amid the raging Gaza conflict. 

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  • European carriers suspend flights to IsraelEuropean carriers suspend flights to Israel
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 5:43 PM

    Major European carriers followed their US counterparts on Tuesday and suspended flights to Israel over security concerns amid the raging Gaza conflict. 

  • Air France suspends flights to Tel Aviv    Air France suspends flights to Tel Aviv    
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 5:37 PM

    Air France said on Tuesday that it was suspending its flights to Tel Aviv, joining a host of airlines to stop service to Israel because of the deadly Gaza conflict.

  • Venezuela moves to empty squatter-filled office towerVenezuela moves to empty squatter-filled office tower
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 5:20 PM

    Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday began moving residents out of the Tower of David, a Caracas skyscraper so notorious as a haven for squatters and gangs it was depicted in the US TV series "Homeland."

  • FAA bars US airlines from Israel for 24 hours amid Gaza crisisFAA bars US airlines from Israel for 24 hours amid Gaza crisis
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 4:50 PM

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines Tuesday from flying to and from Israel for at least 24 hours amid safety concerns sparked by the ongoing crisis in Gaza.

  • FAA bans US airlines from flying to/from Israel for 24 hoursFAA bans US airlines from flying to/from Israel for 24 hours
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 4:50 PM

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines Tuesday from flying to and from Israel for at least 24 hours following a rocket strike near Tel Aviv's main airport.

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sci-tech

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    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 2:18 PM

    US computer chip maker Nvidia launched a high-performance tablet Tuesday aimed at gamers who want the convenience of a mobile device.

  • Britain's Prince Harry voices hatred of TwitterBritain's Prince Harry voices hatred of Twitter
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 12:34 PM

    Britain's Prince Harry has spoken of his hatred for the micro-blogging website Twitter due to its role in the invasion of his privacy, newspapers reported Tuesday.

  • Tibet tweeters are Chinese propagandists: rights groupTibet tweeters are Chinese propagandists: rights group
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 5:29 AM

    Beijing has created at least 100 fake Twitter accounts to spread propaganda about Tibet and other Chinese concerns, a campaign group said. 

  • Accused Android app pirates face criminal chargesAccused Android app pirates face criminal charges
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 12:06 AM

    US prosecutors on Monday unsealed indictments against six people suspected of collectively pirating millions of applications tailored for Android-powered mobile devices.

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weird

  • Bangladesh fan unfurls 3.5 km German flag before World CupBangladesh fan unfurls 3.5 km German flag before World Cup
    Agence France-Presse - 13/7/2014 11:23 AM

    Germany has honoured a Bangladesh farmer and diehard fan for making a 3.5-kilometre-long (2.2 mile) flag of the country in support of Philipp Lahm's World Cup team, officials said Sunday.

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    Agence France-Presse - 11/7/2014 4:22 PM

    A Greek reptile expert on Friday began an operation to trap a two-metre long crocodile that mysteriously appeared in a man-made lake on the tourist island of Crete last weekend.

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    It has no assets, no revenues and no business plan to speak of. But a company called Cynk Technology has seen its value soar as high as $4.7 billion.

  • Australian PM ribbed over 'cringe-worthy' Abe photoAustralian PM ribbed over 'cringe-worthy' Abe photo
    Agence France-Presse - 10/7/2014 1:26 PM

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was taken to task on social media Thursday for tweeting a "cringe-worthy" photo of himself with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe posing by a giant tyre.

  • Bad day at the office: India hotel valet crashes LamborghiniBad day at the office: India hotel valet crashes Lamborghini
    Agence France-Presse - 10/7/2014 10:11 AM

    A valet at a five-star hotel in the Indian capital caused $335,000 worth of damage to a Lamborghini Gallardo after crashing it into a concrete wall in front of horrified guests, the hotel said Thursday.

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business

  • European carriers suspend flights to Israel
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 6:09 PM

    Major European carriers followed their US counterparts on Tuesday and suspended flights to Israel over security concerns amid the raging Gaza conflict.

  • BES sells private bank as shareholder placed under management
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 5:31 PM

    The main shareholder of troubled Banco Espirito Santo (BES) was placed in receivership on Tuesday as Portugal's largest listed lender announced it has sold off the bulk of its Swiss-based private bank.

  • Oil price gains lose steam on rising dollar
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 5:23 PM

    Oil prices rose Tuesday, supported by a threat of tougher sanctions against Russia and fierce fighting in Gaza, but lost steam as the dollar rallied against the euro, traders said.

  • FAA bars US airlines from Israel for 24 hours amid Gaza crisis
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 5:18 PM

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines Tuesday from flying to and from Israel for at least 24 hours amid safety concerns sparked by the ongoing crisis in Gaza.

  • FAA bans US airlines from flying to/from Israel for 24 hours
    Agence France-Presse - 22/7/2014 4:45 PM

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines Tuesday from flying to and from Israel for at least 24 hours following a rocket strike near Tel Aviv's main airport.

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