Dubai leasing firm buys Boeing’s troubled MAX jets

PARIS: US plane builder Boeing said yesterday that it had sold 15 of its troubled 737 MAX jets to Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, a leasing...

Hybrid leader Toyota turns on electrics

SHANGHAI: Toyota, which pioneered hybrid cars, unveiled Monday plans for its first global line-up of battery electric vehicles as other carmakers have pulled ahead...

Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens

QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand: Families reunited in emotional scenes yesterday as Australia and New Zealand launched a quarantine-free travel bubble that opened the border almost...

US bank JPMorgan financing football Super League

LONDON: US investment bank JPMorgan yesterday confirmed it is financing the breakaway Super League featuring 12 of Europe's top football clubs, which threatens to...

ABN Amro to settle €480m criminal probe

THE HAGUE: The Netherlands' third-largest bank ABN Amro is to pay a €480-million ($575 million) settlement to prosecutors after a probe found the bank...

Lebanon’s popular markets thrive amid economic crisis

BEIRUT: During the first days of Ramadan, Lebanese citizens and Syrian refugees flocked to east Bekaa's Souk al-Marj market to shop, a tradition followed...

US, China commit to climate cooperation

WASHINGTON: The United States and China are "committed to cooperating" on the pressing issue of climate change, the two sides said Saturday, issuing the...

From Moscow to New York, fast delivery takes off amid pandemic

MOSCOW: Like millions of people around the world, Yuri Nekrasov stopped going to the grocery store every day last year when authorities in Moscow...

Cuban economy, Internet on agenda ahead of Castro exit

HAVANA: A dire economic crisis and the "subversive" nature of the Internet were on the agenda yesterday and today as a historic congress of...

Paradise found: ‘Hades’ maker takes on gaming goliaths

SAN FRANCISCO: No work email after 5:00 pm on Fridays, mandatory vacations: The outfit behind role-playing video game sensation "Hades" doesn't believe you have...

Chadian women crush gravel to make ends meet in dust and heat

N’DJAMENA, Chad: In one hand Idjele grips a heavy hammer, in the other a block of concrete that she smashes into pieces with heavy...

Africa cashew farmers not reaping benefits

ABIDJAN: The three million African farmers who supply most of the world’s cashew nuts aren’t cashing in on the booming demand due to a...

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20th April