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November 28, 2018 9:06 AM 'Put Putin in his place', Ukrainian ambassador tells Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine’s top diplomat in Germany urged Berlin and other Western states to punish Russia by extending sanctions, banning energy imports and putting the NordStream 2 gas pipeline on hold after Moscow seized three Ukrainian ships near Crimea. The ambassador even raised the possibility of sending German marines to the region 90

November 27, 2018 10:19 AM Swiss aim for EU treaty deal only in 2019 as talks stall

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government aims to clinch a deal with the European Union on a new treaty governing relations in 2019, it said on Tuesday, again pushing back the timetable for an accord that both sides had intended to conclude this year. Prospects for a treaty setting out Switzerland’s ties to its biggest trading partner faded last month 79

November 27, 2018 9:03 AM Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions hitting 1.5 billion in 2024

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish mobile network telecom gear maker Ericsson sees 5G subscriptions growing by 50 percent in 2024 to 1.5 billion, covering more than 40 percent of the world’s population. North America and northeast Asia are expected to lead the 5G uptake, with major U.S service providers starting to offer 5G services this year or in 2019, while 122

November 26, 2018 4:16 PM Qatar expects to receive six F-15 fighter jets from U.S. by March 2021

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar expects six F-15 warplanes to be delivered to its air force by March 2021, a military official said on Monday, the first batch of 36 it agreed to buy from the United States last year for $12 billion. Brigadier General Issa al-Mahannadi told reporters at the Al Udeid air base in Qatar that a further six F-15s would be dispatched 85

November 26, 2018 3:54 PM Esprit to cut jobs, products as part of turnaround plan

(Reuters) - Esprit Holdings Ltd (0330.HK) will cut about 40 percent of its non-store jobs and reduce the number of products its sells in stores as the fashion group restructures in the wake of tough competition from online and fast-fashion retailers. The company said it plans to reduce the line of products by up to 30 percent and push for more neutral 106

November 26, 2018 2:57 PM Airbus hints at decision on proposed A321XLR jet next year

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - The incoming chief executive of Europe’s Airbus hinted on Monday at a decision next year on whether to launch the A321XLR, a longer-range version of its best-selling A321 single-aisle jet. Asked on the sidelines of a delivery ceremony in Toulouse whether Airbus planned to launch the proposed new variant, planemaking chief 84

November 26, 2018 11:10 AM Italy's SNAM signs deal with Volkswagen for gas-powered cars

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian gas group Snam (SRG.MI) has a deal with Seat, a unit of German car maker Volkswagen VOWD_p.DE, to boost the use of natural gas to power cars, the two companies said on Monday. Snam and Seat will explore ways to develop fuel station networks and create new products. “For SEAT, one out of every five vehicles sold in Italy uses compressed 115

November 25, 2018 2:35 PM Slovakia will not support U.N. migration pact: prime minister

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovakia will not support the United Nations pact on the treatment of migrants worldwide, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Sunday after the European Union summit. The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was approved in July by all 193 member U.N. nations except the United States, which backed out last year, and is due to be ratified 80

November 21, 2018 1:23 PM Nigeria must not forget value of experience in hunt for AFCON gold

Within a space of three days, Nigeria sealed qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, and then began preparations for the competition with an international friendly against Uganda in Asaba. Failure to qualify for the last two editions of the flagship continental tournament since their 2013 title-winning feat has seen almost an entire generation 65

November 21, 2018 4:18 AM China arrests 576 waste smuggling suspects from January-October: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China arrested 576 people accused of smuggling waste into the country in the first 10 months of the year, state news agency Xinhua said, part of its efforts to enforce a ban on low-grade trash imports. China handled a total of 412 criminal cases involving 1.46 million tonnes of solid waste over the 10-month period, Xinhua reported 86