Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to battle Apple

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SEOUL/BARCELONA - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc. | Video

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Trial to push for better flight tracking a year after MH370 4:40am GMT

SYDNEY - Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia are launching a trial to allow air traffic controllers to more closely track aircraft traversing remote oceans such as the one believed to be the final resting place of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

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Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to take on Apple 01 Mar 2015

SEOUL/BARCELONA - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc.

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Australia says hunt for missing MH370 jet may be called off soon 01 Mar 2015

CANBERRA - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cannot go on forever, Australia's deputy prime minister said, and discussions are already under way between Australia, China and Malaysia as to whether to call off the hunt within weeks.

Norwegian Air pilot strike affects mainly domestic flights 01 Mar 2015

OSLO - A strike by pilots at Norwegian Air , Europe's third-biggest budget airline, led to some cancellations of domestic flights on Sunday, but long-haul routes to the U.S. and Asia were operating as normal, the airline said.

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Airbus Group CEO says not ready for retirement - report 01 Mar 2015

PARIS - Airbus Group Chief Executive Tom Enders has given the strongest hint yet that he may seek a new term as head of Europe's largest aerospace company, telling a French newspaper he does not feel ready for retirement when his mandate expires next year.

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Ireland's Labour Party softens opposition to Aer Lingus sale 28 Feb 2015

KILLARNEY, Ireland - A senior member of Ireland's junior coalition party on Saturday said opposition to the sale of the state's 25 percent stake in Aer Lingus had softened in recent weeks and the party was likely to ultimately agree to the deal.

Striking Danish cabin crew forces SAS to cancel Copenhagen flights 28 Feb 2015

COPENHAGEN - Scandinavian Airlines SAS has cancelled some 60 flights going to or from Copenhagen Airport on Saturday after members of SAS' Danish cabin staff walked out in protest over working conditions, the airline said.

Yemen signs aviation deal with Iran - state news agency 28 Feb 2015

SANAA - Yemen and Iran signed a civil aviation deal on Saturday, Yemeni state news agency SABA reported, a move that may reflect Tehran's support for the Shi'ite Muslim militia that now controls Sanaa.

Libyan aircraft crashes near Tunisian border - state news agency 27 Feb 2015

TUNIS - An aircraft from Libyan forces controlling Tripoli crashed near the Tunisian border and may have been shot down, Tunisia's state news agency TAP reported on Friday.