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Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticises arms programme

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DUBAI Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal despite U.S. pressure to stop. | Video

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Airbus in talks to sell Premium Aerotec parts subsidiary - Die Welt

FRANKFURT Airbus SE is in talks to sell a part or all of Premium Aerotec, a subsidiary that makes large plane components, Die Welt newspaper reported on Saturday.

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Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

LONDON Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and not seek any country's permission, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday rejecting demands from U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

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Despite tensions, U.S. sees value in New START treaty with Russia

WASHINGTON The United States sees value in the New START arms control treaty with Russia, despite Washington's concerns about Moscow's track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said on Friday.

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Germany to allow Airbus Tiger helicopters to resume flights

BERLIN The German Defence Ministry on Friday said it would lift the grounding order imposed on Airbus Tiger helicopters after a deadly crash during a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, but was continuing to investigate the cause.

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Ryanair crisis exposes low-cost scramble for senior pilots

DUBLIN/BERLIN Ryanair blames an internal "cock up", but its cancellation of 2,000 flights exposes the struggle that low-cost carriers face as they risk growing faster than their ability to recruit experienced pilots.

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France approves of Siemens/Alstom tie-up if jobs spared

PARIS/MUNICH France has nothing against a potential tie-up between German engineering group Siemens and Alstom if the deal does not bring job cuts, the French government's spokesman said on Friday.

Russia supports Iraq's territorial integrity - Lavrov

MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari that Moscow supported Iraq's territorial integrity and sovereignty, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

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Exclusive - Resurgent THY talks jets with Airbus after Boeing deal

PARIS Turkish Airlines has begun talks with Airbus to buy up to 40 A350 jetliners worth $12.4 billion (£9.15 billion) at list prices, hours after outlining a similar deal with rival planemaker Boeing, people familiar with the airline said on Friday.

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Russian submarine fires cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syria

MOSCOW A Russian submarine fired cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syria's Idlib province on Friday, the Russian Defence Ministry said, saying it had targeted Islamist militants who had tried to trap a group of Russian military policemen earlier in the week.

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A North Korea nuclear test over the Pacific? Logical, terrifying

SEOUL/TOKYO Detonating a nuclear-tipped missile over the Pacific Ocean would be a logical final step by North Korea to prove the success of its weapons programme but would be extremely provocative and carry huge risks, arms control experts said on Friday.

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Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper

LONDON U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported.