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Two suspects in Istanbul attack identified as Russian - Turkish media


ISTANBUL/TBILISI Two Russian nationals have been identified as suspected Islamic State suicide bombers in the attack on Istanbul's main airport that is thought to have been masterminded by a Chechen, Turkish media said on Friday.


EasyJet says no decision on HQ until knows UK's new deal with EU 5:27pm BST

LONDON EasyJet said it will not decide whether to relocate its legal headquarters until Britain's new relationship with the European Union is clear, following a report on Friday which said its CEO had suggested a move from the UK was almost inevitable. | Video


Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz - Turkish official 12:47am BST

ISTANBUL Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers who killed 44 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul's main airport this week were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals, a Turkish government official said on Thursday. | Video


Britain delays airport decision due to post-Brexit fallout 30 Jun 2016

LONDON Britain will not decide where to build a new runway at a London airport until at least October due to the political turmoil following Britons' vote to leave the European Union, Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin said on Thursday. | Video

U.S. to make military deployments in Turkey 'unaccompanied' tours - sources 30 Jun 2016

BERLIN The United States is moving toward permanently banning families from accompanying U.S. military and civilian personnel in Turkey, reflecting worsening security conditions there, two U.S. defence sources said on Wednesday.


In Istanbul airport's swift reopening some see resilience, others resignation 29 Jun 2016

ISTANBUL Walking through Istanbul airport to their planes hours after suicide bombers killed 41 people with gunfire and explosives, travellers could almost trace the steps of the attackers from the bullet holes and twisted metal still in full view.

Tunisia medic killed in Turkey blast was seeking son in Islamic State - sources 29 Jun 2016

TUNIS A Tunisian military doctor seeking to retrieve his son who had joined Islamic State in Syria was among those killed in Tuesday's suicide attack by militants at Istanbul airport, a security sources said on Wednesday.


Doubts grow over Airbus A380 sale to Iran - sources 27 Jun 2016

PARIS As Western plane makers seek to finalise lucrative deals to sell some 200 jets to Iran, doubts are growing over the sale of a dozen Airbus A380 superjumbo jets to the country's national flag carrier, several people familiar with deal said.


Post-Brexit slowdown fears hit holiday firms, builders and airlines 27 Jun 2016

LONDON Airlines, holiday companies and housebuilders joined British banks in bearing the brunt of Brexit-induced market turmoil on Monday, which analysts said reflected expectations Britain was headed for recession following its vote to leave the EU.


EasyJet warns on third-quarter profit, says Brexit clouds outlook 27 Jun 2016

LONDON British budget airline easyJet warned on third-quarter profit on Monday, blaming the strike action by French air traffic controllers, congestion issues at Gatwick airport and severe weather.