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Tensions ease over Pratt engine supplies to Airbus - sources

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PARIS Airbus is more confident in the ability of Pratt & Whitney to speed up delayed engine shipments, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, in a sign that supply-chain gridlock affecting European aircraft deliveries may soon reach its peak.

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Boeing signs $13.8 billion deal with Singapore Airlines

WASHINGTON Boeing Co on Monday signed a previously announced deal with Singapore Airlines Ltd to sell it 39 aircraft worth $13.8 billion (£10.4 billion) at list prices during a White House event with Singapore's prime minister.

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South Korea PM says Olympics will be success despite tensions

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said tensions with North Korea will not prevent the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang from being as successful as other global sporting events held in the country.

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Southeast Asian ministers urge North Korea to rein in weapons programmes

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines Southeast Asian defence ministers on Monday expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes and urged the reclusive country to meet its international obligations and resume communications.

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Trump's tougher stance could backfire by boosting Iran's Guards

ANKARA/LONDON Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a military force with political clout and an industrial empire, stands to benefit from heightened tension between Washington and Tehran, officials and analysts said.

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'Nowhere to hide' - North Korean missiles spur anxiety in Japan fishing town

ERIMO, Japan Ever since North Korea lobbed two missiles far above this windswept fishing town on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, seaweed farmer Mitsuyo Kawamura says she's been on edge.

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Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy in deal to cut costs of 787 wing production

Boeing Co and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) announced they have agreed on steps to reduce the cost of producing the wings of the 787 Dreamliner.

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Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

PARIS Airbus's coup in buying a $6 billion(£4.55 billion) Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal.

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UK company profit warnings jump in third quarter - EY

LONDON The number of profit warnings issued by British companies jumped to 75 in the third quarter, the biggest quarterly rise in almost six years as economic pressures weighed on retailers and support service companies, business services group EY said on Sunday.

UK engineer GKN considers split into two - Sunday Times

LONDON British engineering group GKN is considering splitting into two listed companies comprising its aerospace and auto component divisions, the Sunday Times reported, without citing sources.

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Kremlin says Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed an upcoming meeting of the Astana process on the Syrian conflict in the Kazakh capital in late October, the Kremlin said on Saturday.