French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

French Gendarmes remove fences next to a burning portable toilet during clashes with protesters on the Champs Elysees avenue after the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, France, July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol PARIS (Reuters) – French police fired … Continue reading French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade

Forces loyal to Libya’s U.N.-backed government receive military hardware

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A coalition of forces allied with Libya’s U.N.-backed government of national accord (GNA) said it had received a shipment of armoured vehicles and arms on Saturday as it tries to stop Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) … Continue reading Forces loyal to Libya’s U.N.-backed government receive military hardware

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Once global regulators clear Boeing Co’s 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history. Southwest Airlines … Continue reading Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix

Tripoli government threatens to suspend foreign firms to pressure Europe

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Libya’s internationally recognised government asked 40 foreign firms including French oil major Total to renew their licences or have their operations suspended, pressuring Europe to stop an eastern military offensive against Tripoli. The firms have three … Continue reading Tripoli government threatens to suspend foreign firms to pressure Europe

Boeing CEO tries to bolster shareholder confidence after 737 MAX crashes

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg tried to bolster shareholder confidence in the company on Monday in his first general meeting since two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX triggered the jet’s grounding, lawsuits and investigations. Boeing … Continue reading Boeing CEO tries to bolster shareholder confidence after 737 MAX crashes

How flawed software, high speed, other factors doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

FILE PHOTO: Ethiopian police officers walk past the debris of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo PARIS/SEATTLE/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Minutes after take-off, the … Continue reading How flawed software, high speed, other factors doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX