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Jet Airways shares plunge, rivals race to grab grounded carrier's slots

Jet Airways shares plunge, rivals race to grab grounded carrier's slots

Jet Airways Ltd shares plunged on Thursday, battered by fears about whether the grounded Indian airline would fly again, even as carriers like rival SpiceJet rushed in to plug a supply gap ...

With Iran squeezed out, US oil takes on new rivals in Europe

With Iran squeezed out, US oil takes on new rivals in Europe

When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year, US oil producing companies came well prepared.

Yemen rivals agree to free prisoners

Yemen rivals agree to free prisoners

Yemen's warring sides agreed to free thousands of prisoners on Thursday, in what a UN mediator called a hopeful start to the first peace talks in years to end a war that has pushed millions of people ...

Honduran election crisis festers as rivals claim victory

Honduran election crisis festers as rivals claim victory

Four days after voting in a presidential election, Honduras sank deeper into crisis on Thursday, with no clear winner in sight and the vote count disputed by the US-friendly incumbent's centrist rival ...

Honduran president claims win, slow vote results anger rivals

Honduran president claims win, slow vote results anger rivals

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a center-right US ally, declared victory in the Central American nation's election on Sunday, but a lack of official results hours after the vote ended ...

Australian media wins relaxed ownership laws, but online rivals' threat to stay

Australian media wins relaxed ownership laws, but online rivals' threat to stay

Australia's big media players have won long-sought reforms that will allow them to boost market share by facilitating consolidation, although doubts remain on whether the changes can stem the declines ...

Merkel's rivals narrow gap slightly ahead of TV debate

Merkel's rivals narrow gap slightly ahead of TV debate

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) slightly narrowed the gap with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a poll published on Sunday, only hours before the centre-right leader ...

‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’

‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’

NATO and the European Union are partners in defence, not rivals, top officials said Thursday, downplaying any suggestion EU military ambitions might undermine the US-led alliance which has protected Europe for decades.

China rivals US as biggest oil purchaser in world

China rivals US as biggest oil purchaser in world

One of the pillars of oil’s recovery from the lowest price in 12 years may be on the verge of crumbling.

Singapore Air rivals squeeze for passengers as yield dips

Singapore Air rivals squeeze for passengers as yield dips

Singapore Airlines is fighting to prevent travellers from switching to Emirates Airline