Tag: Europe

Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp JV will be second-largest European flat steel producer

Newsroom24x7 Network Singapore/Mumbai: Tata Steel Limited’s (TSL) memorandum of understanding with thyssenkrupp AG to create a 50:50 JV in Europe paves the way for TSL to reduce exposure to a structurally weaker business, says Fitch Ratings. However, according to Fitch, TSL’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘BB’ remains on Rating Watch Evolving until further

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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Malaysia Airlines does a U-turn, lifts baggage ban on Europe flights

Newsroom24x7 Desk Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines has announced that it has lifted a ban on check-in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam, after their earlier move to ban angered many passengers who slammed the airline on social media. Taking a quick damage control step, the airline made a pronto detour on its decision. The

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UNHCR reveals, over one million migrants reached Europe by sea

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : The number of migrants moving across borders has reached to a total head count of over one million, which includes both refugees and migrants in totality. The data provided by he United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) revealed that more than one million refugees and migrants have reached Europe by sea

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US downgrades Thailand aviation on safety concerns

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington, DC : Travelers who have scheduled visit to Thailand from the American soil are about to be left high and dry as Thailand airlines faced a restriction axe from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Fliers heading to Thailand may have fresh cause for concern after the country’s airlines were hit with restrictions

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London’s Crossrail, Europe’s biggest infra project gains momentum

Newsroom24x7 Desk London : London’s Crossrail, Europe’s biggest infrastructure project, is a rail system currently under construction, which will go across London, and reach Heathrow and Reading in the West and Essex in the East of England. When completed in 2018, ten new stations in central and southeast London will increase the capital’s rail capacity

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UN warns lack of global preparedness for severe drought

Newsroom24x7 Desk Melbourne, Australia : Australia might face an extreme El Nino and the overall world conditions could lead to severe drought like situations, warns the head of United Nations office of disaster risk reduction. Australia has been projected to being in the grip of an extreme El Nino weather event, with more heatwaves and

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Lead the way, plead migrants, as Hungary seals the border

Newsroom24x7 Desk Hungary : Migrants, more than hundreds in head count, spend the night of uncertainty, awake, wondering which way to go, as Hungary-Serbia border got closed and routes blocked. Buses began to get redirected to Croatia which left migrants confused and forcing the route of Germany via Austria en route Slovenia. Romania might be a new

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Budapest opens doors to migratory trespassers after a 2-day stand off

Newsroom24x7 Desk Budapest, Hungary : After a two day stand off, the main railway station in Hungarian capital, Budapest opened its doors to hundreds of trespassing migrants and allowed them passage. Waiting tirelessly since hours, the migratory individuals rushed towards this relief gate. People could be seen pouring upon steps towards the platform after the

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Sunday poll result does not indicate a “rupture” with Europe: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Newsroom24x7 Desk Athens: Voters in Greece, a country bathed by the  Mediterranean  in Europe that has gone into a into a tailspin of debt and and is facing a massive economic crisis, on Sunday overwhelmingly (61%) gave a referendum against the tough bailout terms of international creditors. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has taken the

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Asian African partnership will contribute to world peace: Sushma Swaraj

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jakarta: India’s external affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has utilised the 10th anniversary of the New Asian African Strategic Partnership to send out a message to the world that shared will and capacities of the Afro-Asian countries will contribute to peace, stability and sustainable development with the United Nations playing a central role in

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Over to Hanover Fair 2015: Modi will be top speaker at the opening ceremony

Newsroom24x7 Desk Hanover (Germany): The Stage is all set for the inauguration of Hannover Messe 2015 or the Hanover Fair today by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be the chief speaker at the inaugural event. The Hanover Fair will commence with the Indo-German Business Summit. During the summit Prime

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Japan gets down to chalking out its role and the world order in the 21st Century

Newsroom24x7 Desk Japan, defeated in World War II, was accepted once again by the international community in the post-war era. Based on its remorse regarding World War II, Japan has built up a free and democratic nation that upholds human rights and respects the rule of law. Japan has also been contributing to the peace

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