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Major automakers back compromise on US vehicle emissions rules, urge deal

Major automakers back compromise on US vehicle emissions rules, urge deal

A group of major automakers have backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026 ...

Saudi pirate TV channel poses threat to BBC-Discovery deal

Saudi pirate TV channel poses threat to BBC-Discovery deal

A moneyspinning deal between the BBC and Discovery is under threat from a Saudi Arabia piracy operation which illegally broadcasts 100 UK-based channels to over 400mn people, MPs have been told.

Trump says no hurry to sign deal with China as trade war escalates

Trump says no hurry to sign deal with China as trade war escalates

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators began a second day of last-ditch talks ...

Iraq close to signing $53bn deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link

Iraq close to signing $53bn deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link

Iraq is close to signing a $53bn, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and US permission for Iraq ...

Kahramaa signs deal to increase water desalination capacity

Kahramaa signs deal to increase water desalination capacity

The General Electricity and Water Corporation - Kahramaa and Umm Al Houl Power Co signed an agreement on Monday to increase water desalination capacity by 61.5mn gallons ...

Brexit deal could be done in ‘next few days’, top Conservative says

Brexit deal could be done in ‘next few days’, top Conservative says

Prime Minister Theresa May could reach a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party within days, a leading Conservative Party figure said on Saturday ...

SAS, unions close to deal to end pilot strike: reports

SAS, unions close to deal to end pilot strike: reports

Scandinavian airline SAS and unions are close to reaching a deal to end a pilot strike that has grounded 380,000 passengers over the past week, Norwegian media reported on Thursday.

AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

Qatar-based beIN MEDIA GROUP is set to launch a major international legal dispute against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for material breach of its multi-million dollar broadcast agreement.

QP signs deal to enter new exploration block in Mozambique

QP signs deal to enter new exploration block in Mozambique

Qatar Petroleum has entered into an agreement with Eni to acquire a 25.5% participating interest in block A5A, located in the Angoche basin, offshore Mozambique.

'Sometimes you have to walk': Trump scraps North Korea summit deal

'Sometimes you have to walk': Trump scraps North Korea summit deal

US President Donald Trump said he had walked away from a nuclear deal at his summit with Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Thursday because of unacceptable demands from the North Korean leader ...

British PM May seeks more time: promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

British PM May seeks more time: promises vote on Brexit deal by March 12

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to offer lawmakers a vote on her Brexit deal by March 12, the latest delay in her attempt to win approval for a plan ...

UK regulator raises big objections to Sainsbury's-Asda deal

UK regulator raises big objections to Sainsbury's-Asda deal

Britain's competition regulator said on Wednesday Sainsbury's planned $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart-owned Asda should either be blocked or require the sale of a significant number of stores ...