Archive of 2 August 2019

Trump sure Kim ‘does not want to disappoint his friend, President Trump!’

WASHINGTON/SEOUL: US President Donald Trump sought again on Friday to play down North Korea's three tests in eight days of short-range missiles, saying they did...

Trump says his choice for US spy chief has decided to stay in Congress

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Friday his choice for director of national intelligence, Representative John Ratcliffe, has decided to remain in Congress and...

Petrobras CEO says plans to exit from Gaspetro unit, but not clear how

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian state-controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, will reduce its stake in its Gaspetro unit to zero, the company's chief executive

US to give tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin J

WASHINGTON: US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is set to grant tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture including Delta Air Lines Inc,...

Burns’ maiden ton helps England take initiative in Ashes opener

BIRMINGHAM: Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes test by finishing day two on...

Bolton, Ross to attend Venezuela summit in Peru on Tuesday

LIMA: US national security adviser John Bolton will attend a summit in Peru to discuss Venezuela on Tuesday, but Venezuela's allies Russia and Cuba turned...

US shale boosts output as Exxon Mobil, Chevron report mixed results

NEW YORK: US oil giants Exxon Mobil and Chevron reported mixed results Friday, as lower oil and natural gas prices blunted the handsome production increases...

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