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Egypt to reopen all airports on July 1, aviation minister says

Egypt will reopen all its airports for scheduled international traffic on July 1, the civil aviation minister said on Sunday, after suspending regular commercial flights in March because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Putin says Russia will be able to counter hypersonic weapons

Russia will soon be in a position to counter hypersonic arms deployed by other countries, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, adding that Moscow was ahead of the United States in developing new types of weapons.

South Korea says North Korea should honour agreements

South Korea's Unification Ministry on Sunday said North Korea should honor past agreements signed between the two countries, a day after Pyongyang warned of retaliatory measures against the south that could involve the military.

Fire on French nuclear submarine at Toulon extinguished

福利网站A fire on a nuclear submarine docked at the French Mediterranean port of Toulon was extinguished early on Saturday morning, the Defence Ministry said.

Exclusive: U.S. senators draft plan to reform new plane design approvals after 737 MAX crashes

福利网站Two key U.S. senators are circulating a bipartisan draft bill that would reform how the Federal Aviation Administration certifies new aircraft in the wake of two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people.

Exclusive: Trump aims to sidestep another arms pact to sell more U.S. drones

福利网站The Trump administration plans to reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations with the goal of allowing U.S. defense contractors to sell more American-made drones to a wide array of nations, three defense industry executives and a U.S. official told Reuters.

EasyJet founder's family sells small stake in airline

The family of budget airline easyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou sold a small stake in the company, a regulatory filing showed on Friday, after he last month failed in his bid to oust the airline's top three bosses.

Russian nuclear-powered sub enters service amid arms control fears

Russia's most-advanced new nuclear-powered submarine entered service on Friday, the defence ministry said, at a time of growing arms control tensions between Moscow and the West.

EU regulators to decide on Alstom, Bombardier deal by July 16

福利网站EU antitrust regulators have set a July 16 deadline for a decision on whether to clear French TGV high-speed train maker Alstom's bid for Bombardier Inc's rail division, according to a filing on the European Commission website.

Air France accelerates resumption of summer flight schedules

Air France announced on Friday it was accelerating moves to resume flights over the summer holiday period, as countries around the world look to slowly reopen their borders and economies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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