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  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • DUBAI, July 20- Kuwait ordered the expulsion of the Iranian ambassador and 14 other diplomats for alleged links to a "spy and terror" cell, Iranian and Kuwaiti media reported on Thursday, worsening an unusual public dispute between the two countries. Kuwait also told Iran's cultural and military missions to shut down, following a court case that increased...

  • VIENNA— Vienna airport officials say security measures are being increased with the installation of face-scanning systems at passport control points. The Austrian officials said Thursday the installations will start in December at 50 airport security gates used for entry from outside the Schengen Zone, the inner- European Union area that allows free...

  • *Fierce competition to keep pressure on yields. LONDON, July 20- Cautious comments by British budget airline easyJet on the outlook for summer pricing hit its shares and those of rival airlines on Thursday, overshadowing an increased profit target after a strong quarter. The airline is seeking a replacement for CEO Carolyn McCall, who is joining broadcaster ITV.

  • LONDON, July 20- Cautious comments by British budget airline easyJet on the outlook for summer pricing hit its shares and those of rival airlines on Thursday, overshadowing an increased profit target. The airline, which is seeking a replacement for CEO Carolyn McCall who is joining broadcaster ITV, said revenues per seat were up 2.2 percent in its third quarter...

  • LONDON, July 20- British budget airline easyJet raised its profit outlook on Thursday after it filled more seats on its planes while keeping a tight grip on costs during the third quarter. The airline, which is looking for a replacement for CEO Carolyn McCall who is set to join broadcaster ITV next year, said that profit before tax would be in the range of 380 million...

  • LUXEMBOURG, July 19- The Court of Justice of the European Union heard arguments on Wednesday over whether to allow a class action suit against Facebook, brought by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems- and about 25,000 other users across the globe. Facebook calls the suit a way to get around that, brought by an activist so well-known he has merited an exhibit...

  • DUBAI/ LONDON, July 18- OPEC's board of governors chose Saudi Arabia's candidate to be the group's new head of research in an appointment that went smoothly, two OPEC sources said on Tuesday, a sign political tension between Gulf members is not affecting decision-making. OPEC's talks about the post come as a dispute between Qatar and two of its Gulf Arab...

  • VIENNA, July 15- Austrian Green party lawmaker Peter Pilz has filed a complaint with Vienna prosecutors against Daimler, alleging deception and serious fraud linked to business deals that accompanied the country's 2003 purchase of Eurofighter jets. Vienna prosecutors are already conducting a fraud investigation into the Eurofighter consortium and...

  • EasyJet said Friday it will open a European Union base in Austria's capital "regardless of the outcome of talks on a future U.K.- EU aviation agreement." "Easyjet already has staff in Vienna and will add jobs there. EasyJet said the new base will protect their flying rights in Europe, but that they'll continue to fight for a Brexit agreement that at least allows...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary policy before the National Bureau of Economic Research Monetary Economics Summer Institute, in Cambridge, Mass. 1700 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary policy before the National Bureau of Economic Research Monetary Economics Summer Institute, in Cambridge, Mass. 1700 GMT.

  • *Austria in court battle with Eurofighter makers. *Austria has been in touch with Sweden, US about new jets. Austria sued Airbus and the Eurofighter consortium, including Britain's BAE Systems and Italy's Leonardo, in February, alleging deception and fraud linked to a near 2 billion euro jet order in 2003.

  • *Austria in court battle with Eurofighter makers. *Austria has been in touch with Sweden, US about new jets. Austria sued Airbus and the Eurofighter consortium, including Britain's BAE Systems and Italy's Leonardo, in February, alleging deception and fraud linked to a near 2 billion euro jet order in 2003.

  • LJUBLJANA, July 7- Car parts maker Magna International said it will invest elsewhere in Europe if Slovenia does not soon approve the first phase of a planned 1.2 billion euro production site. The world's third biggest car parts maker submitted its plan to build a site in Slovenia, which will create around 6,000 jobs, to the government months ago.

  • VIENNA, July 7- Austria wants to end its Eurofighter jet programme early and replace it with a cheaper alternative fleet of aircraft leased from another government, its defence minister said on Friday, amid a legal battle over the jets with Airbus. Austria sued Airbus and the Eurofighter consortium, including Britain's BAE Systems and Italy's Leonardo, in...

  • VIENNA, July 7- Austria wants to end its Eurofighter jet program early and replace it with a cheaper alternative fleet of aircraft leased from another government, its defense minister said on Friday, amid a legal battle over the jets with Airbus. Austria sued Airbus and the Eurofighter consortium, including Britain's BAE Systems and Italy's Leonardo, in...