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  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • BERLIN, March 10- The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association said on Friday. Among others, a plane crash in Colombia blamed on human error killed 71 people in November, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team.

  • ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank monetary policy meeting. MANILA- Philippine Central Bank Governor Amando Tetangco to deliver keynote speech at an awards night for the country's fixed income trading platform, at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel- 1000 GMT. LIMA- Central Bank of Peru interest rate decision.

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy meeting. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy meeting. TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting.

  • KIEV- National Bank of Ukraine monetary policy meeting. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy meeting. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy meeting.

  • *Egypt floated its pound currency in November. CAIRO, Feb 24- Egypt will receive in March the second $1 billion tranche of a $3 billion World Bank loan aimed at supporting a government economic reform program, Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said late on Friday. Facing a gaping budget deficit, Egypt began a series of painful economic reforms and has been taking...

  • Since then, political differences have emerged as the two Arab powers have diverged on the conflict in Syria, and an Egyptian court blocked the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia which Cairo had agreed during Salman's visit. Al Ahly for Real Estate Development, Talaat Mostafa Group, Misr Italia, and Orbit Group were to build housing units in Saudi...

  • CAIRO, Feb 23- Egypt's Finance Ministry is recommending a tax on stock exchange transactions of 0.2 percent on both sellers and buyers, a senior ministry official told Reuters on Thursday. Egypt imposed a stamp duty on buyers and sellers in May 2013, collecting more than 350 million Egyptian pounds in revenue before the levy was replaced in July 2014 by a 10...

  • Since then, political differences have emerged as the two Arab powers have diverged on the conflict in Syria, and an Egyptian court blocked the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia which Cairo had agreed during Salman's visit. Al Ahly for Real Estate Development, Talaat Mostafa Group, Misr Italia, and Orbit Group were to build housing units in Saudi...

  • A member of the Iraqi security forces uses a wireless radio as he mans a turret on an armed vehicle in the village of al-Buseif, south of Mosul, during an offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the western side of the city from Islamic State (IS) group fighters on February 22, 2017.

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  • CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will appear at the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova announces interest rate decision. ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey monetary policy meeting.

  • SINGAPORE- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on "View From the Federal Reserve" before the Global Interdependence Center "Central Bank Series: Singapore" event- 0115 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum- 2230 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland...

  • CAIRO, Feb 16- Egypt's agricultural exporters are seeing a surge in demand and finding new foreign markets only months after the currency was floated, with many rushing to expand capacity to keep up. "Demand has doubled, with every product gaining one or two markets," said Mostafa al-Naggari, Chairman of Fresh Fruit Co, which recently signed deals to ship to China and...

  • CAIRO, Feb 16- Egypt's agricultural exporters are seeing a surge in demand and finding new foreign markets only months after the currency was floated, with many rushing to expand capacity to keep up. "Demand has doubled, with every product gaining one or two markets," said Mostafa al-Naggari, Chairman of Fresh Fruit Co, which recently signed deals to ship to China and...

  • CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt monetary policy committee meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum- 2230 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.

  • BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob and National Economic and Social Development Board head, Porametee Vimolsiri, to speak about the Thai economy- 0600 GMT. CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt monetary policy committee meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum-...

  • CAIRO, Feb 14- Egypt is nearing a deal to import crude oil from Iraq and is looking to other countries to help secure supply, Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation's chief Tarek al-Hadidi said. Cairo's search for additional crude comes after Saudi Arabia's state oil firm Saudi Aramco halted shipments of oil products to Egypt last year. Egypt has turned to Iraq...

  • CAIRO, Feb 13- Egypt's core inflation has soared to its highest level in more than a decade, hitting 30.86 percent in January as the effects of a currency float and IMF-endorsed austerity measures ripple through an economy undergoing painful reforms. Prices have risen sharply since Egypt abandoned its currency peg to the U.S. dollar on Nov. 3.