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  • *Request to detain him came from Britain- police source. Dar es Salaam, March 3- Mohammed Emwazi, the Briton identified as Islamic State killer "Jihadi John", was denied entry to Tanzania in 2009 at the request of British security services, a Tanzanian police source said on Tuesday. "When Emwazi and his friends were told they would not be allowed to enter Tanzania, they...

  • Oil and gas exploration company Forum Energy Plc. said the Department of Energy instructed it to halt all work in its contracted area at Reed Bank in the South China Sea off the western Philippine province of Palawan. The Energy Department issued the order because the area "falls within the territorial disputed area of the West Philippine Sea which is the...

  • Bells toll for Europe's largest gas field Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    WESTERWIJTWERD, Netherlands, March 1- Dutch church bells that for centuries have tolled to warn of floods across the low-lying countryside are sounding the alarm for a new threat: earthquakes linked to Europe's largest natural gas field. Lessons from Groningen, which lies far from any natural fault line, feed into a debate over the threat posed by hydraulic...

  • Airbus posts 4Q profit Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:45 PM ET

    AMSTERDAM _ Airbus Group on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of 869.5 million euros. The aerospace company, based in Amsterdam, posted revenue of 18.62 billion euros in the period. Airbus shares have increased 25 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Working with investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Britain, it was assisted by AnubisNetworks, a unit of BitSight Technologies; Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp in dismantling the server infrastructure used by the criminals, Europol said. Authorities simultaneously seized servers in four countries after Microsoft and the Washington-...

  • Working with investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Britain, it was assisted by AnubisNetworks, a unit of BitSight Technologies; Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp in dismantling the server infrastructure used by the criminals, Europol said. Authorities simultaneously seized servers in four countries after Microsoft and the Washington-...

  • PARIS/ FRANKFURT, Feb 25- U.S. and British spies are likely to have hacked into SIM card maker Gemalto in an attempt to steal codes that protect the privacy of billions of mobile phone users, the company said, as it sought to downplay the impact and ruled out legal action. "The facts are hard to prove from a legal perspective and... the history of going after a state shows it...

  • PARIS/ FRANKFURT, Feb 25- U.S. and British spies probably hacked into the world's biggest maker of phone SIM cards in an attempt to steal codes that protect the privacy of billions of mobile phone users, the company said on Wednesday. The Franco-Dutch firm, Gemalto, was responding to a report on an investigative news website that said the hack allowed the Britain's...

  • Frank's International misses 4Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM _ Frank's International NV on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $34.6 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Frank's International shares have declined roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • EU police operation takes down malicious computer network Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:09 AM ET

    European Union police coordination agency Europol said in a statement Wednesday that the network, known as the Ramnit botnet, was dismantled in an operation Tuesday by cybercrime experts coordinated from Europol's headquarters in The Hague. The operation involving investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Britain along with...

  • *Euronext to imminently relaunch wheat futures contract. *Euronext raises EBITDA margin target. Feb 25- Euronext's 20 years of experience in wheat futures and a planned relaunch of its contracts will help the exchange operator cope if U.S. rival CME Group enters the European wheat market, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

  • Tornier reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:45 PM ET

    AMSTERDAM _ Tornier NV on Tuesday reported a loss of $8.5 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 12 cents per share. Tornier shares have risen slightly since the beginning of the year.

  • Chicago Bridge & Iron tops 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:21 PM ET

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands _ Chicago Bridge& Iron Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $150.4 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.43 per share. Chicago Bridge& Iron shares have dropped almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BERLIN— The heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers say they have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. suing Germany and a German museum for the return of a medieval treasure trove worth an estimated $226 million. Attorney Nicholas O'Donnell told The Associated Press in an interview in Berlin that the suit asks the Washington court to declare an American and a British...

  • BRUSSELS— Greece cleared a major hurdle Tuesday in its ongoing battle to remain solvent as its European creditors approved a 4- month extension to its financial bailout— but the cash-strapped country has much more to do to convince its partners that it deserves longer-term help beyond the summer. The country's creditors in the 19- country eurozone endorsed...

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— A Dutch company that makes SIM cards for cellular phones says it is investigating reports that it was hacked by Britain's electronic spying agency in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency. Amsterdam- based Gemalto, which describes itself as the world leader in digital security, said in a statement Friday it could not...

  • AVG posts 4Q profit Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 5:03 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM _ AVG Technologies NV on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.1 million. On a per-share basis, the Amsterdam- based company said it had profit of 8 cents. AVG expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.80 to $1.90 per share, with revenue in the range of $410 million to $430 million.

  • ATHENS, Greece— Germany quickly rejected a conciliatory bailout proposal by Greece on Thursday, dampening hopes that emergency talks might break a deadlock threatening the country with default and an exit from the euro. It held back, however, on offering to continue implementing a full a series of budget cuts and reforms that the eurozone has required since...

  • Yandex posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 6:33 AM ET

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands _ Yandex NV on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $134.6 million. On a per-share basis, the The Hague, Netherlands- based company said it had net income of 42 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $302.5 million, or 93 cents per share.

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— An independent report into natural gas drilling that has triggered a rash of small earthquakes in the northern Netherlands said Wednesday that energy companies and the government put production ahead of people's safety in their decision making. Companies and government bodies involved in drilling, including Shell, ExxonMobil and...