LIMA, Dec 7- Peru's state oil company would be allowed to privatize up to 49 percent of Petroperu through share offerings on the local stock market under a bill soon to be submitted to Congress, a top official said on Saturday.» Read More
*Fire damaged Boeing aircraft at London airport on Friday. The fire on the Ethiopian Airlines plane at Heathrow Airport in London and a separate technical problem on a second 787 owned by Britain's Thomson Airways on Friday raised new questions about an aircraft seen as crucial to Boeing's future.
*Alexion valued at more than $22 billion. ZURICH, July 14- Buying Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc would help Roche make a splash in the newly lucrative area of rare or so-called orphan diseases, but it could command a price that the Swiss drugmaker is ultimately not willing to pay.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 14- UPS and FedEx might be worried about international shipments to slowing economies like China, but perhaps they should be more concerned about what's going on in their own back yards. The world's largest online retailer is also increasingly using its own delivery trucks, cutting UPS and FedEx out of some parts of its fulfillment network.
CAIRO, July 14- Egypt's interim prime minister was assembling his cabinet on Sunday to lead the country under an army-backed "road map" to restore civil rule, with peace having returned to the streets after the military removed President Mohamed Mursi.
Couples with dual incomes but no kids, or "Dinks," are on the rise in Mexico, nearly doubling since 2005. They are buoying a growing high-end goods market, splashing out on everything from expensive lingerie to home decor.
WASHINGTON, July 14- With time running out, U.S. officials are struggling to cope with the task of launching the new online health insurance exchanges at the heart of President Barack Obama's signature health reforms by an Oct. 1 deadline.
WASHINGTON, July 14- Community health centers expect to sign up millions of newly insured patients under President Barack Obama's health reform law, but U.S. budget cuts just as they need to beef up services may make it hard to keep the newcomers.
PARIS/ FRANKFURT, July 14- Elie Chauvin did not plan to buy a new car when he stopped by his local Hyundai showroom, but the retired builder came away with two for the price of one.
ABU DHABI, July 14- Leftist politician Godah Abdel Khalek said on Sunday he declined an offer to return to the post of minister of supply in Egypt's interim government, citing personal reasons. Two sources in Egypt's transitional administration had earlier said Interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi would ask Abdel Khalek to serve in the post.
MAMUDO, Nigeria, July 14- They crept up to the school under cover of darkness, armed with petrol and automatic weapons. Most of the teachers and pupils had fled, but some students, one teacher and headmaster Adanu Haruna were still in the compound, one of many rural boarding schools in Nigeria surrounded by forest and farmland.
Greece's bank rescue fund picked Eurobank to buy New Hellenic Postbank as part of consolidation in the sector and to meet a condition for the next tranche Greece's bailout.
Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.
With the Datsun hatchback and other Datsun models to follow over the next three years- one of which could be priced as low as $4,000 if Nissan can meet its aggressive manufacturing cost objectives- Nissan is treading ever so closer to the ultra-low-cost car market.
LONDON, July 13- Investigators classified the fire that broke out on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner parked at London's Heathrow airport as a "serious incident" but have found no evidence it was caused by the plane's batteries, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch said on Saturday.
ATHENS, July 13- Greece's bank rescue fund picked Eurobank to buy New Hellenic Postbank as part of consolidation in the sector and to meet a condition for the next tranche Greece's bailout, it said after a board meeting on Saturday.
LONDON, July 13- There is no evidence at this stage of a link between a fire that broke out on a Boeing Dreamliner parked at London's Heathrow airport and the plane's batteries, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch said on Saturday.
LONDON, July 13- There is no evidence at this stage that a fire that broke out on a Boeing Dreamliner at London's Heathrow Airport on Friday was linked to the aircraft's batteries, Britain's Air Accident Investigation Branch said on Saturday.
*Monte Paschi bank under investigation after big loss. The Alexandria deal is one of three trades at the heart of a criminal probe at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, which booked losses of 730 million euros in 2012 after saying details of the complex derivatives deals had only just come to light.
Investigators started work on Saturday to establish the cause of a fire on a Boeing Dreamliner at London's Heathrow airport.
ATHENS, July 13- Greece's bank rescue fund has picked Eurobank to buy New Hellenic Postbank as part of consolidation in the sector and to meet a condition for the country's next tranche of bailout aid, a banker close to the deal told Reuters on Saturday.