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Dubai Air Show opens with Emirates' $15.1B Boeing buy

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Dubai, Nov 12 (AP) - The biennial Dubai Air Show opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world's biggest defense companies promoted their weapons amid heightened tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Other airlines also are taking part, but missing from the trade show this year is one of the region's largest long-haul carriers, Qatar Airways, amid diplomatic fallout between Qatar and four Arab nations.
The Boeing...

Dutch flood expertise is big export business

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Spakenburg, Nov 12 (AP) - On a calm, clear morning, historic wooden fishing boats float tranquilly on the glassy waters of the Dutch harbor of Spakenburg. Yet just over a century ago, they were slamming through the houses lining the harbor as a powerful storm unleashed flooding that devastated...

DSE, CSE up at opening

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Commerce Reporter
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early hours of trading on Sunday as investors remained active on sector-specific stocks especially from banks.
Within first one hour of trading, DSEX, the benchmark index of DSE, rose...

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