Greece to expel Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya accord

ATHENS - Greece said on Friday it was expelling the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey signed on Nov. 27 that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete. Libya called the move unacceptable. Turkey dismissed it as outrageous. Greek

Iran deal limps on as Europeans delay sanctions blow

VIENNA - European powers demanded at talks on Friday that Iran stop violating their nuclear deal, but stopped short of triggering a mechanism that could renew U.N. sanctions and kill the 2015 accord, officials said. The meeting came amid heightened friction between Iran and the West. Tehran has rolled back its

Turkey says Greek expulsion of Libyan envoy is ‘outrageous’

ISTANBUL - Turkey condemned on Friday a decision by Greece to expel the Libyan ambassador in response to an accord between Libya and Turkey that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete. “Expelling an ambassador just because of the (agreement) that we

Oil little changed despite OPEC+ plan to deepen cuts

NEW YORK- Oil futures were steady to slightly firmer on Thursday despite OPEC and its allies planning one of the deepest output cuts this decade to prevent oversupply. The deal would apply for an unexpectedly short period of the first three months of 2020, without an extension that the markets had

Airbus faces delivery challenge, poised to win jet order race

PARIS- Airbus must hand a record number of aircraft to customers in December to meet delivery goals, company data showed on Thursday, and is all but certain of winning an annual order race against Boeing. The European planemaker has been facing production snags in its best-selling A321neo jet, due in part to

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