Regulator suspends China Shenzhen airport approvals, cites major delays

BEIJING, Aug 4 - China's aviation regulator said it will withhold approvals of new air routes, chartered services and additional flights at the Shenzhen Baoan International Airport for the rest of the year due to its mishandling of major flight delays.

Delta bans shipments of trophies of lions, other big game

- Delta Air Lines Inc banned shipments of lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies on its aircraft on Monday amid international outrage over the killing of Zimbabwe's most famous lion by an American hunter.

Environment, Environment, 10:38am IST

New U.S. airline group backs Gulf carriers in Open Skies dispute

Aug 3 - A challenge by U.S. airlines that accuses three Gulf carriers of distorting competition via government subsidies took another turn on Monday with the formation of a U.S. airline group that backs the Gulf-carriers' cause.

Regulatory News, 2:20am IST

Delta bans shipments of trophies of lions, other big game

- Delta Air Lines banned shipments of lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies on its aircraft on Monday amid international outrage over the killing of Zimbabwe's most famous lion by a American hunter.

Environment, Environment, 1:10am IST

Barnacles on debris could provide clues to missing MH370 - experts

SYDNEY - Barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion might help unravel the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared last year with 239 passengers and crew on board.

World, 03 Aug 2015

Malaysia says Indian Ocean airplane debris is part of a Boeing 777

KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS - Malaysia said on Sunday that airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as a Malaysian Airlines plane which vanished last year.

Top News, World, 02 Aug 2015

Bin Laden's half sister, her husband and mother killed in UK jet crash - Arabiya

DUBAI - A sister of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed along with her husband and mother when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported on Saturday. | Video

World, Osama bin Laden 01 Aug 2015

Airplane debris arrives in France for Malaysia crash investigation

PARIS/KUALA LUMPUR - Airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to a vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday for investigators to study its origin. | Video

World, 01 Aug 2015

Recovered plane debris flown to France for checks

ST DENIS, Reunion - Plane debris which washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and is thought to belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flown to France on Friday for checks officials hope could provide some insight into the disaster.

World, 01 Aug 2015

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Oil producer Chevron Corp reports 90 percent drop in second-quarter profit hit by falling oil prices. (CHEVRON-RESULTS/ (UPDATE 1), moving shortly, 200 words)

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India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debate

NEW DELHI - India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said on Monday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world's largest democracy.