Jay Deshmukh

Iraq battles to complete Constitution

As the Monday deadline for drafting Iraq's Constitution inched closer, leaders of the war-torn country battled to complete the draft, delaying the special Parliament session called to consider the charter. A source in the communication department of the 275-member National Assembly said the delay was for two hours.

Airbus cries foul over India’s Boeing order

European Aircraft giant Airbus Industrie has cried foul over state-run Air India's decision to buy 50 Boeing jets, saying it was denied a chance to show off its new A380 superjumbo. Airbus urged the Indian government to order a new tender after Air India approved on Tuesday the purchase of up to 50 Boeing planes worth -billion.

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