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German, Norwegian vessels join Truman strike group in Norfolk

German, Norwegian vessels join Truman strike group in Norfolk

Business
Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Naval vessels from Germany and Norway have arrived at the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia to participate in coalition training exercises.The Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Roald Amundsen joined the the USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on Friday and the Sachsen-class German frigate Hessen on Sunday, the U.S. Navy and Department of Defense announced today."Any time we can operate with another one of our allies anywhere in the world, we gain from it and they gain from it," U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Gene Black, commander of the Truman, said in a press release. "I've always had great success working with coalition partners, and this is just a similar task with a more complex mission set. I'm very confident of our success and look forward to sailing with these two great ...
Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward likely to join Man Utd – Arsene Wenger

Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward likely to join Man Utd – Arsene Wenger

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says it is "likely" forward Alexis Sanchez will join Premier League rivals Manchester United.Sanchez, 29, is out of contract in June and is thought to have agreed personal terms with the Old Trafford club."I worked on transfers for 30 years so it is likely to happen, but at any moment it can break down," said Wenger.Wenger also said it was a "possibility" United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be a part of the deal."I like the player," added Wenger. "We played many times against him when he was at Dortmund. He appreciated the quality of our games. The wages would not be a problem."Armenia international Mkhitaryan, 28, has not agreed terms on a move but was le...
Just Eat set to join blue chip index after share price jump

Just Eat set to join blue chip index after share price jump

Business
An online takeaway firm is set to join the ranks of Britain's biggest businesses this week.Just Eat is expected to be promoted to the FTSE 100 on the back of its soaring share price, and comes just three years after its stock market debut.Its elevation would make it the first such firm to join the blue chip index.The next FTSE reshuffle is based on closing share prices on Tuesday, with engineer Babcock and Alton Towers-owner Merlin at risk of demotion.Just Eat's shares have soared 43% this year on the back of revenue growth and acquisitions. It's £5.5bn market value makes it bigger than Sainsbury's.Just Eat takes online orders from customers and acts as delivery middle man between them and restaurants.Nicholas Hyett, equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said Just Eat's growth underlines
​600 homebuyers join hands, bid for completing a part of Jaypee project

​600 homebuyers join hands, bid for completing a part of Jaypee project

Finance
NEW DELHI: Among the 20-odd bidders for insolvency-hit Jaypee Infratech’s housing, hospital and road projects, including some top names from India Inc, there is an entity with no experience of construction and probably no documents to show its net worth -- a group of flat buyers from Kasa Isles who are pitching to take over some of the apartment blocks and construct it themselves. Over 600 buyers from the 16 towers of the project in Noida’s Sector 129 have come together under the umbrella of Kasa Isles Welfare Association and submitted their proposal to the resolution professional appointed by the National Company Law Tribunal. Now, they have approached the insolvency resolution professional with a formal offer. Aman Behal, a core committee member, said the association will need around
Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

World
Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias".Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US decision as "brave and moral", a statement said.The agency is known for designating world heritage sites such as Syria's Palmyra and the US Grand Canyon.Unesco head Irina Bokova earlier called the US withdrawal a matter of "profound regret".The US withdrawal will become effective at the end of December 2018 - until then, the US will remain a full member. The US will establish an observer mission at the Paris-based organisation to replace its representation, the state department said.Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu tweeted he had instructed his foreign ministry to "prepare Israel's withdrawal... in ...