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RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Qatar asks IAEA to intervene over 'threat' posed by UAE nuclear plant

2:00am EDT

PARIS/ABU DHABI, March 20 Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion nuclear power plant which the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is building.

Exclusive: Qatar asks IAEA to intervene over 'threat' posed by UAE nuclear plant

Mar 20 2019

PARIS/ABU DHABI Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion nuclear power plant which the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is building.

Qatar says UAE nuclear plant is threat to regional stability

Mar 20 2019

PARIS/ABU DHABI, March 20 The State of Qatar says the Barakah nuclear plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates poses a serious threat to regional stability and the environment and has called on the IAEA to create a framework for nuclear security in the Gulf.

Paris region to boost cycle commuting with bike parks and e-bikes

Mar 13 2019

PARIS The Paris region wants to boost the number of people who cycle to work by investing in new cycle lanes and infrastructure and a subsidized electric bike rental scheme.

France's 'yellow vests' march largely without violence as tensions ease

Mar 02 2019

PARIS Turnout for a 16th round of "yellow vest" protests in France on Saturday was below last week's levels and marches were largely peaceful, in a relief for President Emmanuel Macron who has struggled to find a response to the movement.

After Air France-KLM share grab, Dutch want cost cuts and board seats

Mar 01 2019

PARIS The Dutch government wants seats on the board of Air France-KLM and more cost cuts, it said on Friday, days after buying a large minority stake in the airline and triggering a diplomatic spat with France. | Video

France's Engie to exit 20 countries, wary of big M&A

Feb 28 2019

PARIS French gas and power utility Engie will pull out of about 20 countries in the next three years and target new markets in developing nations, while probably steering clear of big acquisitions, its chief executive said.

RPT-FOCUS-Engie to scale back overseas, cut costs to boost revenues - sources

Feb 22 2019

PARIS, Feb 21 Utility Engie is poised to cut back its geographical spread of businesses and focus on grids and renewables in a 1 billion euro cost-cutting drive to bolster revenues, sources familiar with the matter said.

Engie to scale back overseas, cut costs to boost revenues: sources

Feb 21 2019

PARIS Utility Engie is poised to cut back its geographical spread of businesses and focus on grids and renewables in a 1 billion euro cost-cutting drive to bolster revenues, sources familiar with the matter said.

French EDF's shares slide on cautious outlook, dividend cut

Feb 15 2019

PARIS Shares in French EDF fell almost 6 percent on Friday after the state-controlled utility cut its dividend and said there was no guarantee that it could repeat 2018's double-digit core earnings growth.

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