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NI poultry firm Moy Park put up for sale by JBS

NI poultry firm Moy Park put up for sale by JBS

Moy Park was bought by JBS in mid-2015 from Marfrig Global Foods. The world's biggest meat packer, JBS announced this Tuesday (20) a divestments program providing for the sale of BRL 6 billion (USD 1.8 billion) worth of assets. JBS said an orderly sales process will be conducted to ensure business continuity. The announcement comes less than two years after the deal completed, and in essence signals the withdrawal of JBS from being a force in Europe although it does retain some smaller ...



Kushner to Visit Jerusalem and Ramallah to Push for Peace Deal

The settlement, Amichai, will house the residents of the illegal Amona outpost, which the Israeli Supreme Court ordered demolished for being built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land. "He shared his experience in how to build peace", Greenblatt tweeted , referring to his meeting with Molcho. In response the Israelis said that "maintaining embassies outside the capital drives peace further away by helping keep alive the Palestinian fantasy that the Jewish people and the Jewish ...



Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

But Florida Senator Marco Rubio , applauding the changes, tweeted: "If Cuban people are hurt it will be because the Castro government doesn't allow them to own their own business, not because of the new policy ". "They are cosmetic changes that don't mean anything", he said in Spanish. This is the third major Obama-era accomplishment that has been reversed by Trump, who first repealed his predecessor's signature healthcare law "Obamacare" and then went on to announce US' withdrawal from ...


Special session likely in Parliament to mark GST rollout

Special session likely in Parliament to mark GST rollout

Jaitley said since a two-month period relaxation had been given to traders in filing returns, businesses will get ample time to get ready for the new indirect tax system. Elucidating the chronology of the programme organised to launch the tax system, Jaitley said the launch would take place at midnight, which will be followed by the address of President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

His hospitalization means he will not attend the queen's address of British Parliament, which is scheduled to take place today. The queen plans to attend the Royal Ascot on Wednesday afternoon, the palace said. Both Prince Philip and the Queen, who is 91, have suffered recent health scares. Prince Philip was also treated in hospital in 2012 after suffering a bladder infection, an illness that overshadowed the latter stages of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.



UK, EU's historic Brexit talks commence

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels . One former minister told Sky News that "no deal is now dead", and anticipated a transition phase of five to 10 years inside the European Economic Area.