French troops aim to disarm all the Central African Republic’s militias, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said, after the first French soldiers died backing an African military mission to end bloodshed in the country.
EasyJet Plc, Europe’s No. 2 discount airline, is consolidating its position in France and Germany even as full-service rivals Air France-KLM Group and Deutsche Lufthansa AG rush to establish their own low-cost footprint.
CityJet, the Air France-KLM Group unit that’s up for sale, is started operating with its own revenue system that will ease the split from the parent company, Chief Executive Officer Christine Ourmieres said.
Oil fell and the yen weakened against the dollar while energy-company shares led the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index lower after Iran and world powers reached an initial deal on limits to the nation’s nuclear program.
Brent crude led energy prices from gasoline to heating oil lower after Iran and world powers reached an interim accord on the country’s nuclear program that will ease economic sanctions while keeping a cap on oil sales.