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Italian aircraft carrier arrives in the US for acceptance of F-35s

Italian aircraft carrier arrives in the US for acceptance of F-35s

INTERNATIONAL, Italy, USA, WORLD
The Italian light aircraft carrier Cavour arrived at the US naval base of Norfolk to undergo preparations to adopt the F-35B abbreviated takeoff and vertical, landing. The tests are to last at least until March 2021. According to the US Navy’s information, on February 13, 2021, the aircraft carrier Cavour [CVH 550], the Italian Navy flagship, arrived at Norfolk, Virginia’s naval base. The ship and the crew are now to undergo the full training and technical preparation process, enabling the combat use of STOVL [short takeoff and vertical landing] F-35B aircraft. ‘Ready for Operations’ certificate Obtaining the “Ready for Operations” certificate will be equivalent to completing the process of adapting the ship to the conversion of AV-8B Harrier combat aircraft to V-generation machi...
World’s GDP, GDP YoY, GDP QoQ, Interest rates, inflation rates, jobless rates, Gov. Budgets, Debt/GDP, Current Account and Population.

World’s GDP, GDP YoY, GDP QoQ, Interest rates, inflation rates, jobless rates, Gov. Budgets, Debt/GDP, Current Account and Population.

Afaghanstan, AFRICA, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Banking World, Business, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Denmark, Djibouti, DUBAI, EAST AFRICA, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, ETHIOPIA, EUROPEAN UNION, Florida, Ghana, Guinea, Housing Finance Bank, INTERNATIONAL, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, KENYA, Lesotho, LIBYA, London, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Sweden, TANZANIA, UAE, UGANDA, UK, United Bank For Africa, USA, West Africa, Zambia, ZIMBABWE
CountryGDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountPopulationUnited States21428-2.50%4.00%0.25%1.40%6.70%-4.60%106.90%-2.30329.13China143436.50%2.60%3.85%0.20%5.20%-2.80%52.60%1.001400.05Euro Area13336-4.30%12.50%0.00%-0.30%8.30%-0.60%77.60%2.30341.90Japan5082-5.80%5.30%-0.10%-1.20%2.90%-3.80%236.60%3.60126.01Germany3846-3.90%0.10%0.00%1.00%4.60%-4.80%59.80%7.1083.20India2875-7.50%21.90%4.00%4.59%6.50%-4.59%69.62%-0.901312.24United Kingdom2827-8.60%16.00%0.10%0.60%5.00%-1.80%80.70%-3.8066.65France2716-5.00%-1.30%0.00%0.00%9.00%-3.00%98.10%-0.7066.98Italy2001-5.00%15.90%0.00%-0.20%8.90%-1.60%134.80%3.0060.36Brazil1840-3.90%7.70%2.00%4.52%14.10%-5.90%75.79%-2.70210.15Canada1736-5.20%8.90%0.25%0.70%8.80%-1.50%88.60%-2.1037.78Russia1700-3.40%1.50%...
Commerce, fight against Covid-19 top agenda as President Kenyatta meets Italian counterpart in Rome 

Commerce, fight against Covid-19 top agenda as President Kenyatta meets Italian counterpart in Rome 

AFRICA, Business, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, Italy, KENYA, POLITICS
ROME  President Uhuru Kenyatta today paid a courtesy call on his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarrella at his Quirinal Palace in Rome.  President Uhuru Kenyatta pays a courtesy call on his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella at his Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy President Uhuru Kenyatta pays a courtesy call on his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella at his Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy President Kenyatta was received by his host and accorded an official state reception that included a guard of honour mounted by a detachment of the Italian military.    The courtesy call, on the margins of President Kenyatta's official visit to the Vatican, sought to cement Kenya's long standing relationship with Italy as a key development partner.  President Uhuru...
President Kenyatta meets Pope Francis at start of Official Visit to Vatican

President Kenyatta meets Pope Francis at start of Official Visit to Vatican

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, Italy, KENYA, POLITICS, WORLD
ROME, 6th November 2020 President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off his Official Visit to the State of the Vatican City today with a meeting with his host His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican Palace.  President Uhuru Kenyatta with Pope Francis at the start of an official visit to the Vatican. The Pope is the Bishop of Rome, the global Head of the Catholic Church and  the sovereign of the independent Vatican City State.  President Uhuru Kenyatta with Pope Francis at the start of an official visit to the Vatican.   Upon his arrival at the official Papal residence shortly after 10am Central European Time, President Kenyatta was accorded a full Apostolic Palace State reception including a guard of honour mounted by the Swiss Guards.  President Uhuru Kenyatta ...